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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6:11 am
Thu May 30, 2013

House Approves Bill Named For Slain Deputy

The Ohio House has approved a Senate-passed measure requiring courts to report certain mental health information for inclusion in a law enforcement database.

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6:08 am
Thu May 30, 2013

2 Pilot Employees Plead Guilty

Two employees of the truck stop chain owned by the family of Republican Tennessee Governor Bill Haslam and Cleveland Browns owner Jimmy Haslam have pleaded guilty in a federal probe of the company's business practices.

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6:06 am
Thu May 30, 2013

House Approves Columbus Schools Bill

The Ohio House has approved a bill targeting the Columbus City Schools.

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12:28 pm
Tue May 28, 2013

Senate Committee Releasing Budget Bill Today

An Ohio Senate committee is releasing its version of the two year state budget bill today.

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12:00 pm
Tue May 28, 2013

Columbus Fighting Ash Borer

The fight against the emerald ash borer beetle continues in Columbus.

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11:57 am
Tue May 28, 2013

Wright Brothers Sketches On Auction Block

A collection of sketches by the Wright Brothers is being sold in an online auction.

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11:55 am
Tue May 28, 2013

Jim Brown To Rejoin Cleveland Browns

The Cleveland Browns have scheduled a Wednesday press conference to announce the hiring of Hall of Fame running back Jim Brown in a new role with the team.

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8:04 am
Tue May 28, 2013

Deceased Skydiver Identified

Warren County Sheriff's deputies say a man died Sunday in a skydiving accident in Wayne Township.

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7:18 am
Tue May 28, 2013

100 Jobs Coming To Central Ohio

G-Tekt North America, a maker of precision parts, says it will invest nearly 30-million-dollars in a factory in West Jefferson and a research-and-development facility in Jerome Township.

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7:15 am
Tue May 28, 2013

Physicians Panel Releases C-8 Monitoring Recommendations

A panel of doctors has released its recommended protocols for medical monitoring of residents exposed to the chemical C-8 used by a DuPont plant in Wood County.

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7:01 am
Tue May 28, 2013

Memorial Trying To Cut Down On Cellphones Ringing

Organizers of the Memorial Tournament in Dublin plan to have volunteers walk the course with the most popular groupings, hoping to alleviate spectators creating problems for the players like cell phones ringing.

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6:56 am
Tue May 28, 2013

Sailor Found Dead In Apartment

Autopsy results are pending on the body of a U.S. Navy sailor found dead in Gallipolis over the weekend.

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6:54 am
Tue May 28, 2013

Rickenbacker Officials To Continue Seeking Basing Missions

Officials at Rickenbacker Air National Guard Base say the facility will not lose its standing as a staging area for refueling aircraft.

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6:48 am
Tue May 28, 2013

Man Charged In Barricaid Situtation

A Columbus man will appear in court today after allegedly holding police at bay for several hours yesterday.

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6:47 am
Tue May 28, 2013

Police Seeking Rock Throwers

Columbus police are searching for whomever threw rocks at passing cars on I-70 westbound near Hamilton Road over the weekend.

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6:45 am
Tue May 28, 2013

Police Investigating Sunday Night Slaying

Columbus police say one man was killed late Sunday night on the near East side.

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6:43 am
Tue May 28, 2013

Suit Filed By Pregnant Teacher Goes To Trial Today

Opening statements begin today in the trial of a teacher's lawsuit alleging The Cincinnati Archdiocese violated anti-discrimination laws by firing her over her pregnancy from artificial insemination.

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6:40 am
Tue May 28, 2013

Lawmaker Offers Medicaid Expansion Alternative

Ohio lawmakers considering the proposed two year state budget are not likely to approve Governor John Kasich's proposal to expand Medicaid.

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6:31 am
Tue May 28, 2013

State Approves Enrollment Data Fixes

Ohio schools that reportedly had errors in certain enrollment data have gotten state approval of plans to fix the issues.

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6:28 am
Tue May 28, 2013

CCS Board Considering Hiring Interim Superintendent

The Columbus School Board meets today to consider hiring OSU Vice President Joe Alutto as interim superintendent.

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