Govt considering Internet, smartphones for 2020 census

  The days of the census taker with clipboard in hand may be numbered. The Census Bureau plans to test digital tools in preparation for the 2020 census, a change that could save millions of dollars. People may be asked to fill out their census forms on the Internet instead of sending them through the […]

Miami Valley crime lab losing business to state

Three area police departments have dropped contracts with the Miami Valley Regional Crime Laboratory, and there is concern others will follow, threatening the viability of a lab that currently provides evidence analysis for 100 jurisdictions in southwest Ohio. The departures provide the first evidence that the downtown Dayton lab, which employs 26 other folks, is […]