Adora Namigadde

Reporter

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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COTA bus in downtown Columbus
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The new downtown C-Pass program provides eligible employees working in the heart of the city unlimited access to COTA's entire bus system for free.

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Columbus Arena Management predicts it will close its fiscal year at the end of June with a profit of $108,897. But that money will quickly disappear. 

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Car-sharing service Car2Go announced in an email to members that “after careful consideration” it will stop operating in Columbus at the end of this month.

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Columbus Police have identified the suspected robber who died May 21 after being "apprehended" by a group of bystanders. 

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Update 8:12 a.m. Tuesday

Columbus City Council voted on Monday night to approve a $30,000 payment a man who was stomped in the head by Columbus Police officer Zachary Rosen last April.  

Mike DeWine and Richard Cordray
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Democratic candidate for governor Richard Cordray says his Republican opponent Mike DeWine has failed to adequately address the opioid crisis as the state's Attorney General.

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Jeremy Petrovich sits in a wheelchair at the base of a 44-foot wall. He slowly slips on black and green climbing shoes and pats chalk dust onto his hands.

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One afternoon, Johnetta Thomas is visiting Lower Lights Christian Health Center for check-up. She lives five houses down from the nonprofit in Columbus’ Franklinton neighborhood - but lives quite a bit further away from other necessities. 

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Disability Rights Ohio released a report this week calling attention to Ohio Hospital for Psychiatry's violations of treatment standards and patient safety – including allegations of physical and sexual abuse.

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Columbus voters on Tuesday overwhelmingly passed a measure to change the structure of Columbus City Council. But the changes won't kick in until 2024.

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The Ohio State University announced Thursday that a former wrestling physician being investigated for sexual misconduct also treated student athletes involved in at least seven other varsity sports.

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The state auditor's office is investigating the Franklin County Sheriff's office over allegations that a unit in the sheriff's office was inconsistent in handling in money seized from drug dealers and other criminals. 

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In the latest Columbus budget, there's $1 million set aside to install a new system called ShotSpotter. It’s a computer software that uses microphone-like sensors in neighborhoods to detect gunfire, and it tells police nearly exactly where shootings happened. 

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Columbus Council is hosting a town hall on Thursday evening to get community feedback on proposed gun ordinances. The event will be held at City Hall at 5 p.m.

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The Ohio State University hosted a ceremony to honor former football coach Earle Bruce at St. John Arena this morning. Bruce died in his Powell home on April 20 at age 87. He had been diagnosed with Alzheimer’s disease.

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