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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9:04 am
Fri June 28, 2013

Whitehall Schools Withdraw From Race to the Top

The Whitehall City Schools are pulling out of the federal Race to the Top program.

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8:52 am
Fri June 28, 2013

New Curbside Recycling Figures Released

Columbus' curbside recycling program saved the city 1.2 million dollars in landfill tipping fees through the end of May.

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7:55 am
Fri June 28, 2013

Columbus Company Getting Second Municipal Tax Break

A food storage company is getting a second tax break from the city of Columbus.

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7:46 am
Fri June 28, 2013

Antioch College To Increase Security

Security will be increased on the Antioch College campus in Yellow Springs this weekend after authorities yesterday searched for but failed to find a gunman.

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7:36 am
Fri June 28, 2013

Body Found At Cemetery Identified

Franklin County Sheriff's deputies have identified the man whose body was found at the entrance to Green Lawn Cemetery this week.

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7:31 am
Fri June 28, 2013

Cincinnati Schools' Budget Approved

The Cincinnati School board has approved the district's 474-million-dollar budget plan for the upcoming school year.

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7:29 am
Fri June 28, 2013

Arrest Made In April Slaying

Columbus police have arrested a man for a slaying last April.

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7:27 am
Fri June 28, 2013

Two Charged With Stealing From Columbus Casino

A former worker at the Columbus casino and her fiance are charged with stealing from the facility.

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7:26 am
Fri June 28, 2013

20 Arrested For Selling Bath Salts

Franklin County Sheriff's deputies have arrested twenty people on charges of selling bath salts.

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7:24 am
Fri June 28, 2013

Police Say Deaths Of Two Children Possible Murder-Suicide

Preliminary autopsy results show a 12-year-old boy shot his younger half-brother and then shot himself Wednesday at their grandparents' home in Jackson.

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7:17 am
Fri June 28, 2013

Feds Fine Macy's For Discrimination

The Justice Department says it has resolved allegations against Cincinnati-based Macy's that the retailer imposed discriminatory document requirements on immigrant employees to verify that they were eligible to work.

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7:16 am
Fri June 28, 2013

House Approves Human Trafficking Measure

The Ohio House has approved a measure increasing penalties for human trafficking offenders and adding protections for victims.

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7:14 am
Fri June 28, 2013

Missing Python Recovered

Athens County Sheriff's deputies say a small python has been found beneath the Athens mobile home where a resident said she released it on Sunday.

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7:12 am
Fri June 28, 2013

SUPCO Panel Issues Death Penalty Recommendations

An Ohio Supreme Court committee studying the death penalty is recommending many of the added factors that lead to a capital punishment case, such as rape, robbery or burglary, be removed from the state's death penalty law.

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7:04 am
Fri June 28, 2013

Appeals Court Overturns Sentence For Mount Vernon Man

The 6th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in Cincinnati has overturned for a second time the one-day jail sentence of a Mount Vernon man found with hundreds of photos and videos depicting young girls being raped.

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7:03 am
Fri June 28, 2013

Portman Backs DOMA Ruling

Republican U.S. Senator Rob Portman of Ohio says he agrees with the U.S. Supreme Court's ruling striking down the federal Defense of Marriage Act.

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6:57 am
Fri June 28, 2013

Lawmakers Approve Budget Bill

Ohio Governor John Kasich and Republican legislative leaders are scheduled to meet at the governor's mansion in Bexley today to discuss the newly approved 62 billion dollar, two-year state budget.

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12:32 pm
Thu June 27, 2013

Judge Orders Seizure Of Village's Traffic Cameras

A Hamilton County judge has found the village of Elmwood Place in contempt of court, saying it violated his order against using traffic cameras to catch speeders.

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12:29 pm
Thu June 27, 2013

Dems Trying To Get House Vote On Medicaid Expansion

Democratic state lawmakers plan to use a legislative maneuver to try to call a vote on a bill to expand Medicaid.

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12:28 pm
Thu June 27, 2013

Berne Union Schools Put Levy On Fall Ballot

The Berne Union school board has voted to put a 10 year, 2 percent replacement income tax levy on the November ballot.

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