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  • Kunta Ford, from Bloomfield Hills, Michigan, holds his son's hand, Blake Ford, 4, while walking through the park while spending Father's Day at The Toledo Zoo.

    Father's day at Toledo Zoo and Wildwood Metropark

    The Toledo Zoo offered free admission to dads to celebrate Father's Day. Dads enjoyed time at the zoo, as well as at Wildwood Preserve Metropark, with their children. CLICK ANY PHOTO TO ENLARGE AND START SLIDESHOW

    6/15/2014
  • Detroit Tigers designated hitter Victor Martinez hits an RBI double against the Minnesota Twins.

    IN PICTURES: Tigers walk off with 4-3 win

    The Detroit Tigers topped the Minnesota Twins 4-3 on Sunday, June 15, 2014 at Comerica Park.

    6/15/2014
  • Cleveland Indians' Michael Brantley, left, points skyward as he is welcomed home by Jason Kipnis, right, after hitting a home run.

    IN PICTURES: Indians win 3-2 in extra innings

    The Cleveland Indians topped the Boston Red Sox 3-2 on Sunday, June 15, 2014 at Fenway Park in Boston.

    6/15/2014
  • Becky Kanitz, an Olander Park System conservation team member, waters seedlings while working in the greenhouse.

    Olander Park greenhouse

    Robin Parker, Olander Park System assistant manager is cultivating at least 5,000 indigenous plants and seedlings inside a greenhouse at Sylvan Prairie Park. The plants will eventually be used in the park system’s flower beds. CLICK ON ANY IMAGE TO ENLARGE PHOTO, START SLIDESHOW.

    6/15/2014
  • Lowell Cherry, Jr., teaches jukido jui-juitso as Timothy Hicks, 11, follows along.

    Martial arts class

    Lowell Cherry, Jr., teaches a martial arts class in the gymnasium of the Glenwood Lutheran Church at 2545 Monroe St. in Toledo. CLICK ON ANY IMAGE TO ENLARGE PHOTO, START SLIDESHOW.

    6/16/2014
  • Jimmie Johnson, 48, gets the checkered flag to win the 46th annual Quicken Loans 400. Driver Marcos Ambrose still had a lap to go.

    IN PICTURES: Quicken Loans 400

    The 46th annual Quicken Loans 400 was held on Sunday, June 15, 2014 at Michigan International Speedway in Brooklyn, Mich. The Sprint Cup Series race was won by Jimmie Johnson. CLICK ANY PHOTO TO ENLARGE AND START SLIDESHOW

    6/15/2014
  • Toledo Mud Hens catcher Manny Pina tags out Buffalo Bisons Andy LaRoche.

    IN PICTURES: Mud Hens beat Buffalo in extras

    The Toledo Mud Hens beat the Buffalo Bisons 3-1 on a Tyler Collins walk-off homer in the 11th inning on Sunday, June 15, 2014 at Fifth Third Field. CLICK ANY PHOTO TO ENLARGE AND START SLIDESHOW

    6/15/2014
  • Vacant buildings that once housed Club Escape and Slap Shots on Superior Street.

    The Ugly Truth about Central Toledo

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

    6/15/2014
  • 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

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