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  • Matt Smith, with the Michigan DNR, left, Mark Haffley, of the Pennsylvania Fish and Boat Commission, center, and Pat O'Neill, of the Michigan DNR, pull a fish out of a gill net Wednesday on the water at Sterling State Park near Monroe, Mich.

    Getting aggressive with invasive aquatic species

    Several state, provincial, and federal natural resources agencies were out on Lake Erie Wednesday, Sept. 10, 2014, conducting an extensive field exercises to test field response capabilities on Asian carp and other aquatic invasive species, with netting and electrofishing. CLICK ANY IMAGE TO VIEW FULL PHOTO, START SLIDE SHOW.

    9/11/2014
  • Cleveland Indians catcher Yan Gomes, left, congratulates relief pitcher Kyle Crockett after an 8-2 win over the Minnesota Twins in the first game.

    IN PICTURES: Indians sweep doubleheader

    The Cleveland Indians won both games of a doubleheader against the Minnesota Twins on Thursday, September 11, 2014 at Progressive Field in Cleveland.

    9/11/2014
  • Monica Davis in her backyard.

    Weed It & Reap: 9-10

    Monica Davis and her garden of flowers at her Toledo, home on September 4, 2014. When Ms. Davis moved into her house 12 years ago, the backyard was full of the very invasive English ivy. She dug it out over a couple of weeks, and found an old bath tub as well as a former flower bed. She's got all kinds of interesting flowers. grasses, bushes, and annuals. CLICK ANY PHOTO TO ENLARGE AND START SLIDESHOW

    9/10/2014
  • Perrysburg's Alyssa Young (17) scores against Bowling Green's Courtney Spears (1).

    IN PICTURES: BG vs Perrysburg HS volleyball

    The Perrysburg volleyball team emerged victorious in their match against Bowling Green Tuesday night.

    9/10/2014
  • Fifth Third Field is being transformed into a min-golf course. This is the first time for a minor league ballpark to undergo the mini-golf treatment.

    Mini golf at Fifth Third Field

    Fifth Third Field in Toledo has been transformed into a mini-golf course. The charity course will open to the public from Sept. 25 to 28. This is the first time for a minor league ballpark to undergo the mini-golf treatment. CLICK ANY IMAGE TO VIEW FULL PHOTO, START SLIDE SHOW.

    9/10/2014
  • A member of the 180th Fighter Wing, Ohio Air National Guard, plays the role of a fighter pilot as she is rescued by others from the 180th during a simulated aircraft mishap.

    180th Fighter Wing holds mock rescue

    The 180th Fighter Wing of the Ohio Air National Guard held a mock plane crash rescue Wednesday in Whitehouse, Ohio. CLICK ANY PHOTO TO ENLARGE OR VIEW SLIDESHOW.

    9/10/2014
  • Detroit Tigers catcher Alex Avila tags Kansas City Royals' Alcides Escobar as he tries to score from third.

    IN PICTURES: Tigers fall 3-0 to Royals

    The Detroit Tigers lost 3-0 to the Kansas City Royals on Wednesday, September 10, 2014 at Comerica Park in Detroit.

    9/10/2014
  • Robert Pasker Jr., from Toledo, tries a healthy lunch of fresh peaches and penne pasta with eggplant as Linda Bert, left, and Sunanda Dasani, right, from Mercy Family Care Center, stand nearby.

    Diabetes Class

    The first day of class for 12 diabetic patients at Mercy Family Care Center was on September 4, 2014. Patients received food items as an example of a healthy diet. CLICK ANY PHOTO TO ENLARGE AND START SLIDESHOW

    9/8/2014
  • Left to right Lesli Smarszcz, Lindsey Miller, and Sarah Hammye of the T-Town Tassels rehearse.

    T-Town Tassels

    The T-Town Tassels rehearsed at the Collingwood Arts Center. The burlesque troupe seeks to revive sassy dance performances locally. CLICK ANY PHOTO TO ENLARGE AND START SLIDESHOW

    9/8/2014
  • Kaylee Morrison is beginning a four-year-long sentence at the Ohio Reformatory for Women in Marysville. A heroin addict, Morrison was convicted of tampering with evidence, possession of criminal tools and possession of drugs.

    Dealing with addiction

    Two Ohioans in neighboring towns recovering from drug addiction have very different lives. CLICK ANY PHOTO TO ENLARGE AND BEGIN SLIDESHOW.

    9/7/2014
  • Ohio State wide receiver Corey Smith, right, drops a pass as Virginia Tech cornerback Brandon Facyson defends.

    IN PICTURES: Ohio State loses to Virginia Tech

    The Ohio State Buckeyes lost 35-21 to the Virginia Tech Hokies on Saturday, September 7, 2014 in Columbus.

    9/7/2014
  • Michigan quarterback Devin Gardner drops back against Notre Dame.

    IN PICTURES: Michigan blanked by Notre Dame

    The Michigan Wolverines lost 31-0 to the Notre Dame Fighting Irish on Saturday, September 7, 2014 in South Bend, Indiana.

    9/7/2014
  • Danny, 22, left, and his father Dale Celian, of Maumee, marched together.

    13th annual Buddy Walk

    The 13th Annual Buddy Walk and 50/50 raffle for the Down Syndrome Association of Greater Toledo was held Saturday, Sept. 6, 2014 at Woodland Park in Perrysburg. CLICK ANY IMAGE TO VIEW FULL PHOTO, START SLIDE SHOW.

    9/8/2014
  • Jessie Counterman, of Bowling Green, draws a portrait of her best friend in chalk on Main Street during the 22nd annual Black Swamp Arts Festival.

    22nd Black Swamp Arts Festival

    The 22nd annual Black Swamp Arts Festival provided a burst of color on Main Street in Bowling Green Saturday, Sept. 6, 2014. CLICK ANY IMAGE TO VIEW FULL PHOTO, START SLIDE SHOW.

    9/7/2014
  • Wellness specialist Katrina Mock, from Promedica Wellness, left, performs a glucose screening on Jane Fausz, of Sylvania, at the health fair. Watching is Gayle Turner, of Toledo.

    First United health fair

    The Sylvania First United Methodist Church hosted a health fair in the fellowship room in Sylvania, Ohio on Sunday, September 7, 2014. The event is the conclusion of a Camp Out and Tailgate party hosted by the church. CLICK ANY PHOTO TO ENLARGE AND START SLIDESHOW

    9/7/2014
  • Stephanie Lewis, of Toledo, throws a ball for her dog Archer. [Archer is directly below her hand].

    Jack's Pooch Plunge

    The third annual Jack's Pooch Plunge allowed dogs a chance to enjoy the water at the Plummer Pool in Sylvania, Ohio on September 7, 2014. The event is a fundraiser for Toledo Unleashed and dog parks. CLICK ANY PHOTO TO ENLARGE AND START SLIDESHOW

    9/7/2014
  • The exterior of Cooke Castle on Gibralter Island.

    An Erie castle: Jay Cooke Mansion

    The now defunct Cooke Castle, located on Gibraltar Island near Put-in-Bay, is slated for renovation. Currently part of The Ohio State University's Stone Lab extension campus, the 15 room castle was built in 1864 by the day's wealthiest U.S. citizen, Jay Cooke.

    9/7/2014
  • From left, Susan and Allan Block hosted both Countess Wendy Caledon and the Chefs for Children event at their Tantara home.

    On The Town: Chefs for Children

    Chefs for Children, a community collaboration for health, education, and creativity, was held at the Tantara home in Sylvania Township of Susan and Allan Block, chairman of Block Communications Inc., parent company of The Blade. The fifth annual event raised about $425,000 for ProMedica Toledo Children’s Hospital, Northwest Ohio Scholarship Fund, and the Arts Commission.

    9/7/2014
  • Alicia Cramer, 2nd from left, and Kathy Shinn hold the hand of Aiden, 7, during the 2nd annual Lace It, Face It Walk for the Autism Society of Northwest Ohio at Olander Park.

    Lace It, Face It walk for Autism Society

    The 2nd annual Lace It, Face It Walk for the Autism Society of Northwest Ohio at Olander Park in Sylvania Saturday, Sept. 6, 2014. CLICK ANY IMAGE TO VIEW FULL PHOTO, START SLIDE SHOW.

    9/6/2014
  • EDT greekfest07p Pete Atherine, left, and George Arvanitis, both from Toledo, prepare food at the 44th annual Greek-American Festival at Holy Trinity Greek Orthodox Cathedral.

    Greek-American Festival

    The 44th annual Greek-American Festival was held at Holy Trinity Greek Orthodox Cathedral in Toledo, Ohio on Saturday, Sept. 6, 2014. The festival featured food and fun for all. CLICK ANY PHOTO TO ENLARGE AND START SLIDESHOW

    9/6/2014

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