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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12:37 pm
Thu January 24, 2013

Boyce On Key Ohio House Committee

Former Columbus City Council member and former State Treasurer Kevin Boyce will serve as ranking Democrat on the Ohio House Financial Institutions, Housing and Urban Development Committee for the two-year session.

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12:34 pm
Thu January 24, 2013

Animal Rights Group Again Fighting OSU

An animal-rights group wants the federal government to take a closer look at Ohio State University's animal labs.

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12:31 pm
Thu January 24, 2013

Effort To Add Flights At Port Columbus

Port Columbus officials are lobbying for more business.

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12:28 pm
Thu January 24, 2013

Couple Killed In House Fire

Fairfield County Sheriff's deputies say two people were killed this morning in a house fire near Buckeye Lake.

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12:25 pm
Thu January 24, 2013

Weekly Jobless Claims In Ohio Decline

The Labor Department says the number of weekly applications for unemployment insurance benefits in Ohio fell by 21-hundred last week.

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10:31 am
Thu January 24, 2013

Diving Accident Claims Local Man's Life

Florida authorities say a Grove City man died while diving Wednesday in waters off Key Largo.

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10:29 am
Thu January 24, 2013

OSU Football Ticket Prices May Increase

Ohio State University trustees later this month will consider raising football ticket costs by 9-dollars for most fans this fall.

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10:28 am
Thu January 24, 2013

Kasich: Terhar Won't Lose Job Over Anti-gun Post

Ohio Governor John Kasich says state board of education president Debe Terhar should not lose her job over an anti-gun-control Facebook post that included a photo of Adolf Hitler.

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10:26 am
Thu January 24, 2013

Batchelder Questions Medicaid Expansion

Ohio House Speaker Bill Batchelder says his Republican colleagues have concerns about the expense of expanding Medicaid, though he has yet to discuss with them whether the state should increase coverage.

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10:23 am
Thu January 24, 2013

Columbus Getting Atrazine Settlement Money

The city of Columbus is getting 1-point-3 million dollars out of the settlement of a class-action lawsuit against the manufacturer of an herbicide that ended up in the municipal water supply.

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10:21 am
Thu January 24, 2013

Drillers Lobby Lawmakers

Workers, employers and lobbyists for Ohio's growing oil and gas industry showed up at the Statehouse Wednesday to tout the industry's economic benefits.

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10:11 am
Thu January 24, 2013

Museum Combats Human Trafficking

A permanent exhibit at the National Underground Railroad Freedom Center in Cincinnati is doing its part to eradicate human trafficking and modern-day slavery worldwide.

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10:07 am
Thu January 24, 2013

DeWine Talks Human Trafficking At CMC

Human Trafficking is gaining attention as a global human rights problem that demands local action.

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9:23 am
Wed January 23, 2013

Positive Home Sales Results

Existing home sales in Ohio and across the country rose last year.

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12:32 pm
Tue January 22, 2013

MLB All-Star Game Coming To Cincinnati

The Major League Baseball All-Star Game will be held in Cincinnati in 2015.

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12:30 pm
Tue January 22, 2013

Jobless Rate Declines In Most Ohio Counties

State officials say 67 of Ohio's 88 counties had higher unemployment rates in December.

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12:26 pm
Tue January 22, 2013

Stabbing Suspect Arrested

Columbus police say they have arrested one man in connection with a Monday night stabbing on the North side.

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12:22 pm
Tue January 22, 2013

Portman Clarifies Position On Assault Weapons Ban

Republican U.S. Senator Rob Portman of Ohio now says he's not convinced an assault weapons ban would help curb gun violence.

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9:18 am
Tue January 22, 2013

Restaurants Adding Jobs

The National Restaurant Association predicts eateries will post a record 4-percent higher sales this year.

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8:57 am
Tue January 22, 2013

3 Local Governments To Share Resurfacing Costs

Three Licking County cities are teaming up to fix roads this summer.

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