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Allison Blood

allison blood1 Allison BloodAllison Blood grew up in St. Louis County and attended Parkway West High School. She then went to the University of Missouri – Columbia and graduated with a Bachelors of Journalism in Radio and Television and a minor in Political Science.

During her time there, she filed stories for KMOX out of the Jefferson City Bureau in the Capitol. Upon graduation, she worked for Missourinet in Jefferson City, until she came to KMOX in January of 2012.

Allison enjoys reporting on politics and local news. She brings in some kind of baked treat almost every Friday that she makes herself. Allison loves cooking. She also enjoys spending time with her family in Chesterfield and going to concerts and Cardinals games.

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FIVE QUESTIONS WITH ALLISON:

What is your favorite St. Louis activity?
City museum, Cardinals Baseball game or any of the festivals: Mardi Gras, Octoberfest.

What would you do if you weren’t in radio?
I would probably work for a TV station or an online news site.

Do you have any pets?
My family has two little dogs named Oscar and Lucy who are both Yorkies.

Share one random fact.
I hate cottage cheese.

If you could live anywhere else in the country, where would it be?
D.C. probably… or Austin, Texas.

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UMSL Holds Off on Demolition of Two Historic Buildings

It might not be imminent doom for the Incarnate Word Convent and the UMSL Alumni House just yet.

04/15/2014

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Man Shot While Boarding Metro Bus

Police say this was not random; the suspect and victim know each other. The suspect is still at large.

04/14/2014

Granite City High School. Photo: KMOX

Teachers Union Wants Audit from Granite City School District

Local 743 Union President Steve Knogl is looking for another way to force the Granite City School District to perform a forensic audit that could lead to where their money is actually going.

04/11/2014

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Anheuser Busch Debuts Johnny Appleseed Cider

In an answer to the growing hard cider industry, Anheuser Busch has introduced its own brand of cider.

04/08/2014

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Monarch Butterfly Disappearing From Missouri

The iconic black and gold Monarch Butterfly is disappearing from Missouri, there is something that we can do to help.

04/07/2014

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Shelters Take in Pets While Homeowners Repair Storm Damage

The county animal shelter will be taking any pets whose owners homes are ruined and can’t bring a dog or cat to a hotel while repairs are completed.

04/04/2014

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Police Ride on School Buses to Curb Speeding

Deputies in Franklin County say they haven’t had to give out a single ticket for drivers trying to speed around school buses since they started putting officers on the buses a month ago.

04/03/2014

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Sen. Blunt Sounds Off on Affordable Care Act

One day after the Obama administration touted victory as more than 7 million people signed up for health care under the Affordable Care Act, Blunt says there’s nothing to celebrate.

04/03/2014

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St. Louis County Soccer Park Plans Stir Arguments on Council

One St. Louis County Councilman has been trying to get a soccer complex built in Creve Coeur Park for three years now, but now that it’s finally on the council docket, he says he’s not happy.

04/02/2014

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Prices for Breakfast Foods on the Rise

Prices for pork, oranges and especially coffee rose dramatically over the past few weeks.

03/31/2014

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