Mayor Gary Leitzell http://wyso.org en Downtown Dayton Celebrates Peace http://wyso.org/post/downtown-dayton-celebrates-peace <p>Today in downtown Dayton, several internationally important events centered around peace will be celebrated.&nbsp; Today is the fifth anniversary of Martin Luther King's famous "I Have a Dream" speech, and it's also the one hundredth anniversary of the Peace Palace in the Hague, Netherlands.</p><p>The Netherlands' Peace Palace houses the International Court of Justice, which serves as the judicial body of the United Nations.&nbsp; It officially opened August 28, 1913 and that milestone will play a part in today's celebrations surrounding the King anniversary.</p> Wed, 28 Aug 2013 12:35:00 +0000 Jerry Kenney 38394 at http://wyso.org Voters To Decide On Dayton Mayoral Candidates, Issues and Levies http://wyso.org/post/voters-decide-dayton-mayoral-candidates-issues-and-levies <p>Ohio Voters are going to the polls Tuesday to weigh in on a handful of issues, school levies and charter amendments. In Dayton, the outcome will decide who will be on the November ballot for Dayton mayor as well as city commissioners. Tue, 07 May 2013 10:56:23 +0000 Emily McCord 32757 at http://wyso.org WYSO Weekend: April 28, 2013 http://wyso.org/post/wyso-weekend-april-28-2013 <p>Full episode of WYSO Weekend for April 28, 2013 including the following stories:</p><p>- A wrap up of Emily McCord's interviews with the Dayton mayoral candidates ahead of the primary election:</p> Mon, 29 Apr 2013 14:30:00 +0000 Jerry Kenney 33330 at http://wyso.org Mayor Hopeful Nan Whaley Says Her Focus Is Jobs, Neighborhoods & A Progressive Approach http://wyso.org/post/mayor-hopeful-nan-whaley-says-her-focus-jobs-neighborhoods-progressive-approach <p>Nan Whaley is a Dayton City Commissioner and endorsed by the Democratic Party, who says the economy will be her focus if she's elected mayor. Whaley says she has plans to bring jobs through leveraging the city's assets and will restore blighted neighborhoods by tearing down unlivable properties. Whaley also says a welcoming, vibrant community will attract people here. Whaley sat down in an interview with Emily McCord April 18, 2013 ahead of the Mayoral Primary May 7th, where she faces incumbent Gary Leitzell and Democrat A.J. Wagner.</p><p> Thu, 25 Apr 2013 10:47:11 +0000 Emily McCord 32191 at http://wyso.org Mayor Hopeful Nan Whaley Says Her Focus Is Jobs, Neighborhoods & A Progressive Approach Mayoral Candidate A.J. Wagner: New Policies Will Revitalize Dayton http://wyso.org/post/mayoral-candidate-aj-wagner-new-policies-will-revitalize-dayton <p>A.J. Wagner is a former Montgomery County court judge and county auditor. He says his experience is what distinguishes him as a candidate for Dayton mayor and hopes to win the primary in May, as he challenges incumbent Gary Leitzell and Democrat Nan Whaley. WYSO's Emily McCord is interviewing all the candidates to learn more about them and their positions.</p><p></p><p> Wed, 24 Apr 2013 11:15:38 +0000 Emily McCord 32129 at http://wyso.org Mayoral Candidate A.J. Wagner: New Policies Will Revitalize Dayton