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  • Bedford's Tanner Glass delivers a pitch.

    IN PICTURES: Bedford baseball wins, loses

    Bedford took an early lead in its Michigan Division 1 regional baseball final against host Saline, but the second-ranked Hornets (33-6) stormed back for a 13-7 victory on Saturday, June 11, 2016. The Kicking Mules (26-10) had advanced to the final with a 4-2 semifinal win against Plymouth.

  • Joey Logano won the pole in advance of Sunday's race. Logano won the pole driving the No. 22 Shell Pennzoil Ford. He had the top speed of 199.557 miles an hour during Friday's qualifying.

    IN PICTURES: Qualifying day at MIS

    Joey Logano won the pole on Friday, June 10, 2016, in Brooklyn, Mich., for Sunday's NASCAR Sprint Cup FireKeepers Casino 400. Logano had the top speed of 199.557 miles an hour during today's qualifying at Michigan International Speedway. Logano won the pole ahead of Martin Truex, Jr., and Tony Stewart.

  • Sailboats head to the start of the Mills Trophy Race on Lake Erie, about nine miles from the Toledo Yacht Club.

    Mills Trophy Race

    Lake Erie was calm and the sky a clear blue as more than 100 sailboats gathered on Friday, June 10, 2016, near the Toledo Harbor Light for the Mills Trophy Race. Participation was down from last year’s more than 130 boats, but it’s unclear whether the drop was because of the death.

  • In this Nov. 14, 2011, photo, Gordie Howe poses with the Stanley Cup after receiving his ring at the Hall in Toronto.

    IN PICTURES: Gordie Howe dies at age 88

    Gordie Howe, one of the most prolific players in National Hockey League and Detroit Red Wings history, died on Friday, June 10, 2016, at the age of 88. Howe had been living in Sylvania for the past year with his son Murray Howe, who is the head of radiology at ProMedica Toledo Hospital.

  • A chalkboard sign written by Sarah Sorrell to her brother, Josh.

    Vigil for Josh Sorrell

    More than 100 people gathered on Thursday, June 9, 2016, for a vigil across from Washington Junior High School to remember Josh Sorrell, who fell down an elevator shaft about midnight Wednesday in an abandoned apartment building that city officials had ordered boarded up or torn down.

  • "We think of ourselves as stewards of the homes," Amy Natyshak said of the historic house she and her husband Mike own in Toledo's Westmoreland neighborhood.

    Westmoreland neighborhood centennial

    Residents of Westmoreland will celebrate their neighborhood's centennial on Saturday, June 11, 2016, with the revealing of an Ohio Historical Marker, which will be set in a median on Mount Vernon Avenue, outside the Welles home, the first built in the community.

  • Corinne Welch, Kathy Bixler and Kathy Wetli at the Christ Child Society of Toledo's 25th anniversary celebration.

    Around Town: 6-9

    Celebrations for the Christ Child Society of Toledo; Gilmore Jasion Mahler LTD; Monroe Dodge Chrysler Jeep Ram Superstore; The Victory Center; and the Zenobia Shrine.

  • "I still have to pinch myself to make sure this is real," Don Gfell, the chairman of the Edison Statuary Committee, said of the 900-pound statue of Thomas Edison that was celebrated in Edison's hometown of Milan Tuesday.

    Statue visits Edison's hometown before D.C. trip

    On Tuesday, June 7, 2016, more than 50 people turned out to watch a short parade of the 900-pound Thomas Edison statue, which wound its way through downtown and stopped off at Edison's childhood home before ended at the Milan-Berlin Public Library in downtown Milan. The statue will be on display inside the library until September, when it will be shipped to Washington D.C. to represent Ohio in the National Statuary Hall.

  • Cincinnati Zoo visitors look at the gorilla exhibit, which has new fortifications.

    Cincinnati Zoo's Gorilla World reopens

    The Cincinnati Zoo's Gorilla World exhibit reopened on Tuesday, June 7, 2016. An alpha male gorilla named Harambe was fatally shot May 28 after a boy became separated from his mother and fell into the enclosure. New fences and protective measures have since been added.

  • #mondaymemories: 4-alarm blaze called arson  Fire destroyed a former Toledo lumber company warehouse in 1970, the result of young teens playing with matches.

    Pictures of the Week: May 30 to June 5, 2016

    Our best pictures of the week that was Monday, May 30 to Sunday June 5, 2016. CLICK ANY PHOTO TO ENLARGE AND START SLIDESHOW

  • Mud Hens pitcher Buck Farmer throws.

    IN PICTURES: Mud Hens lose Game 1

    The Toledo Mud Hens suffered a 7-5 loss to Indianapolis in the first game of a doubleheader at Fifth Third Field on Sunday, June 5, 2016. The Mud Hens got a home run by Jordan Valdespin, then tied the game in the fourth on a three-run homer by John Hicks.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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


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