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1:59 pm
Sat January 12, 2013

Fred Armisen imitating Ira Glass on Saturday Night Live

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Coming up this Monday, Saturday Night Live's Fred Armisen co-hosts with Ira Glass as This American Life explores cases of doppelgangers, doubles, evil twins and not-so-evil twins. Tune in for This American Life Monday night at 7pm, on 90.5 FM!

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Saturday Documentary Special
10:52 am
Tue January 8, 2013

American RadioWorks: Keyboard College, Saturday at 3pm

Credit http://americanradioworks.publicradio.org / American RadioWorks

Coming up this Saturday afternoon at 3pm on WCBE, it's American RadioWorks: Keyboard College. Digital technologies and the Internet are changing how many Americans go to college. From online learning to simulation programs to smart-machine mentors, the 21st-century student will be taught in fundamentally new ways. On the next edition of American RadioWorks, Stephen Smith asks whether these innovations can help more people get access to higher education and bring down the cost of college without sacrificing learning. Tune in January 12th at 3pm on 90.5 FM to hear more!

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Broadcast Bits
10:10 am
Fri January 4, 2013

American RadioWorks: The Rise of Phoenix

Credit http://americanradioworks.publicradio.org / American RadioWorks

Coming up this Saturday afternoon at 3pm on  American RadioWorks, correspondent Emily Hanford examines the history and influence of the University of Phoenix, one of the nation's largest colleges, and explores how Phoenix and other for-profits are shaping the future of education. For-profit colleges have deep roots in American history, but until recently they were a tiny part of the higher education landscape. Now they are big players. More than one in 10 college students attends a for-profit.

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Broadcast Bits
8:07 pm
Mon December 31, 2012

New Year's Program Schedule on WCBE!

9pm New Year's Eve -  Toast of the Nation:  Host Rhonda Hamilton brings us music from coast to coast this New Years Eve on Toast of the Nation! With John Scofield in Boston, Wynton Marsalis in New York, Dee Alexander in Chicago and from California: Gordon Goodwins Big Phat Band. Say 'Hello 2013' with Toast of the Nation, a mixture of live and historic performances  starting at 9pm on December 31st lasting until 5am on New Year's Day on 90.5 FM!

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6:00 pm
Mon December 31, 2012

Toast of The Nation Live on New Year's Eve on WCBE 90.5 FM!

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Host Rhonda Hamilton brings us music from coast to coast this New Years Eve on Toast of the Nation! With John Scofield in Boston, Wynton Marsalis in New York, Dee Alexander in Chicago and from California: Gordon Goodwins Big Phat Band. Say 'Hello 2013' with Toast of the Nation, a mixture of live and historic performances  starting at 9pm on December 31st lasting until 5am on New Year's Day on 90.5 FM!

Here's a taste of the lineup:

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Broadcast Bits
12:33 pm
Wed November 21, 2012

Thanksgiving Day Programming Schedule

Credit http://onceuponageek.com/2008/11/27/happy-thanksgiving-to-the-geeks/ / Marvel.com

Here's the rundown for the day, with programs that are sure to intrigue your mind, get your fingers snappin', and assist you in the kitchen with your  turkey day preparations!Thanks for listening - and a very Happy Thanksgiving to all of our listeners from the staff here at WCBE!

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1:31 pm
Fri November 2, 2012

BBC-5 Live Simulcast & Call In Tonight Until 11pm

BBC World Service


BBC presenter Rhod Sharp will broadcast his BBC-5 overnight talk-show LIVE from WCBE this Monday night. Listeners from both here and abroad will have a chance to call in and talk about everything from jobs, to health care, and the economy. We'll simulcast with his listeners across the pond from 9pm - 11pm election eve, November 5th.

Please visit our Facebook page for more information!

*Programming Note - The simulcast has been extended by an hour (originally 9pm-10pm).

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10:42 am
Sat September 15, 2012

106.7 FM Signal Powered Down

Hello, listeners!

Due to recent developments, WCBE will no longer be broadcasting at our former 106.7 FM, Newark signal. At this time, we are trying to acquire another frequency in this area. By mid-October,  we hope to hear whether or not our licenses both in Newark and Columbus are renewed.

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