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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7:45 am
Tue October 22, 2013

State Orders Closures Of Two Columbus Charter Schools

State schools superintendent Richard Ross has ordered the closures of two Columbus charter schools and wants to question their sponsoring superintendent.

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7:42 am
Tue October 22, 2013

Higher Security At Statehouse

After more than 160 years of no searches at entrances to the Statehouse, visitors will soon have to open up their bags.

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7:36 am
Tue October 22, 2013

Program Helps Low-Income Women Get Breast Cancer Screenings

October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month.

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7:26 am
Tue October 22, 2013

Gordon Gee To Lead State Higher Education Study

Former Ohio State University President Gordon Gee will lead a state study into ways to make college more affordable.

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7:22 am
Tue October 22, 2013

Controlling Board Approves Medicaid Expansion

The State Controlling Board has approved expanding Medicaid to cover thousands more low-income Ohioans.

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12:24 pm
Tue October 8, 2013

Groups Lining Up To Oppose Bill Limiting Ballot Access

The American Civil Liberties Union says it is joining third parties in Ohio in opposing a bill that sets new hurdles to ballot access.

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12:22 pm
Tue October 8, 2013

SUPCUS Rejects Widmer Appeal

The U.S. Supreme Court has rejected the appeal of a Warren County man convicted of drowning his wife in a bathtub.

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12:20 pm
Tue October 8, 2013

Trial In Woman's Death Begins In Muskingum County

Opening statements began this morning in the trial of a man charged with killing and burning a woman in Muskingum County.

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12:01 pm
Tue October 8, 2013

Superman Plates Now Available

The state of Ohio is now selling Superman license plates.

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11:56 am
Tue October 8, 2013

New Guidelines For Clinicians Prescribing Painkillers

Overdoses driven largely by painkiller addictions have surpassed car crashes as the leading cause of accidental death in Ohio.

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7:25 am
Tue October 8, 2013

Council Settles Third Police Misconduct Case This Month

Columbus City Council last night approved a third settlement over police misconduct in the last two weeks.

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7:17 am
Tue October 8, 2013

Diocese Officials Investigating Retired Priest For Alleged Sexual Abuse

The Columbus Catholic Diocese is investigating sexual abuse claims against a retired priest.

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7:05 am
Tue October 8, 2013

Man Sentenced For Abusing Teen

Delaware County prosecutors say Carlos Gamble was sentenced yesterday to 46 years behind bars for rape, kidnapping and tampering with evidence.

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7:04 am
Tue October 8, 2013

Couple Sentenced For Keeping Child In Cage

A Fairfield County couple will serve prison time for confining their four-year-old girl to a cage in her bedroom for several months at their Pleasantville home.

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7:02 am
Tue October 8, 2013

Report Details Environmental Damage From Fracking

A study of government records quantifies the environmental damage caused by fracking.

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6:55 am
Tue October 8, 2013

Revenue At Columbus Casino Fell Last Month

The Ohio Casino Control Commission says revenue rose at the Cincinnati and Cleveland casinos last month and fell at facilities in Columbus and Toledo.

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6:48 am
Tue October 8, 2013

Why Fed Up Ohio Voters Aren’t Likely To Change Culture In Washington Any Time Soon

Polls show voters are upset with Congress over the federal shutdown.

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6:45 am
Tue October 8, 2013

Civilian Wright-Patt Workers Back On The Job

87 hundred civilian workers are back on the job at Wright-Patterson Air Force Base near Dayton.

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6:37 am
Tue October 8, 2013

ONG Members Return To Work

18 hundred Ohio National Guard mechanics, pilots and administrative staff have been recalled from their furloughs that started last week because of the federal shutdown.

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6:31 am
Tue October 8, 2013

63 Hundred Civilian Workers In Central Ohio Facing Furloughs

Thousands of federal government workers at the Defense Supply Center in Whitehall are facing furloughs at the end of the week.

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