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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President Trump is scheduled to fly to Puerto Rico on Tuesday, two weeks after Hurricane Maria devastated the U.S. territory, and days after he defended his administration's slow response.


As Puerto Rico continues to recover from the devastation of Hurricane Maria, some Ohio State University students have mobilized to help.

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Pedro Hernandez-Ramirez has cared for his stepson, who has cerebral palsy and a severe mental disability, for 14 years in Elyria, Ohio. That changed Thursday, as Hernandez-Ramirez was deported to Mexico. 


In a September 19 vote, 17 Franklin County judges decided against immediately participating in the Targeted Community Alternatives to Prison program, which could help reduce Ohio’s overcrowded prison population.

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Decades have passed since the end of the Vietnam War, but U.S. veterans - along with the rest of the country - are still grappling with its legacy.

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“Hillbilly Elegy” author J.D. Vance has announced that he considered, but ultimately decided against, launching a 2018 U.S. Senate bid.

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Health officials in Ohio are working with the CDC to investigate a viral, multi-state outbreak traced to the Ohio-based Petland store chain.

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After an eight month hiatus, the Columbus Historical Society has re-opened its doors in a new location in Franklinton.

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Just in time to escape the coming hurricane, a plane full of potential pets is set to arrive in Columbus from south Florida on Friday evening.