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Around the Miami Valley
10:01 am
Wed April 25, 2012

City of Dayton To Show New Webster St. Designs Tonight

Tonight the City of Dayton is holding a public meeting to show new design concepts for the proposed Webster Street replacement bridge over the Mad River.  Bridge designer EMH&T will be on hand to hear suggestions and answer questions.

Assistant Director of Public Works, Steve Finke says the bridge is still structurally sound but the replacement is needed.

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Around the Miami Valley
9:57 am
Wed April 25, 2012

Dayton City Commission Approves Three-year Contract with IAFF

Last week the Dayton City Commission approved a new three-year contract with the International Association of Firefighters, Local 136 (IAFF).  The agreement includes a combination of wage freezes, modest raises, changes in sick leave, and increases in health care contributions by employees. 

Education
1:29 pm
Tue April 24, 2012

Ohio Lawmakers Consider Teacher Pension Changes

The latest plan to help maintain the pension system for Ohio public school teachers would have them pay more into their retirement accounts.

The Columbus Dispatch reports the plan has been approved by the board of the State Teachers Retirement System, which has 470,000 members. It's up for consideration by lawmakers who would need to sign off on it.

The plan is aimed at saving $13 billion in accrued liabilities. It's the fourth package of its kind sent to lawmakers since 2009.

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Statewide News
1:21 pm
Tue April 24, 2012

Parties Face Off in Court Over OH Legislative Maps

Justices in Ohio are weighing arguments that will determine the fate of Ohio's newly drawn legislative map.

Lawyers sparring before the Ohio Supreme Court Tuesday disagreed over the constitutionality of the new lines and the process by which they were drawn.

The attorney for Democrats, who filed suit on behalf of a group of Ohio voters, said it's clear the maps favoring Republicans violated provisions against gerrymandering.

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Politics
12:32 pm
Tue April 24, 2012

Pennsylvania Primary Results

Results from the Primaries being held in Pennsylvania on April 24, 2012 - updated throughout the day as results come in.

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