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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7:48 am
Thu November 29, 2012

Tesla To Build Facility In Dublin

California-based Tesla Motors say it will open a service center for its electric cars next year in Dublin.

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7:04 am
Thu November 29, 2012

Homeless Shelter Fight Goes To Court

The courts are being asked to step into the fight over a proposed homeless shelter in Franklin Township.

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7:03 am
Thu November 29, 2012

Bodybuilder Charged With Robbery

Columbus Police say a local body builder is being held on four counts of robbery.

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7:02 am
Thu November 29, 2012

Reynoldsburg Schools Finalist For Federal Grant

The Reynoldsburg schools are one of 61 finalists for a Federal Race to the Top grant worth at least five-million-dollars. 

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6:57 am
Thu November 29, 2012

Longaberger Opening Business Park

The Newark-based Longaberger Basket Company is opening a new business park off State Route 16 near Frazeysburg.

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6:56 am
Thu November 29, 2012

IBM TO Create Jobs In Tuttle Crossing Area

IBM says it will will create a new analytics center in the Tuttle Crossing area that could create 500 jobs over the next three years.

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12:31 pm
Tue November 27, 2012

Kasich On Possible Medicaid Cuts

Ohio Governor John Kasich chaired the U.S. House budget committee in the mid 1990s.

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12:26 pm
Tue November 27, 2012

Mother Arrested In Son's Death

Cleveland Police have arrested the mother of a 3-year-old missing boy after the body was found at a landfill on Monday.

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12:23 pm
Tue November 27, 2012

SUPCO: Legislative Maps Constitutional

The Ohio Supreme Court says newly drawn state legislative district maps are constitutional.

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12:20 pm
Tue November 27, 2012

No Foul Play In Demjanjuk's Death

Bavarian prosecutors say they've found no evidence that negligence by medical professionals helped lead to the death of a Cleveland area auto worker while appealing his conviction on Nazi war crimes charges.

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7:57 am
Tue November 27, 2012

Deputies Shoot And Kill Marion County Man

Marion County Sheriff's deputies say they shot and killed a man Sunday night.

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7:55 am
Tue November 27, 2012

Bomb Threats Made Against Dublin Schools

Classes in the Dublin schools resume today after a bomb threat forced district-wide delays on Monday.

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7:53 am
Tue November 27, 2012

Holiday Traffic Deaths Decline

The State Highway Patrol says preliminary estimates show 11 people were killed on Ohio roadways over the Thanksgiving Holiday weekend.

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7:24 am
Tue November 27, 2012

Governor Seeks To Streamline Workforce Development

A new advisory board met for the first time Monday to try to come up with a way for the state to manage what the Governor calls a fragmented workforce development system.

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7:18 am
Tue November 27, 2012

Bridge Bomb Plotters Seek Reduced Prison Time

Two of the men who pleaded guilty last week in a failed plot to bomb a highway bridge over the Cuayhoga Valley National Park are appealing their prison sentences.

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7:16 am
Tue November 27, 2012

Judge Rejects Execution Delay For Obese Inmate

A federal judge has rejected the request of a death row inmate to delay his execution because of his extreme weight.

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7:15 am
Tue November 27, 2012

Website Designed To Help Prosepective College Students

The Ohio Board of Regents has launched a website to help prospective college students and returning workers find the ideal institutions and careers.

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7:13 am
Tue November 27, 2012

Xmas Trees Donated To U.S. Service Members

The Ohio Christmas Tree Association has sent 110 trees to U.S. military bases in Kuwait as part of an annual effort to brighten the season for service members.

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7:54 pm
Mon November 26, 2012

City exhausts federal stabilization grant

In July of 2010, the City of Columbus received one-million dollars from the federal Neighborhood Stabilization Program to demolish and rehabilitate vacant and abandoned homes. Columbus Housing Administrator Rita Parise says that money has now been spent.

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5:10 pm
Wed November 21, 2012

Probation Ordered In Mortgage Fraud Case

A Federal judge has sentenced a Dublin man to three years probation for his role in a mortgage fraud scheme.

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