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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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Groups protest GOP dinner, Republican health plan
 A group opposing the GOP plan to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act protested outside the Mandalay Banquet Center in Moraine Thursday night as local Republicans gathered for their annual Montgomery County Republican Party Lincoln Day dinner. About 50 people lined the roadway, wearing birthday party hats and blowing horns as cars pulled...

Posted: 20 minutes ago

A group opposing the GOP plan to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act protested outside the Mandalay Banquet Center in Moraine Thursday night as local Republicans gathered for their annual Montgomery County Republican Party Lincoln Day dinner. About 50 people lined the roadway, wearing birthday party hats and blowing horns as cars pulled...
Warren County is the 3rd fastest growing area in Ohio; Dayton metro area up, too
 Warren County remained the Dayton region’s engine for population growth in 2016, with the county ranked third in the state behind Delaware and Franklin counties for growth since 2010, according to U.S. Census Bureau data released Thursday. Among nine area counties Montgomery County was one of five that lost population during that period...

Posted: 20 hours ago

Warren County remained the Dayton region’s engine for population growth in 2016, with the county ranked third in the state behind Delaware and Franklin counties for growth since 2010, according to U.S. Census Bureau data released Thursday. Among nine area counties Montgomery County was one of five that lost population during that period...
7 Things to know about TASERs, largely unregulated in Ohio
 TASERs are used by police departments as a way to subdue suspects. The electroshock weapons also are used for self-defense by civilians who do not want to carry a firearm. Here are some things know know about TASERs, which are often mistakenly called stun guns. TASER International has sold approximately 900,000 TASERs to 18,000 law enforcement...

Posted: 2 days ago

TASERs are used by police departments as a way to subdue suspects. The electroshock weapons also are used for self-defense by civilians who do not want to carry a firearm. Here are some things know know about TASERs, which are often mistakenly called stun guns. TASER International has sold approximately 900,000 TASERs to 18,000 law enforcement...
Sex with animals in Ohio officially illegal
 It is no longer legal in Ohio to have sex with animals. Ohio’s law banning bestiality went into effect Tuesday. “It’s a crime that defies explanation to the rational person,” said Mark Kumpf, director of the Montgomery County Animal Resource Center. “We’re dealing with a different species.” Previous...

Posted: 2 days ago

It is no longer legal in Ohio to have sex with animals. Ohio’s law banning bestiality went into effect Tuesday. “It’s a crime that defies explanation to the rational person,” said Mark Kumpf, director of the Montgomery County Animal Resource Center. “We’re dealing with a different species.” Previous...
President Trump to be a grandfather again
 It looks like President Donald Trump is going to be a grandfather again. Trump’s son Eric tweeted that his wife Lara and him are having a boy in September. He will be there first child. President Trump retweeted saying “Congratulations Eric and Lara. Very proud and happy for the two of you. Trump has eight grandchildren. Arabella...

Posted: 3 days ago

It looks like President Donald Trump is going to be a grandfather again. Trump’s son Eric tweeted that his wife Lara and him are having a boy in September. He will be there first child. President Trump retweeted saying “Congratulations Eric and Lara. Very proud and happy for the two of you. Trump has eight grandchildren. Arabella...
Opioid crisis persists despite funding burst
 The scourge of opioid addiction keeps hitting home, this time with Thursday’s apparent overdose deaths of a Centerville airline pilot and his wife. It’s happening even after years of politicians promising to do more and pay more to beat what has become one of the most intractable problems facing the nation. “Sadly this is...

Posted: 5 days ago

The scourge of opioid addiction keeps hitting home, this time with Thursday’s apparent overdose deaths of a Centerville airline pilot and his wife. It’s happening even after years of politicians promising to do more and pay more to beat what has become one of the most intractable problems facing the nation. “Sadly this is...
Are more regulations needed on potentially lethal stun guns and TASERs?
 The market for non-firearms self-defense products is growing and increasingly women are being targeted by companies selling stun guns, TASER, pepper spray and other products. “The ladies need to be empowered. They’re the ones who are preyed upon by the male population who are bigger and stronger,” said John Thyne, owner...

Posted: 6 days ago

The market for non-firearms self-defense products is growing and increasingly women are being targeted by companies selling stun guns, TASER, pepper spray and other products. “The ladies need to be empowered. They’re the ones who are preyed upon by the male population who are bigger and stronger,” said John Thyne, owner...
11 investigations that show why public records are so important
 This is National Sunshine Week, which puts a spotlight on the importance of the public having access to records and information illustrating how critical policy decisions are made at all levels of government. We also think it is a good time to showcase the various ways our reporters keep you informed about the issues you care about. As a...

Posted: 8 days ago

This is National Sunshine Week, which puts a spotlight on the importance of the public having access to records and information illustrating how critical policy decisions are made at all levels of government. We also think it is a good time to showcase the various ways our reporters keep you informed about the issues you care about. As a...
One year ago today, John Kasich won Ohio primary: A look back
 It was one year ago today, March 15, 2016, that Ohio Gov. John Kasich won the Ohio primary. It was the first and only state he won in the Republican presidential race. Kasich defeated Donald Trump, 47 percent to 35.9 percent. Texas Sen. Ted Cruz was third with 13.3 percent. Kasich won 56 counties, but lost all of the counties in eastern Ohio...

Posted: 8 days ago

It was one year ago today, March 15, 2016, that Ohio Gov. John Kasich won the Ohio primary. It was the first and only state he won in the Republican presidential race. Kasich defeated Donald Trump, 47 percent to 35.9 percent. Texas Sen. Ted Cruz was third with 13.3 percent. Kasich won 56 counties, but lost all of the counties in eastern Ohio...
Reward offered for arrest of identity fraud suspect
 A reward of $2,500 is being offered for information leading to charges or the arrest of a woman suspected of identity fraud. Dayton police released a photo of the unknown suspect in hopes the public can help identify and locate her. Police tell us the woman in the photo received a $6,000 loan from Universal 1 Credit union by using another...

Posted: 9 days ago

A reward of $2,500 is being offered for information leading to charges or the arrest of a woman suspected of identity fraud. Dayton police released a photo of the unknown suspect in hopes the public can help identify and locate her. Police tell us the woman in the photo received a $6,000 loan from Universal 1 Credit union by using another...
UD warns students about behavior on St. Patrick’s Day
 University of Dayton officials are cracking down to make sure the combination of St. Patrick’s Day and the Dayton Flyers NCAA basketball tournament game on Friday won’t lead to violence or other problems in the campus area. On Monday, Police Chief Rodney Chatman said police will be very visible in the neighborhoods around the...

Posted: 10 days ago

University of Dayton officials are cracking down to make sure the combination of St. Patrick’s Day and the Dayton Flyers NCAA basketball tournament game on Friday won’t lead to violence or other problems in the campus area. On Monday, Police Chief Rodney Chatman said police will be very visible in the neighborhoods around the...