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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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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7:51 am
Thu March 14, 2013

Mansion Caretaker Pleads Guilty To Theft

A former caretaker of the Longaberger mansion has pleaded guilty to stealing 1.5 million dollars from his employer.

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7:47 am
Thu March 14, 2013

Goodman To Head Development Services

The head of the Ohio Department of Commerce will soon become the head of the state's Development Services Agency.

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7:28 am
Thu March 14, 2013

Sunbury Man Sentenced For Assaulting Teen

A Sunbury man will serve 14 years in prison for kidnapping and raping an Indiana teenager last October.

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7:27 am
Thu March 14, 2013

State Board Of Education Member Passes Away

Funeral services are pending for 58-year-old state Board of Education member Jeff Hardin, who passed away Wednesday morning following a heart attack.

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7:25 am
Thu March 14, 2013

South Side Standoff Ends Peacefully

Columbus police say a man held officers at bay at his South side home last night for the second time in the last five months.

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7:17 am
Thu March 14, 2013

Strike Blamed For Decline In COTA Ridership

The American Transit Association says local bus ridership fell 1.8 percent last year.

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7:15 am
Thu March 14, 2013

Campaign Aims To Fill Insurance Industry Jobs

More than 250 Ohio insurance companies and the state are launching a campaign to encourage students and others to work in the industry.

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7:11 am
Thu March 14, 2013

Nelsonville Cop Charged With Abusing Teen Suspect

A Nelsonville police officer caught on video aggressively grabbing a seated and unarmed 15-year-old boy by the face and pushing him into a desk has been indicted on multiple charges.

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6:57 am
Thu March 14, 2013

Lawmakers To Consider Banning Traffic Cameras

The Ohio House will soon open debate on a bill that would ban traffic enforcement cameras statewide.

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12:40 pm
Tue March 12, 2013

Salmonella Outbreak Linked To Pet Frogs

Parents and children in Ohio and 43 other states are urged to take precautions after a study linked a salmonella outbreak in kids to a frog commonly kept as a pet.

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12:38 pm
Tue March 12, 2013

No Progress In Strongsville Contract Negotiations

The teachers' strike in the Strongsville City Schools will continue through at least a second week.

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