DAYTON, Ohio (WDTN) - Dayton metro area ranks number five among the top 10 cities most at risk to a government shutdown, according to Forbes.com.
Ten percent of the region's total share of local wages comes from the federal government, ranking it behind only Washington, D.C.; Bethesda, Md.; Virginia Beach, Va.; and Honolulu, Hawaii with a higher percentage of wages coming from the federal payrolls.
According to the finance magazine, 10 percent of Dayton's local wages come from federal jobs.
Nearly 9,000 civilian employees at Wright-Patterson Air Force Base were idled Tuesday due to the shut down.
The National Museum of the U.S. Air Force also has closed.
Sidney fire officials said there may not have been working smoke detectors when an apartment building burned late last night.
Community members are donating money and supplies to the survivors of a fatal fire in Kettering.
Kettering police named their newest officer Thursday in a special ceremony.
Dayton-based PSA Airlines announced it is hiring 1,000 more employees as part an American Airlines announcement that it will be purchasing new regional jets.
The U.S. House of Representatives overwhelmingly passed a comprehensive defense policy measure Thursday evening.