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  • The Col. James M. Schoonmaker is moored next to the National Museum of the Great Lakes.

    Toledo the beautiful

    Although some sections of Toledo seem frazzled by blight, other areas dazzle with sights that delight, as evidenced in photos shot across the city this summer. CLICK ON ANY IMAGE TO ENLARGE PHOTO, START SLIDESHOW.

    7/27/2014
  • FLOC President Baldemar Velasquez, not pictured, discusses the working condition differences between documented and undocumented migrants as U.S Rep. Marcy Kaptur (D-OH), left, British Members of Parliament James Sheridan, center, and Ian Lavery, right, inspect tobacco plants.

    FLOC organized tour

    The Farm Labor Organizing Committee, AFL-CIO (FLOC), organized a tour Saturday, July 26, 2014, of a tobacco worker's home and a tobacco field near Dudley, North Carolina. U.S Congresswoman Marcy Kaptur (D-OH) was joined by British Members of Parliament Ian Lavery and James Sheridan for the tour, which was conducted by FLOC President Baldemar Velasquez. CLICK ANY PHOTO TO ENLARGE AND START SLIDESHOW

    7/27/2014
  • Competitors run from the swimming portion of the race to the bike area.

    Triathlon and Dri-Tri competition

    The Sylvania-based Elite Endeavors, 9th annual Women's only Triathlon and Dri-Tri competition was held at Centennial Quarry on July 27, 2014. Proceeds from the event benefit Susan G. Komen of Northwest Ohio. CLICK ANY PHOTO TO ENLARGE AND START SLIDESHOW

    7/27/2014
  • Cleveland Indians' Jose Ramirez, right, is safe at third as Kansas City Royals third baseman Mike Moustakas, left, is late with the tag.

    IN PICTURES: Indians rout Royals 10-3

    The Cleveland Indians topped the Kansas City Royals 10-3 on Sunday, July 27, 2014 in Kansas City.

    7/27/2014
  • Detroit Tigers second baseman Ian Kinsler fields a ball hit by Los Angeles Angels' David Freese.

    IN PICTURES: Tigers fall 2-1 to Angels

    The Detroit Tigers lost 2-1 to the Los Angeles Angels on Sunday, July 27, 2014.

    7/27/2014
  • Holly Hopewell looks through a variety of hand-crafted wind chimes.

    Art on the Mall

    The 22nd Art on the Mall at Centennial Mall took place on Sunday, July 27, 2014, on the University of Toledo’s main campus. Booths were filled with jewelry, garden art, ceramics, paintings, fiber work and basketry, glass, and more. The event is a fund-raiser for the alumni association. CLICK ANY PHOTO TO ENLARGE AND START SLIDESHOW

    7/27/2014
  •  Aaliyah Spearman, 7, left, and her brother Larry Spearman III, 8, right, are held by their mother Whitney Mack, center, during the annual 2 Mile March and Rally 2 Stop Gun Violence.

    Rally 2 Stop Gun Violence

    The annual 2 Mile March and Rally 2 Stop Gun Violence was held in Toledo on Sunday, July 27, 2014. The march went from the intersection of Central and Detroit Avenues to the Intersection of Detroit and Indiana Avenues. CLICK ANY PHOTO TO ENLARGE AND START SLIDESHOW

    7/27/2014
  • British Members of Parliament James Sheridan, center right, and Ian Lavery, right, listen as FLOC intern organizer Luis Ruiz, left, discusses his experiences volunteering to organize migrant workers.

    FLOC roundtable event

    British Members of Parliament Ian Lavery and James Sheridan talked at a roundtable event discussing the two-day-long tour of migrant laborer camps between Dudley and Raleigh, North Carolina. The event was organized by the Farm Labor Organizing Committee, AFL-CIO (FLOC). The two Members of Parliament toured three migrant camps. FLOC is currently running a campaign to unionize tobacco laborers in North Carolina. CLICK ANY PHOTO TO ENLARGE AND START SLIDESHOW

    7/27/2014
  • Sisters Ruth Light, of Perrysburg, left, Robin Kramer, of Sylvania, center, and Randi Damman, or Sylvania, right, attended this year's Chicks Mix at the Toledo Botanical Garden. Proceeds benefited Shared Lives Studio.

    On the Town: 7/27

    Party-goers raise glasses to charitable causes. CLICK ON ANY IMAGE TO ENLARGE PHOTO, START SLIDESHOW.

    7/27/2014
  • Cleveland Indians' Jason Kipnis hits a two-run double.

    IN PICTURES: Indians lose 7-5 to Royals

    The Cleveland Indians fell 7-5 to the Kansas City Royals on Saturday, July 26, 2014 in Kansas City.

    7/26/2014
  • Cleveland Indians' Carlos Santana celebrates as he enters the dugout after hitting a solo home run.

    IN PICTURES: Indians fall 6-4 to Royals

    The Cleveland Indians lost 6-4 to the Kansas City Royals on Friday, July 25, 2014 in Kansas City.

    7/25/2014
  • Jennifer Kaczmarek, right, slices a BBQ pizza to serve to customers at the Amie's Pizza Factory booth during the annual Pizza Palooza.  Zoe Thomas, left, helps to serve.

    Pizza Palooza

    Pizza Palooza, hosted by the Sylvania Area Chamber of Commerce and the Sylvania Area Joint Recreation District drew a large and hungry crowd at Centennial Terrace on Friday, July 25, 2014. CLICK ANY PHOTO TO ENLARGE AND START SLIDESHOW

    7/25/2014
  • Phillip Boyles, manager at the Park Hotel, speaks during a public safety meeting at Put-in-Bay.

    Put-in-Bay public safety meeting

    About 70 people attended a Put-in-Bay public safety meeting on Thursday, July 24, 2014. The forum allowed citizens to voice concerns about the community's police force. CLICK ANY PHOTO TO ENLARGE AND START SLIDESHOW

    7/25/2014
  • People attend a vigil for Cory Barron, whose manner of death remains a mystery.

    Vigil for Cory Barron

    A vigil for Cory Barron was held at Fremont Ross High School in Fremont, Ohio on Thursday, July 24, 2014. Mr. Barron was last seen at a concert in Cleveland. His body was found Tuesday in a Lorain County landfill. CLICK ANY PHOTO TO ENLARGE AND START SLIDESHOW

    7/25/2014
  • Armed guards inside the plane upon landing in Toronto.

    Toledo fighter jets escort plane back to Toronto

    Pictures posted on Alain Alphonso's Facebook page. Alphonso was a passenger on Toronto-to-Panama-City bound Sunwing Airlines flight 772. The flight was turned around due to an unruly passenger and was escorted back to Toronto by two fighter jets based at Toledo Express Airport. CLICK ON ANY IMAGE TO ENLARGE PHOTO, START SLIDESHOW.

    7/25/2014
  • Ohio Department of Transportation Public Information Officer Theresa Pollich delivered a few remarks.

    Wales Road railroad overpass

    A ceremonial ribbon cutting for the new Wales Road railroad overpass was held on Wednesday, July 23, 2014 at the Northwood Municipal Building in Northwood. Several local and state officials were on hand to celebrate the completion of the project, which cost $12.4 million and took two years to complete. CLICK ANY PHOTO TO ENLARGE AND START SLIDESHOW

    7/24/2014
  • Volunteer Dwaine Thames, from Toledo, shows his grandson Preston Hatch, 3, a proper golf stance for a putt

    Youth golf camp at Collins Park

    A free golf camp run by golf-pro Milton Carswell, along with noted golf volunteers, was held at Collins Park Golf Course on Wednesday, July 23, 2014. CLICK ANY PHOTO TO ENLARGE AND START SLIDESHOW

    7/23/2014
  • Construction at the Oakdale Miami storage basin site located at 1500 Miami St.

    Ohio EPA director visits

    Craig W. Butler, director, Ohio EPA on visited the region Wednesday, July 23, 2014. CLICK ANY PHOTO TO ENLARGE AND START SLIDESHOW

    7/23/2014
  • A Put-in-Bay police officer is parked in front of the Police Department on Catawba Avenue.

    Put-In-Bay community at odds with police

    The Put-In-Bay Police Department has come under scrutiny recently. The smallish-staff processes quite a high volume of violations on the notorious party destination. CLICK ANY PHOTO TO ENLARGE AND START SLIDESHOW

    7/24/2014
  • Volunteer Mykalah Anderson, 19, from Toledo, mows the overgrown weeds on the side of an abandoned home on Earl Street.

    Mayor's T-Town initiative begins

    Toledo officials and volunteers teamed up July 24 to clean up a several-block area in East Toledo as part of Mayor Mike Collins‘‍ T-Town Initiative. CLICK ON ANY IMAGE TO ENLARGE PHOTO, START SLIDESHOW.

    7/24/2014

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