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NEW MENU ITEM: White Castle unveils new Bacon Jam slider

Published: Wednesday, April 19, 2017 @ 11:46 AM


            White Castle is offering Bacon Jam with Smoked Cheddar Sliders and Dr. Praeger’s Black Bean Sliders, for a limited time. SUBMITTED
White Castle is offering Bacon Jam with Smoked Cheddar Sliders and Dr. Praeger’s Black Bean Sliders, for a limited time. SUBMITTED

White Castle announced today that it has beefed up its slider lineup with two new limited-time options: the Bacon Jam Slider with Smoked Cheddar, and the Dr. Praeger’s Black Bean Slider.

Returning along with the two new sliders are a previous customer favorite, Mac & Cheese Nibblers. These menu items will be available a through June 1st, or while supplies last, at participating restaurants, White Castle officials said in a release.

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This news outlet reached out this morning, April 19, to a spokesman for White Castle, who confirmed that Dayton-area and northern Cincinnati-area locations ARE offering the two new sliders and the returning side dish.

White Castle operates locations in Trotwood, Franklin, Middletown, South Lebanon and West Chester areas, all of which are participating in the limited-time expanded menu.

“Only a true slider innovator can create experiences that keep customers craving for 96 years and counting,” Jamie Richardson, vice president of White Castle, said in a release.

Dr. Praeger’s Black Bean Slider joins the Veggie Slider as vegetarian offerings at White Castle. It is made with black beans, red peppers and corn. Customers can choose from a selection of sauces on the side, including Ranch, Sweet Thai, and Honey Mustard. Dr. Praeger’s is a New Jersey-based frozen-foods company known for its veggie burgers.

The bacon-jam slider is a mixture of bacon, onions, brown sugar and spices, topped by a slice of smoked cheddar cheese, and served on The Original Slider.

For a limited time, customers can order a Cheesy 10 Sack — any 10 cheese sliders with your choice of New Smoked Cheddar, American or Jalapeno cheese — for $5.99 with any purchase online or in the restaurant chain’s app.

RELATED: More than 200,000 frozen sliders produced at local plant (April 2014)

Columbus-based White Castle owns and operates nearly 400 restaurants in 13 states. In December 2013, the company also opened a production facility in Vandalia that makes Original Sliders and other products for retail sales in grocery, club stores, convenience stores, vending operations and concessions across the U.S.

Strong winds, snow, dropping temps to impact area today

Published: Tuesday, December 12, 2017 @ 4:09 AM
Updated: Tuesday, December 12, 2017 @ 4:42 AM

Snow squalls cause rapid loss in visibility and slick roads.

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QUICK-LOOK FORECAST

  • Strong wind gusts 30-40 mph today
  • Snow squalls possible late morning through afternoon
  • Temperatures drop through the day w/ single digit wind chills

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DETAILED FORECAST

TODAY: There could be some issues for the morning drive today due to slick spots and strong winds, said Storm Center 7 Meteorologist Kirstie Zontini. Temperatures are at or above 32 degrees with mist and drizzle across the area, but as temperatures drop, slick spots could develop. As of early morning, snow is set up off Lake Michigan in northern Indiana. That snow, along with colder air, will arrive later this morning. Winds are already begun gusting between 25-35 MPH, which could produce some issues for the morning drive. As wind flow becomes more favorable off Lake Michigan, some lake effect snow bands are expected to develop. 

Active snow will likely start later this morning. There’s a chance for snow squalls during the day, and they will gradually turn northeast as the winds shift late afternoon. One to two inches of snow is possible in the bands. Outside of bands, it will be cloudy with flurries, but less than half an inch is expected.

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Rapid drops in visibility and slick roads are the main concern if caught in one of these bands, called a snow squall. The bands will be thin, so not everyone will experience snow but everyone will deal with strong winds on the road. Temperatures will fall through the day and wind chills will drop to the single digits by about 4 p.m. Any snow ends into early evening. Tonight temperatures drop into the teens with wind chills in the low single digits.

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WEDNESDAY: Not much of a break. Isolated slick spots on the roads possible and BITTER cold with temperatures in the teen and wind chills in the single digits in the morning. Another quick system will aproach Wednesday. Temperatures climb into the low 30s during the day. Breezy with scattered snow showers in the afternoon. More scattered snow showers at night. Accumulation should stay light around 1” but temperatures drop to the upper teens overnight so that will keep roads snowy by Thursday morning.

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THURSDAY: Slick roads early and COLD. Mostly cloudy day but quiet. Highs in the upper 20s which is colder than normal.

FRIDAY: Another cold morning in the upper teens. Mostly cloudy with some passing snow showers possible mainly north. Highs in the upper 20s.

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SATURDAY: A better start to the weekend. Temperatures improve to around 40 during the day with partly cloudy skies.

Gusty winds, snow, slick roads to impact Tuesday morning commute

Published: Thursday, December 07, 2017 @ 3:56 AM
Updated: Tuesday, December 12, 2017 @ 1:00 AM

ON SCENE: Car flips into ditch on I-75
ON SCENE: Car flips into ditch on I-75

Check this page for a full list of crashes, disabled vehicles, construction projects and other hazards impacting your commute.

Traffic issues can be reported by calling our newsroom at 937-259-2237 or tweeting @WHIOTraffic .

Traffic conditions are updated every six minutes on AM 1290 and News 95.7 FM.

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Major Highway Incidents

  • On U.S. 35 westbound exit 44 (N. Fairfield Rd.) in Beavercreek, has reopened after a vehicle fire reported at 1:30 a.m.

Surface Street Incidents

  • No incidents have been reported.

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Ongoing Construction & Other Closures 

Live look at highways on our traffic cameras here.

Latest traffic conditions are also available on our traffic map. 

MONTGOMERY COUNTY

  • Farmersville-West Carrollton Road close to Upper River Road just west of the Great Miami River, closed this week for railroad work. Expected to be closed for three to four days. Detour route signs will be posted at the site. 
  • Stewart Street Ramp to US 35 East, RAMP CLOSURE March 28 - Sept 30, 2018. The official detour is: Stewart Street to Edwin C. Moses Boulevard to I-75 north to US 35 west to James H. McGee Blvd. to US 35 east.
  • I-75 north Ramp to US 35 west and east, Lane width restriction Nov. 29 - Apr. 1, 2018. One lane will remain open on the ramp with a width of 11 feet.

DARKE COUNTY 

  • SR 121 between SR 726 and New Madison-Coletown Road, ROAD CLOSURE Nov. 20 - Dec. 22. The official detour is: SR 722 to US 127 to SR 503

MIAMI COUNTY

  • SR 571 between Fourth Street and Fifth Street in Tipp City, ROAD CLOSURE Jan. 2 - 9. The official detour is I-75 to US 40 to SR 202

SHELBY COUNTY  

  • SR 29 between Cisco Road and West Russell Road, Daily lane closures Nov. 27 - Jan. 1 between 7:30 a.m. and 4 p.m. One lane will be open for travel in each direction through the use of flaggers. 

N. Fairfield Rd. exit on US-35 in Beavercreek has reopened after vehicle fire

Published: Tuesday, December 12, 2017 @ 1:32 AM
Updated: Tuesday, December 12, 2017 @ 2:39 AM

UPDATE @ 2:40 a.m: Exit 44 on westbound U.S. 35 in Beavercreek has reopened after a vehicle fire Tuesday morning. 

UPDATE @ 1:50 a.m: Exit 44 (N Fairfield Rd.) on westbound U.S. 35 in Beavercreek is closed as a result of a vehicle fire early Tuesday morning.

RELATED: Bystander pulls man from burning car after crash

No one was injured as as result of the fire, according to our crew.

Beavercreek police continue to investigate the cause of the fire. 

INITIAL REPORT

Units are on scene of a fully involved car fire on U.S. 35, east of N. Fairfield Road in Beavercreek.

The incident occurred early Tuesday morning around 1:20 a.m.

We have a crew on the way to the scene and will update this story with additional details. 

Grandmother left for dead in road after struck by hit and run driver

Published: Monday, December 11, 2017 @ 10:50 PM



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A 59-year-old DeKalb County, Georgia woman is in critical condition after she was hit while crossing the street to get to a bus stop, her daughter said.

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The driver of an SUV struck Deborah Gee as she was crossing Clairmont Road in Brookhaven in metro Atlanta, headed for the bus stop she walks to every day, daughter Michaelyn Jones told Channel 2 Action News.

The impact happened about 7 p.m. on Dec. 6, according to a Brookhaven police report. 

Gee is expected to survive, but her family said it would take years to recover from several broken bones and doctors may have to amputate her right leg.

“They just left her there. It's awful,” Jones told Channel 2. “I don’t understand how somebody could do that. They left her there to die.”

Daughter Chastity Shanahan said Gee is tough. 

Shanahan and Jones said bystanders rushed to help after the driver drove off.

“Thank God that there were two witnesses that stopped and saved her life or she would have died,” Jones said.

The driver kept driving west on Clairmont Road toward Buford Highway and likely has front-end damage to the SUV, according to evidence police found at the scene. 

Police said that driver faces felony hit-and-run charges despite the fact that Gee wasn’t in a crosswalk when she was hit.

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“It's our understanding that Brookhaven police are going through some camera data that records tags at that intersection,” family attorney Joe Habachy told Channel 2.

Gee’s daughters are hoping she will be able to walk again someday. For now, they just want justice.

“We need to find the person that left my mom laying on the ground,” Jones said.