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Saturday Special
10:22 am
Sun September 14, 2014

American RadioWorks - Ready to Work: Reviving Vocational Ed

A student learns welding at a vocational high school in Massachusetts.
Credit Emily Hanford

Not every high schooler wants to go to college - and nearly half of our jobs don't require a bachelor's degree. So, many education experts say it's time to bring vocation education back in full force instead of following a "college is for everyone" philosophy in our schools. We'll explore how vocational programs have changed, and are reshaping debates about the purpose of public schools.

Coming up Saturday, September 20th at 3pm on 90.5FM WCBE.

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Amber Alert
10:19 pm
Fri September 12, 2014

Canceled - Child Found: Amber Alert 9/12/2014: Adrianna Fritts (Newark, Circleville)


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Missing Adult Alert
11:45 am
Thu September 11, 2014

Canceled: Endangered Missing Adult Alert Statewide 9/11/2014: Idamae Jenkins (Loveland, OH)

UPDATE: This alert has been canceled. Ms. Jenkins returned home safe.

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Annual Yard Sale
1:05 pm
Wed September 10, 2014

WCBE Yard Sale September 20th, 2014

 WCBE’s Annual Yard Sale is coming up Saturday, September 20th, from 9:00am to 1:00pm. We'll have CDs, computer gear, books, and holiday décor, plus a variety of items donated by listeners. Best of all, all purchases will benefit Central Ohio’s NPR station. 

Any items not sold at the Yard Sale will be donated to Goodwill. Acceptable items include clothing and most household items. Visit goodwill.org for more information. 

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Saturday Special
10:18 am
Sun September 7, 2014

American RadioWorks - The New Face of College

The face of the average college student is changing: older, working while in school, female, and a mother. On this episode of American RadioWorks, we'll explore how many universities are adapting to the needs of this new typical student.

Coming up Saturday, September 13th at 3pm on 90.5FM WCBE.

VIP Events
4:49 pm
Thu September 4, 2014

VIP Concerts: October 2014

Thanks for supporting WCBE at our VIP membership level. The following tickets are available to current VIP members in October!

Tues. Oct. 14th - Robin Trower @ The LC

Thurs. Oct. 16th - Chromeo @ The Newport

Thurs. Oct. 16th - Bassnectar@ The LC

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Missing Adult Alert
3:27 pm
Tue September 2, 2014

Canceled: Endangered Missing Adult Alert Statewide 9/2/2014: Daryl Siedentop (Westerville, OH)

This Missing Adult Alert has been cancelled.

UPDATE: Mr. Siedentop was located safe by law enforcement.

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Saturday Special
10:12 am
Sun August 31, 2014

American RadioWorks - Greater Expectations - The Challenge of the Common Core

Students in Kentucky taking a Common Core math test
Credit Emily Hanford

Most states have adapted "The Common Core", a series of standards for schools. Many teachers say these changes are desperately needed, but others worry that they might get in the way of better education.

Coming up Saturday, September 6th at 3pm on 90.5FM WCBE.

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Holiday Programming
10:56 am
Fri August 29, 2014

WCBE Labor Day 2014 Programming Schedule

9am - Innovation Hub: Work, Interrupted
A look at how work - and workers - are changing for the better or worse: which robots should we fear, why we might be heading for a 32 hour work week, how money doesn't make us as happy as we think, and Tom Friedman weighs in on how we should be better preparing for the future workplace.

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Saturday Special
10:04 am
Fri August 29, 2014

American RadioWorks - The Science of Smart

Students in a Chinese immersion class in Utah.
Credit Stephen Smith

Scientists have opened new avenues into how the brain works, and how we can learn better. We'll visit the teachers and students who are trying to apply that knowledge in the classroom.

Coming up Saturday, August 30th at 3pm on 90.5FM WCBE.


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WCBE Event
2:46 pm
Thu August 28, 2014

Community Coversation at Wild Goose Creative:FeMMeFest

WCBE welcomes our listeners to a "Town Hall" style meeting on Thursday Aug 28 at 7pm. The discussion will take place at Wild Goose Creative  2491 Summit, near Hudson.

Dan Mushalko will facilitate a community conversation with some organizers of this weekend's FeMMeFest  to tell their story.

Admission is FREE.

Ohio Missing Adult Alert
5:37 pm
Wed August 27, 2014

Missing Adult Alert Cancelled 8/27/2014: Thomas P. Rober Found

Missing adult Thomas P. Rober.

This Missing Adult Alert has been cancelled.

UPDATE: Mr. Rober was located by law enforcement.

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Webstream Down
12:49 pm
Wed August 27, 2014

Service Restored: Webstream Down

Update 8/27/2014 2:16PM

All webstream services have been restored. Thank you again for your patience! You should now be able to access WCBE's main webstream as well as our iTunes Radio stream.

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Broadcast Bits
12:05 pm
Sun August 17, 2014

Reveal 3


PRX joins The Center for Investigative Reporting to reveal stories on the politics and influence around the U.S.'s drinking water...the extensive record of accidents and equipment failures in the Coast Guard...and how billions in taxpayer dollars meant for military veterans are flowing to private companies who fail our soldiers.

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Mobile Streaming
1:00 pm
Wed August 13, 2014

WCBE on iTunes Radio

Did you know WCBE is now available for streaming in iTunes Radio? We're joining a number of public radio stations around the country in the platform this month!

To start listening to WCBE and the programming you love, simply search WCBE inside iTunes Radio, and be sure to "add" our station to your personal "My Stations" list for future listening.

Fresh Air
9:20 am
Tue August 12, 2014

Robin Williams Remembered, Tuesday on Fresh Air

The Associated Press

On the next Fresh Air, we'll hear a tribute to actor and comedian Robin Williams, and listen back to an interview he recorded with Terry Gross in 2006.

Join us for Fresh Air, this Tuesday afternoon at 3pm, on 90.5 FM WCBE, Columbus.

Broadcast Bits
1:31 pm
Sun August 10, 2014

State of the Re:Union - Contested

Sports are unquestionably America's favorite pastime. We like to think they bring us together...but they are just as likely to tear us apart. We'll explore the good, the bad, and the ugly about sports in the United States.

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Ohio Amber Alert
4:14 pm
Sat August 9, 2014

Amber Alert Canceled 8/9/2014: Children Found Safe

Last updated 6:04 pm 8/9/2014


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Broadcast Bits
1:29 pm
Sun August 3, 2014

State of the Re:Union - The Sorting of America

Is a Utopia possible? We'll hear stories of people who think it is, learning about people moving to different corners of America to build or find themselves a haven.

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Broadcast Bits
1:05 pm
Tue July 29, 2014

Small Change Day is Coming Thursday August 31st!

Do you stash pennies, nickels, dimes and quarters somewhere in your home, car, or on your desk at work? Those little coins come in handy - for the meter, in the store, or as a helping hand!

Central Ohio hopes you give it a helping hand on Small Change Day, Thursday afternoon on July 31st. Stop by Fort Hayes to drop your change in our orange bucket, and if a lunchtime donor, enjoy a Velvet Ice Cream Treat or Destination Donuts treat! 

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