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  • 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

  • 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

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • Joey Okos, 8, Berkey, gets a fist bump from Toledo Mud Hens player Chad Huffman before the Hens played the Buffalo Bisons at Fifth Third Field.

    IN PICTURES: Buffalo 3, Mud Hens 0

    The Buffalo Bisons shut out the Toledo Mud Hens at Fifth Third Field, Saturday, May 28.

  • Angie Vogiatzis, co-owner of Cafe Donuts, serves an apple fritter at her doughnut shop.

    Toledo Magazine: Doughnuts

    A look at treats from Cafe Donuts, Wixey Bakery, Haas Bakery, Brieschke's Bakery and Holey Toledough.

  • The Toledo Police Department honor guard at the start of the parade.

    Toledo Memorial Day parade

    The annual Memorial Day parade and service program in downtown Toledo, which drew between 2,000 and 2,500 attendees.

  • Carter Williams, 7, of Toledo, who was the eight-millionth fan at the stadium, throws out a ceremonial pitch.

    Mud Hens 8, Buffalo 0

    An International League game between the Toledo Mud Hens and Buffalo Bisons Friday, May 27.

  • Dr. Anthony Canestraro, center, smiles with peers Dr. Phuong Cao, left, and Emily Campbell, right, while processing into the theater during the UT College of Medicine and Life Sciences commencement exercises at the Stranahan Theater on May 27, 2016.

    University of Toledo College of Medicine and Life Sciences commencement

    Students and faculty took part in the University of Toledo College of Medicine and Life Sciences's 45th commencement exercises at the Stranahan Theater on Friday, May 27, 2016.

  • Isabelle Culp, 13, of Toledo places a flag near a grave at the Historic Woodlawn Cemetery on Friday.

    Volunteers place flags on veterans' graves at Woodlawn Cemetery

    For 86 years, volunteers ranging from young children to the elderly have visited Historic Woodlawn Cemetery before Memorial Day to put small flags next to the nearly 6,000 veterans’ graves. CLICK ANY PHOTO TO EXPAND AND BEGIN SLIDESHOW.

  • Mitchell Kubicki of Whitmer places third in the 300-meter hurdles during the Division I regional track and field meet.

    IN PICTURES: Division I regional track meet

    The Division I regional track meet was held Friday, May 27, 2016, in Amherst, Ohio.

  • Anthony Wayne High School player Sean Mowery is greeted by teammates after scoring the Generals' only run against Cleveland St. Ignatius during their Division I regional baseball final.

    IN PICTURES: Anthony Wayne baseball drops regional final

    The Anthony Wayne Generals fell one game shy of a state baseball appearance when it dropped a Division I regional final 3-1 to Cleveland St. Ignatius on Friday, May 27, 2016, at Bowling Green.

  • Ashleigh Hunt, 22, of  Whitehouse, Ohio, uses a parachute simulator in the Egress Training Room at the 180th Fighter Wing on Thursday.

    Local cancer patient visits 180th Fighter Wing

    Ashleigh Hunt, a 22-year-old Whitehouse native battling bone cancer, had the chance to visit Ohio’s 180th Fighter Wing and tick off another item on her bucket list Thursday, May 26, 2016.


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