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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8:26 am
Tue March 26, 2013

FirstEnergy To Improve Power Grid

Akron-based FirstEnergy says it will spend more than 150-million-dollars this year to upgrade portions of Ohio's power grid.

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8:25 am
Tue March 26, 2013

State Approves Business Tax Breaks

The Ohio Tax Credit Authority has approved tax breaks for Verizon Wireless and several other companies.

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8:22 am
Tue March 26, 2013

ODOT To Add Turn Lanes At Route 23 Intersection

The Ohio Department of Transportation says it will add two left turn lanes from U.S. Route 23 Southbound on to State Route 750 Eastbound near Polaris Fashion Place.

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8:17 am
Tue March 26, 2013

Scott Wants To Hire More Personnel

Franklin County Sheriff Zach Scott says a ten month long study shows his office needs to hire 175 more people, especially for patrols and guarding jail inmates.

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8:15 am
Tue March 26, 2013

Student Posts Threatening Video

A former Gahanna-Lincoln High School student says he was having a bad day when he pleaded guilty Monday to charges of posting an online video prosecutors considered threatening.

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8:12 am
Tue March 26, 2013

Ohio To Observe Vietnam Veterans Day

Ohio observes its first Vietnam Veterans Day this week a year after Governor John Kasich signed a bill into law to honor veterans.

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8:04 am
Tue March 26, 2013

Coleman Wants CCS Board To Wait Before Hiring Superintendent

Columbus Mayor Michael Coleman says he will not support any permanent successor to Columbus Schools superintendent Gene Harris if the school board hires one by the summer.

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8:02 am
Tue March 26, 2013

Two School Districts Select New Leaders

Whitehall school-board members yesterday chose Brian Hamler as the district's next superintendent.

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1:03 pm
Fri March 22, 2013

Conservatives Criticize GOP Leadership

Some conservative activists who often work on different issues have come together to announce their rejection of the current direction of the state Republican party leadership.

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1:01 pm
Fri March 22, 2013

Unemployment Rate Unchanged

Ohio's unemployment rate for February was 7 percent, unchanged from January.

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12:56 pm
Fri March 22, 2013

No Contract Talks Today in Strongsville

The Strongsville School Board has rejected Mayor Tom Perciak's request to meet today with teachers and a federal mediator to settle the ongoing teacher's strike.

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12:50 pm
Fri March 22, 2013

Cause Of Licking County Fire Undetermined

No injuries are reported out of a pre-dawn fire at a carpet warehouse in Licking County.

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12:48 pm
Fri March 22, 2013

Prosecutor Calls For Death Of Famous Groundhog

Butler County Prosecutor Mike Gmoser has jokingly issued an indictment calling for the death of "Punxsutawney Phil," saying the famous groundhog is a fraud.

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12:46 pm
Fri March 22, 2013

100th Anniversary Of Great Flood This Weekend

This weekend marks the 100th anniversary of one of Ohio's worst natural disasters.

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12:44 pm
Fri March 22, 2013

Court Upholds Internet Cafe Gambling Convictions

The 8th Ohio District Court of Appeals has upheld the gambling convictions of six people affiliated with three Internet cafes in Cleveland.

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8:28 am
Fri March 22, 2013

Existing Home Sales Rose In February

Realtors say national, state, and local sales of existing homes rose in February. 

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8:23 am
Fri March 22, 2013

Effort To Force JobsOhio Officials To Testify Fails

Ohio House Democrats failed yesterday in their attempt to force leaders of JobsOhio to appear before a state legislative panel amid questions over the nonprofit job creation entity's spending.

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8:16 am
Fri March 22, 2013

Kasich Backs Civil Unions

Ohio Governor John Kasich now says he supports civil unions for same-sex couples, but not gay marriage.

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8:13 am
Fri March 22, 2013

Key Lawmaker Plans Changes To State Budget Plan

Republican Ohio House finance committee chair Ron Amstutz says major changes are planned to GOP Governor John Kasich's tax reform proposals, but he says the plan to cut income-taxes will remain.

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7:57 am
Fri March 22, 2013

Furloughs Of Civilian Defense Workers Delayed

The Defense Department is delaying until early April unpaid-leave notices for 800-thousand civilian workers, including those employed at Wright-Patterson Air Force Base near Dayton.

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