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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Construction on Cannon Drive on Ohio State University's campus.
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The exit ramp at Medical Center Drive and King Avenue reopened on Wednesday, a relief for frequent travelers on state Route 315.

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Ohio’s elections chief released a statement seeking to dispel rumors circling last week's special election in Central Ohio’s 12th Congressional district.

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Rev. Jesse Jackson has been pushing for civil rights for more than 50 years. Now, the National Urban League is honoring him with a lifetime achievement award as it wraps up its annual conference in Columbus.

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Columbus Urban League

As the National Urban League conference continues in Columbus this week, two former employees of its Columbus chapter have filed a federal lawsuit against the group.

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President Trump is coming to Central Ohio this weekend to campaign for Republican state Sen. Troy Balderson before the upcoming August 7 special election.

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Next Tuesday, Central Ohio voters will take a swing at the country’s last congressional contest before the November midterms. Franklin County Recorder Danny O’Connor and state Rep. Troy Balderson are vying to finish the term of former Rep. Pat Tiberi, who stepped down at the beginning of the year.

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Amid delays in the state's medical marijuana program, Cleveland School of Cannabis is holding an open house in Columbus on Friday for people interested in working in the industry. 

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Columbus City Council on Monday gave the green light to a proposed fall ballot initiative that would ban oil and gas drilling within the city. 

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DriveOhio, Gov. John Kasich's innovation center for new technology within the Department of Transportation, launched a three-year, $5.9 million study this weekend to see how drones can be integrated to monitor roadways.

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In a parking lot off Cleveland Avenue, pop music blares from speakers as residents of Linden peruse stalls of produce, baked goods and locally made crafts.

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Austin City Council will vote Thursday night on two resolutions that impact the Columbus Crew’s move to the Texas city.

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The Veterans Memorial and Museum has been in development in downtown Columbus since 2015, but last week it added an adjective: It's now the National Veterans Memorial and Museum.

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

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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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