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  • Valedictorian Starr Jiang gives a speech.

    Northview High graduation ceremony

    The Northview High School class of 2016 held its graduation ceremony at the Stranahan Theater on Sunday, June 5, 2016.

    6/5/2016
  • Student speaker Pallavi Lanka gives a speech.

    Southview High graduation ceremony

    The Southview High School class of 2016 held its graduation ceremony at the Stranahan Theater on Sunday, June 5, 2016.

    6/5/2016
  • DAIJAH BLACKBURN is crowned this years Deb of the Year during the cotillion presented by the Negro Business and Professional Women’s group at the Stranahan Great Hall.

    On The Town: 6-5

    The 51st annual Debutante Cotillion, presented by the Toledo Club of the National Association of Negro Business and Professional Women’s Clubs Inc., was held at Stranahan Great Hall over Memorial Day weekend.

    6/5/2016
  • Michaela Butler, right, of Liberty-Benton wins the Division II 200-meter dash. At left Regan Clay of Rossford, who finished second.

    IN PICTURES: Day 2, state track

    The Division I, Division II, and Division III state track and field championships were held on Saturday, June 4, 2016, at Ohio State's Jesse Owens Memorial Stadium in Columbus. CLICK ANY PHOTO TO ENLARGE AND START SLIDESHOW

    6/4/2016
  • Jessica Baker and Troy Williamson of Toledo sit in the stands during a rain delay.

    IN PICTURES: Mud Hens rained out

    The Toledo Mud Hens saw their scheduled doubleheader against Indianapolis rained out on Saturday, June 4, 2016, at Fifth Third Field. The game were called after a delay of 1 hour, 48 minutes. CLICK ANY PHOTO TO ENLARGE AND START SLIDESHOW

    6/4/2016
  • Lucas celebrates his fifth birthday with fruits and vegetables.

    Lucas the elephant turns 5

    Lucas, an elephant, celebrated his fifth birthday with fruits and vegetables on Saturday, June 4, 2016, at the Toledo Zoo. After he was born, the baby pachyderm was named Lucas in a naming contest held by zoo officials. CLICK ANY PHOTO TO ENLARGE AND START SLIDESHOW

    6/4/2016
  • The Scott High School Fantastic Dancing Machines perform before the throne after marching in the parade.

    Old West End Festival

    The Old West End Festival welcomed crowds to the historic Toledo neighborhood on Saturday, June 4, 2016, for a celebration loved for its zany traditions, porch parties, and parade. CLICK ANY PHOTO TO ENLARGE AND START SLIDESHOW

    6/4/2016
  • FLOC member Francisco Aguilar of Perrysburg, left, joins FLOC Homie Elizabeth Gotay, 16, center, during a women's empowerment march.

    Homies Union march

    A group of about 50 members of the Farm Labor Organizing Committee's Homies Union, a youth organization, and their supporters marched from Garfield Elementary School to Navarre Park on Saturday, June 4, 2016, calling for an end to violence and sexual harassment of women. CLICK ANY PHOTO TO ENLARGE AND START SLIDESHOW

    6/4/2016
  • Muhammad Ali strikes a boxers pose during a 1998 interview in Pittsburgh. The former boxer was the guest of honor at a fund-raising luncheon for the Pittsburgh chapter of the National Parkinsons Foundation.

    IN PICTURES: Muhammad Ali

    Muhammad Ali has died. The three-time heavyweight champion, who became the most recognized human being in the world, died on Friday, June 3, 2016, after a brief bout with respiratory illness and a decades-long battle against Parkinson’s Disease. He was 74. CLICK ANY PHOTO TO ENLARGE AND START SLIDESHOW

    6/4/2016
  • Mud Hens player Jordany Valdespin hits a grand slam during the bottom of the ninth inning to tie the game at 10.

    IN PICTURES: Mud Hens vs. Indianapolis

    The Toledo Mud Hens hosted Indianpolis at Fifth Third Field on Friday, June 3, 2016. The Mud Hens trailed 10-2 but forced extra innings on a ninth-inning grand slam by Jordany Valdespin. The Indians eventually won the game, 16-11. CLICK ANY PHOTO TO ENLARGE AND START SLIDESHOW

    6/3/2016
  • Micah Johnston of Toledo Christian competes in the Division III long jump.

    IN PICTURES: Day 1, state track

    The high school state track and field championships were held on Friday, June 3, 2016, at Ohio State University’s Jesse Owens Memorial stadium in Columbus. CLICK ANY PHOTO TO ENLARGE AND START SLIDESHOW

    6/3/2016
  • Graduating seniors, standing, prepare to turn their tassels at the end of the ceremony.

    Bowsher High School graduation

    Bowsher High School graduation was held Thursday, June 2, 2016.

    6/3/2016
  • Board member Dr. Debbie Johnson, left, chats with Beth DeLuca, event chairman at the Wood County Humane Society annual Wine and Dine event.

    Around the Town: 6-2

    Cocktails for the Cause to benefit the Great Lakes Collaborative and autism awareness, an anniversary for the Association of Two Toledos, and the Wood County Humane Society's Wine and Dine event.

    6/2/2016
  • River Lures employee Drew Crosser, right, of Swanton, helps kayaker Sarah Music of Mentor out of the boat after returning from a few hours on the Maumee.

    Kayaking at Farnsworth Metropark

    The Metroparks of the Toledo Area is teaming with a local paddle-sports operator on a pilot project to offer park-goers the use of kayaks on the Maumee River at Farnsworth Metropark. CLICK ANY PICTURE TO EXPAND AND BEGIN SLIDESHOW.

    5/31/2016
  • Viewers of the parade from the porch of Reeb Funeral home.

    Memorial Day ceremonies in Sylvania

    Sylvania marks Memorial Day with a service at Toledo Memorial Park Cemetery then a parade in town to Veterans Memorial Field for a concluding ceremony on May 30, 2016.

    5/30/2016
  • Paula Brown, with grandson Pete Lee, 4, wave to passing fire trucks during the Memorial Day parade in Perrysburg.

    Memorial Day in Perrysburg

    An estimated 8,000 people took part in Perrysburg's Memorial Day parade and remembrance ceremony at Fort Meigs Cemetery.

    5/30/2016
  • Taps is played at the conclusion of the wreath-laying ceremony. At right, members of the 29th Ohio Volunteer Infantry, Company G, with flag, and Robert D. Pollock, commander, the Ohio Commandery, Military Order of the Loyal Legion of the United States.

    IN PICTURES: Rutherford B. Hayes Center centennial

    The Rutherford B. Hayes Presidential Library & Museums at Spiegel Grove celebrates its centennial at the 19th president's estate in Fremont on May 29, 2016. Some 200 descendants of Rutherford and Lucy Hayes from 21 states in the U.S. and also from Canada attended the festivities. New and expanded exhibits chronicle the life of the Hayes, before, during, and after the White House. CLICK ANY PHOTO TO EXPAND AND BEGIN SLIDESHOW.

    5/30/2016
  • Toledo starter Chad Bell pitches against the Buffalo Bisons.

    IN PICTURES: Mud Hens walk off with a win

    The Toledo Mud Hens defeated the Buffalo Bisons at Fifth Third Field on Sunday, May 29, 2016, thanks to a last at-bat home run by Steven Moya.

    5/29/2016
  • Maumee pitcher Kiara Hurley pitches to Keystone's Destiny Weber during the first inning at the D-II regional softball championship.

    IN PICTURES: Maumee loses softball regional final

    Maumee lost the Division II softball regional final at Bucyrus on Sunday, May 29, 2016, to LaGrange Keystone by an 11-0 score.

    5/29/2016
  • A model walks the runway during the Phashion of the Opera show at the Toledo Club.

    On the Town: May 29

    Memorial Day weekend is the unofficial signal to get out your summer whites and other warm weather attire. Leading up to this season were many fashion shows for fun and for fund-raising.

    5/29/2016

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