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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9:29 am
Thu September 6, 2012

85 Counties Now Federal Disaster Areas

After a summer of heat, drought, and other weather-related problems, the federal government has declared 85 of Ohio's 88 counties disaster areas.

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9:27 am
Thu September 6, 2012

Ann Romney Stumps In Findlay

Ann Romney is citing her battle against multiple sclerosis as evidence that she and her husband, Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney, understand peoples' problems.

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9:25 am
Thu September 6, 2012

Early Voting Hearing Later This Month

A federal district judge has ordered Secretary of State Jon Husted to appear at a hearing scheduled for September 13th on early voting rules.

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12:24 pm
Tue September 4, 2012

WW II Sub To Stay In Cleveland

Cleveland city officials say a submarine memorial will remain on the shore of Lake Erie.

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12:22 pm
Tue September 4, 2012

Ohio Gas Prices Rise

The average price for a gallon of regular gasoline in Ohio is $3.85, according to Triple-A. That's 11 cents more than a week ago, and 16 cents more than this time a year ago. 

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12:20 pm
Tue September 4, 2012

Union County Drug Bust

More than a dozen people are behind bars in Union County, facing a host of charges after a drug sweep on Sunday.

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12:18 pm
Tue September 4, 2012

Police Charge Westerville Man Following Standoff

Westerville Police have filed charges against a man who allegedly held officers at bay outside of his home for several hours last night.

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9:42 am
Tue September 4, 2012

POTUS Stumps In Toledo

President Obama told a Labor Day crowd in Toledo that Ohio Governor John Kasich's remarks about the state's improved economy at last week's Republican National Convention does not mesh with the message of others in the party.

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9:39 am
Tue September 4, 2012

Campaign Ads

Many voters base their choices at the ballot box on political ads.

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9:36 am
Tue September 4, 2012

Ohio Democrats Hear From Labor at DNC

Ohio's delegation to the Democratic National Convention marked Labor Day by hearing from several union leaders.

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9:33 am
Tue September 4, 2012

Shahin Back In UAE

A spokesperson for a fugitive Central Ohio businessman fighting corruption charges in Dubai says he has been returned to the United Arab Emirates after fleeing to Yemen.

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9:31 am
Tue September 4, 2012

Fallen Tree Kills Child

Funeral services are scheduled Friday for a 6-year-old Grove City girl who was killed by a falling tree last week.

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9:30 am
Tue September 4, 2012

Foul Play In Death Of Zanesville Man

Muskingum County Sheriff's deputies are seeking the killer of a man who's body was found on the sidewalk in front of his home on Saturday.

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9:28 am
Tue September 4, 2012

Teen Allegedly Posts Threatening Video Online

A Gahanna teenager is being held on a charge of inducing panic for allegedly posting an Internet video that raised safety concerns among his classmates.

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12:35 pm
Fri August 31, 2012

Late Astronaut Honored At Private Service

Former astronauts, political and business leaders, and family and friends gathered in suburban Cincinnati this morning to mourn and celebrate the life of Neil Armstrong.

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12:31 pm
Fri August 31, 2012

Miami University Dean Says He Was Forced Out

The Dean of Miami University's business school says he retired under pressure from the school's president over a consulting contract with a university donor later convicted of defrauding investors.

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12:30 pm
Fri August 31, 2012

Workers To Join Union Without Consent

The union representing the majority of the state work force wants to absorb 600 state government management analysts without their approval.

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12:27 pm
Fri August 31, 2012

Wrongful Death Lawsuit In Lauterbach Slaying To Proceed

The North Carolina Supreme Court is allowing a wrongful death lawsuit against a former U.S. Marine convicted in the death of a pregnant colleague from Ohio to proceed.

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12:24 pm
Fri August 31, 2012

Teens Indicted For Boredom-Fueled Attack

A Hamilton County grand jury has indicted six white teenagers in the beating of a black man because they were bored.

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9:55 am
Fri August 31, 2012

Some Vets Criticize Mandel Over "Un-American" Comment

Some Ohio veterans are speaking out against fellow vet and current Republican U.S. Senate candidate Josh Mandel.

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