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.

Latest from Lynn Hulsey

Burglaries increase during the summer; 5 ways to protect yourself
 Summer vacations are in full swing and since a high percentage of home burglaries happen during summer months, those vacation plans need to include keeping your home secure. Here are some tips and high tech security solutions from Ooma, a home phone and security company. 1. Lock your doors and add a smart doorbell and video cameras that route...

Posted: 10 hours ago

Summer vacations are in full swing and since a high percentage of home burglaries happen during summer months, those vacation plans need to include keeping your home secure. Here are some tips and high tech security solutions from Ooma, a home phone and security company. 1. Lock your doors and add a smart doorbell and video cameras that route...
John McCain’s cancer: 5 things to know
 U.S. Sen. John McCain announced this week he has brain cancer and vowed to return to the Senate after he recovers from surgery to remove a blood clot and the tumor. RELATED: Ohio, local leaders react to news McCain has cancer Here are five things to know about his cancer and advances in treatment. 1. McCain’s glioblastoma is a fast-growing...

Posted: 11 hours ago

U.S. Sen. John McCain announced this week he has brain cancer and vowed to return to the Senate after he recovers from surgery to remove a blood clot and the tumor. RELATED: Ohio, local leaders react to news McCain has cancer Here are five things to know about his cancer and advances in treatment. 1. McCain’s glioblastoma is a fast-growing...
Local doctors: John McCain’s cancer is aggressive
 Glioblastoma, the type of brain cancer that U.S. Sen. John McCain has is known to be aggressive and so difficult to irradicate that it is considered incurable, according to area oncologists. But advances in brain imaging and surgery as well as radiation and chemotherapy have turned brain cancer from a quick death sentence into a disease that...

Posted: a day ago

Glioblastoma, the type of brain cancer that U.S. Sen. John McCain has is known to be aggressive and so difficult to irradicate that it is considered incurable, according to area oncologists. But advances in brain imaging and surgery as well as radiation and chemotherapy have turned brain cancer from a quick death sentence into a disease that...
John McCain gave one of his biggest political speeches in Dayton area
 U.S. Sen. John McCain, who announced Wednesday that he has brain cancer, made the Dayton area central to his presidential run in 2008. McCain, R-Arizona, chose Wright State University in Fairborn as the place he introduced Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin to the world. Standing onstage at Wright State’s Nutter Center on Aug. 29, 2008 - his 72nd...

Posted: a day ago

U.S. Sen. John McCain, who announced Wednesday that he has brain cancer, made the Dayton area central to his presidential run in 2008. McCain, R-Arizona, chose Wright State University in Fairborn as the place he introduced Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin to the world. Standing onstage at Wright State’s Nutter Center on Aug. 29, 2008 - his 72nd...
Ohio, local leaders react to news Sen. John McCain has brain cancer
 The news that Sen. John McCain, the 2008 Republican nominee for president, has brain cancer drew reaction from across the country and in Ohio. Here’s what some local and Ohio leaders had to say: “I have had the privilege of working and traveling overseas with Senator John McCain to strengthen our Armed Forces. He has not only...

Posted: a day ago

The news that Sen. John McCain, the 2008 Republican nominee for president, has brain cancer drew reaction from across the country and in Ohio. Here’s what some local and Ohio leaders had to say: “I have had the privilege of working and traveling overseas with Senator John McCain to strengthen our Armed Forces. He has not only...
Longtime Ohio congressman dies
 Former Congressman Ralph Regula, who represented the Canton region for nearly 40 years, died yesterday at 92. He served in Congress from 1973-2009. At the time, he was the second longest serving Republican member of the House. “I am deeply saddened to hear about the passing of my friend, colleague and mentor,” U.S. Rep. Jim Renacci...

Posted: a day ago

Former Congressman Ralph Regula, who represented the Canton region for nearly 40 years, died yesterday at 92. He served in Congress from 1973-2009. At the time, he was the second longest serving Republican member of the House. “I am deeply saddened to hear about the passing of my friend, colleague and mentor,” U.S. Rep. Jim Renacci...
Want a new cat? Adoption deals offered in response to overcrowding
 An increase in the number of cats and kittens at the Montgomery County Animal Resource Center has the county offering a special deal on select cats and kittens through July 31. They can be adopted for $20, a fee that includes spay/neuter, first vaccines, cat registration and an adoption kit. The cost is $40 off the regular fee. Cathy Petersen...

Posted: a day ago

An increase in the number of cats and kittens at the Montgomery County Animal Resource Center has the county offering a special deal on select cats and kittens through July 31. They can be adopted for $20, a fee that includes spay/neuter, first vaccines, cat registration and an adoption kit. The cost is $40 off the regular fee. Cathy Petersen...
Fewer babies being born; 5 reasons it matters to you
 With the U.S. birth rate at a record low, it impacts everything from school enrollments to  the economy to government budgets. Here are five things to know about the declining birth rate. 1. The decline cuts across all racial and ethnic boundaries but the largest percentage decline — 38 percent — was among Hispanic women...

Posted: 4 days ago

With the U.S. birth rate at a record low, it impacts everything from school enrollments to  the economy to government budgets. Here are five things to know about the declining birth rate. 1. The decline cuts across all racial and ethnic boundaries but the largest percentage decline — 38 percent — was among Hispanic women...
We’re having fewer babies and employers, schools will feel it
 There is a dearth of births in the United States and if the trend continues it could further aggravate existing problems employers are having finding workers. Last year the nation’s birthrate hit a record low, falling to 62 births per 1,000 women aged 15 to 44, according to the National Center for Health Statistics. Last year 3.9 million...

Posted: 5 days ago

There is a dearth of births in the United States and if the trend continues it could further aggravate existing problems employers are having finding workers. Last year the nation’s birthrate hit a record low, falling to 62 births per 1,000 women aged 15 to 44, according to the National Center for Health Statistics. Last year 3.9 million...
5 things to know about latest Republican health care reform plan
 Senate Republican leaders unveiled their latest health care reform plan on Thursday. Ohio's two senators weighed in, with U.S. Sen. Sherrod Brown, D-Ohio, saying he opposes it and U.S. Rep. Rob Portman, R-Ohio, saying he will review the bill before deciding how he will vote. The proposal: - Retains Medicaid cuts that drew the ire of moderate...

Posted: 8 days ago

Senate Republican leaders unveiled their latest health care reform plan on Thursday. Ohio's two senators weighed in, with U.S. Sen. Sherrod Brown, D-Ohio, saying he opposes it and U.S. Rep. Rob Portman, R-Ohio, saying he will review the bill before deciding how he will vote. The proposal: - Retains Medicaid cuts that drew the ire of moderate...
Boonshoft Museum of Discovery
The state capital budget proposes $1 million for the Boonshoft Museum of Discovery. The money would be used to expand educational facilities at the Dayton museum. LYNN HULSEY/STAFF

Posted: 15 days ago

The state capital budget proposes $1 million for the Boonshoft Museum of Discovery. The money would be used to expand educational facilities at the Dayton museum. LYNN HULSEY/STAFF