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
12:32 pm
Thu September 27, 2012

Ohio Scouts Lose Money From Its GLBT Stance

The United Way of Greater Cleveland is yanking its support from the local Boy Scout council.

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12:29 pm
Thu September 27, 2012

SUPCO Upholds Contempt Charge In Lesbian Custody Case

The Ohio Supreme Court says juvenile courts may issue temporary visitation rights to parents who have no blood relation to a child.

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10:13 am
Thu September 27, 2012

Over-prescribing Anti-psychotic Drugs For Kids?

State child welfare officials are launching a one million dollar study to determine whether anti-psychotic drugs are being over-prescribed for kids on Medicaid, especially those in foster care.

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10:05 am
Thu September 27, 2012

Author To Discuss Health Effects Of Plant Emissions

A physician and advocate for clean air is in Cleveland today to talk with college students about the adverse health effects of emissions from coal-fired power plants.

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10:03 am
Thu September 27, 2012

Drive-by Shooting Suspect Arrested

A Columbus man is facing charges for his alleged role in a murder.

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10:00 am
Thu September 27, 2012

Removing Downtown Sewer Odors

Work is underway to eliminate sewer gasĀ odors in downtown Columbus.

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News
9:59 am
Thu September 27, 2012

Governor Signs Pension Bills

Governor John Kasich has signed a package of bills that supporters say shore up Ohio's five public pension funds.

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9:57 am
Thu September 27, 2012

Three Law Enforcement Officers Plead Not Guilty In Man's Death

Two Delaware County sheriff's deputies and a State Highway Patrol trooper have pleaded not guilty to charges that they improperly dealt with an intoxicated man who was later hit and killed by a car.

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9:54 am
Thu September 27, 2012

County Jail Inmate Attempts Suicide

Franklin County Sheriff's deputies say a county jail inmate is hospitalized after hanging himself in his cell last week.

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9:52 am
Thu September 27, 2012

Guilty Plea In Muskingum County Slaying

A woman has pleaded guilty in Muskingum County to charges of killing another woman who was found raped and covered in burns with a rope around her neck along side a rural road.

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News
9:50 am
Thu September 27, 2012

Victoria's Secret Pulls Product Line Amid Complaints

The owner of Victoria's Secret is under fire for some Asian-inspired lingerie that some have deemed offensive.

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Election Coverage
9:46 am
Thu September 27, 2012

In Ohio, Romney Touts His Health Care Law

During his Ohio Campaign swing on Wednesday, GOP Presidential candidate Mitt Romney told NBC his Massachusetts health care law is evidence that he has empathy for ordinary Americans.

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Election Coverage
9:45 am
Thu September 27, 2012

Romney Stumps For Small Business Vote In Ohio

Westerville South High School and a Bedford Heights manufacturing plant were two of the three stops GOP Presidential candidate Mitt Romney made in Ohio yesterday.

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Election Coverage
9:41 am
Thu September 27, 2012

POTUS Woos Ohio College Students

President Obama courted the student vote yesterday during campaign stops at Bowling Green State and Kent State universities.

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Election Coverage
9:38 am
Thu September 27, 2012

New POTUS Ad Hits Ohio Airwaves Today

President Obama begins airing a two-minute television appeal in Ohio and six other states today.

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9:36 am
Thu September 27, 2012

Report: OSU's Gee Spends Millions On Travel And Other Items

Ohio State University President Gordon Gee has spent 7.7 million dollars on top of his record-setting compensation to travel, entertain, and maintain his 96-hundred square-foot mansion.

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9:33 am
Thu September 27, 2012

Bond Set For "Hilltop Creeper"

Bond is set at 100-thousand dollars for the man Columbus Police have dubbed "The Hilltop Creeper."

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Election Coverage
12:33 pm
Tue September 25, 2012

Voters Guides Coming To Conservative Ohioans

Conservative lobbyist Ralph Reed says his Faith and Freedom Coalition is sending out over 51-million copies of its voters guide to people in Ohio and three other Presidential battleground states.

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Election Coverage
12:31 pm
Tue September 25, 2012

Groups Working To Get Ohioans Registered To Vote

The deadline for Ohioans to register to vote in the November election is October 9th.

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12:29 pm
Tue September 25, 2012

Services Pending For Deceased Local Athlete

A memorial service is expected later this week for a former Ohio State football player who died suddenly at his Westerville home.

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