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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Election Coverage
12:37 pm
Fri November 2, 2012

Attorneys Ready For Election In Swing States

Both major party presidential candidates say they have legal experts at the ready in case of problems on election night in the swing states.

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Election Coverage
12:33 pm
Fri November 2, 2012

In Hilliard, POTUS Talks Jobs

President Obama and Republican challenger Mitt Romney spoke this morning about the latest job figures.

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News
12:29 pm
Fri November 2, 2012

Wright Flyer Crash Blamed On Poor Welds

The National Transportation Safety Board says shoddy welding on propeller shafts is to blame for the fatal crash of a Wright Flyer replica last year.

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12:27 pm
Fri November 2, 2012

Goverments Waiting To Calculate Casino Tax Revenue

Northeast Ohio governments are being forced to take a wait-and-see approach when calculating their share of casino tax revenue.

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12:25 pm
Fri November 2, 2012

Threat Forces School Evacuation

Dublin police say Jerome High School has been evacuated after a threat was emailed to the school this morning.

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Election Coverage
9:24 am
Fri November 2, 2012

Clinton Stumps For POTUS In Ohio


A former U.S. President was in Ohio Thursday, stumping for the current leader of the free world. Jim Letizia Reports.

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Election Coverage
9:17 am
Fri November 2, 2012

Ann Romney Stumps In Ohio

Mitt Romney's wife, Ann, headlined a "Women for Mitt" rally yesterday at the Aladdin Shrine center in Columbus,


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Election Coverage
9:01 am
Fri November 2, 2012

Presidential And U.S. Senate Candidates Cross Paths


As the major party presidential candidates have come through Ohio, their paths have crossed with the candidates in the US Senate race.

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Election Coverage
8:55 am
Fri November 2, 2012

Unions To Work For POTUS This Weekend

AFL-CIO President Richard Trumka says 128-thousand volunteers will knock on doors, make phone calls, and mail fliers for President Obama and other union-friendly candidates during the final days before the election.

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News
8:53 am
Fri November 2, 2012

Jury Clears Man Who Used The Word "Crippled"

A Hamilton County jury has found a man not guilty of disorderly conduct after he asked people in a Cincinnati park if they wanted to laugh at a "crippled girl."

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8:46 am
Fri November 2, 2012

New Denison University President Selected

Denison University has chosen a new president.

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8:43 am
Fri November 2, 2012

Two Arrested In East Columbus Slaying

Two people, including a teenager, have been arrested for their roles in last night's fatal East side shooting.

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8:28 am
Fri November 2, 2012

Arrests Made In Marion Slaying

Four people have been arrested in connection with the death of a Marion man.

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8:27 am
Fri November 2, 2012

42 People Arrested In Local Drug Sweep

42 people are facing charges after a roundup of drug suspects in Franklin County.

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12:26 pm
Thu November 1, 2012

Murder Suspect Extradited

A Columbus man charged in a January slaying has been extradited from Scioto County.

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12:24 pm
Thu November 1, 2012

Serpent Mound Vandalized

The Ohio Historical Society says it's prepared to take legal action against individuals who vandalized the historic Serpent Mound.

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12:22 pm
Thu November 1, 2012

Unemployment Applications Decline

The Labor Department says the number of applications for unemployment insurance benefits in Ohio fell by 12-hundred last week due to fewer layoffs in manufacturing.

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12:20 pm
Thu November 1, 2012

Honda To Add Jobs

Honda of America says it will expand its plants in Anna and Russels Point Ohio, creating 200 new jobs.

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12:19 pm
Thu November 1, 2012

Navistar To Add Jobs

Navistar International says it is closing a truck plant in Texas and transferring 300 jobs to its plant in Springfield.

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12:18 pm
Thu November 1, 2012

University President To Resign

Cedarville University President William Brown says he will resign in June.

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