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D. Michael Collins checks checking a truckload on July 30, 1993 in this Toledo Blade archive file photo. 13 months into his term, Mayor Collins passed away Friday, February 6 after complications from a coronary episode. Collins served the city his whole life, a policeman and politician and a person.

THE BLADE/HERRAL LONG
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"I just did what I was supposed to do," Andra Crisp, of West Toledo, said about being one of two people who stopped to aid Mayor D. Michael Collins after he experienced cardiac arrest and crashed his car during the Sunday, February 1, 2015, snowstorm in Toledo. Mr. Crisp, who was on his way to the grocery store, helped deliver CPR on Mayor Collins until paramedics arrived. Until he was told by police, Mr. Crisp had no idea the man he'd help save was Toledo's mayor.

The Blade/Katie Rausch
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Acting Toledo Mayor Paula Hicks-Hudson, right, talks with U.S. Rep. Marcy Kaptur (D., Toledo) left, during a Toledo Regional Chamber of Commerce breakfast Friday, February 6, 2015, at the Radisson Hotel at UTMC.

The Blade/Dave Zapotosky
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All flags except the American flag, are at half mast at One Government Center, Friday, February 6, 2015. The American flag was order back to full mast according to Ohio State Highway Patrol police officer Tim Bulger, who originally lowered the flag.

The Blade/Andy Morrison
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"Mayor Collins cares about this city. His fundamental bottom line is to make sure citizens are taken care of, and that's mine too," says acting Mayor Paula Hicks-Hudson, sitting in council chamber. Paula Hicks-Hudson, acting mayor for the City of Toledo, on her second day in office in Toledo, Ohio on February 3, 2015.

The Blade/Jetta Fraser
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Wendy Beallas sewed together a flag bearing the message, "Get Well Soon Mayor Collins" at Toledo Flags in Point Place. The flag was available for concerned well-wishers to sign throughout Tuesday, February 3, 2015, at the shop.

The Blade/Katie Rausch
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A sign honoring Mayor D. Michael Collins at the Toledo Fire Fighters Union at 714 Washington St. on February 7, 2015.

The Blade/Amy E. Voigt
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Perrysburg's junior Leo Romp takes down Clay's junior Lorenzo LeVally in the 152 pound weight class during the Wednesday, February 4, 2015, Division I Region I semi-final match up at Clay High School in Oregon. Romp won, 5-3. Perrysburg also logged a win overall, 48-18.

The Blade/Katie Rausch
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Perrysburg's Brock Jones attempts to take down Bowling Green's Jay Lerch during the 138 pound weight class match. Jones won, 19-10.

The Blade/Katie Rausch
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Charlie Hoag and his groundhog "Old Blue Eyes Hucky Too" share a nose kiss before going outside during the 15th annual Holland Huckleberry Day Celebration on February 7, 2015. The event was rescheduled twice due to the weather.

The Blade/Amy E. Voigt
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Peggy Murawski, left, from Monclova, wins a crown and specialized mug for creating a cereal statue of "Old Blue Eyes Hucky Too" the groundhog. Charlie Hoag, right, also resembles the statue according to Murawski.

The Blade/Amy E. Voigt
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Toledo workers use heavy equipment to clear snow from Beech and Orange streets.

The Blade/Dave Zapotosky
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Maria Viengmany shovels snow in the 800 block of Geneva Avenue in South Toledo, Monday, February 2, 2014. Nearly 14 inches of snow fell on Lucas County during Sunday's storm.

The Blade/Dave Zapotosky
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Robin Sylvester (Ophelia Burn), left, and Kerstin Kitner (Sybil Disturbance) of the Chemical Valley Rollergirls, let out a cheer after the National Anthem is played as they ready to take on the Glass City Rollers at the International Boxing Club in Oregon.

The Blade/Andy Morrison
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Members of the Glass City Rollers prepare to take on the Chemical Valley Rollergirls at the International Boxing Club.

The Blade/Andy Morrison
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"You can be very artistic and expressive at the same time," Geeta Rao, 18, said of her passion for playing the violin. The Sylvania Northview student has been selected for the 2015 High School Honors Performance Series at Carnegie Hall.

The Blade/Katie Rausch
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From left: Marcus Herbert, and brothers Justin and Jeremiah Frazier, collect big chunks of snow to build a fort while playing on Plum Leaf Lane in Toledo, Ohio.

The Blade/Lori King
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Sledders converge on a sunny, cold day to the Sidecut Sledding hill in Maumee, Ohio.

The Blade/Lori King
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BGSU's Kevin Dufour, left, scores against Ferris State goalie CJ Motte during third period of the hockey game at the BG Ice Arena in Bowling Green, Ohio.

The Blade/Lori King
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Findlay High School player C.J. Frost (17) reacts as St. Francis DeSales player Brian Hack (7) celebrates with teammate Brendan Furry (26) after scoring a goal during the first period at Tam O Shanter in Sylvania, Saturday, February 7, 2015.

The Blade/Andy Morrison
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Sylvania Southview's Leon Eggleston (22) battles Perrysburg's Quinn Thomas (10) for a loose ball during a basketball game Friday, 02/06/15, in Sylvania, Ohio.

THE BLADE/JEREMY WADSWORTH
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University of Toledo guard Julius Brown (20) shoots a three-point- basket against Eastern Michigan defenders Raven Lee (0) and Mike Talley (1) during a basketball game Wednesday, 02/04/15, at Savage Arena in Toledo, Ohio.

BLADE/JEREMY WADSWORTH

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Rogers' Cameron Copeland (4) puts up two points under pressure from Starts' Hermonte Scott (22) during the fourth quarter of the Friday, February 6, 2015, match up at Start High School. The Rams won, 76-38.

The Blade/Katie Rausch
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