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  • "Best of Show" artist Chuck Wimmer, left, at his booth, with Shawn Messenger, one of the judges, after his award is announced. The 50th Crosby Festival of the Arts, at the Toledo Botanical Garden in Toledo Sunday.

    The 50th Crosby Festival of the Arts

    The 50th Crosby Festival of the Arts, at the Toledo Botanical Garden in Toledo on Sunday, June 28, 2015. CLICK ANY PHOTO TO ENLARGE AND START SLIDESHOW.

    6/29/2015
  • Farnsworth Metropark flooding on Sunday.

    Flooding in northwest Ohio

    Flooding in northwest Ohio on Sunday, June 29, 2015. CLICK ANY PHOTO TO ENLARGE AND START SLIDESHOW

    6/29/2015
  • Sandra De Steno hugs her daughter Alyson Baker, 15, after marrying Debbie De Steno on June 26, 2015, at Wood County Courthouse in Bowling Green, Ohio. The Supreme Court ruled earlier today gay marriage legal.

    Pics of the Week: June 22-28

    Our best pictures of the week that was Monday, June 22 to Sunday, June 28, 2015. CLICK ANY PHOTO TO ENLARGE AND START SLIDESHOW

    6/28/2015
  • Flooding and high water along State Route 34 in Bryan.

    Record rainfall floods northwest Ohio

    Record rainfall floods northwest Ohio on Saturday, June 27, 2015. CLICK ON ANY IMAGE TO ENLARGE PHOTO, START SLIDESHOW.

    6/28/2015
  • The cake at the Toledo Club Centennial Celebration of the 14th Street building.

    On the Town: 6-28

    Photo highlights from area events and fund-raisers in June. CLICK ON ANY IMAGE TO ENLARGE PHOTO, START SLIDESHOW.

    6/28/2015
  • Key Bank at 245 North Superior in Toledo.

    A tour of historic Key Bank building on Superior Street

    A tour of historic Key Bank building on Superior Street. The bank is closing its branch inside that building next month. CLICK ON ANY IMAGE TO ENLARGE PHOTO, START SLIDESHOW.

    6/28/2015
  • Clare Gorski creates an entry for  "Peace Treaty" in the Floral Designs category.

    Floral Salute to Fort Meigs

    Members of the Country Garden Club of Perrysburg Flower Show prepared for their competitive flower arranging and design contest at the Fort Meigs Museum and Visitor Center in Perrysburg.

    6/28/2015
  • Donald Welier, left, and James Shipman, of Sylvania, swear to probate court deputy clerk Mary Pat King that the information they provided is correct as they  apply for their marriage license Friday at the Lucas County Courthouse in Toledo.

    Same-sex couples marry in Ohio

    After the U.S. Supreme Court ruled 5-4 that same-sex couples had the right to marry in all 50 states, couples began getting their licenses and getting wed Friday, June 26, 2015, at various courthouses in the northwest Ohio and southeast Michigan area. CLICK ANY IMAGE TO VIEW FULL PHOTO, START SLIDE SHOW.

    6/26/2015
  • Toledo Mayor Paula Hicks-Hudson addresses the congregation during a prayer vigil with the Methodist Ministers Affiliation at Braden United Methodist Church in Toledo.

    Prayer Vigil for Charleston, S.C., shooting victims

    Members of the eight congregations that make up the Methodist Ministers Affiliation of Toledo gathered at Braden United Methodist Church Wednesday, June 24, 2015, for a night of prayer to remember and honor the nine victims of the shooting at the Emanuel African Methodist Episcopal Church in Charleston, S.C.

    6/25/2015
  • Koi fish swim in a pond at Select Stone Company in Monclova.

    Gardening: Koi fish

    Ponds featuring ornamental fish such as koi can add beauty and companionship to a garden. Featured in this gallery are fish at the Select Stone Company in Monclova, Oak Park Landscape and Water Garden Center in Swanton, and Michael and Rena Leizerman's koi pond at their home in Swanton. Sites were visited in June, 2015. CLICK ANY IMAGE TO VIEW FULL PHOTO, START SLIDE SHOW.

    6/24/2015
  • An Allcase furnace on Tuesday at Surface Combustion in Waterville. The company is celebrating its 100th anniversary next week.

    Surface Combustion

    Surface Combustion, a Maumee firm, incorporated June 22, 1915, celebrates its centennial Friday, June 26, 2015. The company’s factory is in Waterville. CLICK ANY IMAGE TO VIEW FULL PHOTO, START SLIDE SHOW.

    6/24/2015
  • William Moore picks up a coffee cup on Buckingham Street as part of the Lucas County Summer Youth Employment Program's Green Team.

    Summer Youth Employment Program's Green Team

    The Summer Youth Employment Program’s “Green Team” spends 40 hours a week picking up trash and recycling in neighborhood streets surrounding the headquarters of one of the sponsors of the program, Pathway, the designated Community Action Agency for Lucas County. The young workers are paid $10 an hour. CLICK ANY IMAGE TO VIEW FULL PHOTO, START SLIDE SHOW.

    6/23/2015
  • The Toledo Public School team goes to their lane for the start of a race during the Dragon Boat Festival on June 20, 2015, at International Park in Toledo, Ohio.

    Pics of the Week: June 15-21

    Our best pictures of the week that was Monday, June 15 to Sunday, June 21, 2015. CLICK ANY PHOTO TO ENLARGE AND START SLIDESHOW

    6/22/2015
  • Toledo's center fielder Xavier Avery scoops up a long grounder during the top of the third inning Sunday against Norfolk.

    IN PICTURES: Tides at Mud Hens

    The Mud Hens saw their three-game winning streak snapped by a 5-3 loss to the Norfolk Tides at Fifth Third Field Sunday, June 21, 2015.

    6/22/2015
  • Mud Hens right fielder Steven Moya argues with an official about calling him out at second base in the bottom of the eighth inning against the Norfolk Tides on Saturday at Fifth Third Field in Toledo.

    IN PICTURES: Toledo tops Norfolk

    Toledo Mud Hens defeat the Norfolk Tides 4-2 on Saturday, June, 20, 2015, at Fifth Third Field. CLICK ANY PHOTO TO ENLARGE AND BEGIN SLIDESHOW.

    6/21/2015
  • Marta Rodriguez stands near two of the largest potholes on the alley next to her house in East Toledo. Ms. Rodriguez says the potholes are so large that cars often drive on her lawn, along the base of her foundation, in an attempt to avoid them. She jokes that the holes are so deep that ducks often stop to swim in them. "All we need now are the Canadian geese," she said. The city spends only $20 million a year on street repairs but needs $1.3 billion worth of work.

    Toledo's poor road conditions

    Toledo's poor road conditions. CLICK ANY PHOTO TO ENLARGE AND BEGIN SLIDESHOW.

    6/20/2015
  • Toledo Thunder WR Aaron Manders  (6) makes a catch for a touchdown against Northwest Ohio Knights CB Tyshawn Rodgers (8) during a semi-pro football game Saturday at Woodward High School in Toledo.

    IN PICTURES: Toledo Thunder-Northwest Ohio

    Photo highlights from area events and fund-raisers in June. CLICK ON ANY IMAGE TO ENLARGE PHOTO, START SLIDESHOW.

    6/20/2015
  • From left are Beth Wong, Black Swamp CrossFit owner Abbey Mortemore, and Sue Mortemore at 'The Longest Day' event to benefit the Alzheimer's Association.

    On the Town: 6/21

    Photo highlights from area events and fund-raisers in June. CLICK ON ANY IMAGE TO ENLARGE PHOTO, START SLIDESHOW.

    6/20/2015
  • Marta Rodriguez stands near two of the largest potholes on the alley next to her house in East Toledo.

    Residents find Toledo roads getting worse

    Residents from multiple neighborhoods in Toledo show their example of what they feel are among the worst streets in Toledo. CLICK ON ANY IMAGE TO ENLARGE PHOTO, START SLIDESHOW.

    6/21/2015
  • Toledo Mud Hens SS Dixon Machado turns a double play.

    IN PICTURES: Mud Hens pick up win

    The Toledo Mud Hens beat the Norfolk Tides 3-1 Friday night at Fifth Third Field. CLICK ANY PHOTO TO ENLARGE AND BEGIN SLIDESHOW.

    6/20/2015

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