Alison Holm

Reporter, News Anchor, International Fiduciary Compliance Officer

A native of Chicago, Alison grew up in Cincinnati and lived in several cities that did not begin with the letter "C" before she moved to Columbus. She received a BA from Earlham College and briefly attended Bir Zeit and Hebrew University. After a wide ranging career that included late night jazz host, housing discrimination field investigator, and occupational health video production, she settled on radio news as the best excuse to talk to people for a living. Some of her favorite interviews include Nikki Giovanni, Yo-yo Ma and N'tobo M'beke. Alison has an equal passion for Midwest history, hockey and Slavic poetry.

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9:46 pm
Wed March 25, 2015

Cincinnati City Council Passes Marriage Equality Resolution

Cincinnati has become the seventh city in the state to take a stand supporting marriage equality.  

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7:56 pm
Tue March 24, 2015

Legislature Insists On Wright Brothers Primacy In Flight

Wilbur and Orville Wright
Credit Ohio Historical Society

Supporters of Dayton's Wright Brothers are applauding an Ohio resolution defending the famous aviators' place in history as the first in flight. 

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8:23 pm
Mon March 2, 2015

Jackets Trade Wisniewski, Sign Extension With Atkinson

center William Karlsson
Credit espn.go.com

The Columbus Blue Jackets made a few moves at the trade deadline Monday; picking up forwards William Karlsson and Rene Bourque from the Anaheim Ducks in exchange for defenseman James Wisniewski and a 3rd round draft pick.  

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2:17 am
Thu February 26, 2015

Wexner Center Film Festival Focuses On Restoration, Preservation

Director Satyajit Ray

"Cinema Revival: A Festival of Film Restoration" runs through this weekend at the Wexner Center for the Arts on the OSU campus.

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8:21 pm
Mon February 23, 2015

State Tweaks Security Questions For Filers To Prevent Fraud

Officials have tweaked questions on a new quiz used by the state of Ohio to catch phony income-tax returns.

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9:56 pm
Wed February 18, 2015

City Snow Plows Shift Back To Priority Streets

Credit wcbe files

Despite a slow start to the winter, Columbus snow crews are working hard this month. 

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1:37 pm
Wed February 18, 2015

Former Columbus Mayor Dana "Buck" Rinehart Dead At 68

Dana G. "Buck" Rinehart
Credit www.rrgovlaw.com

Former Columbus Mayor Dana "Buck" Rinehart died this morning at the age of 68. 

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8:59 pm
Wed February 11, 2015

Lawmakers Grill Agency Directors About Medicaid Premiums

The biggest chunk of the state budget is Medicaid.

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6:59 pm
Wed February 4, 2015

Mother Of Missing Teen Disappointed In Police Response

Ashley Lane at the Ohayacon Convention in downtown Columbus

The family is reunited again, but the mother of a 15-year old transgender teen whose disappearance over the weekend sparked a 3-day search says she is disappointed in the way the Columbus police handled the case.  

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5:34 am
Wed February 4, 2015

CCS Superintendent Defends Recommendation For Senior Administrator

The Columbus school district's top administrator is defending a decision that drew howls of outrage on social media. 

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5:41 pm
Mon February 2, 2015

CCS Pulls Plan To Hire High-Priced Part-Time Administrator

Dan Good
Credit Columbus City Schools

In an abrupt about-face the Columbus City Schools has withdrawn pending legislation to hire an administrator to overhaul the district's Human Resources and Communications departments.

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3:56 pm
Wed January 21, 2015

Four Columbus High Schools On Lockdown Following Teen's Death

Four Columbus high schools were placed on lockdown in fear of retaliatory violence following the death of 16-year old boy shot in southeast Columbus Tuesday evening. 

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9:23 pm
Thu January 15, 2015

Teacher Convicted Of Harming Children By Showing Grisly Film

A former substitute teacher who showed a movie including graphic sex and violence to a Columbus high school class has been convicted of disseminating matter harmful to juveniles.   

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5:11 am
Wed January 14, 2015

CCS Superintendent Calls For "Cradle-to-Career" Education In District

Former Columbus City Schools superintendent Gene Harris is expected to plead no contest today to a misdemeanor charge of dereliction of duty in the district's data rigging scandal. 

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9:45 pm
Wed January 7, 2015

Economist Says Regional Forecast Bright - For Many

Bill Lafayette
Credit regionomicsllc.com

A local economist says the outlook for central Ohio in 2015 is unusually bright. 

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9:07 pm
Wed January 7, 2015

OSU Coach Applauds Plans To Help Parents Travel To Final Match

Urban Meyer
Credit cbssports.com

The College Football Playoff says it will help pay for the parents and guardians of Ohio State and Oregon players to travel to Monday's national championship game in suburban Dallas. 

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8:08 pm
Wed January 7, 2015

UPDATE: Police Say Airport Shooting Victim Attacked Officer

Credit nbcnews.com

Columbus police have yet to release the identity of the knife-wielding local man shot and killed by two officers at Port Columbus Wednesday afternoon.

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8:39 pm
Mon January 5, 2015

Columbus Crew Signs Higuian To New Contract

Columbus Crew SC Federico Higuain
Credit thecrew.com

The Columbus Crew soccer club has signed Federico Higuain to a new designated player contract.  

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3:57 pm
Wed December 31, 2014

Body Of Missing Boy Found In Big Walnut Creek

Cameron Beckford
Credit Associated Press

Police say the body of a 14-month-old boy missing in central Ohio has been found.

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7:12 am
Thu December 18, 2014

Study: Ohioans Spend More On Less Effective Health Care

Ohioans are spending more money for less effective health care than people in other states, according to a new study by a non-partisan health care policy organization. 

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