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Lynn Hulsey

Lynn Hulsey is an investigative and political reporter who has worked at the Dayton Daily News since 1995.She has written about chemical dangers, secrecy at publicly-funded development groups, flawed public pension systems, abuse of government contract set-aside programs and fraudulent social service providers.She has won awards from the Associated Press, the Society of Professional Journalists, the Ohio Newspaper Women’s Association, the Best of Cox Award and the Education Writers Association’s National Awards for Education Reporting.A native of the Dayton area, Hulsey graduated from the University of Dayton and lives in Montgomery County.

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A look back at President Trump’s first month
 Today marks one month since President Donald Trump took office and it has been a busy month. Since Jan. 20, Trump has named a Supreme Court nominee, fired his national security adviser, fought the courts over his executive order regarding immigration from seven majority-Muslim countries and signed more than 20 other executive orders on everything...

Posted: 9 hours ago

Today marks one month since President Donald Trump took office and it has been a busy month. Since Jan. 20, Trump has named a Supreme Court nominee, fired his national security adviser, fought the courts over his executive order regarding immigration from seven majority-Muslim countries and signed more than 20 other executive orders on everything...
Ohio National Guard has not received instructions to help with immigration roundup
 The Trump administration on Friday denied an Associated Press report that it is considering deploying 100,000 National Guardsmen to round up millions of unauthorized immigrants, though it confirmed the existence of a “very early, pre-decisional draft” that was never seriously considered by the U.S. Homeland Security Department...

Posted: 3 days ago

The Trump administration on Friday denied an Associated Press report that it is considering deploying 100,000 National Guardsmen to round up millions of unauthorized immigrants, though it confirmed the existence of a “very early, pre-decisional draft” that was never seriously considered by the U.S. Homeland Security Department...
Oakwood officials optimistic despite loss of businesses
 Oakwood city officials say they are hopeful their downtown business district remains vibrant, despite several recent business closings. The city has lost businesses like Dominique’s Bistro & Bar and Complete Petmart but does not see this as a long-term trend. “It’s just kind of a perfect storm right now. A lot of things...

Posted: 4 days ago

Oakwood city officials say they are hopeful their downtown business district remains vibrant, despite several recent business closings. The city has lost businesses like Dominique’s Bistro & Bar and Complete Petmart but does not see this as a long-term trend. “It’s just kind of a perfect storm right now. A lot of things...
New executive director of the Ohio Republicans a former Turner aide
 A former aide to U.S. Rep. Mike Turner, R-Dayton, has been named executive director of the Ohio Republican Party. Party Chairman Jane Timken named Rob Secaur of Columbus to the post. “Ohio Republicans will be well served by Rob’s invaluable campaign and political experience,” Timken said. “With critical election cycles...

Posted: 5 days ago

A former aide to U.S. Rep. Mike Turner, R-Dayton, has been named executive director of the Ohio Republican Party. Party Chairman Jane Timken named Rob Secaur of Columbus to the post. “Ohio Republicans will be well served by Rob’s invaluable campaign and political experience,” Timken said. “With critical election cycles...
Oakwood remains vibrant despite business closures, officials say
 Oakwood’s downtown has taken a few hits lately but city officials say they are optimistic that vacant buildings will be filled in what they say remains a vibrant district. “It’s just kind of a perfect storm right now. A lot of things going on. A lot of things beyond our control,” said Assistant City manager Jay Weiskircher...

Posted: 10 days ago

Oakwood’s downtown has taken a few hits lately but city officials say they are optimistic that vacant buildings will be filled in what they say remains a vibrant district. “It’s just kind of a perfect storm right now. A lot of things going on. A lot of things beyond our control,” said Assistant City manager Jay Weiskircher...
Confusion over what is a sanctuary city
 Many jurisdictions declare themselves “sanctuary cities,” as a welcoming gesture to refugees and other immigrants, but other cities operate similarly yet are flying under the radar, local experts say. The label is important because President Donald Trump has targeted so-called sanctuary cities and threatened to yank federal funding...

Posted: 10 days ago

Many jurisdictions declare themselves “sanctuary cities,” as a welcoming gesture to refugees and other immigrants, but other cities operate similarly yet are flying under the radar, local experts say. The label is important because President Donald Trump has targeted so-called sanctuary cities and threatened to yank federal funding...
6 things you should know about sanctuary cities
 The battle over “sanctuary cities” has sparked across the U.S. as President Donald Trump moves forward on a plan to build a Mexican border wall and impose an immigration ban to seven majority-Muslim countries. Though the words get tossed around a lot, what actually is the definition of a sanctuary city? 1. The term “sanctuary...

Posted: 11 days ago

The battle over “sanctuary cities” has sparked across the U.S. as President Donald Trump moves forward on a plan to build a Mexican border wall and impose an immigration ban to seven majority-Muslim countries. Though the words get tossed around a lot, what actually is the definition of a sanctuary city? 1. The term “sanctuary...
Sheriff says Dayton calls itself a ‘sanctuary city,’ the city says it does not
 No Ohio cities appear on a national list of sanctuary cities compiled by a group that wants immigration restricted and Butler County Sheriff Richard K. Jones said he believes cities making that claim are mostly just “playing to their base.” “A sanctuary city would be cities that refuse to report criminals to the federal...

Posted: 12 days ago

No Ohio cities appear on a national list of sanctuary cities compiled by a group that wants immigration restricted and Butler County Sheriff Richard K. Jones said he believes cities making that claim are mostly just “playing to their base.” “A sanctuary city would be cities that refuse to report criminals to the federal...
Huber Heights voters will pick new mayor
 Huber Heights voters will be picking a new mayor this year after Mayor Tom McMasters decided to not seek re-election. Several city council races are contested on the May or November ballots as well. On Tuesday the Montgomery County Board of Elections certified candidates to the May ballot. Four people were certified to run for the seat now...

Posted: 12 days ago

Huber Heights voters will be picking a new mayor this year after Mayor Tom McMasters decided to not seek re-election. Several city council races are contested on the May or November ballots as well. On Tuesday the Montgomery County Board of Elections certified candidates to the May ballot. Four people were certified to run for the seat now...
So far no one has filed to oppose Whaley for Dayton mayor
 Dayton Mayor Nan Whaley and Dayton City Commissioner Jeff Mims were both certified to the ballot by the Montgomery County Board of Elections on Tuesday, but the city’s March 3 filing deadline means more people could file to run. Earlier this month Whaley said she is considering a run for governor in 2018 but that she loves being mayor...

Posted: 13 days ago

Dayton Mayor Nan Whaley and Dayton City Commissioner Jeff Mims were both certified to the ballot by the Montgomery County Board of Elections on Tuesday, but the city’s March 3 filing deadline means more people could file to run. Earlier this month Whaley said she is considering a run for governor in 2018 but that she loves being mayor...
More alcohol options, entertainment district could be coming to Huber Heights
 Additional liquor licenses would be available in Huber Heights if voters approve a new community entertainment district that officials hope will become a bustling mecca of restaurants, hotels and retail stores. “This whole area is something that’s been part of a vision,” said City Manager Rob Schommer. All city voters will...

Posted: 13 days ago

Additional liquor licenses would be available in Huber Heights if voters approve a new community entertainment district that officials hope will become a bustling mecca of restaurants, hotels and retail stores. “This whole area is something that’s been part of a vision,” said City Manager Rob Schommer. All city voters will...