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President Obama looks at a copy of the Blade while sitting in Rick's City Diner in West Toledo with Daniel Schlieman, back left, Heather Finrock, and James Fayson, right.

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President Barack Obama, left, talks with Daniel Schlieman, back left, (hidden) Heather Finrock, and James Fayson, at Rick's City Diner in Toledo, as patrons at an adjacent table take their picture.

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President Obama talks with auto workers Daniel Schlieman, back left, Heather Finrock, and James Fayson, right, at Rick's City Diner.

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Supporters of Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney greet President Obama as he arrives at Scott High School.

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A crowd greets President Obama as he arrives at the Toledo high school.

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A huge line gathers outside of Scott High School.

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Terrie Cook, left, from Toledo, buys "Obama America" buttons from Rose Dawson, right, before going into Scott High School.

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Volunteer Delores Latson, from Toledo, walks around getting people excited for the President's visit.

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A Romney bus drives by Scott High School for the third time while people line-up outside.

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From left: Bill Turner, Travis Turner, 7, Craig Turner, center back, and Karrie Turner, wait outside of Scott High School.

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A'Nyah, 2, held by mother Jasmine Wallace, sleeps before the arrival of Mr. Obama. Alfreda Bailey is at left.

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Senator Sherrod Brown speaks to the crowd.

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Representative Marcy Kaptur (D - OH) speaks to the crowd.

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A Toledo autoworker, Kenyetta Jones, takes the stage to introduce President Barack Obama.

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Toledo autoworker, Kenyetta Jones.

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President Barack Obama makes his way to the stage.

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President Obama campaigns at Scott High School.

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President Obama speaks to a crowd gathered at Scott High School.

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During a 30-minuted speech, the President said Mr. Romney’s “economic playbook” sounds like “unnecessary roughness” because it will cost the middle class more and cut taxes for the wealthiest Americans.

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The crowd reacts as President Obama jokes.

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President Obama is all smiles during his return trip to Toledo.

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President Obama speaks.

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Ray Wood, President of UAW Local 14, center in hat, cheers.

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A supporter stands-up and holds a sign.

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“I have one piece of advice for the Romney-Ryan game plan for you Ohio — punt it away ... you don’t need that coach. That’s a losing season,” President Obama said.

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The President's visit to Scott High School is part of a tour leading to the Democratic National Convention .

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Youngsters watch as President Obama campaigns at Scott High.

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Joe Curry, of Toledo, center, joins supporters cheering Mr. Obama.

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Supporters Yvonne Martin, left, and Julian Mack, right, from Toledo, cheer.

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President Obama tells supporters to make calls on his behalf as he campaigns.

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Supporters Yvonne Martin, left, Sadie Smith, center, and Julian Mack, right, from Toledo, cheer.

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President Barack Obama is cheered by local supporters after his speech.

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A supporter throws-up her arms while President Barack Obama speaks.

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President Barack Obama waves good bye.

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President Obama greets the crowd as he leaves Scott High School.

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President Obama hugs a supporter in the Toledo school gymnasium.

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Steve Hall, a Chrysler employee and a member of UAW Local 12, greets the president.

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President Obama shakes hands with supporters after his speech.

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Those not within reach to shake the President's hand try to capture a photo of him as he walks by.

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President Obama is surrounded by supporters as he leaves Scott High.

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Many of the audience members for the President's speech are local union workers.

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President Obama waves good bye to the crowd after speaking.

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A supporter stands up and holds a sign.

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Mr. Obama says goodbye to the public as he exits Scott High School's gymnasium.

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Grace Chojnowski-Kellogg, owner of the Toledo Hilton, poses in the hotel's lobby. President Obama and members of the traveling press spent Sunday night at the hotel.

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Secret Service agents await the arrival of President Obama.

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President Obama waves to reporters before boarding Air Force Once Monday afternoon in Swanton.

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