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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12:52 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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7:23 am
Fri March 15, 2013

Services Scheduled For State Board Of Education Member

Funeral services are scheduled Monday for 58-year-old state Board of Education member Jeff Hardin, who died Wednesday morning of a heart attack.

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7:18 am
Fri March 15, 2013

Team Suspended For Recording "Harlem Shake" Video

The "Harlem Shake" Internet craze is getting the Ridgemont High School basketball team in trouble.

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7:15 am
Fri March 15, 2013

Franklin County Fastest Growing In Ohio

Franklin County is now the fastest-growing county in Ohio.

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7:14 am
Fri March 15, 2013

Man Arrested For January Slaying

A Columbus man is scheduled to appear in court today to face charges of shooting two people at a fast food restaurant's drive-thru window.

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7:11 am
Fri March 15, 2013

Court Says Business Group Lacks Standing To Challenge Slots

The 10th Ohio Circuit court of appeals says the business group the Ohio Roundtable lacks the legal standing to challenge Governor John Kasich's decision to legalize video lottery terminals at seven horse tracks.

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7:00 am
Fri March 15, 2013

Glitch Could Delay Federal Tax Returns

A tax-preparation glitch could delay the returns of an estimated 30 thousand  Ohioans by up to six weeks.

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12:33 pm
Thu March 14, 2013

Fires Damage Two Local Homes

Columbus fire officials say arson is the cause of a blaze at a vacant duplex on South Eureka Avenue early this morning.

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12:31 pm
Thu March 14, 2013

Council Member Sentenced For Bribery

Former Cleveland City Council member Sabra Pierce Scott has been sentenced to three years of probation for taking a bribe.

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12:29 pm
Thu March 14, 2013

Feds To Probe Fatal Cleveland Police Shooting

The Justice Department will investigate last year's deadly police chase and shooting in Cleveland.

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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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