08/23/2012 10:13 am ET

New York Radio Host Loses DDOT Post

Detroit — Bill Nojay lives in upstate New York, where he's a conservative radio talk show host five days a week and is campaigning for a seat in the state assembly.

And for the last seven months, he's been running the Detroit Department of Transportation as its chief operating officer.

That is until Tuesday, when The Detroit News called Mayor Dave Bing's office to ask about Nojay's side jobs. Two hours after the inquiry, Bing's staff issued a statement saying Nojay was no longer working for the department.

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