Films reviewed: Ocean's Thirteen; Paris, je t'aime
By hosts John DeSando and Clay Lowe
It's Movie Time has won numerous national awards including Silver Microphone and Communicator honors.
Drs. Lowe and DeSando were moderator and panelist respectively on TV 25's World Film Classics. Both have been professors, Lowe at Ohio State University and DeSando at Franklin University in Columbus, Ohio.
Columbus, OH – After struggling for years with failed levies and shrinking ridership, the Central Ohio Transit Authority is starting to bounce back. Hear more from COTA president Bill Lhota, who appeared at Wednesday's Columbus Metropolitan Club luncheon.
Columbus, OH – The war over legalized gambling in Ohio is spreading to the radio airwaves. Gambling critics are now airing commercials. They are aimed at convincing state legislators NOT to move ahead with a plan to let people at race tracks bet on the outcome of video tape replays of old horse races from across the country. Statehouse correspondent Bill Cohen reports.
Strip club owners and dancers trying to overturn restrictions with ballot measure - Columbus City Council approves money to rennovate building for future offices - Surgery on conjoined twins halted for now - Arts festival in Columbus begins
Ohio students' math scores improve; reading scores show no progress - 12 of 188 Lima South High School Class of 1937 students still alive - Students who failed Ohio Graduation Test prevented from graduating - Fight breaks out between black and white inmates in Ohio prison
So exclaims a middle-aged letter carrier from Denver, who in an only-in-Paris epiphany realizes she has fallen in love with the city and the city with her. Love in other words in Paris is synonymous with being alive. Even the British wit Oscar Wilde is buried there, never more alive than resting among the equally romantic French.
Columbus, OH – A plan to force Ohio's 5 pension funds to sell off stock in foreign energy and mineral companies doing business in Iran and Sudan is being put on the shelf for awhile. But the top man in the Ohio House of Representatives says that's because there's an alternative way to spark the sell-off. Statehouse correspondent Bill Cohen reports.
Repairs on broken water main in Upper Arlington continue until tomorrow - Shooting of 10 and 12-year-old boy on Tuesday was accident - 16-year-old girl impregnated by priest 42 years ago may sue church - Columbus Metropolitan Library kicks off summer reading program
"The robb'd that smiles, steals something from the thief." Shakespeare's Othello
Andy Garcia's wealthy Terry Benedict is financing Danny Ocean's Vegas heist from casino owner Willie Bank (Al Pacino) in order to get the last smile of vengeance, thief to thief, while Danny and Rusty Ryan (Brad Pitt) exact their own revenge. No honor among these slick reprobates, and good time is had by all the men and, this time, not Julia Roberts, but Clooney's real-life squeeze, Ellen Barkin, as Abigail Sponder, tough right hand to Bank.
Columbus, OH – There's good news for state universities, their students and the parents who pay tuition bills --- Republicans who dominate the Ohio Senate say they have found millions of extra dollars to pump into the schools.....and that could help hold tuition rates steady for the next two years. Details now from statehouse correspondent Bill Cohen.
ID thieves targeting military families in Ohio - Hunger Awareness Day - Effort to repeal smoking ban begins - Columbus City Council approves spending millions to improve the land near planned downtown baseball park