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Dayton themed tattoos have become popular across the city since the mass shooting in the Oregon District last month. People are getting Gem City designs, Dayton Strong ink, the shape of the state with a star where the city lies.

Ohio May Offer Prison Inmates Tattoo Removal Services

Jul 29, 2019
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State prison officials say inmates in Ohio prisons may soon be offered tattoo removal services.

How to Recover from Radicalization

Jul 23, 2018

White nationalism, white supremacy, American neo-Nazi, skinhead. Whatever the moniker, such groups promote a European-white led society and the marginalization of minorities and Jewish people. 

The movement as a whole came to the fore on August 12, 2017, when white nationalists and counter protesters clashed at the Unite the Right rally in Charlottesville, Virginia. 

That day, a 20-year-old Ohio man drove his car into a crowd of protesters, killing a woman and injuring 19 others. 

Tattoo Artist Embraces The Stories Behind The Ink

Jul 28, 2017
Chad Wells is the owner of Wells & Co. Custom Tattoos in Fire Blocks District of Dayton.

If someone gets a tattoo, chances are there’s a story.

“It’s basically a combination of the Grateful Dead dancing bears, but they’re turned into Star Wars figures,” says Michael Chad Grabeman as he's being tattooed.

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Tattoos have been around for centuries and are increasing in popularity, but the U.S. Food and Drug Administration has issued a new warning to consumers considering getting inked. Some health experts worry that not all tattoo inks are safe and may lead to skin infections.