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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School bus
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For the second day in a row, Columbus City Schools will release students early on Tuesday due to predicted high temperatures.

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A half-marathon and 10K race scheduled for Saturday in Liberty Township has been cancelled after the township's board of trustees voted unanimously not to allow the Scioto River Run to use its roads.

Home sale sign
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Columbus's real estate market hit new records this past August, with homes spending an average of 27 days on the market.

Bob Evans Farms

Your balanced breakfast may soon come all from the same company.

Bob Evans Farms is being bought by the St. Louis-based food conglomerate, and breakfast behemoth, Post Holdings.

Molly Shack

Protesters upset over a violent arrest delayed a Columbus City Council meeting for nearly two hours as they demanded answers and sweeping reforms of the Columbus Police department.

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Community activists are following up on demands they made last week about Columbus Police behavior with a protest Monday evening. Disciplining one officer, they say, is not enough to repair lost trust.

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Columbus Police officer Joseph Bogard was disciplined this week for comments made after an arrest. A look at Bogard's personnel file reveals the officer got into trouble for coarse language in the past. 

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At the Daddy Daughter Hair Factory, it's O.K. if you know nothing about hair. None of the men here do.

But they're all eager to learn.

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Columbus Police Chief Kim Jacobs said an officer has been taken off patrol duties for "inappropriate and unprofessional comments" following the arrest of Timothy Davis.

Columbus police officer struggle to subdue Timothy Davis during a September 1 arrest.
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Community activists are demanding an investigation into the arrest of a Columbus man after cellphone video showed officers kicking and punching the man.