WCBE Newscasts
12:45 pm
Fri November 18, 2011

Two men wanted in North Columbus shooting, boil water advisory issued for Lockbourne. These and other stories in this Friday noon newscast.

Columbus, Oh –

  • Two men wanted in North Columbus shooting :00

  • Cincinnati restaurant owner charged with torching his business :14

  • Cincinnati seeking federal funding for streetcars :33

  • Ohio jobless rate declines slightly 1:03

  • Columbus jobs program fails to meet goal 2:00

  • Boil water advisory in effect in Lockbourne 2:25

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    On The Marquee
    12:21 pm
    Fri November 18, 2011

    November 20, 2011 On the Marquee

    New Releases Happy Feet 2 and The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn - Part 1, New DVDs Larry Crowne and Beginners, and More

    On the Marquee highlights the week's movie releases?both in theaters and on DVD and Blu-ray. It airs on WCBE every Sunday morning at 9:01.

    For more updates and reviews, find us on Facebook.

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    Shots - Health Blog
    12:11 pm
    Fri November 18, 2011

    FDA Pulls Approval Of Avastin For Breast Cancer

    Richard Morgenstein Genentech

    Originally published on Sun November 20, 2011 11:22 am

    Food and Drug Administration Commissioner Margaret Hamburg has spoken.

    After more than a year of deliberations and an unprecedented public hearing in June, the agency has revoked approval of the biotech blockbuster Avastin, a medicine that chokes off the blood supply to various cancer cells, as a treatment for metastatic breast cancer.

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    The Two-Way
    12:06 pm
    Fri November 18, 2011

    Detroit Mayor Plans To Lay Off 1,000 City Employees

    Detroit Mayor Dave Bing.
    Bill Pugliano Getty Images

    Originally published on Fri November 18, 2011 12:09 pm

    "Detroit Mayor Dave Bing, who outlined an emergency plan two days ago, isn't wasting any time taking action" in tackling his city's financial crisis, our colleague Micki Maynard at the Changing Gears project reports. "Today, Bing said the city will lay off 1,000 employees, or about 9 percent of the city's payroll, by Feb. 25."

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    The Two-Way
    11:37 am
    Fri November 18, 2011

    Hotter Hot Days, And More Of Them, 'Virtually Certain'

    "It is virtually certain that on a global scale hot days [will] become even hotter and occur more often" in coming decades, according to a report released today from a group of more than 100 scientists convened by the United Nations.

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    The Two-Way
    10:25 am
    Fri November 18, 2011

    'Leading Indicators' Rise Sharply

    An index that's designed to forecast how the economy will be doing in coming months rose a solid 0.9 percent in October from September, the business research group The Conference Board reports. It had risen just 0.1 percent in September and had fallen 0.3 percent in August.

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    Shots - Health Blog
    10:09 am
    Fri November 18, 2011

    When to Worry About Smart Kids and Drugs

    Make sure she has dinner with the rest of the family.
    Jan van den Brink iStockphoto.com

    All parents hope their children will be smart. But no parents want their children to grow up to have problems with drugs like cocaine, marijuana and amphetamines.

    So it's no surprise that a study out this week linking high IQ in children with illegal drug use as adults has been giving parents the willies. "I think it's kind of scary that this article is out there," says Lisa Boesky, a mom in San Diego.

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    The Two-Way
    9:55 am
    Fri November 18, 2011

    Oklahoma State Women's Basketball Coach Killed In Plane Crash

    Kurt Budke, coach of the women's basketball team at Oklahoma State University, was killed in the crash of a small plane last night in Perry County, Ark.

    Also dead: assistant women's basketball coach Miranda Serna and two others, including the pilot. The coaches had been on a recruiting trip to Arkansas.

    As The Oklahoman reports:

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    WCBE Newscasts
    9:54 am
    Fri November 18, 2011

    One man killed after responding to on-line want ad, Governor mum on new deal with state workers. These and other stories in this Friday morning newscast.

    Columbus, Oh –

  • One man killed after responding to on-line want ad :00

  • CCS to start lunch fee collections in January :31

  • Governor mum on new deal with state workers 1:01

  • Former Hilliard Councilmember pleads guilty in property fraud case 2:31

  • Dimora wants two trials combined 2:59

  • Columbus water and sewer bills going up 3:23

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