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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7:22 am
Fri March 22, 2013

Ohio Man Arrested In Probe Of Bomb Threats

A Mansfield man has been charged in the investigation of dozens of bomb threats made to courthouses and other public buildings in five states late last year.

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12:41 pm
Thu March 21, 2013

It's Seasonal Allergy Time

The arrival of Spring also means the arrival of seasonal allergies.

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12:39 pm
Thu March 21, 2013

Strongsville Mayor Wants Strike To End

Strongsville mayor Thomas Perciak is calling for an end to the teachers strike.

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12:37 pm
Thu March 21, 2013

Dublin To Fire Convicted Bus Driver

Dublin school officials have launched termination proceedings against a bus driver convicted of drunken driving.

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12:32 pm
Thu March 21, 2013

Reported Teacher Misconduct Cases Increase

The Dayton Daily News reports Ohio Department of Education records show the number of accusations of teacher misconduct have tripled since 2007.

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12:29 pm
Thu March 21, 2013

Delaware County Teacher Resigns

An investigation is underway into sexual misconduct with a student by a Delaware County teacher.

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12:26 pm
Thu March 21, 2013

Barberton High Schoolers Charged In Violent Plot

Four Barberton High School students are facing multiple charges for allegedly plotting violence in the building.

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12:22 pm
Thu March 21, 2013

Six Month Sentence For Armed Theater Patron

The North Ridgeville man convicted of carrying a loaded gun, ammunition and knives into a Westlake movie theater was sentenced today to six months in prison.

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8:46 am
Thu March 21, 2013

Bexley Accredited As An Arboretum

Bexley is the first U.S. city to be accredited as an arboretum by the Illinois-based Morton Register of Arboreta.

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8:43 am
Thu March 21, 2013

Chamber Critical Of Kasich Budget Plan

Ohio Governor John Kasich is actively defending his state budget plan, which includes some provisions Democrats like and his fellow Republicans oppose.

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8:31 am
Thu March 21, 2013

Villages Challenge State Law Ending Mayor's Courts

Four of the six villages whose mayor’s courts would be dissolved Friday under a new state law have filed a lawsuit in Franklin County seeking to keep them operating.

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8:25 am
Thu March 21, 2013

BWC Ordered To Pay Restitution To Businesses

A Cuyahoga County judge has ruled the Ohio Bureau of Workers' Compensation must pay hundreds of millions of dollars in restitution to more than 270 thousand businesses.

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7:31 am
Thu March 21, 2013

Dog Trainer Charged With Animal Cruelty

A Fairfield County man has pleaded not guilty to more than 70 counts of abusing animals.

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7:26 am
Thu March 21, 2013

State Funding Will Expand Services For Rape Survivors

Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine says he'll provide grant money for new regional sexual assault coordinators to oversee direct and comprehensive services for survivors.

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7:22 am
Thu March 21, 2013

"Right To Work" Measure Targeted For November Ballot

A coalition of businesses, Republican party activists, and others are collecting petition signatures to try to make Ohio a so-called "right to work" state.

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7:14 am
Thu March 21, 2013

Election-Related Bills Approved

Two bills that make election law changes are headed to the governor's desk.

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7:04 am
Thu March 21, 2013

Ohio Senate Approves Raising Highway Speed Limit

The Ohio Senate has approved a proposal to increase the speed limit on rural interstate highways to 70 mph.

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7:01 am
Thu March 21, 2013

No Evidence Of Chronic Wasting Found In Ohio Deer

State officials say samples taken from the deer herd last year show no evidence of chronic wasting disease, a degenerative brain disease that affects elk, mule deer and white-tailed deer.

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6:57 am
Thu March 21, 2013

Curbside Recycling Growing In Popularity

Columbus city officials say a growing number of residents are using the free curbside recycling program.

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6:54 am
Thu March 21, 2013

Catholic School To Close In June

The Columbus Catholic Diocese says Marion Catholic High School will close for good in June due to declining enrollment and increasing costs.

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