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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Adora Namigadde

After a weekend with three more deaths from shootings, Columbus Division of Police Chief Kim Jacobs issued a "call to action and a call to peace" on Monday afternoon.

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Columbus City Council plans to enact a new code on Monday that will allow microtransit vehicles - bigger than cars, but smaller than buses or trains - to operate in the city.

Ohio Senate

With Republican Rep. Pat Tiberi stepping down from Congress early next year, more and more candidates are trying to replace him. The latest is State Sen. Troy Balderson, who said on Thursday he’s running for the Republican nomination to represent Central Ohio's 12th District.

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Central Ohio may be investing heavily in driverless trucks, buses and cars, but the Columbus bus drivers’ union says autonomous buses shouldn't run without staff onboard.

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To the chanting of "Cordray! Cordray!", Richard Cordray walked through Lilly's Kitchen Table and into the Ohio governor's race on Tuesday morning.

Columbus City Hall
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As various groups push for a change in how Columbus City Council elects candidates, the Council will consider a measure to clarify campaign finance disclosure requirements for candidates running for any city office.

Ohio State University

As part of Ohio State's #MeToo Week, a panel at Stillman Hall on Thursday night will cover the burgeoning movement's intersection with campus culture.

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The Ohio State University will build a new hospital tower on the Wexner Medical Center campus, along with a new ambulatory center near Kenny Road.

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The final bell rings, and ten students at Franklinton Prep Academy down their ham-and-cheese sandwiches. When they're done eating, they pick up their Chromebooks and choose a desk.  

Marte’a Cunningham, a junior at Franklinton Prep, says it's been a while since she remembers exploring technology at school.

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Ohio fields and trees were once again dotted with bright orange at dawn on Monday, the first day of Ohio's shotgun deer hunting season.