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A member of Toledo Fire & Rescue looks through the burned window frame while responding to a fire located at 2414 Lawton Ave. on February 16, 2015.

The Blade / Amy E. Voigt
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Phil Myers, an owner of Toledo Aerial Media and a resident of Ottawa Lake, Michigan, flying a drone over the Maumee River in east Toledo, Ohio on February 19, 2015. The drone is able to record both stills and video with its on-board camera.

The Blade/Jetta Fraser
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Solar panels being made at First Solar in Perrysburg, Friday.

The Blade/Andy Morrison
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Part of a new exhibit, "A Life of Courage," is pictured Monday, February 16, 2015, at the Toledo Police Museum. The exhibit honors the life and sacrifice of Toledo Policeman Jacob Chandler, who was the only Toledo Police officer to die in service to his country during World War II. Chandler, an African-American, was a member of the famous 92nd Infantry or "Buffalo Soldiers" as they were called.

The Blade/Dave Zapotosky
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Handprints of Jones Leadership Academy students who participated in the design and decoration of the 13 foot mural that on February 18, 2015. The mural recognizes the struggles and accomplishments of famous African-American leaders, educators, scientists, writers and athletes.

Toledo Blade / Amy E. Voigt

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William Burt, 11, a student at the Maritime Academy of Toledo, preparing a custom order. Custard, chocolate, and raspberry are particular favorites, says Dawn Comstock, One Village council president, and William Burt's mom. The 25th year of the One Village Council's paczkis' sale in Toledo, Ohio on February 15, 2015. The sale continues through Fat Tuesday, February 17th. It is the neighborhood organization's most popular fund-raising event.

The Blade/Jetta Fraser
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Paczki's head into the fryer at Bakery Unlimited on Secor, Tuesday, February 17, 2015.

The Blade/Andy Morrison
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From left: Quincey Brake, 8, Tristan Baker, 10, Chris Jones, 13, and Caleb Crockett, 10, compete in the free style portion of the dance competition before viewing the "Making a New History" documentary at Scott High School in Toledo.

The Blade/Lori King
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Paula Hicks-Hudson is sworn in as mayor of Toledo by Judge Arlene Singer Tuesday, 02/17/15, in Toledo, Ohio.

THE BLADE/JEREMY WADSWORTH
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Left to right Faith Hairston, library manager, Hannah Grohowski, librarian, Damarkcus Alexander, 7, and De'Asia Alexander, 13, look at a hermit crab held by Zoo volunteer Mary Alice Donofrio Monday, 02/16/15, at the Kent Branch Library in Toledo, Ohio. Kids got to touch hermit crabs, spider crabs, and various sea urchins as part of a “Touch Tank” Experience offered by the Toledo Zoo.

THE BLADE/JEREMY WADSWORTH
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Martin Jarret entertains Abby Sominski, left, with card tricks Tuesday, February 17, 2015, at The Attic in UpTown Toledo. Mr. Jarret will be back at the bar on Saturday, February 21, 2015, for the Mardi Gras Bar Crawl.

The Blade/Katie Rausch
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The topiary mermaid was assembled in the greenhouse at the Toledo Zoo in Toledo.

The Blade/Lori King
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The Mansion View Inn estate sale Saturday, February 14, 2015, featured furniture and other items for sale from the historic home in Toledo's Old West End. The former bed and breakfast was sold earlier in February and will become a single-family residence for the first time since the 1950's.

The Blade/Katie Rausch
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A tea set is one of the items for sale during the Mansion View Inn estate sale.

The Blade/Katie Rausch
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Southview's Grant Wooddall (5) and Springfield's Ricky Lightner (21) earn themselves each a technical foul during the fourth quarter of the Friday, February 20, 2015, match up at Springfield. Southview won, 52-40.

The Blade/Katie Rausch
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Springfield's head coach Stan Joplin talks to Demajeo Wiggins after pulling him out of the game during the first quarter of the Friday, February 20, 2015, home match up against Southview. Southview led going into the half, 30-24.

The Blade/Katie Rausch
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Otsego's Madeline Asmus (4) is embraced by teammate Abby Hesselschwardt (14) as the student section rushes the floor after the Knights' win in the Thursday, February 19, 2015, home match up against Genoa for the Northern Buckeye Conference champion. Otsego took home the championship, winning 47-44.

The Blade/Katie Rausch
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Siblings Tyrell Walker, 13, Cierra Fizer, 12, and Teirra Alexander, 8, walk down Bush St. from their Toledo home to the YMCA to play basketball.

The Blade/Lori King
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Terri Davis, cajoles her daughter Reign Davis, 3, from Toledo, to keep moving toward the parking garage at The University of Toledo after class on February 19, 2015. "Walking across campus was bitter cold," Davis said. "I'm from Toledo so it's not the cold its the wind chill; it makes it seem 10 degrees colder."

The Blade/Amy E. Voigt
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A student walks down a staircase at the Center for Fine and Performing Arts at Owens Community College, Thursday, February 19, 2015.

The Blade/Andy Morrison
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A pedestrian, wrapped in a scarf and hat, is seen in the reflection of the TARTA station as he crosses Jackson St.

Toledo Blade / Amy E. Voigt

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Bowling Green State University forward Richaun Holmes (22) defends against Miami University guard Willie Moore (22) during a basketball game Wednesday, 02/18/15, at the Stroh Center in Bowling Green, Ohio.

THE BLADE/JEREMY WADSWORTH
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Bowling Green State University guard Anthony Henderson drive sot the basket against Miami University defenders Geovonie McKnight (0) and Jaryd Eustace (5) as BGU forward Spencer Parker (3) assists.

THE BLADE/JEREMY WADSWORTH
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Bowling Green State University player Anthony Henderson (2) has his shot blocked by Buffalo player Raheem Johnson (31) during the first half of their basketball game at Bowling Green State University, Saturday, February 21, 2015.

The Blade/Andy Morrison
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Scott's Chance Hawkins (20) shoots against Rogers' Branden Austin (11) during a City League basketball game Friday, 02/20/15, in Toledo, Ohio.

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UTwbb19 The University of Toledo's Jay-Ann Bravo-Harriott (11) and Inma Zanoguera (23) put the full court press on Northern Illinois' Ally Lehman (31) during the first half of the Wednesday, February 18, 2015, match up at Savage Arena in Toledo.

The Blade/Katie Rausch
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A completed ice sculpture adorns the sidewalk for the kickoff festivities for this year's Perrysburg Winterfest Friday, February 20, 2015, at Levis Commons in Perrysburg. In addition to a two-and-a-half-hour-long ice carving competition, various stores around the complex also pitched in with crafts for children.

The Blade/Katie Rausch
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A finished Ohio ice sculpture.

The Blade/Katie Rausch
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Jeff Bleier, of Rochester, New York, left, begins to detail his ice sculpture as Perrysburg resident Jennifer Miller, right, snaps a photograph.

The Blade/Katie Rausch
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Danny Bloss, of Niles, Mich., grinds away ice as he begins to craft his sculpture during the kickoff festivities for this year's Winterfest.

The Blade/Katie Rausch
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Jay Hassen, of Sylvania, removing slush from one of his ice fishing holes. Compared to regular fishing, "everything is downsized and slow", says Hassen.

The Blade/Jetta Fraser
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