Debbie Holmes

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Debbie Holmes began her career in broadcasting in Columbus after graduating from The Ohio State University. She left the Buckeye state to pursue a career in television news and worked as a reporter and anchor in Moline, Illinois and Memphis, Tennessee.

She returned to radio news after moving to Los Angeles and earned 2 Golden Mike awards for live news reporting. In 2002, she earned her MBA at Franklin University.

In September 2009, she returned to her career roots and started working part-time at WOSU News and in December 2010 began working full-time. She enjoys public broadcasting because it allows her to cover news stories in-depth. Debbie and her husband have two children.

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Columbus City Schools raised about $21 million when it sold some of its’ valuable land near downtown at an auction Tuesday.  

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The Ohio State University football team faces the University of Michigan, its biggest rival, tomorrow at noon at Michigan Stadium.

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Ohio officials say nearly 5,000 white-tailed deer were harvested during this year's two-day youth gun season.

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Authorities say a woman was fatally shot while cooking Thanksgiving dinner after someone fired shots into a northeast Columbus home.

This Black Friday, holiday shoppers in Ohio could be taking more of their business online than in retail stores. Or they might do both at the same time.

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More Ohio high school students are taking college credits, saving them future school costs. 

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COSI wants its new dinosaurs to be in-your-face. When it comes to their Tyrannosaurus rex, they mean that literally.

"It kind of looks like it's looking at you," says COSI president and CEO Frederic Bertley.

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A new era of Ohio State men's basketball begins at home on Friday night, as Chris Holtmann starts his tenure as the Buckeyes' head coach. 

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One Monday morning, the slot machines at the Hollywood Casino have already attracted a few gamblers to try their luck. Todd Gillis, 48, is one of them. 

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Ohio State’s College of Social Work announced that it has received a $3 million grant to fight substance abuse in the state. 

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