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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The Ohio State University denied white supremacist Richard Spencer space to speak on campus.

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In the wake of the Trump administration's announcement that DACA, or Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals, will end in six months, Gov. John Kasich went on CBS This Morning with a call to action for legislators.

"Congress has six months," he said. "It should be take, like, six hours to get this done." 

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The same day the Trump administration announced the end of the DACA program, ending protections for many young immigrants, the Columbus Mennonite Church announced it would grant sanctuary to a local mother facing deportation.


Passengers on more than 300 COTA buses have access to free Wi-Fi, effective immediately.

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Around 40 people gather in Hem and Leela Timsina’s two-bedroom apartment Wednesday afternoon.

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An interest group representing construction firms nationwide says nearly three quarters of Ohio firms are having trouble finding qualified workers.

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This story is part of the Curious Cbus project. You ask the questions, you vote for one of the questions and we answer. This question was adapted from Reddit user panurge987.


Columbus is the second largest city in the U.S. without a extensive train or bus system connecting it to other cities, a new study finds.

Jacob Drake, a 21-year-old man from Ohio, has been identified as one of the missing sailors from the USS John S. McCain.

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At least four Confederate commemorations have been taken down in Ohio, in response to last week's Charlottesville, Va., clash between white nationalist protesters and anti-racist counter-protestors that left three people dead.