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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A record number of Ohioans are expected to travel this holiday weekend, according to AAA Ohio Auto Club.

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Need a story on the go? Columbus City Schools is installing automated short story kiosks throughout the city to promote reading. 

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Republican Rep. Steve Stivers of Upper Arlington is a lead co-sponsor on a bill introduced this week aimed at replacing net neutrality, called the Open Internet Preservation Act. But Internet lobby groups say it falls short of the necessary protections.

Artist rendering of the redeveloped Mount Carmel campus in Franklinton
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Mount Carmel Health System plans to start demolishing Mount Carmel West hospital in Franklinton next November.

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Columbus City Schools Superintendent Dan Good is set to retire at the end of the 2017 calendar year, following a short tenure guiding the district out of scandal.

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Health insurance provider Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield will stop covering certain emergency room visits starting in 2018. The American College of Emergency Physicians is against the change because it could put people with life-threatening illness at risk.

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The Franklin County Board of Commissioners unanimously passed a resolution to make a temporary quarter-cent sales tax permanent.


Ohio's government lacks rules for awarding bid contracts by outside IT vendors, said a report issued Monday by the Ohio Inspector General.

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A power outage caused hundreds of flight delays in Atlanta's Hartsfield-Jackson International Airport on Sunday, an event that reverberated throughout the nation's airports - including in Columbus.

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Circleville residents are more than familiar with the rumble of railroad tracks, as trains carting cargo pass through their town. Up to 60 trains travel through the tiny city every day.