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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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It’s the largest bus contract in RTA’s history: Here's what you need to know
 The new NexGen battery-electric trolley buses Greater Dayton Regional Transit Authority is purchasing might leave people wondering how a bus with trolley poles can be motoring down the road on its own power without a trolley wire in sight. Here are five things to know about the new buses: The cost: RTA will buy 26 of the buses for about $1...

Posted: 2 days ago

The new NexGen battery-electric trolley buses Greater Dayton Regional Transit Authority is purchasing might leave people wondering how a bus with trolley poles can be motoring down the road on its own power without a trolley wire in sight. Here are five things to know about the new buses: The cost: RTA will buy 26 of the buses for about $1...
RTA to buy 26 NexGen electric trolley buses — at $1.2 million each.
 After nearly three years of testing the NexGen electric trolley Greater Dayton Regional Transit Authority is buying 26 of the buses at a cost of about $1.2 million each and will put the first production model on the street by early 2019. The RTA board of trustees authorized spending up to $57.4 million for the first 26 buses and parts, plus...

Posted: 3 days ago

After nearly three years of testing the NexGen electric trolley Greater Dayton Regional Transit Authority is buying 26 of the buses at a cost of about $1.2 million each and will put the first production model on the street by early 2019. The RTA board of trustees authorized spending up to $57.4 million for the first 26 buses and parts, plus...
Want to avoid getting hacked while driving? Check this out
 Computers control an increasing number of vehicle functions now, and will do so even more in the future when autonomous — or self-driving — cars and trucks become more common. Given that technology in the vehicles we drive is ever increasing, how safe are we from cyber intruders?  “We’ve enabled hackers to gain...

Posted: 7 days ago

Computers control an increasing number of vehicle functions now, and will do so even more in the future when autonomous — or self-driving — cars and trucks become more common. Given that technology in the vehicles we drive is ever increasing, how safe are we from cyber intruders?  “We’ve enabled hackers to gain...
The newest frontier for hackers: your car
 Imagine driving down the road minding your own business when suddenly your car brakes sharply on its own. Or your steering wheel veers wildly toward the ditch. Or your accelerator pedal inexplicably gets pressed to the floor. As computer technology increasingly controls critical vehicle safety features and more cars are connected to the internet...

Posted: 8 days ago

Imagine driving down the road minding your own business when suddenly your car brakes sharply on its own. Or your steering wheel veers wildly toward the ditch. Or your accelerator pedal inexplicably gets pressed to the floor. As computer technology increasingly controls critical vehicle safety features and more cars are connected to the internet...
Longtime county court clerk Greg Brush to retire
 Montgomery County Clerk of Courts Greg Brush will retire Oct. 31 to take a new job, he announced in an exclusive interview. “I’ve greatly enjoyed my time at the clerk’s office. I value that citizens put me back here three times,” said Brush, 54. “It’s been a great experience. It’s a great staff. It&rsquo...

Posted: 11 days ago

Montgomery County Clerk of Courts Greg Brush will retire Oct. 31 to take a new job, he announced in an exclusive interview. “I’ve greatly enjoyed my time at the clerk’s office. I value that citizens put me back here three times,” said Brush, 54. “It’s been a great experience. It’s a great staff. It&rsquo...
Oops: One year later, Kettering library’s driveway rebuilt
 Taxpayers are footing the bill for a rebuilt driveway entrance to the Dayton Metro Library Kettering-Moraine branch after library officials deemed the year-old roadway to be hazardous. The driveway design met code, but was the cause of accidents and complaints, said library spokeswoman Jayne Klose. “Code is one thing, but how it is...

Posted: 12 days ago

Taxpayers are footing the bill for a rebuilt driveway entrance to the Dayton Metro Library Kettering-Moraine branch after library officials deemed the year-old roadway to be hazardous. The driveway design met code, but was the cause of accidents and complaints, said library spokeswoman Jayne Klose. “Code is one thing, but how it is...
Dan Foley won’t run again for Montgomery County commission
 Montgomery County Commissioner Dan Foley will not run for re-election in 2018, he announced in an exclusive interview with this newspaper on Tuesday. Foley, 52, said he will serve out his term and work on several projects, including helping close a projected $9 million 2019 budget hole expected due to expiration of the Medicaid managed care...

Posted: 12 days ago

Montgomery County Commissioner Dan Foley will not run for re-election in 2018, he announced in an exclusive interview with this newspaper on Tuesday. Foley, 52, said he will serve out his term and work on several projects, including helping close a projected $9 million 2019 budget hole expected due to expiration of the Medicaid managed care...
Dayton teachers union endorses 5 in November school board race
 The Dayton Education Association’s Legislative Committee has recommended five candidates on the November ballot for four seats on the Dayton School Board. The board has endorsed Mohamed Al-Hamdani, Paul Bradley, William Harris jr, Jocelyn Rhynard and Karen Wick-Gagnet. “This school board election is an extremely important issue...

Posted: 12 days ago

The Dayton Education Association’s Legislative Committee has recommended five candidates on the November ballot for four seats on the Dayton School Board. The board has endorsed Mohamed Al-Hamdani, Paul Bradley, William Harris jr, Jocelyn Rhynard and Karen Wick-Gagnet. “This school board election is an extremely important issue...
Tuesday is deadline to register to vote.
 The deadline to register to vote in the November election is Oct. 10 . Early voting begins Oct. 11. Voters may go to MyOhioVote.com/VoterRegistration to register online or update an existing registration. Voter registration forms can also be printed from MyOhioVote.com or obtained from a local library or board of elections office. Voter registration...

Posted: 14 days ago

The deadline to register to vote in the November election is Oct. 10 . Early voting begins Oct. 11. Voters may go to MyOhioVote.com/VoterRegistration to register online or update an existing registration. Voter registration forms can also be printed from MyOhioVote.com or obtained from a local library or board of elections office. Voter registration...
Montgomery County GOP endorses Husted for governor
 Ohio Secretary of State Jon Husted was endorsed in the Ohio governor’s race by the Montgomery County Republican Party’s central committee Wednesday night in a vote one of his opponent’s advisors denounced as “rigged.” “As a UD Football Flyer and a state representative, I enjoyed a lot of victories in Montgomery...

Posted: 17 days ago

Ohio Secretary of State Jon Husted was endorsed in the Ohio governor’s race by the Montgomery County Republican Party’s central committee Wednesday night in a vote one of his opponent’s advisors denounced as “rigged.” “As a UD Football Flyer and a state representative, I enjoyed a lot of victories in Montgomery...
Some in Montgomery County GOP angry over possible endorsement vote
 A faction of the Montgomery County Republican Party is pushing for an endorsement Wednesday night of Ohio Secretary of State Jon Husted for governor, a move that is unpopular with other party leaders, according to Rob Scott, senior campaign advisor to one of the other three candidates: U.S. Rep. Jim Renacci, R-Wadsworth. “There are...

Posted: 18 days ago

A faction of the Montgomery County Republican Party is pushing for an endorsement Wednesday night of Ohio Secretary of State Jon Husted for governor, a move that is unpopular with other party leaders, according to Rob Scott, senior campaign advisor to one of the other three candidates: U.S. Rep. Jim Renacci, R-Wadsworth. “There are...