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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7:36 am
Thu May 30, 2013

Health Officials Close South Side Restaurant

Columbus Health authorities have ordered a South Side restaurant closed for the week after inspectors found several food-safety violations.

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7:31 am
Thu May 30, 2013

Equity Firm Buys Local Plant

A private equity firm has purchased a Columbus magnet factory.

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7:28 am
Thu May 30, 2013

PUCO Staff Approves AEP Cost Recovery Plan

Public Utilities Commission of Ohio staffers have recommended Columbus-based American Electric Power be allowed to charge customers for nearly all of the 61.8 million dollars it spent on repairs from the June 2012 windstorm.

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7:25 am
Thu May 30, 2013

Hospital Researcher Struck And Killed

A researcher at Children's Hospital is dead after being hit by a bus yesterday.

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7:23 am
Thu May 30, 2013

Medical Marijuana Bill Likely Headed For Ballot

Some Ohioans are trying to gather enough petition signatures to put an issue on the statewide ballot that would allow the use of medical marijuana and the growing of hemp.

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7:13 am
Thu May 30, 2013

Committee Approves JobsOhio Clarification

An Ohio House committee has approved a bill seeking to clear up a controversy over Governor John Kasich's job creation entity JobsOhio.

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7:03 am
Thu May 30, 2013

Strike Down Of Indiana Law May Impact Ohio Bill

An Indiana law cutting federal funding for Planned Parenthood has been struck down by the courts. Ohio legislators are considering a similar law.

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6:13 am
Thu May 30, 2013

Covered Bridge In Lancaster Reopens

A covered bridge on the Ohio University branch campus in Lancaster has reopened for public use four months after being damaged by an arson fire.

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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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