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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8:48 am
Thu March 28, 2013

Petition Seeks Firing Of Steubenville Coach

There are calls to fire the Steubenville High School football coach in the aftermath of the rape convictions of two players.

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7:52 am
Thu March 28, 2013

Columbus Conference Focusing On Child Health Care

Health care experts are meeting in Columbus this week to discuss the impact of the federal health care law on Ohio children.

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7:47 am
Thu March 28, 2013

Local Man Defrauds Stimulus Program

A Johnstown man has pleaded guilty to charges of defrauding the federal economic stimulus program by collecting 66-thousand dollars for phantom jobs for displaced workers.

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7:28 am
Thu March 28, 2013

Cincinnati Now Has Prevailing Wage Law

Cincinnati City Council yesterday approved a prevailing wage law.

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7:24 am
Thu March 28, 2013

State Delays Racino Construction

The Ohio State Racing Commission has voted to delay construction on two "racinos," requiring developer Penn National Gaming to provide more enclosed seating for horse racing spectators.

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7:22 am
Thu March 28, 2013

Health Officials To Condemn Two New Amish Homes

Over the pleas of the local Amish community, the Kenton-Hardin County Board of Health is proceeding with plans to condemn two newly constructed Amish homes because they lack the required septic systems for their outhouses.

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7:17 am
Thu March 28, 2013

Gee To Recommend Partial Tutition Freeze

Ohio State University President Gordon Gee says it's not possible to freeze tuition for out-of-state students, but the school can help those students with scholarships.

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7:15 am
Thu March 28, 2013

Reds Coach Diagnosed With Cancer

Cincinnati Reds third base coach Mark Berry says he will begin treatment next month for cancer found in his tonsils and lymph nodes in his neck.

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7:14 am
Thu March 28, 2013

White CCS Teachers Claim Reverse Discrimination

Two caucasian Columbus City Schools teachers are suing the district, claiming they are victims of reverse racism.

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7:12 am
Thu March 28, 2013

Muslim Workers Claim They Were Fired For Praying

18 Somali workers who are of the Muslim faith have filed federal complaints against Westerville-based logistics company Excel, claiming they were fired for praying at work.

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7:04 am
Thu March 28, 2013

County To Hire Attorneys For Foreclosure Cases

Franklin County Commissioners have approved plans to demolish 900 abandoned homes.

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7:02 am
Thu March 28, 2013

Police Seeking Assault Suspect

Circleville police are looking for the suspects in an attack that left a woman with critical injuries.

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7:01 am
Thu March 28, 2013

Man Shot By Deputy Dies

The man shot by a Coshocton County Sheriff's deputy following a traffic stop on Tuesday died on Wednesday.

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12:29 pm
Tue March 26, 2013

Front Of Local Home Collapses

Columbus police say no one was injured when the front of a Victorian Village home under renovation collapsed this morning.

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12:27 pm
Tue March 26, 2013

Prosecutor Drops Indictment Of Groundhog

Butler County Prosecutor Mike Gmoser says he has dropped his light-hearted indictment against the famous Pennsylvania groundhog who fraudulently "predicted" an early spring.

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12:25 pm
Tue March 26, 2013

Magazine: Cincinnati And Cleveland Have Great Downtowns

Forbes Magazine has named Cincinnati and Cleveland as two of the 15 U.S. cities with emerging downtowns.

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12:22 pm
Tue March 26, 2013

Ohio Site Designated As National Monument

Colonel Young's House
http://www.nationalparks.org

President Obama has designated the Western Ohio home of Colonel Charles Young as a national monument.

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9:15 am
Tue March 26, 2013

Cleveland National Air Show Canceled

This year's Cleveland National Air Show has been canceled because of federal sequester cuts.

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9:02 am
Tue March 26, 2013

Amstuz Proposes Income Tax Cut

Republican Ohio House Finance Committee Chair Ron Amstutz says a proposal from GOP Governor John Kasich to expand the state sales tax is dead.

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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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