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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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Franklin County Sheriff Zach Scott was unseated in Tuesday's primary, less than six months after losing to another Democrat in Columbus' Mayoral contest.

Putting full-fledged health clinics in school buildings has long been a dream for the Columbus City Schools. 

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The Butler County Sheriff's department is investigating a school shooting this morning that injured four students.  

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A Reynoldsburg police detective has been charged with using his position to confiscate and then distribute heroin, cocaine, marijuana and Percocet pills.  

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The Ohio House has passed a bill that honors the legacy of the first professional African American baseball player. 

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The Columbus City School board last night honored a woman who has spent hundreds of thousands of dollars to get books in the hands of children in some of the district's most impoverished schools. 

Columbus police say a bomb threat that prompted the evacuation of three Columbus City Schools this afternoon was a hoax.

Over 18,000 Central Ohio voters will be directed to new polling places for the March primary.  

The Columbus City Schools "State of the District" event last night was part showcase, part pep rally.

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The Columbus City School Board last night re-elected Gary Baker as president on a 4-3 vote, despite a challenge from board member Mary Jo Hudson.

A legislative task force studying transportation issues has recommended the state keep highway speed limits unchanged and continue to require a front license plate.

  A new survey gives Columbus and several other Ohio cities top marks for gay friendly policies.  

Police have identified the teen shot and killed in South Linden Monday afternoon as 17-year old Jeremiah Harper of Whitehall.  

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The Columbus City Schools Board has voted unanimously to accept an annual payment of $586,000 from the Franklin County Convention Facilities Authority in lieu of property taxes on Nationwide Arena.  

The Columbus City Schools board will vote next week on whether to accept a provisional settlement with the public owners of Nationwide Arena for an annual payment in lieu of property taxes. 

  Columbus Mayor Michael Coleman will soon sign a sister-city agreement with mayor of Accra, Ghana, making it the city's first African partner.  

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Ohio State University says it will move to end an annual jump into a campus lake after a third-year student experienced a fatal medical emergency while participating in the tradition.   

A couple and a 7-year child are dead, and another child is critically injured, after a intruder reportedly burst into their Hilltop home.  

Four gang members of the Short North Posse pleaded guilty to murder charges in federal district court in Columbus Wednesday.  

Voters returned the incumbents in the Columbus City Schools board contest last night - and added one well-known name in Ohio politics.  

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