Broadcast Bits

Broadcast Bits
3:21 pm
Tue December 23, 2014

Webstream Technical Difficulties

WCBE is currently experiencing technical difficulties with our webstream. The webstream may distort or drop while the issue is being resolved. Thank you for your patience!

Holiday Programming
12:28 pm
Mon December 22, 2014

Holiday Programming on WCBE 90.5 FM!

Happy Holidays! Here are all of the radio specials coming your way, from WCBE to you, on December 25th! Eat, drink, listen, and be merry!

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Broadcast Bits
5:18 pm
Fri November 7, 2014

Car Talk Special November 8th @ 10AM: Remembering Tom Magliozzi

Coming up this Saturday morning at 10am on WCBE, Car Talk  will air a tribute show this weekend in which Ray will share news of Tom's passing with listeners and remember some of his brother's most spectacular moments on air. 

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Broadcast Bits
8:24 pm
Thu October 9, 2014

WCBE is Back On Air: Update

WCBE is currently broadcasting with our old analog transmitter while we await repairs on the new digital unit. You may hear a bit of static on the signal.

You can still listen to our broadcast via iTunes Radio, on our website at wcbe.org, and on the NPR News App. Android users can listen via the TuneIn radio app as well. We apologize for the inconvenience, and will update soon. Thanks!

Broadcast Bits
8:34 am
Tue September 23, 2014

Echoes Autumnal Equinox, Tuesday Sept. 23rd @ 10pm

Summer is Gone, fall is upon us. Join John Diliberto in the changing of seasons for an Echoes Autumnal Equinox soundscape.  We’ll be hearing music for the passing of summer and sounds celebrating the changing of colors and the coming harvest as we begin our descent into winter. That's coming up on Echoes, Tuesday, September 23rd, starting at 10pm, on 90. FM WCBE.

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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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.

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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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
9:54 am
Tue August 26, 2014

What Would A World's Fair Look Like Today?

Originally published on Thu August 28, 2014 11:05 am

Andrew Bennett grew up hearing his mother talk about the 1964 New York World's Fair. In 1984, she took the family to that year's fair in New Orleans. But times had changed: There was nothing there he hadn't already seen on television.

Today would be even worse. It would be all but impossible to re-create the sense of discovery his mother got from the 1964 fair.

"What made it so exotic and extraordinary is a mouse click away now," says Bennett.

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Broadcast Bits
12:05 pm
Sun August 17, 2014

Reveal 3

http://www.cironline.org/

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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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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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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Broadcast Bits
11:26 am
Wed July 23, 2014

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

http://stateofthereunion.com/

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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