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Thomas Gnau

Thomas Gnau is a business reporter for the Dayton Daily News and covers top companies, development, job creation, and commercial real estate. He grew up a U.S. Navy dependent, lived in two countries and five states before his 16th birthday. He graduated from Chaminade-Julienne High School and Wright State University. A Kettering resident, he is married to a Mad River Local Schools teacher; he and his wife have two daughters. Gnau started working at the student newspaper at Wright State where his interest in journalism grew and led him to where he is today.

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Union: Cargo airlines need to hire more pilots
 Discontent among air cargo pilots seems to be spreading, at least according to one union. A week after a federal judge in Cincinnati ended a pilots’ strike against Wilmington’s ABX Air — grounding cargo flights for DHL and Amazon during Black Friday shopping week — pilots for another cargo airline, Atlas Air Worldwide...

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Discontent among air cargo pilots seems to be spreading, at least according to one union. A week after a federal judge in Cincinnati ended a pilots’ strike against Wilmington’s ABX Air — grounding cargo flights for DHL and Amazon during Black Friday shopping week — pilots for another cargo airline, Atlas Air Worldwide...
UD third in nation for sponsored materials research
 The University of Dayton is ranked third in the nation for the amount of sponsored materials research the university attracts and performs. The National Science Foundation recently released research and development work statistics for the foundation’s fiscal year 2015 that shows UD ranked behind SUNY Polytechnic in New York and Penn...

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The University of Dayton is ranked third in the nation for the amount of sponsored materials research the university attracts and performs. The National Science Foundation recently released research and development work statistics for the foundation’s fiscal year 2015 that shows UD ranked behind SUNY Polytechnic in New York and Penn...
Federal lawsuit claims housing discrimination in Dayton area
 A local housing group is among 20 that have sued Fannie Mae in federal court, claiming the agency doesn’t care for foreclosed homes in minority neighborhoods as well as it does for houses in predominantly white locales. In the Dayton are, 68 foreclosed homes were investigated in preparing for the suit, said Pamela Bond, a spokeswoman...

Posted: 2 days ago

A local housing group is among 20 that have sued Fannie Mae in federal court, claiming the agency doesn’t care for foreclosed homes in minority neighborhoods as well as it does for houses in predominantly white locales. In the Dayton are, 68 foreclosed homes were investigated in preparing for the suit, said Pamela Bond, a spokeswoman...
Federal lawsuit claims housing discrimination in Dayton area
 A local housing group is among 20 that have sued Fannie Mae in federal court, claiming the agency doesn’t care for foreclosed homes in minority neighborhoods as well as it does for houses in predominantly white locales. In the Dayton are, 68 foreclosed homes were investigated in preparing for the suit, said Pamela Bond, a spokeswoman...

Posted: 2 days ago

A local housing group is among 20 that have sued Fannie Mae in federal court, claiming the agency doesn’t care for foreclosed homes in minority neighborhoods as well as it does for houses in predominantly white locales. In the Dayton are, 68 foreclosed homes were investigated in preparing for the suit, said Pamela Bond, a spokeswoman...
Navistar, major Springfield employer, may lease Xenia facility
 Representatives of Navistar have contacted the Xenia Fire Department about using space at 1003 Bellbrook Ave., possibly for storage purposes, the city’s development director said Monday. Steve Brodsky, the development director for the Greene County city, didn’t know if the company has moved into the space yet. A spokeswoman for...

Posted: 2 days ago

Representatives of Navistar have contacted the Xenia Fire Department about using space at 1003 Bellbrook Ave., possibly for storage purposes, the city’s development director said Monday. Steve Brodsky, the development director for the Greene County city, didn’t know if the company has moved into the space yet. A spokeswoman for...
Navistar, major Springfield employer, may lease Xenia facility
 Representatives of Navistar have contacted the Xenia Fire Department about using space at 1003 Bellbrook Ave., possibly for storage purposes, the city’s development director said Monday. Steve Brodsky, the development director for the Greene County city, didn’t know if the company has moved into the space yet. A spokeswoman for...

Posted: 2 days ago

Representatives of Navistar have contacted the Xenia Fire Department about using space at 1003 Bellbrook Ave., possibly for storage purposes, the city’s development director said Monday. Steve Brodsky, the development director for the Greene County city, didn’t know if the company has moved into the space yet. A spokeswoman for...
New distribution center hiring for 200 jobs
 Spectrum Brands’ new $33 million Dayton distribution and manufacturing center is preparing to open, and the site needs qualified workers. “We will actually start manufacturing in January,” Ken Burns, Spectrum Brands vice president of global operations said in an interview Friday. “Some of the products that we originally...

Posted: 5 days ago

Spectrum Brands’ new $33 million Dayton distribution and manufacturing center is preparing to open, and the site needs qualified workers. “We will actually start manufacturing in January,” Ken Burns, Spectrum Brands vice president of global operations said in an interview Friday. “Some of the products that we originally...
New distribution center hiring for 200 jobs
 Spectrum Brands’ new $33 million Dayton distribution and manufacturing center is preparing to open, and the site needs qualified workers. “We will actually start manufacturing in January,” Ken Burns, Spectrum Brands vice president of global operations said in an interview Friday. “Some of the products that we originally...

Posted: 5 days ago

Spectrum Brands’ new $33 million Dayton distribution and manufacturing center is preparing to open, and the site needs qualified workers. “We will actually start manufacturing in January,” Ken Burns, Spectrum Brands vice president of global operations said in an interview Friday. “Some of the products that we originally...
Dayton-area lab mines Twitter to make predictions
 From data, leaders of local tech start-up Cognovi Labs say they read the future — confirming predictions about how people vote, what they buy and even whether they’re depressed. Cognovi co-founders Amit Sheth and James Mainord are commercializing a technology Sheth and his Wright State University students developed, dubbed &ldquo...

Posted: 5 days ago

From data, leaders of local tech start-up Cognovi Labs say they read the future — confirming predictions about how people vote, what they buy and even whether they’re depressed. Cognovi co-founders Amit Sheth and James Mainord are commercializing a technology Sheth and his Wright State University students developed, dubbed &ldquo...