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  • Seattle Mariners' Austin Jackson beats the throw to Detroit Tigers shortstop Andrew Romine to steal second base.

    IN PICTURES: Tigers lose to Mariners

    The Detroit Tigers fell 8-1 to the Seattle Mariners on Sunday, August 17, 2014 at Comerica Park.

    8/17/2014
  • Daulton Reynolds, 7, from Saginaw, MI  reaches out to Austin Dillon during driver introductions at The Pure Michigan 400

    IN PICTURES: Pure Michigan 400

    Drivers greet fans before the Pure Michigan 400 race at Michigan International Speedway begins. CLICK ANY PHOTO TO ENLARGE AND START SLIDESHOW

    8/17/2014
  • Jeff Gordon's team runs toward him while he makes his way to the winner's circle after taking the 45th Annual Pure Michigan 400 at Michigan International Speedway on August 17, 2014.

    IN PICTURES: Gordon claims Pure Michigan 400 title

    Jeff Gordon won the Pure Michigan 400 at Michigan International Speedway on Sunday, August 17, 2014. CLICK ANY PHOTO TO ENLARGE AND START SLIDESHOW

    8/17/2014
  • The Toledo Police Honor Guard prepare to present the colors for the Toledo Mud Hens game Friday at Fifth Third Field.

    IN PICTURES: Hens fall to Columbus 6-2

    Toledo's playoff hopes suffered a blow as the Mud Hens lost 6-2 to the Columbus Clippers, Friday, Aug. 16, 2014, pushing the team 3 games under the .500 mark for the season.

    8/16/2014
  • Sister Grace Ellen Urban closes the Sisters of St. Francis' Garden for the Poor.

    Sisters of St. Francis lend a hand

    Sisters of St. Francis in Sylvania tend a large garden full of fruits and vegetables. They donate the produce to local soup kitchens. CLICK ANY PHOTO TO ENLARGE AND BEGIN SLIDESHOW.

    8/15/2014
  • Sculptures to enhance new library

    Jeremy Link and Douglas Kampfer are the co-sculptors of four large pieces headed to the new West Toledo Branch library. The library is being renovated. When it reopens it will feature the four tree sculptures. CLICK ON ANY IMAGE TO ENLARGE PHOTO, START SLIDESHOW.

    8/15/2014
  • Soccer mother Wendy Wexler, center, leads players in simple yoga poses.

    Mom Boot Camp at Southview

    The second annual Mom Boot Camp was Aug. 15 at Southview High School in Sylvania. CLICK ON ANY IMAGE TO ENLARGE PHOTO, START SLIDESHOW.

    8/16/2014
  • Jeff Gordon signs an autograph outside of the track after winning the pole.

    Pure Michigan 400 qualifying

    NASCAR Sprint Cup Series fans and drivers were at Michigan International Speedway on Aug. 15 in Brooklyn, Mich., for the qualifying race of the 45th annual Pure Michigan 400. CLICK ON ANY IMAGE TO ENLARGE PHOTO, START SLIDESHOW.

    8/16/2014
  • Toledo Mud Hens first baseman Jordan Lennerton scores in front of Indianapolis Indians catcher Tony Sanchez during the fourth inning.

    Mud Hens vs. Indians

    It was Seinfeld Night as the Toledo Mud Hens played host to the Indianapolis Indians on Aug. 14 at Fifth Third Field. CLICK ON ANY IMAGE TO ENLARGE PHOTO, START SLIDESHOW.

    8/15/2014
  • Capt. Tawny Cowen-Zanders, left, hugs Malachi Winston, 4, right, from Toledo, while greeting people waiting in line to get backpacks with school supplies during The Salvation Army’s Annual “Tools for Schools” Distribution at The Salvation Army on August 13, 2014. Huntington Bank has donated more than 1,800 backpacks to give to local families in need, with The Anderson’s and the community donating additional supplies.

    Salvation Army giveaway with 'Tools for Schools'

    Backpacks were handed out to almost 1,000 children to help them be prepared for school during the Salvation Army'€™s Annual '€œTools for Schools'€ Distribution on August 13, 2014. Huntington Bank donated more than 1,800 backpacks, with The Anderson's and the community donating additional supplies. CLICK ANY PHOTO TO ENLARGE AND START SLIDESHOW

    8/14/2014
  • Mud Hens' Hernan Perez attempts to bunt in the bottom of the first inning. Perez went on to hit a home run later in the evening.

    IN PICTURES: Mud Hens shut out Indians

    The Toledo Mud Hens shut out the Indianapolis Indians 11-0 Wednesday, Aug. 13, 2014 at Fifth Third Field in Toledo.

    8/14/2014
  • Johanna Mack and her husband Bill Mack sit on a bench in one of their many garden areas on her property.

    Weed It & Reap: Johanna and Bill Mack

    Johanna and Bill Mack maintain their garden just outside of Defiance, Ohio. CLICK ANY PHOTO TO ENLARGE AND BEGIN SLIDESHOW.

    8/13/2014
  • Toledo's Brandon Douglas earns an error on this fumbled Indianapolis hit.

    IN PICTURES: Mud Hens fall at home

    The Toledo Mud Hens lost 3-1 to the Indianapolis Indians on Tuesday, August 13, 2014 at Fifth Third Field. CLICK ANY PHOTO TO ENLARGE AND START SLIDESHOW

    8/13/2014
  • Angelo Snow takes a breather between rounds of sparring with Jeremy Caughhorn.

    IN PICTURES: Glass City Boxing Gym

    The Glass City Boxing Gym is gaining traction nationally. Members sparred Aug. 6 at the gym, just off the corner of Suder and Manhattan in Toledo. CLICK ON ANY IMAGE TO ENLARGE PHOTO, START SLIDESHOW.

    8/13/2014
  • Cynthia Mudge, Perrysburg, formerly of Canada, takes the Oath of Citizenship with others.

    Taking Oath of Citizenship

    The area's newest U.S. citizens completed their journey with an Oath of Citizenship on Aug. 11 during a Naturalization Ceremony at the Wildwood Manor House. CLICK ON ANY IMAGE TO ENLARGE PHOTO, START SLIDESHOW.

    8/11/2014
  • A car runs through high water along Roachton Road west of State Rt. 25 in Perrysburg.

    Torrential rains soak Toledo

    Heavy rains cause flooding in parts of Perrysburg and soaked the rest of the Toledo area on Aug. 11. CLICK ON ANY IMAGE TO ENLARGE PHOTO, START SLIDESHOW.

    8/11/2014
  • Blue team member Nikita Mandrik (8) shoots the puck.

    Toledo Walleye free agent camp

    The Toledo Walleye held a free agent camp on Aug. 9 at the Huntington Center. CLICK ON ANY IMAGE TO ENLARGE PHOTO, START SLIDESHOW.

    8/11/2014
  • The Toledo French Alliance celebrated the French national holiday, Bastille Day, on July 27th at the Lambertville home of Sam Ball and Joyce Blanton.

    On the Town: 8/10

    Ribs, clams, and lobsters were among the many offerings at area events recently. CLICK ON ANY IMAGE TO ENLARGE PHOTO, START SLIDESHOW.

    8/10/2014
  • TJ Haas, left, hands a newly-filled water container to Dave Mysinger, right, as Andy Hartman, back, works to fill a 275 gallon drum with water at the baseball field at Perrysburg High School.

    Life flows on through Toledo water crisis

    The Toledo area weathered its water crisis with kindness, creativity and patience. Here's a look back at the weekend that was. CLICK ON ANY IMAGE TO ENLARGE PHOTO, START SLIDESHOW.

    8/10/2014
  • Cousins Brandi Smith, 11, left, and Madison Kruse, 11, of Swanton, put the finishing touches on their paper tower.

    Paper Tower Challenge at Imagination Station

    Contestants build their best paper towers out of newspaper and tape. The Blade donated more than 200 pounds of newspaper. CLICK ANY PHOTO TO ENLARGE AND BEGIN SLIDESHOW.

    8/10/2014

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