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Erma Bombeck's recipe for writing a good column, "Hook 'em with the lead. Hold 'em with laughter. Exit with a quip they won't forget."
As the nation prepares for Super Bowl LVIII, here's a little local NFL trivia. Did you know Dayton was the site of the first game in the NFL?
The Great Blizzard of 1978 struck the Miami Valley with over 40 inches of snow. Over a foot of snow accumulated on January 26th alone.
Though he passed away back in 2011, the presence of Barry Lee Hobart, better known as Dr. Creep, is still felt by many, especially around Halloween.
Closed in 1967, mysterious tales about the tower at Hills & Dales still persist, but what is the real story?
Mysterious local tales that will give you the chills. Could these be the most haunted places around Dayton?
The Father of American Salesmanship is the first full biography of John H. Patterson in nearly 100 years. Now available at Carillon Park's Museum Store.
A new interactive exhibit exploring the Berry Company's history opens July 7 at Carillon Historical Park
World War II veteran US Army MSgt. Richard Gard turns 100 years old on April 6-family and friends encouraging the local community to send birthday cards.
The Benjamin & Marian Schuster Performing Arts Center, presiding over the corner of Second and Main Streets in downtown Dayton, celebrated its 20th anniversary this week.
Woodland Cemetery, members of the Dunbar Alumni Association and Dayton Dunbareans will celebrate another annual graveside tribute to Dayton's own Paul Laurence Dunbar on the day of his death
It's possible that the brand will live on, as the company hopes to sell the iconic Mikesell's brand to another quality snack food manufacturer.
SAM 26000, Kennedy's Air Force One, is on display in the Presidential Gallery of the National Museum of the United States Air Force.
Do you believe in ghosts? If not, there are some places in Dayton that could change your mind.
Hanoi Taxi is a Lockheed C-141 that became famous for bringing back the first returned prisoners of war in Operation Homecoming.
Did you know the famous Rike's Christmas window displays in the Schuster Center's Wintergarden originated in New York City?
To honor her four decades of covering the Miami Valley. Here are 10 Questions with…Cheryl McHenry.
Ever wonder where the Road Runner has been running to all these years? Perhaps the answer is Dayton.
Almost 173 million miles away from Earth, NASA's Ingenuity helicopter took flight over Mars this morning, holding a small piece of fabric from the wing of the 1903 Wright Flyer.
NASA's Ingenuity Martian helicopter holds a small piece of fabric from the wing of the 1903 Wright Flyer, which was donated to the agency by Carillon Historical Park.