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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6:54 am
Fri October 25, 2013

Should Ohioans Get A Taxcut Because Of Medicaid Expansion?

As Ohio prepares to expand Medicaid, there are questions about who will benefit and whether taxpayers should get a tax cut.

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6:47 am
Fri October 25, 2013

Ohio, North Carolina Fighting Connecticut Over "First In Flight"

Ohio and North Carolina both claim the designation "First in Flight".

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6:41 am
Fri October 25, 2013

Work On Dublin Development Project Begins Next Year

Construction is scheduled to start next year on a project that would give Dublin a "downtown."

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6:36 am
Fri October 25, 2013

Former JobsOhio Chief Sought Private Investment By Pension Fund

A spokesperson says the former head of Ohio Governor John Kasich's job-creation entity JobsOhio approached the state's largest pension fund seeking private investment business but was rejected.

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6:28 am
Fri October 25, 2013

State Employee Accused Of Internet Piracy

Ohio Inspector General Randall Meyer says an Ohio Department of Health employee circumvented computer security measures and improperly downloaded thousands of copyrighted movies, TV shows and comic books.

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6:24 am
Fri October 25, 2013

Bill Includes Pets In Protection Orders

Republican State Senator Mike Skindell has introduced a bill that would include pets in court-ordered protection orders in cases of domestic abuse and other crimes.

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6:22 am
Fri October 25, 2013

Parole Board Rejects Clemency For Phillips

The Ohio Parole Board has recommended against clemency for a death row inmate facing execution on November 14th.

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12:41 pm
Thu October 24, 2013

Columbus Meeting Seeks Ways To Help Child Abuse Victims

Local, state, and national experts gathered in Columbus earlier week this to discuss ways to better serve victims of child abuse and neglect.

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12:36 pm
Thu October 24, 2013

Group Proposes Saving Veterans Memorial

The group that runs Veterans Memorial is proposing a multi-million-dollar renovation project, saying it will make the downtown Columbus building suitable for the community's needs.

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12:33 pm
Thu October 24, 2013

Former NAACP Official Fails To Show Up To Serve Jail Time

Longtime Dayton civil-rights activist Reverend Raleigh Trammell has violated a judge's order to begin serving his jail sentence.

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12:27 pm
Thu October 24, 2013

Clark County Pastor Beaten After Sermon

Police have arrested a man who they say attacked a pastor after his Sunday sermon in his Clark County church.

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12:24 pm
Thu October 24, 2013

Springfield House Fire Claims One Life

A space heater is being blamed for causing the house fire that killed a Springfield woman.

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12:22 pm
Thu October 24, 2013

Two People Injured In Local House Fire

Columbus firefighters say a woman and her 4-year-old grandson are hospitalized in critical condition with injuries sustained in a house fire this morning on the East side.

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12:20 pm
Thu October 24, 2013

West Side Woman Shot And Wounded

Columbus police are searching for two suspects in this morning's shooting of a West side woman.

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12:19 pm
Thu October 24, 2013

Local Slaying Prompts Calls For Change In State Law

Blendon Township trustees are pledging action in the aftermath of the weekend slaying of a jogger in a local park.

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10:27 am
Thu October 24, 2013

Court Panel Rejects Appeals Of Convicted Cop Killer

A death row inmate who killed a Columbus police officer during a bank robbery in 2005 has lost his appeal. 

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7:47 am
Thu October 24, 2013

Trial In UT Point-Shaving Scandal Delayed

A federal judge in Detroit has rescheduled the point-shaving trial involving University of Toledo athletes from later this month to February.

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7:44 am
Thu October 24, 2013

Rape Suspect Arrested

Columbus police say they have arrested a suspect in this week's rape of a woman while she waited for a bus with her young child.

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7:43 am
Thu October 24, 2013

Charity Scammer Arrested

The man accused of posing as a sheriff's deputy and using a veterans' charity to steal money has been arrested.

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7:37 am
Thu October 24, 2013

Nordstrom To Open Discount Store In Columbus Next Year

Luxury retailer Nordstrom says it will open a discount-merchandise store this spring on Dublin Granville Road.

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