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  • Marsha Koch, left, returns the ball.

    Pickle Ball players perfect practice

    Players at the pickleball courts on Glenwood Road in Rossford, Ohio, on Tuesday, August 5, 2014. CLICK ANY PHOTO TO ENLARGE AND START SLIDESHOW

    8/5/2014
  • A sign in front of the Bedford Branch Library identifies it as a polling station.

    Primary voting in Bedford

    Voters turnout in Bedford, Michigan for a primary on August 5, 2014. CLICK ANY PHOTO TO ENLARGE AND START SLIDESHOW

    8/5/2014
  • Bryan Shipman, with Republic Services, empties a recycling bin on Duane St. near W. Wayne St. in Maumee.

    Recycling effort in high gear for bottled water

    Recycling efforts on August 5, 2014 were bolstered in reaction to the water crisis Toledoans faced over the weekend of August 2-3. CLICK ANY PHOTO TO ENLARGE AND START SLIDESHOW

    8/5/2014
  • Armando Loyal and his elephants perform.

    Kelly Miller Circus returns to the islands

    The Kelly Miller Circus returned Tuesday, August 5, 2014, in Kellys Island, Ohio. CLICK ANY PHOTO TO ENLARGE AND START SLIDESHOW

    8/5/2014
  • Patrick Lawrence, left, Professor and Chair of Geogrpahy and Planning at the University of Toledo, smiles as Isabel Escobar, Professor of Chemical and Environmental Engineering at UT, takes a drink of City of Toledo tap water.

    UT public forum on algal blooms

    A public forum to discuss the scientific and health issues surrounding toxic algae blooms in Lake Erie, at the University of Toledo, Tuesday, August 5, 2014. CLICK ANY PHOTO TO ENLARGE AND START SLIDESHOW

    8/5/2014
  • Members of the inaugural tour of Toledo Flavors Food Tours head into Tony Packo's for their first food stop near downtown Toledo.

    Toledo Flavors Food Tour

    Toledo Flavors Food Tour is three-hour walking tour to six local restaurants and several shops near Fifth Third Stadium, including Tony Packo's on the Park, Grumpy's and All Crumbs Artisan Bakery. CLICK ON ANY IMAGE TO ENLARGE PHOTO, START SLIDESHOW.

    8/5/2014
  • Chef T.J. Harvey, at The Original Pancake House, puts the finishing touches on crepes while cooking for the lunch crowd. Last night they decided to make their batters with bottled water. "We had to (cook with bottled water) because we lost two days of business and we were losing a lot of money," Candie Hayes, the manager, said.

    Restaurants reopening after Toledo water crisis

    In Toledo, Ohio, on Monday, August 4, 2014, after hearing the drinking water ban was lifted, restaurants en masse began cleaning dishes and replacing contaminated ice with clean ice in order to start doing business. CLICK ANY PHOTO TO ENLARGE AND START SLIDESHOW

    8/5/2014
  • A map showing the water supply system at the Oregon Water Plant.

    Oregon's water treatment facility

    Photos from the Oregon Water Plant in Oregon, Ohio, on Sunday, August 3, 2014. The City of Toledo faced a second day of a clean water emergency, despite its water intake crib being very near the City of Oregon's water intake. Oregon residents were not issued a do not drink advisory. CLICK ANY PHOTO TO ENLARGE AND START SLIDESHOW

    8/3/2014
  • T.J. Haas, left, hands a newly filled water container to Dave Mysinger, right, as Andy Hartman, back, all members of the Perrysburg water division, works to fill a 275 gallon drum with water at the baseball field at Perrysburg High School on Sunday.

    Perrysburg workers distribute water

    Perrysburg division of water workers filled jugs, tanks, bottles, and more with fresh, clean water for area residents Sunday, Aug. 3, 2014, at the Perrysburg High School baseball field. CLICK ANY IMAGE TO VIEW FULL PHOTO, START SLIDE SHOW.

    8/4/2014
  • Toledo Mayor D. Michael Collins takes a drink of water after announcing the ban on drinking city water is over, during a news conference at the Lucas County Emergency Services Building.

    Citizens, officials now drinking the water

    The City of toledo's drinking water was deemed safe by Mayor D. Michael Collins on MOnday, August 4, 2014. Politicians and citizens, however, remain hesitant in the shadow of two days under a do not drink advisory still looming. CLICK ANY PHOTO TO ENLARGE AND START SLIDESHOW

    8/5/2014
  • Toledo Walleye mascot Catrick keeps an eye on the crowd at Fifth Third Field.

    On the Town: 8/3

    All summer long fans young and old have enjoyed the games and atmosphere for Fifth Third Field in downtown Toledo. CLICK ON ANY IMAGE TO ENLARGE PHOTO, START SLIDESHOW.

    8/3/2014
  • A large crowd turned out to listen as Air Margaritaville plays at Centennial Terrace,

    Air Margaritaville rocks Sylvania

    A large crowd turned out to listen as Air Margaritaville played Aug. 1 at Centennial Terrace in Sylvania. The event was hosted by the Sylvania Athletic Foundation. CLICK ON ANY IMAGE TO ENLARGE PHOTO, START SLIDESHOW.

    8/3/2014
  • Julia Halm, left, holds Harrison Halm, 11 months, as he and other children reach out to pet and feed a lama the the petting zoo.

    Aug. 1 First Friday celebration

    The First Friday celebration was Aug. 1 in downtown Perrysburg. CLICK ON ANY IMAGE TO ENLARGE PHOTO, START SLIDESHOW.

    8/3/2014
  • U.S. Rep. Marcy Kaptur, left, and Peter Uvagi, right, talk before Kaptur attends a closed door meeting with Gov. Kasich to address the water emergency in Toledo.

    Collins, Kasich comment as Toledo water crisis continues

    Water samples improved Aug. 2 but that the region still has a long way to go before it can safely resume drinking tap water, Toledo Mayor D. Michael Collins said. CLICK ON ANY IMAGE TO ENLARGE PHOTO, START SLIDESHOW.

    8/3/2014
  • Collin O'Mara, president of the National Wildlife Federation, points out algae blooms near the Toledo water intake crib in Lake Erie.

    Algae at Toledo water intake

    Water samples improved Aug. 2 but that the region still has a long way to go before it can safely resume drinking tap water. Algae is visible in Lake Erie near the Toledo water intake crib, Sunday, August 3, 2014. CLICK ANY PHOTO TO ENLARGE AND START SLIDESHOW

    8/3/2014
  • Melvin Newton, from Toledo, carries containers of water across Monroe Street that he got at the water distribution center sponsored by the Cherry Street Mission on August 3, 2014. The line of cars behind, which was waiting for water, was backed-up all the way to Dorr Street.

    Toledoans still scurrying for water supplies

    Residents lined up far and wide for water sources as a clean water emergency continued for western Lake Erie on Sunday, August 3, 2014. CLICK ANY PHOTO TO ENLARGE AND START SLIDESHOW

    8/3/2014
  • Jaybette Vann, left, cleans out a Domino sugar container as firefighter Tom Phillips, center, and Lakwan Green, right, work to fill up other Dominio sugar containers with water at the fire station at 1102 S. Wheeling St. in Oregon.

    Water advisory impacts Toledo area

    A do not drink water advisory issued in Toledo and surrounding communities sent residents scrambling to find safe and/or bottled water. CLICK ON ANY IMAGE TO ENLARGE PHOTO, START SLIDESHOW.

    8/2/2014
  • Simeon Washington, left, hands a two gallon jug of water to Recardo Velzquez, right, as Sandra Nonprasit, seated, waits to leave with Velzquez.

    More of Toledo water crisis

    Chemists testing water at Collins Park plant found two sample readings for microcystin that exceeded the recommended '€œdo not drink'€ standard of one microgram per liter. The advisory issued in Toledo and surrounding communities on Saturday, August 2, 2014 plunged residents into a search for finding safe water. CLICK ON ANY IMAGE TO ENLARGE PHOTO, START SLIDESHOW.

    8/2/2014
  • Toledo Mud Hens SS Hernan Perez singles against the Norfolk Tides during the third inning.

    Mud Hens take on Tides

    The Toledo Mud Hens entertained the Norfolk Tides in baseball game on Aug. 1 at Fifth Third Field in downtown Toledo. CLICK ON ANY IMAGE TO ENLARGE PHOTO, START SLIDESHOW.

    8/1/2014
  • Mud Hens hitting coach Leon "Bull" Durham gets a stack of his Bull Hit Squad shirts from Muddy the Mud Hen prior to the game against Norfolk.

    IN PICTURES: Toledo tops Norfolk 8-7

    After 11 innings the Toledo Mud Hens finally topped the Norfolk Tides 8-7 Thursday, July 31, 2014. This is the Mud Hens first win over the Tides this season.

    8/1/2014

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