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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12:26 pm
Thu October 18, 2012

State Officials Tout New Exotic Animals Law

State officials say safety has increased under tighter restrictions for owning exotic animals.

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12:24 pm
Thu October 18, 2012

Sentencing In Church Arson Case

A Pennsylvania man will spend more than four years in prison for setting fire to a Marysville church.

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12:23 pm
Thu October 18, 2012

Suspect In Franklinton Slaying Arrested

Columbus Police say a second suspect has been arrested in the 2005 burning death of a man at a Franklinton home.

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10:57 am
Thu October 18, 2012

Ohio Student Debt Increases

A report by the Project on Student Debt shows Ohio students who borrowed for college and earned a bachelor's degree last year graduated with an average of nearly 29-thousand dollars in debt.

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Election Coverage
9:58 am
Thu October 18, 2012

CMC Hosts Issue 2 Debate

State Issue 2 on the November ballot has strong coaltions of supporters and opponents.

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Election Coverage
9:55 am
Thu October 18, 2012

County Residents Charged With Illegal Voting

Three Franklin County Residents have been charged with voting or attempting to vote twice.

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Election Coverage
9:52 am
Thu October 18, 2012

Absentee Ballot Analysis

An analysis of absentee ballot requests by a University of Dayton history professor shows a significant shift in Republican enthusiasm since 2008.

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Election Coverage
9:50 am
Thu October 18, 2012

Early And Absentee Voting Numbers

More than a million of Ohio's nearly 8 million registered voters have taken steps to cast a ballot.

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9:46 am
Thu October 18, 2012

POTUS Stumps In Athens

President Obama held a campaign rally at Ohio University last night, saying he has two daughters and doesn't want them to be paid less for the same job as a man.

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Election Coverage
9:43 am
Thu October 18, 2012

Ryan Stumps In Ohio

Republican vice presidential candidate Paul Ryan says the idea that Mitt Romney would raise taxes on the middle-class is a misperception being spread by negative ads from the Obama campaign.

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Election Coverage
9:35 am
Thu October 18, 2012

Springsteen, Clinton To Stump For POTUS Today

Bruce Springsteen will join former President Bill Clinton at a rally today in Parma for President Obama's campaign, two days after the second presidential debate.

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9:33 am
Thu October 18, 2012

Local Schools Receive State Report Cards

Two-dozen local school districts received the state's highest honors on this year's report card.

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9:30 am
Thu October 18, 2012

Upgrade For Port Columbus

Plans are in the works for a multi-million-dollar facelift at Port Columbus.

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9:29 am
Thu October 18, 2012

Ormet Gets Rate Break

The Public Utilities Commission of Ohio is allowing Hannibal-based aluminum manufacturer Ormet Corporation to defer electric bill payments for the remainder of the year.

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9:27 am
Thu October 18, 2012

Housing Complex Being Raized

One of the nation's first public housing complexes is being turned to rubble.

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9:25 am
Thu October 18, 2012

Police: Burglar Killed On East Side

Columbus police are investigating a deadly home invasion style robbery attempt on the East side.

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9:23 am
Thu October 18, 2012

More Ohioans Sickened By Tainted Steroids

State health officials say two more Ohioans have been made ill from fungal meningitis through injections of tainted steroids  that were sold by a Massachusetts company.

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12:23 pm
Tue October 9, 2012

Teen Shot In 2003 Suing Ohio-based Gun Maker

A New York appeals court has ruled  a former high school athlete shot in 2003 in Buffalo may sue the companies that made and distributed the handgun used in the crime.

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12:21 pm
Tue October 9, 2012

Man Charged In Weekend Shooting

A Columbus man has been charged with two counts of felonious assault following a weekend shooting.

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9:32 am
Tue October 9, 2012

Columbus Casino Opens

Ohio's largest casino opened yesterday, nearly three years after voters approved the construction of four casinos in the state.

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