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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8:55 am
Tue April 16, 2013

Council Approves Road Work, Tax Abatement

Legislation covering road work and a tax abatement were approved by Columbus City Council on Monday.

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8:48 am
Tue April 16, 2013

Ohioans Witness Boston Marathon Explosions

Several Ohioans who ran in yesterday's Boston Marathon say they heard the explosions that killed or injured several people, but none of them have been reported injured.

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8:28 am
Tue April 16, 2013

Jackets Win Fourth Consecutive Game

Nick Foligno scored the game winner in overtime as the Columbus Blue Jackets kept their playoff hopes alive with a 4-3 win over host Colorado last night.

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8:18 am
Tue April 16, 2013

Pepper To Challenge DeWine

Former Democratic Hamilton County Commissioner David Pepper has filed the paperwork to  challenge Republican Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine in 2014.

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8:14 am
Tue April 16, 2013

Canal Winchester Approves Open Enrollment

The Canal Winchester School Board voted last night to approve an open enrollment policy.

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8:13 am
Tue April 16, 2013

Upper Arlington Schools To Cut Teachers

The Upper Arlington School Board voted last night to cut more than two-dozen of the district's youngest teachers this summer.

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7:57 am
Tue April 16, 2013

Body Found In Cleveland Avenue Home

Franklin County sheriff's deputies are investigating an overnight death inside a Clinton Township home.

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7:53 am
Tue April 16, 2013

Statewide Ban On Red Light Cameras Proposed

Columbus is one of 13 Ohio cities and villages that use cameras to catch speeders or motorists who run red lights.

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7:46 am
Tue April 16, 2013

Road Rage Killer Gets Life Sentence

A Franklin County judge has sentenced a man to life in prison for killing a man in a road rage incident in 2011.

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7:45 am
Tue April 16, 2013

New ODOT Equipment To Improve Work Zone Safety

The Ohio Department of Transportation is reminding drivers to use extra caution in work zones along highways and is introducing a new piece of equipment designed to improve safety.

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7:43 am
Tue April 16, 2013

Charges Filed In Home Repair Scam

Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine says seven people have been charged in an alleged home repair scam that targeted mostly elderly Central Ohioans.

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7:31 am
Tue April 16, 2013

Lawmakers Propose Changing Municipal Tax Codes

Two Republican state lawmakers say they want to make changes in the tax system used by cities.

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7:26 am
Tue April 16, 2013

Grand Jury To Investigate Steubenville Rape Case

A grand jury has been selected to investigate whether other laws were broken in the case of a 16-year-old girl raped by two Steubenville high school football players last year.

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7:23 am
Tue April 16, 2013

OSU Fires Men's Hockey Coach

Mark Osiecki, who had a 46-50-16 record in three seasons as Ohio State University's men's hockey coach, was fired on Monday.

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12:28 pm
Fri April 5, 2013

Faith Leaders Fight Gun Violence

Some faith leaders in Ohio teamed up this week to fight gun violence.

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12:24 pm
Fri April 5, 2013

Brush Fire Damages Park

Cleveland Metroparks officials say a brush fire at Bedford Reservation last night consumed 40 acres.

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12:21 pm
Fri April 5, 2013

Report: Asian Carp Have Probably Reached Great Lakes

A report released this week shows at least some Asian carp probably have reached the Great Lakes, but there's still time to stop them from becoming established.

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12:19 pm
Fri April 5, 2013

Hospital Cancels Medical Transfer Agreement

The University of Toledo Medical Center has canceled a medical transfer agreement with an area abortion provider after a state lawmaker and anti-abortion group claimed it was illegal.

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12:16 pm
Fri April 5, 2013

Cincinnati Referendum May Get November Vote

It appears Cincinnati voters will be asked to approve the city's controversial parking system lease in November.

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11:59 am
Fri April 5, 2013

No Progress In Strongsville Schools Talks

Contract talks resumed today in an effort to end the five week old strike by Strongsville school teachers.

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