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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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Counties struggle to keep drugs out of their jails
 A local sheriff says Ohio should buy enough full body scanners — expensive machines that cost more than $100,000 apiece — so that every county can stop the flow of drugs into their jails. “We in Miami County, and I know several other sheriffs, are exploring getting body scanners to have inmates pre-screened to ensure that...

Posted: a day ago

A local sheriff says Ohio should buy enough full body scanners — expensive machines that cost more than $100,000 apiece — so that every county can stop the flow of drugs into their jails. “We in Miami County, and I know several other sheriffs, are exploring getting body scanners to have inmates pre-screened to ensure that...
Pentagon: Kettering soldier may have been killed by friendly fire
 The father of a Kettering soldier killed in Afghanistan said his son knew the risks of war but was driven to become an Army Ranger.   “We had talks about the possibility of losing his life and he always said that he’d rather die defending his country and defending his family then dying in a car accident or cancer,”...

Posted: 2 days ago

The father of a Kettering soldier killed in Afghanistan said his son knew the risks of war but was driven to become an Army Ranger.   “We had talks about the possibility of losing his life and he always said that he’d rather die defending his country and defending his family then dying in a car accident or cancer,”...
Kucinich goes after charter schools in Dayton-area visit
 Dennis Kucinich, a potential candidate for governor and former Ohio congressman, spoke Monday night in Washington Township, where he criticized charter schools as a drain on public funding and public schools. Kucinich called charter schools a “multi-billion dollar boondoogle” that forces Ohioans to subsidize private school education...

Posted: 5 days ago

Dennis Kucinich, a potential candidate for governor and former Ohio congressman, spoke Monday night in Washington Township, where he criticized charter schools as a drain on public funding and public schools. Kucinich called charter schools a “multi-billion dollar boondoogle” that forces Ohioans to subsidize private school education...
Concealed handguns allowed in more places in Ohio
 Ohio’s expanded concealed carry weapons (CCW) law has been in place for a month, allowing people with CCW permits to bring their handguns into previously forbidden places, including child care centers, workplace parking lots and airport terminals. Ohio legislators passed the bill in the December lame duck session and it was signed by...

Posted: 7 days ago

Ohio’s expanded concealed carry weapons (CCW) law has been in place for a month, allowing people with CCW permits to bring their handguns into previously forbidden places, including child care centers, workplace parking lots and airport terminals. Ohio legislators passed the bill in the December lame duck session and it was signed by...
U.S. Secretary of Transportation Elaine Chao coming to region Monday
 U.S. Secretary of Transportation Elaine Chao will visit the region Monday, touring the Transportation Research Center (TRC) Inc. in East Liberty with U.S. Sen. Rob Portman. She will tour the facility, which is the country’s largest independent vehicle test facility and proving grounds. Chao is the wife of U.S. Senate Majority Leader...

Posted: 7 days ago

U.S. Secretary of Transportation Elaine Chao will visit the region Monday, touring the Transportation Research Center (TRC) Inc. in East Liberty with U.S. Sen. Rob Portman. She will tour the facility, which is the country’s largest independent vehicle test facility and proving grounds. Chao is the wife of U.S. Senate Majority Leader...
Jon Husted takes steps toward run for Ohio governor
 Ohio Secretary of State Jon Husted’s as-yet-unannounced bid for governor moved forward today with the announcement that his office’s press secretary would join the Husted for Ohio campaign. Josh Eck said his last day in the office was today and he will become a spokesman for the campaign. “I have been a fan of Jon Husted&rsquo...

Posted: 8 days ago

Ohio Secretary of State Jon Husted’s as-yet-unannounced bid for governor moved forward today with the announcement that his office’s press secretary would join the Husted for Ohio campaign. Josh Eck said his last day in the office was today and he will become a spokesman for the campaign. “I have been a fan of Jon Husted&rsquo...
Heart rate could be key to why more criminals are men
 A new study found a connection between lower heart rates and the crime rate, linking men’s lower resting heart rate with the fact that they commit crimes in far greater numbers than women. More than 93 percent of federal prisoners are men, according to March statistics from the Federal Bureau of Prisons. In Ohio 91.5 percent of 50,362...

Posted: 10 days ago

A new study found a connection between lower heart rates and the crime rate, linking men’s lower resting heart rate with the fact that they commit crimes in far greater numbers than women. More than 93 percent of federal prisoners are men, according to March statistics from the Federal Bureau of Prisons. In Ohio 91.5 percent of 50,362...
Syria attack: Latest news, what you need to know
 The United States launched a missile strike early Friday against targets in Syria in response to the recent chemical attack. The events have angered Russia, are praised by most local lawmakers and already impacting gas prices here in the United States. The United States attacked a Syrian air base with roughly 60 cruise missiles in response...

Posted: 22 days ago

The United States launched a missile strike early Friday against targets in Syria in response to the recent chemical attack. The events have angered Russia, are praised by most local lawmakers and already impacting gas prices here in the United States. The United States attacked a Syrian air base with roughly 60 cruise missiles in response...
6 things to know about the Dayton Development Coalition
 The publicly and privately funded Dayton Development Coalition is a major regional player economic development. Here are six things to know about it: 1. It is the western representative of JobsOhio, the private, non-profit corporation that is the state’s privatized economic development arm. 2. Jeff Hoagland has been president and chief...

Posted: 23 days ago

The publicly and privately funded Dayton Development Coalition is a major regional player economic development. Here are six things to know about it: 1. It is the western representative of JobsOhio, the private, non-profit corporation that is the state’s privatized economic development arm. 2. Jeff Hoagland has been president and chief...
Dayton company wants investigation of development executive
 Executives at a Dayton company are accusing the Dayton Development Coalition of allowing one of its top employees to have at least two private businesses, creating what the couple says is a potential conflict of interest. Coalition spokeswoman Shannon Joyce Neal said the allegations by the owners of Dayton-based CommuterAds were disproved...

Posted: 24 days ago

Executives at a Dayton company are accusing the Dayton Development Coalition of allowing one of its top employees to have at least two private businesses, creating what the couple says is a potential conflict of interest. Coalition spokeswoman Shannon Joyce Neal said the allegations by the owners of Dayton-based CommuterAds were disproved...
Today is deadline to register for May election: What’s on the ballot?
 Today is the deadline to register to vote in the May 2 election. There are lots of school levies and tax issues on the ballot. Several communities have candidates on the ballot, but most do not. You can register to vote at your county Board of Elections office or online at MyOhioVote.com/VoterRegistration. You can also go there to update...

Posted: 26 days ago

Today is the deadline to register to vote in the May 2 election. There are lots of school levies and tax issues on the ballot. Several communities have candidates on the ballot, but most do not. You can register to vote at your county Board of Elections office or online at MyOhioVote.com/VoterRegistration. You can also go there to update...