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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...
What is the House Freedom Caucus? Who is in it?
 The U.S. House of Representatives’ Freedom Caucus played a critical role in the failure this month of House Speaker Paul Ryan’s proposed American Healthcare Act, which President Donald Trump’s supported. Now Trump is taking aim at the conservative caucus, threatening to fight it’s members along with Democrats in the...

Posted: 30 days ago

The U.S. House of Representatives’ Freedom Caucus played a critical role in the failure this month of House Speaker Paul Ryan’s proposed American Healthcare Act, which President Donald Trump’s supported. Now Trump is taking aim at the conservative caucus, threatening to fight it’s members along with Democrats in the...
Local Congressman Jordan responds to political threat from President Trump
 President Donald Trump is taking aim at conservatives in his own party. Days after the U.S. House Freedom Caucus members, including local Republican Reps. Jim Jordan and Warren Davidson, stopped Trump’s health care plan, the president issued a threat to the group. “The Freedom Caucus will hurt the entire Republican agenda if they...

Posted: 30 days ago

President Donald Trump is taking aim at conservatives in his own party. Days after the U.S. House Freedom Caucus members, including local Republican Reps. Jim Jordan and Warren Davidson, stopped Trump’s health care plan, the president issued a threat to the group. “The Freedom Caucus will hurt the entire Republican agenda if they...
Millions of dollars awarded to region to help startup companies
 Ohio’s Third Frontier commission on Wednesday awarded $2.9 million in funding for to help Dayton region entrepreneurs, restoring that funding to the region for the first time since 2015. Combined with already-pledged local matches, the award means a total of $6.1 million in new money and in-kind services will be available to help startups...

2:33 PM Wednesday, Mar. 29, 2017

Ohio’s Third Frontier commission on Wednesday awarded $2.9 million in funding for to help Dayton region entrepreneurs, restoring that funding to the region for the first time since 2015. Combined with already-pledged local matches, the award means a total of $6.1 million in new money and in-kind services will be available to help startups...
Region tries again for state money for startups
 Dayton region officials are once again trying to convince the state to restore funding for entrepreneurs that was lost in 2015 after the Dayton Development Coalition was unable to resolve concerns over how effectively the money was being spent. “Unfortunately we lost this funding two years ago. I’m hopeful we can get this funding...

4:14 PM Tuesday, Mar. 28, 2017

Dayton region officials are once again trying to convince the state to restore funding for entrepreneurs that was lost in 2015 after the Dayton Development Coalition was unable to resolve concerns over how effectively the money was being spent. “Unfortunately we lost this funding two years ago. I’m hopeful we can get this funding...
With protesters outside, Republicans at local GOP dinner stressed unity
 Republicans had a good showing in November’s election but now need to focus on unity in order to accomplish their goals, Ohio Republican Party Executive Director Rob Secaur said Thursday’s annual Montgomery County Republican Party Lincoln Day dinner. With factions of his party fighting it out in Washington, D.C., Secaur&rsquo...

11:49 PM Thursday, Mar. 23, 2017

Republicans had a good showing in November’s election but now need to focus on unity in order to accomplish their goals, Ohio Republican Party Executive Director Rob Secaur said Thursday’s annual Montgomery County Republican Party Lincoln Day dinner. With factions of his party fighting it out in Washington, D.C., Secaur&rsquo...
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...

4:01 AM Thursday, Mar. 23, 2017

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...

6:50 PM Tuesday, Mar. 21, 2017

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...

3:04 PM Tuesday, Mar. 21, 2017

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...

5:22 PM Monday, Mar. 20, 2017

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...
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