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  • Army veteran Lou Pumphrey of Shaker Heights holds a flag resembling the U.S. flag emblazoned with a peace sign while walking down East 4th Street during the Republican National Convention in Cleveland.

    Republican National Convention: Day 2

    As the Republican National Convention continued in to Day 2 Tuesday, July 19, 2016, protesters gathered in the Public Square in Cleveland to voice their opinions on presumptive GOP presidential nominee Donald Trump.

    7/19/2016
  • Women for Peace protestors stand in front of Cleveland police officers on Prospect Avenue in Cleveland on Monday.

    Republican National Convention protests in Cleveland

    Toledoans were among the many who flocked to Cleveland to protest near the Republican National Convention on Monday, July 18, 2016.

    7/19/2016
  • Cheryl Lang sits in her shop called "A Unique Flower & Gift Shop" located on Front Street in Marietta.

    Ohio Hometowns Left Behind: Marietta

    The Blade's series on Ohio cities and their view of the 2016 presidential election visits Marietta, an Ohio River town in Washington County where Hillary's Clinton's stance on coal hurts her chances.

    7/19/2016
  • Toledo batter Dean Green, 25, is met in the dugout by coaches and players after hitting a two-run home run during Toledo's 7-5 victory.

    IN PICTURES: Toledo tops Pawtucket

    The Toledo Mud Hens snapped a three-game losing streak and pounded out 14 hits in a 7-5 victory against Pawtucket on Monday, June 18, 2016, at Fifth Third Field.

    7/18/2016
  • Scott Fry of Romulus, Mich., left, and Tom Deverna of Lambertville toss shocks of wheat. At lower right, John Tyler of Fostoria is ready to pick up any shocks that fall at the 56th annual reunion of the Five Point Steam Threshers.

    Five Point Steam Threshers reunion

    The Five Point Steam Threshers held a reunionon Sunday, July 17, 2016, at Lee Lashaway’s Perrysburg Township farm. At their 56th annual reunion, the threshers numbered between 50 and 60. The Five Point Steam Threshers is a largely informal organization.

    7/18/2016
  • The former WestRock plant on Third and Fourth streets.  The plant closed and around 225 employees lost their jobs.

    Coshocton’s residents disenchanted

    Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton might soon be giving the three-term mayor a call. In the annals of American politics, few electorates have entered the general election more disenchanted and vexed as 2016. Count Coshocton’s 11,088 residents among them.

    7/18/2016
  • Mud Hens baserunner Chad Huffman avoids the tag from Clippers first baseman Jesus Aguilar to open the fourth inning.

    IN PICTURES: Mud Hens lose to Columbus

    The Mud Hens suffered an 8-4 loss to the Columbus Clippers at Fifth Third Field in downtown Toledo on Sunday, July 17, 2016. The Clippers broke a 4-4 tie with two runs in the fifth off Toledo starter Thad Weber, then added single runs in the seventh and eighth to beat the Hens for the third day in a row.

    7/17/2016
  • Lydia Ko reacts to winning the Marathon Classic.

    IN PICTURES: Marathon Classic, Day 4

    Lydia Ko birdied the fourth playoff hole to win the 2016 LPGA Marathon Classic today at Highland Meadows Golf Club on Sunday, July 17, 2016, in Sylvania. Ko, Ariya Jutanugarn and Mirim Lee each finished the final round with a 14-under score of 270.

    7/17/2016
  • Nathan Wren, 6, left, and his sister Hannah, 4, of Monclova look into a KC-135 engine.

    Toledo Air Show, Day 2

    Though the skies were cloudy, fighter jets and propeller planes were seen flying around the Toledo Express Airport airspace for the Toledo Air Show on Sunday, July 17, 2016.

    7/17/2016
  • Owner Josh Smith, left, gives Fremont resident Steve Hoffman a trim inside Evan's Cut From Above Barber Shop in downtown Fremont.

    Fremont voters divided on election

    In Fremont, a northwest Ohio city of 16,301, nearly everyone has an opinion about the 2016 presidential election. And in some struggling Ohio towns like this one, the anger is even greater as they’re told — even by Ohio Gov. John Kasich — that the state is prosperous again, when they don’t see it.

    7/17/2016
  • From left are pro golfer STACY LEWIS; chairman, president, and CEO of Marathon Petroleum Corp. GARY HEMINGER; and pro golfer PAULA CREAMER during the Huntington Gala Dinner & Show.

    On The Town: Marathon Classic

    A gala was held on Monday, July 11, 2016, in advance of the Marathon Classic presented by Owens Corning and Owens-Illinois at Highland Meadows Golf Club. The Huntington Gala Dinner was held at SeaGate Convention Centre, where emcee Laura Emerson of WNWO-TV, Channel 24, welcomed the attendees.

    7/16/2016
  • The Put-in-Bay Jet Express Ferry approaches the dock in Put-in-Bay.

    Toledo Magazine: Ferries on Lake Erie

    Getting from Point A to Point B is sometimes monotonous. But when your mode of transportation is a ferryboat, getting there is part of the fun. Travelers to and from the Lake Eire Islands have a choice of the Jet Express, Millery Boat Line, or Kelleys Island Ferry.

    7/17/2016
  • Chefs work as a team to make a fund-raising dinner at the Culinary Vegetable Institute.

    Bocuse d’Or fund-raising dinner

    Some of the most celebrated chefs in the world were gathered to prepare an exquisite seven-course meal for a Bocuse d’Or fund-raising dinner to benefit Team USA on July 9, 2016.

    7/17/2016
  • Illustrator Candy Gremler of Perrysburg, left, takes a look at a copy of 'Where the Wild Things Are' with her daughter Samantha near original pieces by the book's author Maurice Sendak at the Mazza Museum.

    Children's book art at Mazza Museum

    The Mazza Museum in Findlay is one of the world’s largest repositories of original children’s book artwork. Team recently installed 350 artworks. Photos from July 6, 2016.

    7/17/2016
  • Hot air balloons race over Toledo and Maumee.

    Glass City Balloon Race

    Hot air balloons race over Toledo and Maumee during the first Glass City Balloon Race on Saturday, July 16, 2016. The community event featured several balloons, which launched from the Calvary Church on Glendale Avenue.

    7/16/2016
  • Mud Hens players stand in silence as the national anthem plays.

    IN PICTURES: Mud Hens lose to Columbus

    The Toledo Mud Hens lost 3-2 to Columbus at Fifth Third Field on Saturday, July 16, 2016. Toledo managed just six hits against Clippers starter Shawn Morimando and three relievers, with Morimando earning his first Triple-A victory and Perci Garner claiming his first Triple-A save.

    7/16/2016
  • Nate Thurmond when he played for Bowling Green State University with coach Harold Anderson.

    IN PICTURES: BGSU great Nate Thurmond

    Center Nate Thurmond, voted as one of the 50 greatest players in NBA history, died today in San Francisco at 74. He was recently diagnosed with leukemia. Thurmond, a Bowling Green State University graduate, played 14 years in the NBA.

    7/16/2016
  • A pair of Thunderbirds perform a mirror maneuver.

    Toledo Air Show, Day 1

    Though the skies were cloudy, fighter jets and propeller planes were seen flying around the Toledo Express Airport airspace for the Toledo Air Show on Saturday, July 16, 2016.

    7/17/2016
  • Hyo Joo Kim smiles after putting on No. 2.

    IN PICTURES: Marathon Classic, Day 3

    The third round of the LPGA Marathon Classic was held on Saturday, July 16, 2016, at Highland Meadows Golf Club in Sylvania.

    7/16/2016
  • Black Squad linebacker Alec Taylor (58) celebrates sacking Gold Squad quarterback Dylan Szabo (6) during the 26th annual Northwest Ohio Regional All-Star Football Game.

    IN PICTURES: NW Ohio Regional All-Star Football Game

    Two former Northern Buckeye Conference rivals on the Black team -- Rossford quarterback Chase Baney and Lake running back Branden Short -- blasted the Gold team 41-7 in the Northwest Ohio Regional All-Star Football Game Friday, July 15, 2016.

    7/16/2016

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