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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6:45 am
Fri August 23, 2013

Tax Breaks Prompt Company To Leave Urbana

A German-based maker of cooling systems for computers and servers is moving its U.S. headquarters from Urbana, Ohio to Schaumburg, Illinois.

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6:43 am
Fri August 23, 2013

Local Retailer Reports Quarterly Profit Decline

New Albany-based Abercrombie & Fitch says second quarter profit fell by 33 percent compared with the same period a year ago.

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6:42 am
Fri August 23, 2013

Suspect In Cold Case Slaying Indicted

A Franklin County Grand Jury has indicted the suspect accused of murdering a Columbus woman in 1987.

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6:40 am
Fri August 23, 2013

SUPCO Sets Date To Hear JobsOhio Challenge

The Republican-controlled Ohio Supreme Court has set a November 6th date to hear oral arguments over whether opponents of JobsOhio have the standing to sue.

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12:39 pm
Thu August 22, 2013

Ohio Manufacturers Have Positive Outlook On Future

A recent survey shows Ohio manufacturers are upbeat about their future.

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12:34 pm
Thu August 22, 2013

Columbus Boy Killed When Run Over By Truck

Columbus police say a 4-year-old boy was killed this morning when he was run over by the pickup truck in which he was playing.

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12:32 pm
Thu August 22, 2013

Weekly Jobless Claims Decline In Ohio, Rise Overall

The Labor Department says first-time claims for unemployment insurance benefits rose last week from a seven-year low.

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12:26 pm
Thu August 22, 2013

Ohio Man Charged In White House Security Breach Appears In Court

The Kettering man accused of crashing his SUV into steel barriers outside the White House in June has waived his right to a speedy trial.

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12:23 pm
Thu August 22, 2013

Springfield Teacher Sentenced On Sex Charges

A former teacher at a Springfield school has been sentenced to three years in prison for having sexual relations with a female student.

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12:21 pm
Thu August 22, 2013

Police Increasing Patrols Near School Zones

Columbus police are warning motorists to follow speed limits in school zones.

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12:19 pm
Thu August 22, 2013

OSU Paying Millions To Non-Conference Home Opponents

Records obtained by the Associated Press show Ohio State will pay more than 3 million dollars to Buffalo, San Diego State and Florida A&M to come to Ohio Stadium for games against the football Buckeyes this season.

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10:44 am
Thu August 22, 2013

Trial Date Set For Alleged Triple Murderer

A judge has set a trial date for the East Cleveland man accused of killing three women whose bodies were found last month at his home.

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10:42 am
Thu August 22, 2013

OHP Investigating Chillicothe Dispatcher

The State Highway Patrol is investigating whether a dispatcher properly responded when Chillicothe police called to report a reckless driver shortly before a fatal crash on July 4th.

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10:40 am
Thu August 22, 2013

Columbus Had Lowest Jobless Rate In July

The Ohio Department of Job and Family Services says Columbus had the state's lowest unemployment rate among major metropolitan areas last month at 6.3 percent.

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10:38 am
Thu August 22, 2013

Insurance Group Ranks Ohio Vehicle Thefts

A non-profit organization targeting insurance fraud and vehicle theft says large Chevrolet pickup trucks were the type of vehicle most reported stolen in Ohio last year, and they were ranked fourth on the national list.

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10:36 am
Thu August 22, 2013

Firefighters Oppose Plan To Cut Paramedics

The Columbus firefighters' union is protesting a city plan to cut the number of paramedics.

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10:34 am
Thu August 22, 2013

School Board Reacts To Lawsuit Filed By Former Superintendent

The Medina School Board says defamation claims by the district's superintendent are unsubstantiated. Randy Stepp is suing the board for breach of contract and defamation.

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10:33 am
Thu August 22, 2013

First West Nile Virus Case Reported

State Health officials say a Cleveland area woman has been hospitalized with Ohio's first case of the West Nile virus this year.

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10:30 am
Thu August 22, 2013

Tressel Teaching Coaching At UA

Former Ohio State football coach Jim Tressel is teaching a course on coaching at the University of Akron.

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10:28 am
Thu August 22, 2013

Boyce Shocked By Indictment Of Former Deputy

Former Democratic State Treasurer Kevin Boyce says he's shocked by the indictment of his former deputy in an alleged bribery scheme while in office. 

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