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  • Liz Nichtberger, of Gainesville, Fla., stands amid her work during the Black Swamp Arts Festival in downtown Bowling Green.

    Black Swamp Arts Festival

    The Black Swamp Arts Festival continued on Saturday, Sept. 10, 2016, in downtown Bowling Green. The free three-day festival featured food, dancing, and work from more than 140 artists in the juried arts show.

  • The World Trade Center beam is installed in its permanent placement atop a granite-faced foundation part of the 911 First Responders Last Call Memorial at the Toledo Memorial Park in Sylvania.

    911 First Responders Last Call Memorial

    A 13,000-pound beam from the World Trade Center was in stalled Saturday, Sept. 10, 2016, as part of the 911 First Responders Last Call Memorial at Toledo Memorial Park in Sylvania.

  • Penta public safety honor guardsman Hannah Fairchild carries the flag.

    Penta's Patriot Day ceremony

    Penta Career Center held its ninth annual Patriot Day ceremony at the school’s main entrance, 9301 Buck Rd., in Perrysburg on Friday, Sept. 9, 2016. Penta public safety honor guardsmen hung the flag half-staff in observance of 9/11.

  • Clay's Reese Wamer runs for a first down.

    IN PICTURES: Clay 28, Waite 7

    Clay sophomore Reese Wamer won’t soon forget his first varsity start at quarterback for the Eagles, as he led his team to a 28-7 road victory against Waite on Friday, Sept. 9, 2016, at Mollenkopf Stadium.

  • Perrysburg receiver Noah Lenz tries to elude Whitmer's Larry Patterson.

    IN PICTURES: Whitmer 52, Perrysburg 24

    Whitmer snapped Perrysburg's 29-game regular-season winning streak in convincing fashion on Friday, Sept. 9, 2016, with a 52-24 road win.

  • Toledo Fire Chief Luis Santiago speaks during  the swearing in ceremony for the Toledo Fire and Rescue Department's Fire Class 291 at One Government Center today.

    Toledo welcomes 40 new fire recruits

    Forty members of the Toledo Fire and Rescue Department's Fire Class 291 took the oath of office Friday, Sept. 9, 2016, at One Government Center. Click any image to view full photo, start slide show.

  • St. Francis's Aaron Swerlein celebrates after scoring a goal.

    IN PICTURES: St. Francis 2, Northview 0

    Great goalkeeping took center stage for much of a boys soccer matchup between St. Francis de Sales and Northview on Thursday, Sept. 8, 2016. The Knights earned a 2-0 victory with a second-half surge when they dominated possession.

  • Rogers High varsity football player Dru Pettigrew, right, wears a hair net over his face as he packs meals for Impact with Hope at the school in Toledo. Members of the football team worked with Impact With Hope’s ‘Kids Against Hunger’ program to package 10,000 meals for the needy.

    Kids Against Hunger program

    Rogers High School football players packed meals for Impact with Hope at the school on Tuesday, Sept. 6, 2016, in Toledo. Members of the football team worked with Impact With Hope’s ‘Kids Against Hunger’ program to package 10,000 meals for the needy.

  • Clay players, from left, Hannah Jehany, Peyton Rigg, Karleigh Clere, and Sami Heintschel celebrate a goal by Clere, who scored twice.

    IN PICTURES: Clay tops St. Ursula 3-1

    Clay beat host St. Ursula 3-1 in a Division I girls soccer match on Wednesday, Sept. 7, 2016. Clay senior striker Karleigh Clere tallied two goals in the game between Three Rivers Athletic Conference foes.

  • Student Ava Gibson reacts as she and Alex Case of the Toledo Zoo’s Wild Toledo program release a tagged monarch butterfly at Gateway Middle School in Maumee. In March, the zoo announced that nine monarchs it released last September were located in Mexico.

    Monarch butterflies released

    Gateway Middle School students teamed up on Wednesday, Sept. 7, 2016, with the Toledo Zoo to release 30 monarch butterflies at the school.

  • Perrysburg's Morgan Bunde (6) and Kathleen Beer (16) hit the ball against Bowling Green's Kendal Glandorff during a volleyball match at Perrysburg. The Bobcats won 3-1.

    IN PICTURES: Bowling Green at Perrysburg volleyball

    Bowling Green High School rallied from a set down to take a 3-1 win in volleyball action at Perrysburg on Tuesday, Sept. 6, 2016.

  • Mud Hens pitcher Jordan Zimmermann throws to the plate during the Labor Day game against Columbus. The Detroit Tigers pitcher was making a rehab start for Toledo.

    IN PICTURES: Hens end season with loss

    The Toledo Mud Hens capped the 2016 season at Fifth Third Field on Monday, Sept. 5, 2016, with a 10-2 loss to the visiting Columbus Clippers.

  • The float of the Toledo Federation of Teachers. The Labor Day parade in Toledo included floats, the City of Toledo's pink street sweeper, 18 wheelers and, most importantly, unionized workers and their families.

    Toledo Labor Day parade

    For two hours on Monday, Sept. 5, 2016, union members representing organizations from across Northwest Ohio filled downtown Toledo streets for the annual Labor Day parade.

  • Artist Yusuf Lateef works on a mural on Detroit Ave. in Toledo on August 27, 2016.

    Murals Around Toledo

    Photos of some of the murals in and around Toledo, all painted in the past few years.

  • Myles Jaye pitches for the Mud Hens during the first inning of a game against the Columbus Clippers at Fifth Third Field.

    IN PICTURES: Clippers 6, Mud Hens 2

    Toledo couldn't keep its 4-game win streak going as the Mud Hens lost to the Columbus Clippers at Fifth Third Field. The Mud Hens finish the season Monday afternoon against the Clippers.

  • On the Freedom Express are, from left: Makhiya Craig, 6, her dad Madison Hughes, and Madison's niece, Jahnaih Atkins, 4.

    Uncle Sam Jamboree

    A family-friendly field day offered lawn games and patriotic spirit Sunday to raise money for a local military support charity. The Uncle Sam Jamboree took place at the UAW Park on Jackman Road.

  • Vicki and Dave Huber of Millbury, at Cousino's Steakhouse in Oregon.

    On The Town: Outdoor Dining

    Summer is nearly at its end, but there is still plenty of time for al fresco dining. There are many local restaurants that have patios — some small, some larger, some on the water — but all provide a chance to enjoy the outdoors while enjoying a meal.

  • The midway at the Fulton County Fair, above, draws crowds to the fairgrounds near Wauseon for games, food, exhibits, and rides through Thursday.

    Fulton County Fair

    The Fulton County Fair drew crowds to the fairgrounds near Wauseon for games, food, exhibits, and rides. The Grandstand this year features the band Cheap Trick today and comic Larry the Cable Guy on Monday. Other events include harness racing, tractor pulls, and demolition derbies.

  • U.S. Rep. Brenda Lawrence (D., Southfield), left, and Detroit Mayor Mike Duggan address members of the media. The pair were offering a rebuttal of Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump.

    Donald Trump visits Detroit

    Donald Trump visited a predominantly black church in Detroit on Saturday, Sept. 3, 2016. Across the street, Detroit Mayor Mike Duggan and U.S. Rep. Brenda Lawrence (D., Southfield) addressed the media on Grand River Avenue to provide a rebuttal.

  • Ohio State tight end Marcus Baugh leapfrogs Bowling Green cornerback Marcus Milton.

    IN PICTURES: Ohio State 77, BGSU 10

    The Ohio State University football team defeated Bowling Green State University 77-10 at Ohio Stadium in Columbus on Saturday, Sept. 3, 2016, in the season opener for both schools. The Buckeyes, who led 56-10 after three quarters


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