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  • Mayor D. Michael Collins, center, speaks in front of the former Clarion Hotel which will be demolished. Toledo City Councilman Matt Cherry, left, Block watch president David Lemon, and Toledo City Councilman Larry Sykes, right, stand nearby.

    Demolition starts on Clarion Hotel

    Demolition began on the vacant Clarion Hotel on July 7 in South Toledo. It is projected to take 12 weeks for the entire building to be razed. CLICK ON ANY IMAGE TO ENLARGE PHOTO, START SLIDESHOW.

    7/7/2014
  • Mariyah Barker, 9, left, Ava Keith, 10, center, and Tatiyana Esmond, 8, right, take a moment away from lessons to socialize.

    Ethel Parker's Tennis Camp

    Ethel Parker's Tennis Camp was July 7 at Jermain Park in Toledo. Ms. Parker, who has garnered numerous local and national titles including USTA/MIDWEST Senior tennis championships in singles and doubles, offers her free camp four days a week from 10 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. CLICK ON ANY IMAGE TO ENLARGE PHOTO, START SLIDESHOW.

    7/7/2014
  • The special train in the rail yard.

    Great Midwest Whistle-Stop Safety Train

    The Great Midwest Whistle-Stop Safety Train prepares to depart from the Norfolk Southern Rail Yard on July 7 in Toledo. The train is a partnership of Norfolk Southern and Operation Lifesaver. CLICK ON ANY IMAGE TO ENLARGE PHOTO, START SLIDESHOW.

    7/7/2014
  • Detroit Tigers shortstop Eugenio Suarez stretches but is unable to field the single by Tampa Bay Rays' James Loney.

    IN PICTURES: Tigers lose 7-3 to Rays

    The Detroit Tigers fell 7-3 to the Tampa Bay Rays on Sunday, July 6, 2014 at Comerica Park.

    7/6/2014
  • CEO Kurt Darrow discusses ongoing construction outside the future headquarters of the Monroe-based La-Z-Boy.

    New La-Z-Boy headquarters

    La-Z-Boy is moving its operations from its current location along Telegraph Road in Monroe to a more remote area of woods, formerly owned by the Sisters, Servants of the Immaculate Heart of Mary. Here's how the progress looked on July 1. CLICK ON ANY IMAGE TO ENLARGE PHOTO, START SLIDESHOW.

    7/6/2014
  • Warren and Wendy Brown, along with their daughter Amanda, raise funds for the Alexa Brown Memorial Scholarship in the name of their daughter and sister.

    On the Town: 7/6

    Fun was par for the course at area charity outings. CLICK ON ANY IMAGE TO ENLARGE PHOTO, START SLIDESHOW.

    7/6/2014
  • Jeremy Head, left, and Dawn Head, right, from Maumee, look at historical cars including this 1929 Ford Huckster.

    Happy 150th birthday, Whitehouse

    Whitehouse celebrated its sesquicentennial on July 5 in the village's downtown. CLICK ON ANY IMAGE TO ENLARGE PHOTO, START SLIDESHOW.

    7/6/2014
  • Ron, left, and Rita Oswald, of Findlay, with their grandson Brennan, 4, of Columbus, watching a movie on the Great Lakes.

    Kids' Fest at National Museum of the Great Lakes

    The National Museum of the Great Lakes kicked off its inaugural summer season with a Kids' Fest on July 5 at the east Toledo museum. CLICK ON ANY IMAGE TO ENLARGE PHOTO, START SLIDESHOW.

    7/6/2014
  • Cleveland Indians' Carlos Santana runs the bases after hitting a solo home run off Kansas City Royals starting pitcher Danny Duffy.

    IN PICTURES: Indians top Royals 4-1

    The Cleveland Indians defeated the Kansas City Royals 4-1 on Sunday, July 6, 2014 at Progressive Field in Cleveland.

    7/6/2014
  • Members of the Toledo Police Department investigate the scene of a shooting on the 600 block of Fernwood Ave. near Wells St..

    Central Toledo shooting

    One man is dead and another wounded in separate shootings late Saturday and Sunday morning that police believe are related to each other. The second shooting occurred on the 600 block of Fernwood Ave. near Wells St. CLICK ANY PHOTO TO ENLARGE AND START SLIDESHOW

    7/6/2014
  • Fireworks during the Red, White, Kaboom.

    Red, White, Kaboom 2014

    Thousands packed Promenade Park along the Maumee River for Toledo's annual fireworks extravaganza Friday night.

    7/5/2014
  • Dan Woodward, left, takes a drink from his period water flask as Aaron Gelb, right, flicks the wick to keep it lit before firing the cannon.

    1813 reenactment at Fort Meigs

    Fort Meigs hosted a reenactment on July 4, demonstrating the events that occurred in 1813. CLICK ANY PHOTO TO ENLARGE AND BEGIN SLIDESHOW.

    7/5/2014
  • "Freedom, freedom, freedom", repeats Sarah Xaiyarath, 7, of Northwood, answering for her mother, Martha Vieng Xaiyarath about why she became a U.S. citizen.

    Locals gain U.S. citizenship

    About 50 people gained U.S. citizenship on July 4 in Archbold. CLICK ANY PHOTO TO ENLARGE AND BEGIN SLIDESHOW.

    7/5/2014
  • A Norfolk Southern railroad worker walks alongside the derailed train cars.

    Norfolk Southern train derailment

    Sixteen cars of an eastbound Norfolk Southern train derailed early Thursday, July 3, 2014 at a South Crissey Road crossing in western Lucas County. No one was injured. CLICK ANY IMAGE TO VIEW FULL PHOTO, START SLIDE SHOW.

    7/3/2014
  • Fireworks during the Star Spangled Celebration.

    Fireworks in Sylvania

    Citizens of Sylvania celebrated Independence Day with fireworks at Centennial Terrace Thursday, July 3, 2014. CLICK ANY PHOTO TO ENLARGE AND BEGIN SLIDESHOW.

    7/4/2014
  • Toledo Mud Hens manager Larry Parrish jokes with fans.

    IN PICTURES: Mud Hens top Clippers 2-1

    The Toledo Mud Hens edged the Columbus Clippers on Thursday, July 3, 2014 at Fifth Third Field. CLICK ANY PHOTO TO ENLARGE AND START SLIDESHOW

    7/3/2014
  • Patrons enjoy the fireworks display.

    Fireworks in Perrysburg

    Perrysburg continued its tradition Thursday, July 3, 2014, sharing the stage with Maumee to launch fireworks from the Maumee/Perrysburg bridge. CLICK ANY PHOTO TO ENLARGE AND BEGIN SLIDESHOW.

    7/4/2014
  • Boats fill up "B" dock as work is done on "A" and "C" docks at Put-in-Bay.

    Put-in-Bay construction

    After delays brought on by a brutal winter and other weather conditions, construction on the docks at Put-in-Bay should be completed for the holiday weekend. CLICK ANY PHOTO TO ENLARGE AND START SLIDESHOW

    7/2/2014
  • Ringo Starr performs with his All-Starr Band at the Toledo Zoo Amphitheater.

    Ringo Starr and His All-Star band

    Ringo Starr and His All-Star band performed at the Toledo Zoo Amphitheater Tuesday, July 1, 2014, with special guest Tod Rundgren. CLICK ANY IMAGE TO VIEW FULL PHOTO, START SLIDE SHOW.

    7/2/2014
  • Detroit Tigers' Rajai Davis connects for a two-run single during the sixth inning of a baseball game against the Oakland Athletics.

    IN PICTURES: Tigers beat A's 9-3

    The Detroit Tigers defeated the Oakland Athletics 9-3 on Wednesday, July 2, 2014 at Comerica Park.

    7/2/2014

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