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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7:30 am
Tue October 1, 2013

Composting Program Launched At State Prison

State prisons and the environmental officials have launched a composting program to keep more than 600 tons of prison food waste out of the landfill.

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7:27 am
Tue October 1, 2013

Cooper Tire Sold To Firm Based In India

Shareholders in Findlay-based Cooper Tire & Rubber have approved the 2.5 billion dollar acquisition of the company by India-based Apollo Tyres.

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7:26 am
Tue October 1, 2013

Despite State Tax Break, Verizon Cutting Jobs

More than 300 jobs will be lost in the consolidation of a wireless voice and data business that received a tax credit recommended by JobsOhio, the state's privatized nonprofit job creation board.

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7:23 am
Tue October 1, 2013

Macy's Hiring Seasonal Workers

Cincinnati-based Macy's says it plans to hire 83-hundred workers for the holiday season, a slight increase from last year.

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7:18 am
Tue October 1, 2013

Haslam Holds Rare Meeting With Reporters

Cleveland Browns owner Jimmy Haslam says the federal investigation into his truck stop business has been a humbling experience.

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7:15 am
Tue October 1, 2013

Kosar Pleads Not Guilty To Drunken Driving Charges

Former Cleveland Browns quarterback Bernie Kosar has pleaded not guilty to drunken driving charges.

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7:13 am
Tue October 1, 2013

Drillers Must Report Fracking Chemicals

Ohio Department of Natural Resources officials are advising oil and gas companies to share information on the toxic chemicals they use in fracking with local authorities, including first responders.

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7:02 am
Tue October 1, 2013

Refinery Owners Seek Permit To Handle Canadian Tar Sands

Operators of a refinery in Lima are seeking state approval for a 300 million dollar upgrade to refine tar sands from Alberta, Canada.

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6:58 am
Tue October 1, 2013

State Drunken Driving Registry Incomplete

An investigation by the Newark Advocate shows the state's online registry of repeatedly convicted drunken drivers includes information from  half of the counties in the state. 

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11:15 am
Mon September 30, 2013

Taxpayers To Incur More Costs Associated With Presidents Cup

Columbus taxpayers will pick up more of the costs associated with the Presidents Cup golf matches being held at Muirfield Village Golf Club in Dublin this week.

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12:31 pm
Fri September 27, 2013

Bromfield Home To Re-open Saturday

The Ohio Department of Natural Resources will re-open the historic home of Pulitzer Prize-winning author Louis Bromfield on Saturday, after several months of renovations and restoration.

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12:28 pm
Fri September 27, 2013

Greyhound Driver Cited For Crash

A Greyhound bus driver is facing charges for allegedly causing a crash that sent nearly three-dozen people to hospitals.

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12:25 pm
Fri September 27, 2013

Student Charged With Threatening School Shooting

A high school student in Licking County has pleaded not guilty to delinquency counts of threatening to open fire inside of his school.

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8:25 am
Fri September 27, 2013

Ohio Member Of Tuskegee Airmen To Be Laid To Rest Saturday

Funeral services are scheduled Saturday in Dayton for an original member of the Tuskegee Airmen.

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7:11 am
Fri September 27, 2013

COTA Ridership Up This Year

The Central Ohio Transit Authority says ridership has risen slightly so far this year.

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7:03 am
Fri September 27, 2013

Children Services Director Gets Pay Raise

The Franklin County Children Services board has voted to raise the pay of director Chip Spinning by 14 percent.

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6:57 am
Fri September 27, 2013

Striking Custodians End Walkout

The union representing roughly one thousand Columbus custodians working in downtown office buildings says members have gone back to work after a one-day strike.

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6:53 am
Fri September 27, 2013

Teacher Allegedly Forced Students To Chop Wood

A Columbus Schools carpentry teacher has been placed on paid administrative leave while the district investigates allegations that he had students at Fort Hayes chop wood during class time for use at his home.

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6:52 am
Fri September 27, 2013

Suspect In Death Of Mount Vernon Man Pleads Guilty

A Mount Vernon woman has pleaded guilty to her role in the death of a man whose body was found in a burning apartment earlier this year.

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6:47 am
Fri September 27, 2013

Woman Killed After Being Hit By Car

Columbus police say a woman was struck by a car and killed while walking along East Broad Street last night.

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