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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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Upcoming VIP Concerts
3:57 pm
Mon July 28, 2014

VIP Concerts: August & September 2014

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

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Broadcast Bits
1:17 pm
Sun July 27, 2014

State of the Re:Union - Hawai'i - The Legacy of Sugar

Tina Antolini http://stateofthereunion.com/

Most people picture Hawai'i as a land of surfing and beaches. But in the state's past is a deep legacy of sugar, and that sweet industry's lasting effect on the islands.

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Newport Folk Festival 2014
10:49 am
Thu July 24, 2014

NPR Music Presents: Ryan Adams Live in Concert Fri. July 25th @6pm on wcbe.org

Julia Brokaw NPR Music

NPR Music, WFUV in New York City and FolkAlley.com are headed to the 2014 Newport Folk Festival this month, and we'll be gathering some great music listeners On Friday, July 25, we'll broadcast and webcast Ryan Adams LIVE from 6pm-7:30pm ET on wcbe.org!

Listen to the stream.

Broadcast Bits
11:26 am
Wed July 23, 2014

State of the Re:Union - Comics - With Great Power Comes Great Responsibility


Stories of real-life battles between good and evil in the world of comic books...including creators, whistleblowers, and the folks who bring comic books to life...plus people who fight for justice in their own cities.

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1:25 pm
Mon July 21, 2014


From artists like Fela Kuti to styles like samba, there’s an Afropop episode connecting the sounds of pop to the deep currents of history. And with Afropop’s podcast, you’ll get those stories, culture, and the best music in the world at your fingertips, available for your listening pleasure wherever YOU want it.
Hey Everybody, I wanted to take a minute to tell you about some really exciting changes starting at Afropop, namely, the (re)-launch of the Afropop Podcast. Starting today, every new episode of our award-winning program will be available in FULL as a free download in the "Podcast" section of the iTunes store , or through whatever podcaster you prefer.