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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News
12:26 pm
Thu November 1, 2012

Murder Suspect Extradited

A Columbus man charged in a January slaying has been extradited from Scioto County.

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12:24 pm
Thu November 1, 2012

Serpent Mound Vandalized

The Ohio Historical Society says it's prepared to take legal action against individuals who vandalized the historic Serpent Mound.

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12:22 pm
Thu November 1, 2012

Unemployment Applications Decline

The Labor Department says the number of applications for unemployment insurance benefits in Ohio fell by 12-hundred last week due to fewer layoffs in manufacturing.

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12:20 pm
Thu November 1, 2012

Honda To Add Jobs

Honda of America says it will expand its plants in Anna and Russels Point Ohio, creating 200 new jobs.

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12:19 pm
Thu November 1, 2012

Navistar To Add Jobs

Navistar International says it is closing a truck plant in Texas and transferring 300 jobs to its plant in Springfield.

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12:18 pm
Thu November 1, 2012

University President To Resign

Cedarville University President William Brown says he will resign in June.

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Election Coverage
8:27 am
Thu November 1, 2012

Appeals Court Issues Stay In Provisional Ballots Case

The 6th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in Cincinnati has temporarily halted an attempt by voter advocates to expand the conditions under which provisional ballots are counted.

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Election Coverage
8:02 am
Thu November 1, 2012

Elections Officials Say Vote Counting May Be Extended

The Ohio Association of Elections Officials says if the presidential race comes down to counting the state's votes, it could be a long wait to determine a winner.

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News
8:01 am
Thu November 1, 2012

Exotic Animals Panel Holds First Meeting

The newly formed board created by Ohio's law on exotic animals has set temporary rules for cage sizes and caretaking.

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7:57 am
Thu November 1, 2012

Arrest Made In Double Shooting

Columbus police say they have arrested a woman for allegedly killing a man and wounding a woman at the suspect's South side apartment on Tuesday.

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7:55 am
Thu November 1, 2012

Birders Worry About Wind Turbine

A proposal for 198-foot wind turbine near Lake Erie is worrying birders about the effects on bald eagles and migratory birds that gather in the marshes and woods in Ottawa County twice a year.

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7:54 am
Thu November 1, 2012

Another Ohio Meningitis Case Linked to Steroids

State health officials have confirmed a 14th case of fungal meningitis linked to recalled steroid injections for back pain.

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7:52 am
Thu November 1, 2012

Marion Home Robbed Twice In Same Day

A Marion couple says they were robbed at their home twice yesterday within five minutes.

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7:48 am
Thu November 1, 2012

Judge Rules Inmate Wrongly Imprisoned

A Franklin County judge has ruled a man who spent seven years on death row for committing two murders in 1984 was wrongfully imprisoned.

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Election Coverage
12:23 pm
Tue October 30, 2012

Storm Changes Ohio Schedules For Presidential Candidates


Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney is in the Dayton area today, urging supporters to help victims of the stormy weather.

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News
9:26 am
Tue October 30, 2012

BWC Premiums Cut


Schools, cities, counties, townships and libraries must make payments to the Ohio Bureau of Workers Compensation.

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Election Coverage
9:21 am
Tue October 30, 2012

Presidential Campaign Updates

Vice President Joe Biden and former President Bill Clinton have criticized GOP presidential candidate Mitt Romney for saying  Chrysler is shifting Jeep production from Ohio to China.

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News
9:15 am
Tue October 30, 2012

2 More Fungal Meningitis Cases Reported

The State Health Department says two more fungal meningitis cases have been reported, bring Ohio's total to 13 illnesses linked to recalled steroid injections for back pain.

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9:04 am
Tue October 30, 2012

One Injury In House Explosion

Columbus firefighters are investigating the cause of a home explosion on the East side.

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9:03 am
Tue October 30, 2012

Missing Boy Killed By Hit-And-Run Driver

A 15-year-old Bellefontaine boy missing since Thursday has been found dead in an apparent hit-and run incident.

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