City of Dayton

Politics
6:47 am
Thu April 25, 2013

Mayor Hopeful Nan Whaley Says Her Focus Is Jobs, Neighborhoods & A Progressive Approach

Nan Whaley

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.

Nan Whaley in an interview with Emily McCord.

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Politics
7:15 am
Wed April 24, 2013

Mayoral Candidate A.J. Wagner: New Policies Will Revitalize Dayton

A.J. Wagner

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.

Democrat A.J. Wagner in and interview with WYSO's Emily McCord.

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Politics
6:26 am
Tue April 23, 2013

Mayor Says Dayton's Focus On The Positive Will Grow City

Mayor Gary Leitzell

On May 7th, Dayton residents will go to the polls and vote in the primary for city mayor. Independent incumbent Gary Leitzell will face two Democratic challengers, AJ Wagner and Nan Whaley. WYSO's Emily McCord  sat down with all three candidates to hear more about them and their positions and begins her series with Mayor Gary Leitzell.

An extended interview with Gary Leitzell and WYSO's Emily McCord.

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Around the Miami Valley
8:28 pm
Wed April 17, 2013

Dayton Rejects Controversial Aerial Surveillance Plan UPDATED

Dayton’s plan to use aerial surveillance to address crime in the city has been shelved. City manager Tim Riordan says it will not pursue a $120 thousand contract with Persistant Surveillance Systems Inc., a company that would have provided manned aircraft to monitor crime above the city. Riordan made his remarks at Wednesday's commission meeting.

In a press release to WYSO, Tim Riordan says:

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Around the Miami Valley
1:47 pm
Fri April 12, 2013

Dayton Police Chief: Aerial Surveillance For Crime, Not Spying

City of Dayton

The Dayton City Commission is considering a contract with a company that provides aerial surveillance for the city to monitor crime. It’s created controversy with civil rights groups and local citizens who say this is potential violation of privacy. Emily McCord speaks to Dayton Police Chief Richard Biehl about the technology and its implications.

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