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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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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3:02 pm
Wed December 18, 2013

Federal Judge Questions Constitutionality Of Ohio's Gay Marriage Ban

Associated Press

A federal judge is questioning whether Ohio can continue to deny the validity of same-sex marriages performed in other states.

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10:24 am
Wed December 18, 2013

John Doe Charge In 1994 Case

A Franklin County grand jury has indicted an unknown suspect in an unsolved rape case, marking the first such indictment in the county's history.

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8:19 pm
Mon December 16, 2013

State Senators Propose Lake Erie Caucus to Focus On Resources

A bipartisan group of Ohio lawmakers plans to make Lake Erie the focus of discussions next year.

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7:59 pm
Mon December 16, 2013

Straight A Fund Finds First Round of Recipients

A state legislative panel has approved the first round of education innovation grants through Ohio's Straight A Fund.

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7:01 pm
Thu December 12, 2013

Former CCS Treasurer To Be Sentenced In January For Theft

Sentencing is scheduled January 23rd for a former Columbus City Schools employee who pleaded guilty this week to stealing nearly 28 thousand dollars in district funds.

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11:56 pm
Thu December 5, 2013

World Premier Of "Elijah's Angel" Highlights Columbus Artists

The Jewish Community Center of Greater Columbus is capping its 100th anniversary year with a world premiere production of "Elijah's Angel", based on the 1992 children's book by Columbus author Michael Rosen.

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7:10 pm
Thu December 5, 2013

Judge Delays Hearing On Charges Related To Steubenville Rape Case

Winter weather has postponed a court hearing for school workers charged following an investigation prompted by the rape of a 16-year-old girl by two eastern Ohio high school football players.

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7:35 pm
Wed November 20, 2013

Westerville South High School Student Found Dead

Westerville Police are investigating the death of a 17 year old Westerville South High student.

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5:15 pm
Tue November 19, 2013

Columbus Recieves Perfect Score On LGBT-Friendly Index

Walker Evans Columbus Underground.com

Columbus is among a handful of cities nationwide with a perfect rating for creating a LGBT-friendly environment.

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6:01 pm
Thu November 14, 2013

Columbus Tutor Pleads Guilty To Defrauding Schools

A Columbus man faces up to 7 years in prison for billing the Columbus City and Southwestern City schools of over 120 thousand dollars for tutoring services that were never provided.

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5:53 pm
Wed November 13, 2013

Governor Stays Execution To Study Organ Donation Request

Governor John Kasich has issued a temporary stay of execution for a convicted killer scheduled to die tomorrow, in order to study his request to donate organs to his ailing mother and sister.

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