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Crash Between Gas Tanker and Wrong-Way Driver Leads to Huge Fire in Dayton, Ohio (UPDATED)

Crash Between Gas Tanker and Wrong-Way Driver Leads to Huge Fire in Dayton, Ohio (UPDATED)

A gasoline tanker was involved in a head-on crash with a car going the wrong way on south-bound I-75 in Dayton on Sunday, leading to a fiery explosion and a large plume of black smoke. The video below is courtesy of WHIO. At around 4:45pm, police began receiving reports of a car going the wrong […]

 Patrick Grieve

From Durst Till Dawn: My Day Spent Waiting for Limp Bizkit to Not Show Up at a Sunoco Gas Station in Dayton, Ohio

From Durst Till Dawn: My Day Spent Waiting for Limp Bizkit to Not Show Up at a Sunoco Gas Station in Dayton, Ohio

Earlier this week, a Dayton, Ohio man named Brian Baker created a Facebook event for a super-secret 4/20 concert that was supposed to be going down on the east side of town. The headliner was Limp Bizkit, and the venue was the Sunoco gas station on Wayne Ave and Keowee St (NOT the Sunoco down […]

 Patrick Grieve

Is Limp Bizkit Playing a Secret 4/20 Show at a Sunoco Gas Station in Dayton, Ohio?

Is Limp Bizkit Playing a Secret 4/20 Show at a Sunoco Gas Station in Dayton, Ohio?

What are you doing on April 20th, AKA 4/20, the holiest of #high holy days on the pothead’s calendar? If you live in or around Dayton, Ohio, you may be tempted to check out Limp Bizkit’s super-secret live show at the Sunoco gas station on Wayne Avenue. One almost assuredly apocryphal tweet (above) seems to have […]

 Patrick Grieve

Dayton’s Proto BuildBar Hosts DeLorean Club of Ohio Meet Up

Dayton’s Proto BuildBar Hosts DeLorean Club of Ohio Meet Up

As a recent BBC article pointed out, long before anyone in California had ever uttered the term “Silicon Valley,” the nucleus of technological breakthroughs in America was situated in the comparatively quaint city of Dayton, Ohio. In the early part of the 20th century, Dayton had more patents per capita than any other US city, […]

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Rogue Lightning Bolt Raises Gas Prices in Dayton, Ohio

Rogue Lightning Bolt Raises Gas Prices in Dayton, Ohio

Most people in America are still enjoying relatively low gas prices, but the good people of Dayton, Ohio, are being charged nearly $10 a gallon, thanks to some outrageous price gouging apparently committed by Zeus himself. The Dayton Daily News reports that a Speedway in Trotwood, Ohio, was struck by lightning last Thursday, causing the […]

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Ohio Might Soon Ban Smoking in the Car With Children Under 6

Ohio Might Soon Ban Smoking in the Car With Children Under 6

Ohio is currently considering banning smoking in cars with young children under the age of 6 years. Senator Tina Maharath is the primary sponsor of the legislation, referred to as Senate Bill 78. First-time violators of the law will have to pay a $500 fine, while repeat offenders will have to pay the $500 fee […]

 Whitney Russell

5 Weird Roadside Attractions in Ohio

5 Weird Roadside Attractions in Ohio

Many tourists flock to Ohio to enjoy its scenic parks, waterfalls, and streams, as well as its historical attractions. Other tourists prefer venturing off the beaten path to discover weird and eccentric sites. If you’re planning a road trip to — or through — the Buckeye State this spring or summer, make sure to stop at one […]

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Baby Born on I-75 in Ohio

Baby Born on I-75 in Ohio

Giving birth in a car on the way to the hospital is probably one of the biggest nightmares an expectant mother can think of. This week it happened to Juliana Macedo and her husband, Carlos, in Dayton, Ohio. With the help of the 911 operator, the pair was able to safely deliver their son, named […]

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Real-Life Mario Kart Racing Comes to Ohio

Real-Life Mario Kart Racing Comes to Ohio

Mario Kart fans in Ohio will be thrilled to hear of a new event set for next year. Mushroom Rally, a traveling go-kart race event, is scheduled to arrive in Cincinnati and Columbus. While the event committee has yet to announce specific dates, we do know that it will happen sometime in early 2019. Participants will […]

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Photo Gallery: MINI, Triumph, MG, Austin-Healey at 2018 Dayton British Car Day

Photo Gallery: MINI, Triumph, MG, Austin-Healey at 2018 Dayton British Car Day

Along the bank of the Mad River, classic car enthusiasts from throughout Southwest Ohio — as well as Kentucky and Indiana — gathered for the 2018 Dayton British Car Day on Saturday, Aug. 4. Eastwood MetroPark hosted hundreds of vintage British-brand cars in 30 classes, ranging in production years from the care-free ’50s to the […]

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The Humane Society of Greater Dayton is Giving Away a 2018 Subaru Outback

The Humane Society of Greater Dayton is Giving Away a 2018 Subaru Outback

Adopting an animal from your local shelter has its own set of rewards, but for those in Dayton, Ohio, there are a few added perks. The Humane Society of Greater Dayton — the area’s largest no-kill shelter — is holding quite the contest this year. From now through December 13, you can purchase a raffle ticket […]

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Historic Win for Mazda Team at Mid-Ohio

Historic Win for Mazda Team at Mid-Ohio

Mazda Team Joest emerged on the IMSA radar at the beginning of the year as a new race team. Now, it is already leaving its mark on the racetrack by scoring a major success in its first season. Oliver Jarvis and Tristan Nunez drove the No. 77 Castrol/Modspace Mazda RT24-P prototype toward a historic victory […]

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Ohio Could Finally Ban Skateboard-Behind-Car Stunt

Ohio Could Finally Ban Skateboard-Behind-Car Stunt

In Ohio, snagging a moving vehicle to hitch a ride—or “skitching”— is very much against the law if you’re on a bicycle, or skates, or even a sled. But not if you’re on a skateboard. Ohio State Rep. Thomas West wants to plug that road-safety loophole, and he’s submitted legislation targeting the practice. Titled the […]

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2018 Dayton Auto Show: Where to Park and Other Key Facts

2018 Dayton Auto Show: Where to Park and Other Key Facts

The 2018 Dayton Auto Show promises to bring exciting concept vehicles and new models from major automakers. Don’t miss this exciting event that runs form February 22nd through 25th. Equip yourself with some essential information you’ll need for a pleasant, stress-free experience. Where to Park The show itself will be held at the Dayton Convention […]

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National Highways And Dayton’s Opioid Epidemic

National Highways And Dayton’s Opioid Epidemic

On the national evening news, updates about this country’s opioid epidemic are starting to gain airtime as it takes lives in every corner of this land. As residents of Dayton, all of this is old news to most of the editing team at The News Wheel. The causes of the sharp rise in illegal drug […]

 Daniel Susco

An Open Letter to the Mule-Headed Drivers of Ohio

An Open Letter to the Mule-Headed Drivers of Ohio

Dear fellow Ohioans, I think we need to talk. It’s about what I have come to think of as “My Way” syndrome. I came up with this little moniker after a road trip to Michigan and back brought me some perspective, and it means this: people from Ohio, in general, seem to have a higher […]

 Patrick Grieve

So is Limp Bizkit Going to Play a Show at the Sunoco in Dayton Tonight, Or What?

So is Limp Bizkit Going to Play a Show at the Sunoco in Dayton Tonight, Or What?

A year ago, I reached the pinnacle of my journalistic career: publicizing a Limp Bizkit concert that never happened. Allow me to explain… around this time last year, it was announced that rapper 50 Cent was coming to Dayton, Ohio—not for a concert, but to sign bottles of vodka at a nearby liquor store. This […]

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Sorry Ohio Drivers, You Have to Stay at that Red Light

Sorry Ohio Drivers, You Have to Stay at that Red Light

Ohio was abuzz earlier this year when the state’s House of Representatives passed a law that would technically make it legal to run a red light. Was Ohio finally admitting to its crazy and dissolving into madness? A Wild State: Escape from Ohio and take a road trip in West Virginia Not quite, as the law […]

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