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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12:40 pm
Wed April 3, 2013

City Looks To Control Population Of Geese In Parks

The City of Columbus has awarded a contract to a Dayton-based company called The Goosebusters to continue work it started last year.

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12:41 pm
Tue April 2, 2013

Two Local Groups Helping Girls With Prom Clothing

A Delaware County church this week is giving away clothing for the prom season.

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12:40 pm
Tue April 2, 2013

Autism Awareness Day

Today is World Autism Awareness Day.

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12:37 pm
Tue April 2, 2013

Police Lack Motive In Church Slaying

An ex-con charged with killing his father at an Easter Sunday church service in Ashtabula did not enter a plea in court on Monday.

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12:32 pm
Tue April 2, 2013

Groups Amend Lawsuit Over Jesus Portrait

Two groups suing the Jackson City School district over a Jesus portrait displayed in a middle school now want the portrait taken down from the high school wall where it was relocated.

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12:30 pm
Tue April 2, 2013

More Bonds Set In Jeffers Beating Death

Bonds were set this morning at 500 thousand dollars each for two more adults charged in connection with last week's beating death of a Circleville woman.

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12:27 pm
Tue April 2, 2013

Mason Homebuilder To Get New Trial

The 6th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in Cincinnati has ordered a new trial for Bernard Kurlemann, a homebuilder convicted in a 3.5 million dollar mortgage fraud scheme.

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12:24 pm
Tue April 2, 2013

Businessman Sentenced In Corruption Scandal

One of the last key figures in the Cuyahoga County corruption scandal is heading to prison.

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8:03 am
Tue April 2, 2013

Columbus To Cut Pension Pickups For Some Employees

Columbus City Council last night approved cutting the city's pension contributions for non-unionized management level employees.

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7:55 am
Tue April 2, 2013

Governor Signs Transportation Bill

Ohio Governor John Kasich yesterday signed into law his 7.6 billion dollar state transportation budget.

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7:47 am
Tue April 2, 2013

Reds Drop Season Opener

Chris Iannetta's bases-loaded single in the 13th inning lifted the Los Angeles Angels over host Cincinnati 3-1 yesterday in the season opener for both teams.

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7:26 am
Tue April 2, 2013

Man Sentenced In Death of Bexley Teacher

A judge has ordered five years probation for a man convicted of causing a crash that killed a Bexley teacher.

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7:25 am
Tue April 2, 2013

Four More People Charged Following Beating Death

Police have charged four more people in connection with last week's beating death of a Circleville woman.

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7:23 am
Tue April 2, 2013

Hilliard Woman Found Dead In Her Apartment

Hilliard police say a woman found dead in her apartment Monday was the victim of a homicide.

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7:17 am
Tue April 2, 2013

Drivers Licenses For Immigrants

The Ohio Bureau of Motor Vehicles has agreed to issue temporary drivers licenses to immigrants who were brought here illegally as children.

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7:13 am
Tue April 2, 2013

Control Tower Operators Protest Closure Plans

Cuayhoga County Executive Ed FitzGerald says he will appeal the loss of the County Airport control tower to the Federal Aviation Administration and a federal appeals court.

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7:03 am
Tue April 2, 2013

U-T Hoops Coach Passes Away

Funeral services are schedule Friday for former University of Toledo men's basketball coach Bob Nichols, who died last Saturday at the age of 82.

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7:02 am
Tue April 2, 2013

Salazar To Visit Young Monument Today

Interior Secretary Ken Salazar will visit Wilberforce today to celebrate the President's decision to create the Charles Young Buffalo Soldiers National Monument.

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6:56 am
Tue April 2, 2013

Faber Uses Gun Metaphor To Describe Medicaid Expansion

Republican Ohio Senate President Keith Faber has said he views expanding Medicaid under the federal health care law as an ultimatum from the Obama administration.

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6:54 am
Tue April 2, 2013

Two Ohioans Charged With Threatening POTUS

A Columbus man is scheduled to appear in court this morning to face charges of threatening the life of President Obama on-line.

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