Clare Roth

All Things Considered Host

Clare Roth joined WOSU in February of 2017. After attending the Medill School of Journalism at Northwestern University, she returned to her native Iowa as a producer for Iowa Public Radio.

Besides her affinity for four-letter flyover states and Big Ten schools, Clare is a big fan of stand-up comedy, ice skating, and indie theaters. An incurable word nerd, she can usually be found at the library.

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John Glenn Astronomy Park / Facebook

An astronomy park and observatory named for astronaut John Glenn is opening Thursday in Hocking Hills State Park, amid the summer solstice. 

Julio Cortez / Associated Press

The Columbus Division of Police has fully deployed all of its planned body cameras, covering 1,400 officers across the city.

Ohio Opioid Education Alliance

The Franklin County Opiate Action Plan announced a multi-million dollar effort to prevent youth drug abuse through awareness today. Dubbed the Ohio Opioid Education Alliance, it’s launched an ad campaign urging parents to not live in the fictional city of "Denial, Ohio."

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A new report from the National Low Income Housing Coalition and the Coalition on Homelessness and Housing in Ohio (COHHIO) found that only two of the top 10 most common jobs in Ohio pay enough to rent a basic two-bedroom apartment.

The Ohio State University

The Ohio State University has proposed increasing tuition for incoming freshmen by 1.4 percent – and then locking in that price for the next four years. It joins a group of Ohio universities hiking costs for students this fall.

Jay LaPrete / Associated Press

Major League Soccer has made it official – Cincinnati is getting an expansion team. And Morgan Hughes, a leader of the #SaveTheCrew movement, is actually heartened by the news.

Jay LaPrete / Associated Press

The owners of the Columbus Crew SC unveiled their plans for a proposed stadium in Austin, Texas, this week. Precourt Sports Ventures expects to pitch the plan to the city within the next two weeks.

A man watches a baseball game in the sports book at the South Point hotel-casino, Monday, May 14, 2018, in Las Vegas.
John Locher / Associated Press

After the United State Supreme Court cleared the way for sports betting, the rush to capitalize on the industry is on.

Quinn Dombrowski / Flickr

Jillian Epperly has no medical training or education, but that hasn’t stopped the Canton woman from forming a following of thousands looking for medical advice. And she's offering it in the form of a "poop cult."

WOSU

In the end, it was not much a contest at all. Out of more than two dozen Central Ohio bands who entered NPR Music's Tiny Desk Contest, our listeners picked singer-songwriter Lisa Gain as their far-and-away favorite.

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