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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In a three-hour time span in the wee hours of Sunday morning, four homes in Kenton, Ohio, were set ablaze. Authorities are seeking answers about the suspected arsons, and offering a reward to anyone who may have any information on the fires.

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Tyvek homewrap flaps over the unfinished wooden beams of the Luxe Belle, as a sign proclaims "Now Leasing." Another sign entices the first 20 renters with free Taco Bell for a year, a tie-in with the fast-food chain that will occupy the mixed-use development’s first floor.

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The International Sports Film Festival of Ohio kicks off at the Gateway Film Center this weekend. The global tour starts in Qatar, with the documentary "The Workers Cup" on Thursday.

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In the wake of a possible suicide, and another possible attempted suicide, from the same parking garage in one week, Ohio State students are criticizing access to mental health care on campus and questioning what more can be done. 

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The Columbus City Attorney's office has made another move in its attempt to keep Columbus Crew in the city. 

Ohio State University Wrestling / Facebook

The Ohio State University is investigating sexual misconduct allegations against a Dr. Richard Strauss, a former wrestling trainer who died 13 years ago.

The university says allegations recently came forward against Strauss, a trainer from the 1970s to the 1990s.

Jacquelyn Martin / Associated Press

The Franklin County Coroner's office released preliminary numbers on overdose deaths in 2017 in the county. Last year, 520 people died from drug overdoses, up 47 percent from the year before. 

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Franklin County Municipal Court will now offer LGBT-specific domestic violence intervention. Municipal Court Judges Eileen Paley and James O’Grady devised the program after same-sex marriage became legal in all 50 states. 

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As college students stress about landing their first job, the question of how their grade point average will impact their chances looms large. It may seem like the equation should be simple: the better the grade point average, the bigger the edge.

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Dr. Francis Collins, director of the National Institutes of Health, said he’s encouraged by the approach of Ohio State University researchers in tackling the opioid crisis.

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