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Fireworks over the Maumee River during Toledo’s annual Red, White, KaBOOM at Promenade Park on July 4, 2015.

The Blade/Amy E. Voigt
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Fireworks Children dance with glow sticks in the this long exposure taken during the Friday, July 3, 2015, Star Spangled Celebration at Centennial Terrace in Sylvania. Local residents turned out to listen to live music, be entertained by clowns and, of course, watch the fireworks together.

The Blade/Katie Rausch
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Kristal Hendricks, holding 7 month old Evalynn Casper, and Michael Casper watch a car drive through a flooded parking lot at Riverview Apartments on June 29, 2015, in Blissfield, Mich.

The Blade/Julia Nagy
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Swing sets at Ellis Park are submerged in flood waters on June 29, 2015, in Blissfield, Mich.

The Blade/Julia Nagy
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U.S. Women's soccer team fans from left: Hope Teggart, 18, Ashley Ritchey, 19, Livvy Dill, 18, Julie Cross, 21, and Priscilla Perez, 18, from Bowling Green, cheer after the U. S. scored its second goal in the match against Japan during a watch party at Fifth Third Field on July 5, 2015.

THE BLADE/AMY VOIGT
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Nathan Sanders, a job coach for Toledo Grows, left, and Charlie Johnson, program manager of the Lucas County Juvenile Court CITE program, steady a form as Dachante Snipes, 18, hammers a stake, as young men involved in several job training programs help build a walkway Wednesday, July 1, 2015 in a new park at the corner of Lagrange and Everett streets in Toledo. The young men come from programs including United Toledo YouthBuild, Face Forward, and Community Integration, Training for Employment (CITE), and Toledo Grows.

The Blade/Dave Zapotosky
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Stacie Carey, left, 10, Allissa Scott, center, 9, and Samaira (cq) Coleman, right, 9, play computer math games during a fitness camp sponsored by The Toledo Police Department for third through 10th graders at Robinson Elementary School on June 29, 2015.

The Blade/Amy E. Voigt
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Jerimihas Schofield, 11, joins his team to pull the rope during a game of tug-of war during a fitness camp sponsored by The Toledo Police Department for third through 10th graders at Robinson Elementary School on June 29, 2015.

The Blade/Amy E. Voigt
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Angie Shinozaki, of Troy, MI, tucks into a burger during the first Burger Bash and Dash of Northwest Ohio at Promenade Park to benefit St. Paul's Community Center on July 3, 2015.

The Blade/Amy E. Voigt
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Former Toledo mayor Carty Finkbeiner and volunteers Adel Kamal, right, and Dave Anderson, back, wave to motorists at the Wernerts Corners intersection of Laskey, Douglas, Tremainsville, Thursday, July 2, 2015.

The Blade/Andy Morrison
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A large flag flies near the The Col. James M. Schoonmaker, as seen from the bridge, at the National Museum of the Great Lakes in east Toledo, Thursday, July 2, 2015.

The Blade/Andy Morrison
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A man kayaks through the flooded picnic area of Mary Jane Thurston in McClure, Ohio, just south of Grand Rapids, Tuesday, June 30, 2015.

The Blade/Andy Morrison
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Cpl. Dan Woodward, of Maumee, left and front, fires a flintlock musket in a demonstration of the sound of it the soldier hears to a group of visitors to the fort. The second day of Independence Day weekend at Fort Meigs 1813, in Perrysburg, Ohio on July 5, 2015.

The Blade/Jetta Fraser
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New University of Toledo president Sharon Gaber, right, and interim provost John Barrett, walk across campus to a meeting at the student union with success coaches at the University of Toledo, Wednesday, July 1, 2015.

The Blade/Andy Morrison
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Horace Appleby, a 101-year-old veteran, is presented a Silver Star and Bronze Star from Congressman Marcy Kaptur, as his great-niece Renee Hahn, Perrysburg, wipes away a tear at One Maritime Plaza in Toledo, Thursday, July 2, 2015. Mr. Appleby was surrounded by family, including niece Corrine Burress, at left in blue, step-daughter Patricia Hennessy, in the flowered shirt, and her husband Tom Hennessy, partially hidden to her right; son-in-law Richard Fuss, back in black, as well as Renee Hahn, right.

The Blade/Andy Morrison
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From left to right the Bleau family John Bleau, Jadyn Bleau, 12, Jaci Bleau, Landon Bleau and Kennedy Bleau found WWII veteran P.F.C. Forrest B. Stubbs' grave which they had been searching for a long time Wednesday, 07/01/15, at Willow Cemetery in Oregon, Ohio. When they first moved into their home a long time ago they found medals, a uniform, and letters from WWII. They found out the man died and have wanted to honor his gravesite.

THE BLADE/JEREMY WADSWORTH
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Kathryn Kelly, 2.5, of Lima, after the ceremony in which her dad, Craig Maurice Kelly, became a U.S. citizen. [Craig Kelly is also a Canadian citizen, as is she, as they both have dual citizenship.] 44 people from 22 countries become United States citizens in a naturalization proceeding held at Sauder Village in Archbold, Ohio on July 4, 2015.

The Blade/Jetta Fraser
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Haylee Ross, of Toledo, right, holds a sign with Denise Bomer, of Sylvania as they protest the treatment of chickens by GFS. Mercy for Animals (MFA) supporters protest outside of the Gordon Food Service Store (GFS) on Central Avenue in west Toledo on July 3, 2015.

The Blade/Jetta Fraser
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Michael Free II (in green) and Adam Bohland were the first same-sex couple to get a marriage license in Sandusky County. They married Monday morning because the courthouse was closed Friday for previously scheduled training.

THE BLADE/Lauren Lindstrom
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Tammy Dickey (daughter of D. Michael Collins), left, hugs Sandy Drabik Collins, his widow, during the official re-naming of the Northwest District Police Station to the D. Michael Collins Station Wednesday, 07/01/15, in Toledo, Ohio. Mickey Collins (grandson) has back to camera.

THE BLADE/JEREMY WADSWORTH
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The ceremonial opening at the trailhead of the Chessie Cycle Trail near Jackman Road in Toledo, Ohio, "an important new mode through our entire city", says U.S. Rep. Marcy Kaptur (D-Oh).

The Blade/Jetta Fraser
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Members of the Toledo Police Department and Toledo Fire & Rescue extract an unidentified man from the Maumee River on July 2, 2015.

The Blade/Amy E. Voigt
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Brad Ketterman, of West Toledo, shops for fireworks at Uncle Sam's Fireworks in Ottawa Lake. The shop, which has been open for more than 25 years, sells fireworks from March until just after New Year's Eve with spikes around major holidays.

The Blade/Katie Rausch
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Uncle Sam's Fireworks is located at 6263 Sterns Road in Ottawa Lake, Michigan.

The Blade/Katie Rausch
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Attendees listen to music and wait for fireworks during Red, White, KaBOOM on July 4, 2015, at Promenade Park in Toledo, Ohio.

The Blade/Julia Nagy
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Lexsey Smith, 8, of Toledo does a cartwheel during Red, White, KaBOOM on July 4, 2015, at Promenade Park in Toledo, Ohio.

The Blade/Julia Nagy
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Ian Mikolajczak, field supervisor with the Toledo Area Sanitary District, Mosquito Control, sprays to kill mosquito larva Thursday, July 2, 2015, at North Toledo's Cullen Park. In addition to spraying standing water to kill larva, the control department also mists to kill adult mosquitos.

The Blade/Katie Rausch
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Alex Goeder, 10, of Toledo shoots hoops for a prize as Gracie Mattero, 13, of Waterville watches before the Maumee-Perrysburg Firework Display on July 3, 2015, in downtown Maumee, Ohio.

The Blade/Julia Nagy
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Alaina McDole, 7, left, of Toledo lights sparklers with her father Scott and brother Braydon, 5, before the Maumee-Perrysburg Firework Display on July 3, 2015, at Fort Meigs in Perrysburg, Ohio.

The Blade/Julia Nagy
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A young peregrine falcon finds a nice perch in front of University Hall at the University of Toledo, Wednesday, July 1, 2015.

The Blade/Andy Morrison
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Fireworks Kayleigh Calderone, 3, demonstrates the use of her bubble gun as she waited with her grandparents for the fireworks to begin during the Friday, July 3, 2015, Star Spangled Celebration at Centennial Terrace in Sylvania.

The Blade/Katie Rausch
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CTY zoobirthday03p Sam, the Toledo Zoo's male white rhinoceros, celebrates his 42nd birthday Thursday, July 2, 2015, by pushing his ice covered treat with his nose. The treat consisted of ice covered apples, bananas, cantaloupe and honeydew melon. Sam didn't show much interest in eating the treats, perhaps content to wait until the ice melted. The Blade/Dave Zapotosky

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Sean Scanlan, 2, investigated the petting zoo during the Friday, July 3, 2015, Independence Day celebration at Stone Oak Country Club in Holland. The day featured bounce houses, a petting zoo with pony rides, laser tag and food, among other attractions.

The Blade/Katie Rausch
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Morell Fonfield, 84, claps her hands as she and other attendees sing together during the Ecumenical Prayer Service held Thursday, July 2, 2015, in remembrance of the nine Charleston, South Carolina murder victims at Warren AME Church in West Toledo.

The Blade/Katie Rausch
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University of Toledo student intern Elizabeth Besly, 19, of Sylvania, puts some finishing touches on the sunflower mural that kids painted during the Crosby Art Festival over the weekend while working at Toledo GROWs€™ Robert J. Anderson Urban Agriculture Center on June 30, 2015.

The Blade/Amy E. Voigt
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Toledo's Toledo's Mike Belfiore delivers the pitch during the top of the ninth inning in the Wednesday, July 1, 2015, Mud Hens match up against the Durham Bulls at Fifth Third Field. The Bulls won, 5-3.

Blade/Katie Rausch

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Mud Hens shortstop Dixon Machado looks up at the pass from third baseman Jefry Marte (33) as Indianapolis Indians second baseman Alen Hanson is caught between second and third base in the top of the first inning during a baseball game on July 2, 2015, at Fifth Third Field in Toledo, Ohio. Hanson safely made it out of the pickle to third base.

Blade/Julia Nagy

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Toledo Mud Hens LF Daniel Fields celebrates scoring against the Durham Bulls during the second inning of a baseball game Tuesday, 06/30/15, at Fifth Third Field in Toledo, Ohio.

BLADE/JEREMY WADSWORTH

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