Economic Stress en Feds Intervene in West Dayton Banking Controversy <p></p><p>Federal regulators held a public meeting Monday to talk about banking services in West Dayton. The closing of the Westown PNC branch this summer has turned a large part of West Dayton into a &ldquo;banking desert&rdquo;; from the former site of the bank, there are no bank branches within a two-mile radius.</p><p>At the crowded meeting, David Greer with the Northwest Priority Board called the departure of banks from the neighborhood &ldquo;redlining.&rdquo;</p><p></p> Tue, 01 Oct 2013 14:27:21 +0000 Lewis Wallace 39999 at Feds Intervene in West Dayton Banking Controversy AP Analysis: Economic Stress Rises in Midwest <p><span class="article-content"><span>Counties in the Midwest and South that have a high number of autoworkers have seen a jump in economic stress levels, according to an Associated Press monthly analysis.<br /><br />But Midwestern states also have seen the largest decreases in economic stress since the recession ended. That&#39;s primarily because of growth in manufacturing. Ohio has added 76 hundred factory jobs in the past year.<br /> Tue, 19 Jul 2011 21:06:58 +0000 Associated Press 2936 at