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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10:58 am
Wed January 22, 2014

Perkins Touches On Several Topics At Final Meeting

Last night was Columbus City Schools board member Carol Perkins last regular meeting before leaving the board at the end of the month.

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10:51 am
Wed January 22, 2014

Many Factors Determine School Closings And Delays

Most school districts in central Ohio today are holding regular sessions while some opted for a two-hour delay.

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2:11 pm
Mon January 20, 2014

Many See Day Of Service As Most Fitting Tribute To Martin Luther King Jr.

In Ohio and across the country, many people are heeding the call to observe Martin Luther King Jr. Day by doing something for other people.

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7:13 pm
Wed January 15, 2014

Execution Delay Request To Donate Organs Denied

Documents show a condemned Ohio killer facing a never-tried lethal injection method attempted unsuccessfully to delay his execution by requesting he become an organ donor.

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7:10 pm
Tue January 14, 2014

CCS Board Member Carol Perkins Will Resign January 31

Columbus City School Board member Carole Perkins has announced she will retire at the end of the month, nearly 7 years after she first joined the board as a mid term appointment.

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6:21 pm
Mon January 13, 2014

One-time Assistance Is Available For Winter Heating Bills

Utility customers facing a disconnection or needing to restore service this winter have a chance to remain connected, thanks to the Public Utilities Commission of Ohio's annual Winter Reconnect Order.

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5:18 pm
Mon January 13, 2014

Kasich To Deliver 2014 State Of The State Address In Medina

Ohio Governor John Kasich
cleveland.com

Republican Ohio Governor John Kasich says he'll deliver his annual State of the State speech in the northeast Ohio city of Medina.

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3:42 pm
Thu January 9, 2014

Ohio BMV Computer Glitch Hampers Issuing Driver's Licenses

Hundreds of Ohioans trying to get or renew their driver's licenses this week are running into trouble because of computer problems.

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5:43 pm
Wed January 8, 2014

Roofing Company Owner Pleads Guilty To Recruiting Illegal Immigrants

The owner of an Ohio roofing company has pleaded guilty to charges related to employing immigrants who are in the country illegally, filing false tax documents and insurance fraud.

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11:56 am
Wed January 8, 2014

District Hires Good, Baker Assumes Role As Board President

Although Columbus City Schools were closed for a second straight day yesterday, the school board met last night to take care of a little business.

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7:22 pm
Tue January 7, 2014

Blue Jackets Send Seven To Socchi

The Columbus Blue Jackets are sending seven players to Socchi, Russia next month to represent their countries in the winter Olympics.

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5:11 pm
Tue January 7, 2014

Convicted Killer Faces Untried Execution Cocktail As Governor Denies Clemency

Ohio's governor is refusing to spare a condemned killer who raped and stabbed to death a pregnant woman and is sentenced to die by a lethal injection process never used in the United States.

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7:54 pm
Mon January 6, 2014

Wind Chill Ups Chances Of Frostbite

NOAA windchill chart
NOAA

Record low temperatures and wind chills are expected Monday night and Tuesday, and medical experts are urging people to take precautions to avoid frostbite, hypothermia and other health risks associated with cold weather.

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7:20 pm
Mon January 6, 2014

Water Main Break Ties Up Downtown Streets

A ruptured water in downtown Columbus is complicating already difficult conditions.

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8:15 pm
Thu January 2, 2014

Medicaid Applications Rolling In On New State Website

Ohio officials say they've received more than 17,000 applications from people seeking Medicaid health coverage through a new state website.

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8:20 pm
Mon December 30, 2013

Influenza Rates In Ohio Lower Than National, But Are Rising

Flu Vaccines
CDC

State health officials say influenza activity is on the rise in Ohio and residents should get vaccinated.

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8:03 pm
Mon December 30, 2013

Hamilton County Commissioner May Enter Democratic Gubernatorial Race

A longtime Cincinnati-area officeholder says he plans to run for Ohio governor, setting up a Democratic primary with the county leader from Cleveland.

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7:43 am
Tue December 24, 2013

One Killed, One Injured In Near East Side Gas Station Shooting

A man was killed and another man was injured in a shooting at a gas station on the Near East side Monday evening.

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5:47 pm
Mon December 23, 2013

Federal Ruling Could Lead To Challenge Of State's Same-Sex Marriage Ban

A federal judge in Cincinnati today ordered state officials to recognize same-sex marriages on death certificates, saying the state's ban on such unions is unconstitutional.

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5:23 pm
Thu December 19, 2013

Franklin County Auditor Clarence Mingo Discloses He Has Parkinson's Disease

Franklin County Auditor Clarence Mingo has announced he has Parkinson's Disease.

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