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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7:53 am
Fri March 15, 2013

NHL Owners Approve Realignment

The NHL's board of Governors says The Columbus Blue Jackets and Detroit Red Wings are moving to the Eastern Conference.

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7:37 am
Fri March 15, 2013

Portman Now Supports Gay Marriage

Republican U.S. Senator Rob Portman of Ohio says he now supports gay marriage because one of his sons is gay.

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7:23 am
Fri March 15, 2013

Services Scheduled For State Board Of Education Member

Funeral services are scheduled Monday for 58-year-old state Board of Education member Jeff Hardin, who died Wednesday morning of a heart attack.

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7:18 am
Fri March 15, 2013

Team Suspended For Recording "Harlem Shake" Video

The "Harlem Shake" Internet craze is getting the Ridgemont High School basketball team in trouble.

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7:15 am
Fri March 15, 2013

Franklin County Fastest Growing In Ohio

Franklin County is now the fastest-growing county in Ohio.

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7:14 am
Fri March 15, 2013

Man Arrested For January Slaying

A Columbus man is scheduled to appear in court today to face charges of shooting two people at a fast food restaurant's drive-thru window.

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7:11 am
Fri March 15, 2013

Court Says Business Group Lacks Standing To Challenge Slots

The 10th Ohio Circuit court of appeals says the business group the Ohio Roundtable lacks the legal standing to challenge Governor John Kasich's decision to legalize video lottery terminals at seven horse tracks.

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7:00 am
Fri March 15, 2013

Glitch Could Delay Federal Tax Returns

A tax-preparation glitch could delay the returns of an estimated 30 thousand  Ohioans by up to six weeks.

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12:33 pm
Thu March 14, 2013

Fires Damage Two Local Homes

Columbus fire officials say arson is the cause of a blaze at a vacant duplex on South Eureka Avenue early this morning.

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12:31 pm
Thu March 14, 2013

Council Member Sentenced For Bribery

Former Cleveland City Council member Sabra Pierce Scott has been sentenced to three years of probation for taking a bribe.

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12:29 pm
Thu March 14, 2013

Feds To Probe Fatal Cleveland Police Shooting

The Justice Department will investigate last year's deadly police chase and shooting in Cleveland.

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12:23 pm
Thu March 14, 2013

Ohio Foreclosure Filings Increase

Ohio foreclosure filings rose in February as lenders continued working through a backlog of cases.

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12:18 pm
Thu March 14, 2013

Library Sells Deaf School

Columbus Metropolitan Library trustees have voted to sell the old Ohio School for the Deaf on Town Street to a local Catholic school.

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9:24 am
Thu March 14, 2013

Bill Raising Speed Limits Approved By Senate

The Ohio Senate has approved a proposal increasing car and truck speed limits to 70 mph on rural interstate highways.

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8:29 am
Thu March 14, 2013

Ohio House Votes To Close Internet Cafes

The Ohio House has approved a bill designed to shut down the state's 800 internet cafes as illegal gambling operations.

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8:23 am
Thu March 14, 2013

Environmentalists Lobby For Great Lakes Cleanup Program

The Obama administration is making plans to continue the billion-dollar Great Lakes Restoration Initiative, although decisions about funding it will be made on a year-by-year basis.

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8:17 am
Thu March 14, 2013

Steubenville Rape Trial Resumes Today

Testimony resumes today in the trial of two Steubenville High School football players accused of raping a 16-year-old girl last August.

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8:13 am
Thu March 14, 2013

Softball Pitcher Tosses Two Perfect Games

Baldwin Wallace University junior softball pitcher Tabitha Murray tossed consecutive perfect games in a double-header on Wednesday.

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8:01 am
Thu March 14, 2013

Still No Deal Between Gov. And Auditor Over Subpoena Of JobsOhio Records

The dispute over the State Auditor's authority to audit the financial records of the governor's public-private job creation entity JobsOhio continues, as the deadline to meet a subpoena looms.

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7:54 am
Thu March 14, 2013

Fired Prison Guard To Get Job Back

An Ohio prison guard who was fired after he allegedly posted threats about Governor John Kasich on-line is getting his job back.

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