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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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5 Summer Car Shows in Ohio

5 Summer Car Shows in Ohio

If you need some extra ideas to keep the family busy this summer, why not hit up some local car shows? Here are five Ohio car shows in or near the Dayton area, if you’re in need of some auto-themed fun.  Denali Advantages: Discover some of the perks of the 2019 GMC Sierra Denali Goodguys […]

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4 Car Museums in Ohio

4 Car Museums in Ohio

While Detroit gets most of the glory for being the home of historic American automakers like Buick and Chevrolet, neighboring Ohio has plenty of car history of its own. Cleveland native Alexander Winton invented the first “horseless carriage,” which was the predecessor to the modern automobile. Dayton, Ohio, was home to inventors such as Charles […]

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Ohio Decides to Eliminate Its Front License Plate Requirement

Ohio Decides to Eliminate Its Front License Plate Requirement

Since 1908, the state of Ohio has required drivers to install a front license plate on their vehicles. Starting next year, that is all about to change. Governor Mike DeWine recently signed a new transportation bill for the state of Ohio. Among the provisions in this bill was the elimination of a front license plate […]

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3 Weekend Road Trips in Ohio

3 Weekend Road Trips in Ohio

The Buckeye State provides the perfect setting for a weekend road trip. If you need an escape from the daily grind but can’t afford to be away for a whole week, we’ve got you covered. Here are three great ideas for short road trips in Ohio. Bold and Luxurious: Discover the 2019 GMC Sierra Denali […]

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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 […]

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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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