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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11:50 am
Mon December 9, 2013

Coleman Still In Favor Of Arena Agreement

Columbus Mayor Michael Coleman continues to support the use of casino tax dollars for the public purchase of Nationwide Arena.

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12:33 pm
Fri December 6, 2013

Reynoldsburg School Board Race Now Decided

The Franklin County Board of Elections says today a recount has upheld the election night results in the race for a Reynoldsburg school board seat.

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12:29 pm
Fri December 6, 2013

Recount Shows Passage Of Beavercreek Schools Levy

Beavercreek school officials are celebrating the passage of the district's first levy in ten years.

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12:27 pm
Fri December 6, 2013

Watchdog Says Lawmakers Trying To Restrict Voting Rights

Opponents of elections bills under consideration in the state legislature say majority Republican lawmakers are trying to pass changes that make it harder for people to vote, and in a way that makes it harder for Ohioans to overrule.

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8:00 am
Fri December 6, 2013

Group Wants Voters To Decide Funding Of Arena Purchase

Columbus City Council earlier this week rejected a plan to ask voters to permit the use of casino tax revenue to fund council and mayoral campaigns, sending the issue to the Franklin County Board of Elections for review.

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7:55 am
Fri December 6, 2013

Gee Going Back To West Virginia

Former Ohio State University President Gordon Gee is expected to be introduced today as the interim president of West Virginia University.

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7:46 am
Fri December 6, 2013

Authorities Seize Drugs From Local Home

Franklin County Sheriff Zach Scott says local and federal authorities seized large amounts of cocaine and marijuana from a Columbus home on Thursday.

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7:44 am
Fri December 6, 2013

Ohio Senate Bill Cuts Teacher Evaluation Requirements

The Ohio Senate has approved a bill reducing the number of state-mandated evaluations required for well-rated public school teachers.

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7:42 am
Fri December 6, 2013

Former Choir Director Indicted On Sex Charges

The former St. Francis DeSales High School choir director has been indicted on charges related to accusations he solicited sex and nude photos from teenage boys in exchange for positions in the state fair's choir.  

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7:37 am
Fri December 6, 2013

Mother, Boyfriend Charged In Child's Death

The mother of a murdered four-year-old Columbus girl will go before a judge today to face child endangering charges.

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7:29 am
Fri December 6, 2013

School Bus Driver In Clark County Suspended

A Tecumseh school district bus driver has been arrested on rape charges involving an 11-year-old student.

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7:24 am
Fri December 6, 2013

Fairfield County Clerk of Courts Resigns

Fairfield County Clerk of Courts Deborah Smalley resigned yesterday after she was charged with theft in office earlier this year.

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7:17 am
Fri December 6, 2013

Electric Car Dealership Opens In Columbus Today

California-based Tesla Motors opens an electric car dealership in Columbus today.

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7:15 am
Fri December 6, 2013

Source Of Columbus Tapwater Foul Taste And Smell Discovered

Columbus Public Utilities officials say foul odors and tastes reported last month were caused by temperature changes that stirred up algae and organic minerals in the water in Hoover Reservoir.

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7:12 am
Fri December 6, 2013

First Time Jobless Claims Rise In Ohio, Decline Nationally

The Labor Department says first-time claims for unemployment insurance benefits in Ohio rose by 2 thousand last week, due to layoffs in manufacturing.

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7:04 am
Fri December 6, 2013

Insurance Department Issues ACA Guidelines For Companies

State insurance director Mary Taylor is giving guidance to companies who want to reissue health plans ticketed for cancelation under the federal health care law, following a recent change announced by the Obama administration.

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7:02 am
Fri December 6, 2013

Student Charged With Bringing Gun To School

Police have arrested a 16-year-old Pickerington Central High School student for threatening to bring a gun to school and hurt a classmate last month.

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7:41 am
Thu December 5, 2013

CCS Bus Driver Quits Amid OVI Charge

The woman accused of driving a Columbus City Schools bus while intoxicated has resigned.

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7:32 am
Thu December 5, 2013

Trucker Pleads No Contest In Fatal Columbus Crash

Sentencing is scheduled next month for an Illinois truck driver convicted of causing a fatal crash earlier this year on I-70 near the Alton-Darby Creek overpass.

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7:27 am
Thu December 5, 2013

Bexley And Eastmoor Residents Report Postal Delivery Problems

The U.S. Postal Service is investigating delivery delays in Bexley and Eastmoor.

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