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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The Ohio State University

Two people within four days have fallen from the same parking garage on Ohio State's campus, spurring the university to investigate what safety measures it should take.

Adora Namigadde / WOSU

Angel Trosper lives in a concrete, one-story house on a street in Franklinton. It’s a new location for her: On New Year’s Eve, she was evicted from a house across town she dreamed of buying.

United Soybean Board / Flickr

After placing a 25 percent tariff on U.S. pork and a 15 percent tariff on other goods like fruit and wine earlier this week, China is now threatening to go further. China is looking to expand its scope to exports essential to Central Ohio’s economy, including soybeans, beef and cars.

Esther Honig / WOSU

Demolition is starting at the old site of Columbus Castings, a complex with 44 acres under roof and several more acres of area grounds. 

Peter Dutton / Columbus

Franklin County Engineer Cornell Robertson has proposed increasing vehicle registration fees as a way to fund repairs for the area's roads and bridges. On Monday night, Robertson is hosting the first of a series of four forums about the possible change.

Newark City Schools

Newark City Schools are the first district in the U.S. to purchase a new local system to help civilians treat injuries resulting from school shootings.

Adora Namigadde / WOSU

Fan have arrived in Columbus before the NCAA Women's Basketball Tournament this weekend.

Naloxone is an antidote that can help reverse drug overdoses.
John Minchillo / Associated Press

The Franklin County Coroner's Office has recorded a "dramatic increase" in overdose deaths, a total of 18 in one week.  

Steve Helber / Associated Press

Appearing with Mayor Andrew Ginther in Columbus on Monday, Richard Cordray announced his plan to combat the opioid epidemic in Ohio.

Columbus Police

The Franklin County Grand Jury declined to file an indictment against the Columbus Police officers who killed Kareem Ali Nadir Jones.

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