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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12:25 pm
Tue March 19, 2013

Ohio One Of Several States With Rising Unemployment

The Labor Department says Ohio is one of 25 states that saw their unemployment rates increase in January from December.

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12:24 pm
Tue March 19, 2013

Chardon H.S. Shooter Sentenced

A judge today sentenced the Chardon High School shooter to three lifetime prison sentences.

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12:22 pm
Tue March 19, 2013

JobsOhio Complies With Subpoena

Ohio's private non-profit job creation agency says it complied with the subpoena issued by State Auditor David Yost to turn over its private financial records.

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8:13 am
Tue March 19, 2013

Lawmakers Investigating How To Fund Income Tax Cut Without Sales Tax Expansion

Ohio lawmakers appear to be at an impasse on Governor John Kasich's proposal to cut the state income tax and broaden the sales tax to cover dozens of services.

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7:56 am
Tue March 19, 2013

Two Teens Charged With Threatening Steubenville Rape Victim

Jefferson County Sheriff's deputies have arrested two girls suspected of making social media threats against the 16-year-old girl raped last year by two Steubenville High School football players.

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7:27 am
Tue March 19, 2013

Former Delaware County Resident Facing Rape Charges

A man who spent the last 12 years in Germany trying to evade rape charges in Delaware County is now awaiting trial.

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7:24 am
Tue March 19, 2013

OSU Offering Free Classes

Ohio State University is offering current students the chance to take some extra classes for free this spring.

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7:22 am
Tue March 19, 2013

Kenyon College Selects New President

The dean of the College of Arts and Sciences at Oberlin College has been named the next president of Kenyon College.

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7:17 am
Tue March 19, 2013

GOP Leaders Back Borges To Succeed Bennett

Ohio Republican elected officials are backing 40-year-old Matthew Borges to replace state party chair Bob Bennett.

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7:14 am
Tue March 19, 2013

Florida Crash Kills Two OSU Students

Two Ohio State University students are dead and two others are in the hospital after a weekend crash on a Florida highway.

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7:13 am
Tue March 19, 2013

Two Boys Injured While Playing With Fire

Two Columbus boys are hospitalized with burns sustained Monday when they accidentally set their clothes on fire inside of their West side home.

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7:12 am
Tue March 19, 2013

Fire Kills Three Children

Three children died and their two parents were hospitalized after a blaze at an apartment building Sunday in Bridgeport.

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12:52 pm
Mon March 18, 2013

Council Considers New Permit For Racing Events

Columbus City Council tonight is expected to approve legislation to help residents, businesses and the city deal with the fallout from hosting more running and bicycle races.

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12:33 pm
Fri March 15, 2013

Strongsville School Board Declines Offer To Negotitate

It appears the Strongsville teachers' strike will continue next week with no end in sight.

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12:24 pm
Fri March 15, 2013

Charter School PTO Chief Under Investigation

Columbus police are investigating claims of embezzlement within a charter school's parent-teacher organization.

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12:22 pm
Fri March 15, 2013

Sawyers To Leave ODE

Acting state schools superintendent Michael Sawyers says he will leave the Ohio Department of Education later this month to become chief of operations and strategic development in the New Albany-Plain Local school district.

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12:19 pm
Fri March 15, 2013

Great Lakes Advisory Board Members Selected

The U.S. EPA has selected the members of the Great Lakes Advisory Board.

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12:18 pm
Fri March 15, 2013

Local Sobriety Checkpoints Scheduled

The Franklin County DUI Task Force will conduct a sobriety check point Saturday in the OSU campus area.

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7:53 am
Fri March 15, 2013

NHL Owners Approve Realignment

The NHL's board of Governors says The Columbus Blue Jackets and Detroit Red Wings are moving to the Eastern Conference.

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7:37 am
Fri March 15, 2013

Portman Now Supports Gay Marriage

Republican U.S. Senator Rob Portman of Ohio says he now supports gay marriage because one of his sons is gay.

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