Adora Namigadde

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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 / WOSU

Bike patrols are coming to new neighborhoods as part of the city's ongoing effort to enact its new Comprehensive Neighborhood Safety Strategy. 

Adora Namigadde / WOSU

Standing on Main Street in downtown Alexandria, you can spot the local coffee shop, post office, art gallery, museum and village offices in one glance. With just 530 residents, Alexandria is one-stoplight town between New Albany and Newark.

The Casablanca Cafe and Hookah Bar in Columbus.
Nick Evans

In front of Casablanca Café and Hookah Bar, a worker carries out patio furniture and sets up a small sidewalk sign. Inside, the lighting is dim. Couches line the walls, and there are a couple of incense burners lazily smoking away.

Tony Dejak / Associated Press

Former Ohio Gov. Ted Strickland denounced Democratic gubernatorial candidate Dennis Kucinich for accepting $20,000 to give a speech to a group that supports Syrian president Bashar Assad. 

Adora Namigadde / WOSU

Columbus City Attorney Zach Klein and state Rep. David Leland are criticizing HB 228, a measure that would establish Ohio as a "Stand Your Ground" state while limiting local gun control measures.

Jay LaPrete / Associated Press

Potential buyers of Columbus Crew will have the chance to see the team's financial records, according to emails filed with the Franklin County Court of Common Pleas.

Adora Namigadde / WOSU

The Franklin County Recorder's Office wants to increase transparency with "rent-to-own" home deals. The effort follows WOSU’s reporting on what city officials and housing advocates call "the new form of the foreclosure crisis."

The Ohio State University

After two people fell from the same parking garage within four days, The Ohio State University president Michael Drake announced he's forming a task force to evaluate national best practices and provide recommendations within 60 days. 

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.

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

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