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PoliticsOhio: Dayton City Commission Candidates Debate Jobs, Development, Economy

Politics Ohio

Tuesday Nov. 7 is Election Day and in Montgomery County, four candidates are running for two open seats on the Dayton City Commission. Two are incumbents, and two challengers are running as a team. For this week’s installment of PoliticsOhio, WYSO spoke with Cory Frolik, who has reported closely on the commissioner’s race for the Dayton Daily News. He begins by providing a little background on the candidates.

 

PoliticsOhio is a wrap-up of the week's important political news in the state. Each Friday during All Things Considered, the WYSO news department talks with political reporters and experts from across Ohio about local and statewide news.

 

Jerry Kenney was introduced to WYSO by a friend and within a year of first tuning in became an avid listener and supporter. He began volunteering at the station in 1991 and began hosting Alpha Rhythms in February of 1992. Jerry joined the WYSO staff in 2007 as a host of All Things Considered and soon transitioned into hosting Morning Edition. In addition to now hosting All Things Considered, Jerry is the host and producer of WYSO Weekend, WYSO's weekly news and arts magazine. He has also produced several radio dramas for WYSO in collaboration with local theater companies. Jerry has won several Ohio AP awards as well as an award from PRINDI for his work with the WYSO news department. Jerry says that the best part of his job is being able to talk to people in the community and share their experiences with WYSO listeners.