Jim Letizia

Reporter, News Anchor

Jim has been with WCBE since 1996. Before that he worked as a reporter at another Columbus radio station, and for three newspapers in Southwest Florida.

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6:27 am
Thu July 18, 2013

Kasich, FitzGerald Touring State Talking About Budget

Ohio Governor John Kasich plans to stop in Republican friendly Batavia today to discuss the state budget, as part of a summer tour on the spending plan.

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6:15 am
Thu July 18, 2013

Finan Resigning From Statehouse Board

The Capitol Square Reivew and Advisory Board plans to decide today whether to accept a design for a Holocaust memorial to be erected on the Statehouse grounds.

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6:11 am
Thu July 18, 2013

Curbside Recycling Program Available To Short North Businesses

The City of Columbus is expanding its free curbside recycling program to some area businesses.

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6:07 am
Thu July 18, 2013

Poll Worker Sentenced For Illegal Voting

A former Ohio poll worker has been sentenced to five years in prison for casting illegal ballots in other people's names, including a relative in a coma.  

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12:21 pm
Wed July 17, 2013

Long Term Obesity Creates Greater Health Risks

A study conducted by Columbus Public Health shows more than 60 percent of adults in Franklin County are considered overweight or obese.

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11:59 am
Wed July 17, 2013

Ohio Man Indicted For White House Security Breach

A federal grand jury has indicted a Kettering man who allegedly crashed his SUV into steel barriers at the White House last month, and jumped a fence.

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11:55 am
Wed July 17, 2013

More Reports Of Mushroom Poisoning

The recent heavy rainfall in central Ohio has spawned the growth of more poisonous mushrooms, including a ring at Schiller Park in German Village.

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11:54 am
Wed July 17, 2013

Former Deputy Charged With Sexual Abuse

A former Clark County sheriff's deputy is being arraigned today on sexual assault charges.

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11:53 am
Wed July 17, 2013

Girl Thwarts Home Invaders

Clark County Sheriff's deputies say a teen girl successfully fought off two masked home invaders who fled without taking anything.

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8:03 am
Wed July 17, 2013

Mosquitoes Carrying West Nile Virus Found In Columbus

Columbus Public Health officials say mosquitoes carrying the West Nile virus have been found on the South side, and two areas will be sprayed on Thursday morning.

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7:30 am
Wed July 17, 2013

Parole Board Rejects Clemency For Slagle

The Ohio Parole Board has recommended against clemency for a death row inmate convicted of killing a woman in her home in 1987.

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7:16 am
Wed July 17, 2013

UA Schools Put Levy On November Ballot

The Upper Arlington school board voted this week to put a 4 mill levy on the November ballot. Voters rejected a 5.9 mill levy last year.

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7:12 am
Wed July 17, 2013

Columbus Man Drowns In North Carolina

Funeral arrangements are pending for a Columbus man who died while pulling his two sons from the Atlantic Ocean in North Carolina.

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7:03 am
Wed July 17, 2013

Slain Highway Construction Worker Identified

Franklin County Sheriff's deputies have identified the construction worker killed yesterday in a work zone on I-270 near the Georgesville road exit.

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7:01 am
Wed July 17, 2013

Teen Driver Injured In Marion County Crash

The State Highway Patrol is investigating a crash involving a 13-year-old driver.

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6:57 am
Wed July 17, 2013

Authorities Probing Two Apparent Murder-Suicides

Hardin County Sheriff's deputies say a man killed his fiancee and then took his own life on Tuesday.

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6:54 am
Wed July 17, 2013

Columbus Firefighter Accused Of Improper Conduct

A Columbus firefighter is accused of having sex at his fire station with an 18-year-old woman over a period of nearly two years.

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6:47 am
Wed July 17, 2013

Invention Could Save Young Lives

An invention by a child in a University of Akron competition could soon be saving lives.

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6:45 am
Wed July 17, 2013

State Offering Two Websites For Historical Information

The state of Ohio is now offering two websites for easier access to historical information about the state and its founding principles.

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6:42 am
Wed July 17, 2013

Prosecutors Detail Charges In Ashland Slavery Case

Four people have been charged with enslaving a mentally disabled Ohio woman and her daughter.

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