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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9:35 am
Tue January 29, 2013

11 Firms Getting State Tax Breaks

The Ohio Tax Credit Authority has approved tax breaks for a handful of companies who say they plan to create jobs and invest 51 million dollars in the state.

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9:28 am
Tue January 29, 2013

City Gets Unclaimed Funds From State

The Ohio Department of Commerce has returned millions of dollars in unclaimed funds to a northeast Ohio city in what it says is the largest such payment in state history.

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12:34 pm
Fri January 25, 2013

The Plows Are Out

State and Columbus city snow plows are working today to try and keep the streets clear.

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12:31 pm
Fri January 25, 2013

Accident Claims Toddler's Life

The Pickaway County Sheriff's Office says a 1-year-old girl was killed Thursday morning near Circleville when her grandmother's SUV struck a guardrail and rolled over several times.

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12:29 pm
Fri January 25, 2013

Foul Play Ruled Out In Man's Death

Columbus police say the death of a man whose body was found late Monday night in a  Sullivant Avenue parking lot is no longer considered a homicide.

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12:27 pm
Fri January 25, 2013

Convicted Lawmaker Wants State Money

Former Democratic State Representative Clayton Luckie sought nearly 15-hundred dollars in mileage reimbursement from the state while under criminal investigation. 

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9:55 am
Fri January 25, 2013

Groveport-Madison Seeking Levy Approval

The Groveport-Madison school board has approved placing a five year, 5.5 million dollar emergency levy on the May ballot.

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9:53 am
Fri January 25, 2013

CPD To Attend Teen's Funeral

Columbus police are expected to attend the funeral of a murdered Linden-McKinley STEM Academy student.

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9:49 am
Fri January 25, 2013

Problems With Huntington Bank Online Service

Officials at Columbus-based Huntington Bank are investigating problems with their online banking system.

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9:47 am
Fri January 25, 2013

CSCC Cuts Budget

Columbus State Community College trustees voted yesterday to shave 17-million-dollars from the school budget.

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9:45 am
Fri January 25, 2013

Food Summit In Columbus Today

Anti-poverty groups, policymakers and school administrators are gathering for a summit today at the Mid-Ohio Food Bank in Grove City to explore ways to get more Ohio children to participate in summer food programs.

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12:41 pm
Thu January 24, 2013

Missing Newark Woman Found, Jailed

The Newark woman accused of disappearing with her six-month-old daughter is now in jail on bond.

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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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