Adora Namigadde


Adora Namigadde joined WOSU News in February 2017. A Michigan native (sorry Ohio!), she graduated from Wayne State University with a B.A. in Broadcast Journalism and a minor in French.

Before moving to Columbus, Adora reported for 9&10 News, a television station in Traverse City, MI. She was an international election observer in Ghana during the 2012 presidential race and interned at the Embassy of France in the U.S.

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Columbus Crew

Following a protest that brought thousands of Columbus Crew SC fans downtown, Columbus city leaders announced they will meet with the team's owners in the next couple weeks to convince them to stay.

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Columbus Crew owner Anthony Precourt may seem ready to move to Austin, but Mayor Andrew Ginther says the city is working hard to keep the team here.

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Major League Soccer could soon leave Columbus.

The owner of the Columbus Crew SC announced Tuesday he was considering relocating the team to Austin, Texas, unless Columbus comes up with a plan for a new, downtown stadium. That stunned fans, to say the least, including season ticket holder Matthew Coy.

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The U.S. Supreme Court has agreed to hear a case brought by Ohio and 10 other states against American Express. 

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After Jaron Thomas died in police custody, his family is now filing a federal wrongful death lawsuit against the Columbus Division of Police.

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Ohio State University officials on Monday declined comment on threatened legal action from the National Policy Institute, a white nationalist group denied a space to speak on campus.

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Zachary Rosen was fired from the Columbus Division of Police in July for kicking a handcuffed suspect in the head, an incident caught on video and which Mayor Andrew Ginther called “unacceptable and inconsistent with our values as a community.”

Bump stock
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The Las Vegas gunman used a "bump stock" that allowed his semi-automatic guns to mimic a fully automatic weapon. WOSU checked with Columbus-area gun shops to see if they carried the product.

It was a great growing season for much of Ohio, and many farmers have been able to get a head start on their harvest. But that early harvest amid warm, dry conditions brings an added risk of combines catching fire.

Sherrod Brown
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Just after Columbus City Schools had to release students early because of high temperatures and lack of air-conditioning – for two days in a row – the district's superintendent joined Senator Sherrod Brown to promote the School Building Improvement Act.