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  • The downtown Toledo skyline is visible behind the remains of the Toledo Edison Acme power plant in the Marina District.

    The Ugly Truth about East Toledo

    By many measures, Toledo has been in decline for decades. But the most recent recession has hit it hard as evidenced by these photos shot in June 2014 in east Toledo. CLICK ON ANY IMAGE TO ENLARGE PHOTO, START SLIDESHOW.

    6/15/2014
  • Premier Bedding at 1510 Elm Street.

    The Ugly Truth about North Toledo

    By many measures, Toledo has been in decline for decades. But the most recent recession has hit it hard as evidenced by these photos shot in June 2014 in north Toledo. CLICK ON ANY IMAGE TO ENLARGE PHOTO, START SLIDESHOW.

    6/15/2014
  • Tim Johnson mows a strip of yard next to his Broadway Street home in South Toledo. The house behind his home, in background, caught fire more than five years ago and is still standing, to his frustration; and the house beside him was tore down after a fire, but the grass is tall.

    The Ugly Truth about South Toledo

    By many measures, Toledo has been in decline for decades. But the most recent recession has hit it hard as evidenced by these photos shot in June 2014 in south Toledo. CLICK ON ANY IMAGE TO ENLARGE PHOTO, START SLIDESHOW.

    6/15/2014
  • The faded paint appears to read "Romanoff Electric Motor Service Inc" on the full building along Central Avenue across from Albion and alongside the railroad tracks.

    The Ugly Truth about West Toledo

    By many measures, Toledo has been in decline for decades. But the most recent recession has hit it hard as evidenced by these photos shot in June 2014 in west Toledo. CLICK ON ANY IMAGE TO ENLARGE PHOTO, START SLIDESHOW.

    6/15/2014
  • A home at 2314 N. Erie.

    The Ugly Truth about Toledo

    By many measures, Toledo has been in decline for decades. But the most recent recession has hit it hard as evidenced by these photos shot in June 2014 in throughout Toledo. CLICK ON ANY IMAGE TO ENLARGE PHOTO, START SLIDESHOW.

    6/15/2014
  • Callie Elder, 4, creates a colorful sky in her painting near the Maumee River.

    Open Air Art Festival

    The open air art festival was June 5 across locations Waterville, Ohio. CLICK ON ANY IMAGE TO ENLARGE PHOTO, START SLIDESHOW.

    6/15/2014
  • People wander around the sailboats during the Mills Trophy Race Press Party on June 5 at the Toledo Yacht Club.

    On the Town: 6/15

    Cars, boats, and plentiful sunshine brought area residents together recently for a good cause. CLICK ON ANY IMAGE TO ENLARGE PHOTO, START SLIDESHOW.

    6/15/2014
  • Sam Hornish Jr., #20, and Matt Dibenedetto during their qualifying run.

    IN PICTURES: Qualifying for Nationwide Series race

    Qualifying for the NASCAR Nationwide Series race at Michigan International Speedway was the morning of Saturday, June 14, 2014. Kurt Busch won the pole for the Ollie's Bargain Outlet 250. CLICK ANY PHOTO TO ENLARGE AND START SLIDESHOW

    6/14/2014
  • haircuts15p Miles Alexander, Sr., center, keeps an eye on his five children, Ke'Marcus, 7, left, Miles Jr., 5, center left, Mylaja, 5, center, Relonna, 4, center right, and Kylia, 3, right, as the family browsed vendors after completing  the fatherhood walk near Central Catholic High School.

    Haircuts and a walk to support Father's Day

    Hair Trendz Barbershop offered free hair cuts for fathers and their sons for Father's Day. Several fathers and other men working their way through programs with the organizations The Ridge Project and Toledo Area Ministries were also on hand to have their hair cut. Around 100 people also marched a 2-mile long fatherhood walk.CLICK ANY PHOTO TO ENLARGE AND START SLIDESHOW

    6/15/2014
  • Volunteer swimming instructors organize the first session of students at the edge of the pool during a swimming and safety class sponsored by Wanda Butts.

    Josh Project swimming and safety class

    Wanda Butts and the Josh Project sponsored a swimming and safety class at the St. Francis de Sales High School pool on Saturday, June 14, 2014. CLICK ANY PHOTO TO ENLARGE AND START SLIDESHOW

    6/15/2014
  • Fans and family wait for runners at the finish line during the 10th Annual Happy Trails 5K run/walk at the Wildwood Preserve.

    10th Annual Happy Trails 5k run/walk

    The 10th Annual Happy Trails 5K run/walk was held on Saturday, June 14, 2014 at the Wildwood Preserve Metropark. CLICK ANY PHOTO TO ENLARGE AND START SLIDESHOW

    6/14/2014
  • Paul Menard crosses the finish line to win the Ollie's Bargain Outlook 250.

    IN PICTURES: The Nationwide Ollie's Bargain Outlook 250

    The Nationwide Ollie's Bargain Outlook 250 was held at Michigan International Speedway on Saturday, June 14, 2014. Paul Menard took the checkered flag. CLICK ANY PHOTO TO ENLARGE AND START SLIDESHOW

    6/14/2014
  • Nate Burgy, of North Toledo, keeps an eye on his seven-month-old son Saxon, from inside their tent in the Confederate camp during this year's Muster on the Maumee.

    The Muster on the Maumee

    The Muster on the Maumee was Saturday, June 14, 2014 at Fort Meigs in Perrysburg. The two-day-long event features historical reenactors from time periods ranging from the early and Renaissance Europe to World War II. CLICK ANY PHOTO TO ENLARGE AND START SLIDESHOW

    6/14/2014
  • Great Black Swamp Frogs pitcher Erik Michaels watches as a Canal Fulton Mules player hits the ball during the 22nd Annual Sylvania Cup Vintage Base Ball Tournament.

    22nd Annual Sylvania Cup Vintage Base Ball Tournament

    The 22nd Annual Sylvania Cup Vintage Base Ball Tournament was held Saturday, June 14, 2014 at Pacesetter Park in Sylvania. CLICK ANY PHOTO TO ENLARGE AND START SLIDESHOW

    6/14/2014
  • Detroit Tigers pitcher Anibal Sanchez throws against the Minnesota Twins.

    IN PICTURES: Tigers top Twins 12-9

    The Detroit Tigers won 12-9 over the Minnesota Twins on Saturday, June 14, 2014 at Comerica Park.

    6/14/2014
  • Cleveland Indians' Michael Bourn, left, scores as Boston Red Sox's A.J. Pierzynski gets the throw on a double hit by Asdrubal Cabrera.

    IN PICTURES: Indians win 3-2 over Red Sox

    The Cleveland Indians took on the Boston Red Sox on Saturday, June 14, 2014 at Fenway Park in Boston. The Indians won the game 3-2.

    6/14/2014
  • Toledo Mud Hens' Mike Hessman celebrates scoring a run against Buffalo.

    IN PICTURES: Mud Hens beat Buffalo 7-2

    The Toledo Mud Hens topped the Buffalo Bisons on Saturday, June 14, 2014 at Fifth Third Field. CLICK ANY PHOTO TO ENLARGE AND START SLIDESHOW

    6/14/2014
  • Steven Franchi attempts to tame the mechanical bull, but falls off shortly after getting on during the Strawberry Festival in Holland Friday.

    76th Strawberry Festival

    The 76th annual Strawberry Festival in Holland got under way Friday, June 13, 2014, with rides and tasty treats. CLICK ANY IMAGE TO VIEW FULL PHOTO, START SLIDE SHOW

    6/16/2014
  • Detail of a building along Central Avenue across from Albion and alongside the railroad tracks.

    The Ugly Truth about West Toledo Test

    6/13/2014
  • Sam Hornish Jr. heads to the track for practice.

    IN PICTURES: Qualifying for Quicken Loans 400

    The qualifying for the Quicken Loans 400 was held on Friday, June 13, 2014 at Michigan International Speedway. Kevin Harvick won the pole for Sunday's race. CLICK ANY PHOTO TO ENLARGE AND START SLIDESHOW

    6/13/2014

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