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The Toledo Public School team goes to their lane for the start of a race during the Dragon Boat Festival on June 20, 2015, at International Park in Toledo, Ohio.

The Blade/Julia Nagy
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From left to right, Brit Nicholson, Mandy Petkovich, 12, of Monroe, Mich., and Joshua Thomas, 12, of Temperance, Mich., look inside an emergency locator transmitter during a Civil Air Patrol camp on June 18, 2015, at Monroe Custer Airport in Monroe, Mich. Direction finders are used to find emergency locator transmitters, which are found in aircrafts.

The Blade/Julia Nagy
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DeJamonae Jones of Toledo, with flag, right, protests with others outside U.S. District Court in Toledo, Tuesday, June 16, 2015, while a hearing on a suit brought by Advocates for Basic Legal Equality, Inc. (ABLE) against the U.S Border Patrol takes place inside. The suit involves alleged racial profiling of Hispanics by the Border Patrol in northwest Ohio.

The Blade/Dave Zapotosky
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Scott Osweiler hooks up a renovated clock dial to a crane, operated by Stephen Farrell. The four clock dials, which are being installed inside the Fulton County Courthouse clock tower in Wauseon, Ohio, were removed Oct. 11 for the renovation.

The Blade/Lori King
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A view from outside of an empty clock dial hole facing west inside the Fulton County Courthouse clock tower in Wauseon, Ohio.

The Blade/Lori King
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A firefighter sprays down into the basement level of the HCR ManorCare building, located at 333 N Summit St. in downtown Toledo, after a transformer blew out in the basement in the early afternoon of Tuesday, June 16, 2015. With the power out, many employees were sent home for the remainder of the day.

The Blade/Katie Rausch
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Due to heavy rain, cars are stalled in high water on Bancroft St. west of Detroit Ave. in Toledo.

The Blade/Lori King
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Yang Kun Song, Conductor and Founder, during The Greater Toledo International Youth Orchestra's rehearsal at Westgate Chapel on June 21, 2015. The orchestra will be visiting Qinhuandao, China, one of Toledo's sister cities, from July 1 to July 9 where they will perform Chinese traditional, American and classical music.

The Blade/Amy E. Voigt
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Employees from the E.S. Wagner Company erect steel beams at the east end of Anthony Wayne Bridge, commonly called the High Level Bridge, on June 15, 2015.

The Blade/Amy E. Voigt
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Katie Kreger, 14, left, with the Josh Project, helps Jackson Baker, 6, right, from Toledo, learn how to swim during "The World’s Largest Swimming Lesson," an international Guinness World Record attempt taking place at pools and water parks around the globe to focus attention on the vital importance of teaching kids to swim at St. Francis de Sales High School on June 18, 2015.

The Blade/Amy E. Voigt
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Local artist Jefferson Nelson, front, consults the plans as Molly Dilworth, a Brooklyn, New York artist, paints a mural on the side of the City of Toledo Parks and Recreation building along I-280 Friday, 06/19/15, in Toledo, Ohio. The mural should be completed in early July.

THE BLADE/JEREMY WADSWORTH
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Twelve year-olds Jordan Phenix, left, and Dasani Hunter race to fill a bowl of water with sponges during a relay contest at the Blue and Gold Field Games at the University of Toledo, Tuesday, June 16, 2015. Nearly 150 children ages 9--16 participated in the event, put on by the National Youth Sports Program, a camp for financially disadvantaged youth.

The Blade/Andy Morrison
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A worker helps prepare South Detroit Avenue near Kingsford Drive for repaving, Tuesday, June 16, 2015, in Toledo.

The Blade/Andy Morrison
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Toledo Police officer Shelli Kilburn runs with a torch during The Law Enforcement Torch Run Thursday, 06/18/15, in Sylvania, Ohio. The Law Enforcement Torch Run unites departments and agencies throughout the state – who all work together toward a common goal of raising awareness for Special Olympics Ohio.

THE BLADE/JEREMY WADSWORTH
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Dennis Broaden, 18, right, spins his basketball on his finger as he and his Junior Role Model basketball teammates lead a walk of about 150 people during the 2015 Dribbling with Dads Initiative Saturday, June 20, 2015, at the Frederick Douglass Community Center in West Toledo. About 125 children attended the 1k walk, dribbling basketballs with their parents and families through the neighborhood around the Frederick Douglass Community Center.

The Blade/Katie Rausch
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Erian Gambriell, 12, left, leads the pack as he and other children run through basketball drills together during the 2015 Dribbling with Dads Initiative.

The Blade/Katie Rausch
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Randy Kuntz shapes what will be a glass shorebird at the Artist Village of the Toledo Botanical Garden, 5403 Elmer Drive, Toledo, Wednesday, June 17, 2015.

The Blade/Andy Morrison
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Randy Kuntz heats glass.

The Blade/Andy Morrison
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Lucas County Poet Laureate Jim Ferris, of Sylvania, in the Main Library of the Toledo/Lucas County Public Library, in Toledo, Ohio on June 17, 2015.

The Blade/Jetta Fraser
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Toledo's Rafael Dolis winds up before delivering the pitch during the top of the fifth inning in the Sunday, June 21, 2015, Mud Hens match up against the Norfolk Tides.

Blade/Katie Rausch

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Oak Park Landscape and Water Garden Center, owned by Richard and Diane Giddens, features displays of Koi ponds at their location in Swanton. The shop sells Koi and other fish along with plants and landscaping materials.

The Blade/Katie Rausch
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A 1928 Pietenpol propeller plane flies during this year's Experimental Aircraft Association's Plane Fun Festival Sunday, June 21, 2015, at Toledo Executive Airport in Millbury. The show, which ran Saturday and Sunday, featured free aircraft rides for children, a candy drop, arts and crafts and food.

The Blade/Katie Rausch
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Trace Mannon, 9, gets a closer look at the ground as he flies in the 1957 Piper Tripacer plane owned by Maumee resident Bill David.

The Blade/Katie Rausch
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Toledoans from left Terrian Kitchen, 6, Justin McCall, 11, Melvin Johnson, 10, and Malcolm McCall, 11, eat Freeze Pops atop their aunt's Pontiac St. shed in Toledo. They were given the pops by family friend Chris Arnett.

The Blade/Lori King
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Jerry Jones Jr. plays his soprano saxophone on Superior Street near Adams, Monday, June 15, 2015. J'Bone as he's known, says he plays at the same location most days.

The Blade/Andy Morrison
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Toledo Thunder running back Durrell Pettaway hands Javontae Howard, 13, the ball during a joint football practice at Warren Park in Toledo.

The Blade/Lori King
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Youth football player Kesean White, 10, stands on his head while warming up with Toledo Thunder football players Nick Lopez, left, and Andrew Brooks during practice at Warren Park in Toledo.

The Blade/Lori King
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Youth football player Da'Savaion Mitchell, 7, tries on the helmet of Toledo Thunder player Mike Picknell during practice at Warren Park in Toledo.

The Blade/Lori King
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Toledo Mud Hens infielder Jefry Marte looks at an ominous sky during a rain delay Thursday, 06/18/15, at Fifth Third Field in Toledo, Ohio.

BLADE/JEREMY WADSWORTH

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The grounds crew pulls the tarp during a rain delay of the Toledo Mud Hens/Norfolk baseball game Thursday, 06/18/15, at Fifth Third Field in Toledo, Ohio.

THE BLADE/JEREMY WADSWORTH
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Professional golfer Lydia Ko, left, and CJ King, 7, fist bump during a children's golf clinic at Highland Meadows on June 15, 2015.

Blade/Amy E. Voigt

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Campers at STEM Camp at Penta Career Center work on a Dr. Seuss style house in the carpentry construction program.

THE BLADE/RoNeisha Mullen
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