WCBE Newscasts
12:15 pm
Wed November 4, 2009

State Issue 3 passes to legalize gambling casinos in Columbus and other Ohio cities, and three school operating levies pass, but one district will have to cut millions of dollars from its budget. This and more in Wednesday's morning newscast.

Columbus, OH – stories include:

  • State Issue 3 passes with 53% to legalize gambling casinos in Columbus and other Ohio cities. :00

  • Next steps for State Issue 1, which passed with 72% of the vote and was ahead from the beginning. :42

  • Three school operating levies pass, but one district will have to cut millions of dollars from its budget. 1:39

  • Two incumbents will be returning to Columbus School board in January with two new faces. 2:26

  • Former student who symbolized problems with Ohio school funding will monitor new funding system. 4:15

  • Northeast and southwest Ohio support helped pass Issue 3, despite 50-plus counties against it. 4:54

  • Franklin County voters approve $3.1 million replacement levy for county Children's Services Agency. 6:17

  • Voters approve four local library levies, Pataskala's levy defeated by 52% of voters. 6:46

  • Cleveland Police say more remains have been found at convicted rapist's home for total of 10 bodies. 7:17

  • Browns head coach offers no details about unexplained dismissal of team's general manager. 8:04

  • Ohioans approve constitutional amendment establishing an appointed livestock care board. 8:29

  • Three Columbus City Council incumbents, all democrats, won four-year terms last night. 11:59

  • Cleveland Mayor Frank Jackson beats fellow democrat to win a second four-year-term. 16:46

  • Cincinnati voters re-elect Mark Mallory to second term as first directly-elected African American mayor. 16:54

  • Conneaut man awaiting trial on meth charges now charged with threatening police chief.17:27