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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7:16 am
Tue September 24, 2013

CSG Names New Leader

The Columbus School for Girls has named a new leader.

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7:14 am
Tue September 24, 2013

Kayaker Dies In Hocking River

Hocking County Sheriff's deputies say a man drowned after falling from a kayak on the Hocking River Sunday. Deputies say 77-year-old Charles Prosh of Lancaster was kayaking with relatives when he encountered rough waters.

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7:04 am
Tue September 24, 2013

Murder Suspect Flees Traffic Stop

Franklin County sheriff's deputies are searching for a murder suspect who fled during a traffic stop last night on the East side.

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7:03 am
Tue September 24, 2013

Retailer Changes Policy In The Wake Of Two Federal Lawsuits

New Albany-based retailer Abercrombie & Fitch has agreed to make religious accommodations to its policy governing worker appearance as part of a settlement of discrimination lawsuits filed in California.

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7:01 am
Tue September 24, 2013

More Cracks Found At Davis-Besse

Akron-based FirstEnergy says workers have found more cracks in the concrete building housing the reactor of the Davis-Besse nuclear power plant near Toledo.

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6:57 am
Tue September 24, 2013

Man Killed In East Side Crash

Columbus police say a motorist died Monday after rear-ending a car on the East side.

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6:55 am
Tue September 24, 2013

Woman Killed Trying To Get Gas For Her Car

Franklin County Sheriff's deputies say a woman was struck by car and killed Monday when she attempted to cross a stretch of I-71 southbound.

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6:47 am
Tue September 24, 2013

President Of Somalia Speaks At OSU

Somalia President Hassan Sheikh Mohamud says al-Shabab , the group claiming responsibility for the weekend terrorist attack that killed dozens of people at a Kenyan mall, presents a threat to the world.

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6:44 am
Tue September 24, 2013

Proposal Requires Lobbyists To Disclose Salaries

An Ohio House Democrat wants to require lobbyists to disclose their annual salaries to bring another level of transparency to state government.

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6:31 am
Tue September 24, 2013

Unions Show Support For Custodians In Dispute With Employers

Custodians working for seven cleaning companies with contracts for many downtown Columbus buildings are threatening to strike in a dispute over wages, benefits, and working conditions.

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6:26 am
Tue September 24, 2013

Legislative Committee Releases Report On Inmate Suicides

The death row inmate scheduled for execution Wednesday has been placed under constant surveillance to avert potential suicide.

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6:18 am
Tue September 24, 2013

New Food Truck Plan Proposed

There's a new plan to put food trucks on Columbus streets.

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6:16 am
Tue September 24, 2013

Council Approves Car Sharing Plan

Columbus City Council last night approved a plan allowing a for-profit car-sharing service access to residential permit-parking areas and some parking meters.

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12:28 pm
Fri September 20, 2013

City On Track To End The Year With Budget Surplus

Columbus Finance Director Paul Rakosky says the city is on track to end the year with a 20 million dollar surplus in it's general fund budget.

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11:36 am
Fri September 20, 2013

Early Morning Crash Claims One Life

Columbus police say one person was killed early this morning in a one-vehicle crash on I-270 near Easton Town Center.

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11:35 am
Fri September 20, 2013

Unemployment Rate Declines In August

Ohio's unemployment rate has increased slightly.

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11:30 am
Fri September 20, 2013

Brennaman Signs Extension

The Cincinnati Reds say radio broadcaster Marty Brennaman has signed a three-year contract extension.

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11:00 am
Fri September 20, 2013

Mandel Forces Pension Systems To Change Investment Banks

Ohio's public pension systems are changing the banks that handle their 41 billion dollars in combined international investments, as Republican State Treasurer Josh Mandel tries to separate those investments from banks hired under his predecessor's administration.

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8:03 am
Fri September 20, 2013

Vegas Vacation Wins Little Brown Jug

Vegas Vacation beat Urbanite Hanover in 1:50 to win the Little Brown Jug on Thursday at the Delaware County Fairgrounds.

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7:31 am
Fri September 20, 2013

OHP Finds Car Suspected In Death Of Bicyclist

The State Highway Patrol has found the vehicle suspected of striking and killing a St. Francis DeSales High School teacher on Sunday.

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