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Harvey Weinstein Found Guilty Of Rape, Sexual Abuse In Mixed Verdict

Editor's note: This report includes graphic descriptions of sexual assault accusations. Updated at 3:42 p.m. ET A Manhattan jury has found Harvey Weinstein guilty of rape and sexual abuse but acquitted him of the most serious charges, capping one of the most closely watched trials of the #MeToo era . The mixed verdict means the former Hollywood producer will likely spend time in prison. It also is some measure of vindication for the six women who testified that Weinstein attacked and sought...

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Columbus, OH – Stories you'll hear include:

Dayton man tells police he caused his own injuries - Recent cold spell could result in lost crops - Akron tire facility closes - Two Columbus neighborhoods look to improve - Bengal back in court

Columbus, OH – The revitalization of Franklinton continues with residential units, a theater and gallery space. Hear all the details.

What women want.

"Verbal ability is a highly overrated thing in a guy, and it's our pathetic need for it that gets us into so much trouble." Sleepless in Seattle (1993)

Listen up, young men. The secret to what a woman wants lies in the subtexts of Jon Kasden's In the Land of Women, the essence of the chick flick displaying the new age, sensitive guy in all his loving, listening, and longing.

Columbus, OH – The Wexner Center for the Arts on the Ohio State University campus once again celebrates the start of the baseball season with a collection of films from the Baseball Hall of Fame. Hear WCBE's interview with Wexner Center film curator Dave Fillippi, who says this year's series contains footage of a unusual tour of the Far East ten years after World War II.

Columbus, OH – Stories you'll hear include:

Bond set for school bus driver in Columbus - Columbus man with terrorist ties in court today - Indians win

Columbus, OH – Stories you'll hear include:

Ohio AG taking a close look at the college financial aid industry - Record high prison population in Ohio prompts discussion - Buckeye football ticket scalper receives two years in prison

Columbus, OH – Stories you'll hear include:

Columbus man pleads not guilty to charges of plotting terrorist attacks - Interviews to fill Cuyahoga County Board of Elections begin - Cutting carbon dioxide emissions on tap for Congress - Old clock returns to college football - OSU approves slight ticket increase

Films reviewed: Inland Empire, Perfect Stranger

It's Movie Time has won numerous national awards including Silver Microphone and Communicator honors.

Columbus, OH – Stories you'll hear include:

Storms hit Central Ohio hard - Uninsured Ohioans testify at state budget hearing - Parents gather at Statehouse to oppose proposed changes for charter schools - Most voters want part of the tobacco settlement money payout used for anti-smoking programs - There's a new state fire marshall in Ohio

Columbus, OH – The Republican candidate running for Columbus mayor not only wants a state investigation of the way City Council selects new members, he's also calling for the removal of the two most recent appointments. Click on the mp3 link to hear why.


VIP Member Events For February 2020

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Live From Studio A

WCBE Presents Richardson Taylor Live From Studio A Tues. Feb. 25, 2020 @ 2PM!

Richardson Taylor aka Shaun Richardson and Seth Taylor will peform Live From Studio A in advance of the Dinner Music Series event that night at The Refectory . Tune in for live music, conversation and a chance to win tickets for the concert! It's all waiting for you on 90.5FM Columbus, 106.3FM Newark and on line at! LISTEN HERE !

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Live From Studio A Pic of the Week

Andy Frasco & The U.N.!!!

Live From Studio A 2/20/20

Science, Technology & Environment

'Antarctica Melts,' NASA Says, Showing Effects Of A Record Warm Spell

Where there was a white ice cap, there are now brown blotches of land; melted snow and ice have created ponds of water. Those are the effects of the recent record high temperatures in Antarctica, according to NASA, which on Friday released stunning before-and-after satellite images of the northern Antarctic Peninsula. The photos center on Eagle Island, part of the northern tip of the Antarctic Peninsula that stretches toward South America. Satellites took the images just nine days apart, on...

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Arts & Life

'Supreme Inequality' Argues That America's Top Court Has Become Right-Wing

TERRY GROSS, HOST: This is FRESH AIR. I'm Terry Gross. A new book examines the conservative direction the Supreme Court has headed in over the past 50 years, ever since Nixon became president. The author, my guest Adam Cohen, writes, for five decades, the court has, with striking regularity, sided with the rich and powerful against the poor and weak in virtually every area of the law. He says, in campaign finance law, the court has opened the floodgates to money from wealthy individuals and...

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