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Gas Truck Overturns at Bono, Catches Fire Blaze Blaze Brought Under Control 4 Hours After Accident on Curve ;Driver Safe. Story: A double-hitch tank truck, loaded with 7,500 gallons of gasoline, overturned on a curve in Bono late yesterday, caught fire and burned out of control for more than four hours. The driver, Jack Pohlman,44, of 9850 Garden Rd., Monclova, was unhurt but a crew of more than 60 volunteer firemen battled the flames for nearly an hour before they learned he was safe. He told sheriff's deputies he left the scene to call for aid. Mr. Pohlman was driving a semi-trailer tank truck which was towing another four-wheel trailer tank. Dated April 20, 1966

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Kinsy McNamee, of Perrysburg, holds her youngest son A.J., six monte, as she pushes A.J.'s brothers Graham, 2, left, and Parker, 4, right, on the swings as the pair play together Tuesday, April 12, 2016, at Woodlands Park in Perrysburg. The weather continued to improve Tuesday, reaching into the 50's with plenty of sun.

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Hyun Moon Cho, left, and Charles Kim, right, work together on the C-3 line where the core layer of the flooring is rolled at NOX Corp., a South Korean firm which makes vinyl-floor tiles in Fostoria on April 11, 2016.

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Robert Head of Maumee looks at the Professional Remodelers Organizations display during the 48th annual Home, Garden and Business Expo Friday April 15, 2016, at the SeaGate Centre in Toledo, Ohio.

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Steven Thomas, III explains to Toledo Police Detective Charles LeRoux, how he helped people escape a fire at 135 West Park Street Thursday, April 14, 2016, in Toledo. Three people were reported injured in the fire.

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Oliver Saenz, 2, left, who is on the shoulders of his father Fernando Saenz, of Northwood, does a fist bump with Jon Brown, of Whitehouse, right, who is dressed as a Zombie during Fantasticon at the SeaGate Convention Centre on April 17, 2016.

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Vanessa Hall, left, and Donna Wheeler, center, of Cleveland, speak with Michael Dorn, right, who plays Klingon Worf in the Star Trek franchise, during Fantasticon. Wheeler is dressed as an Andorian from Start Trek.

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Walkers start on the one mile walk around International Park. AIDS Walk Greater Toledo, a fundraising effort "to advocate for awareness, prevention, and treatment of HIV/AIDS" in International Park in Toledo, Ohio on April 17, 2016.

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Zachary Naylor, of Toledo, co-coordinator Toledo Empowerment, shaved his head and allowed it to be designed after he and his team raised over $5,000 for the walk.

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Herman and Kim Blankenship with their dogs from left: Nellie, Sadie and Simpson, on their neighbor's E. Oakdale St. porch in Toledo. Sadie and Simpson were recently adopted from the Lucas County Canine, Care and Control in Toledo. Not pictured is their other dog, Maggie.

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AUTHORS! Author Luis Rodriguez, left, inspects a photograph on display as part of a visual retrospective of the Toledo-based Farm Labor Organizing Committee (FLOC) with Manuela Murphy, a member of FLOC, right before the beginning of the latest Authors! Authors! event Thursday, April 14, 2016, at the Toledo-Lucas County Public Library's McMaster Center in the main branch. Mr. Rodriguez spoke about the diverse cultural roots of America, saying that the heart of great literature or poetry is, "about the stories that don't get told, the stories that really make up this country." THE BLADE/KATIE RAUSCH

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Volunteer Joey Moore, a senior after receiving his T-shirt and mask in math class. At left is Briahna Todoroff, and at right is Toni Smith. In preparation for prom and graduation season, Clay High School holds "Ghost Out Day" at the Oregon, Ohio school on April 15, 2016. Every 50 minutes a student government member walks into a class, reads the name of a student, and gives the volunteer a black shirt and white mask to represent that student having died in a drunk driving accident. The students who become "ghosts" can't speak for the remainder of the day. Someone is killed from drunk driving every 50 minutes, that's why they are doing it every 50 minutes. The Blade/Jetta Fraser

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Laura Zitzelberger of Nature's Nursery prepares to release a red-tailed hawk in Sylvania, Tuesday, April 12, 2016.

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Clockwise from bottom left Jacob Urbanski, Steven O'Neill, Caleb Kynard, Luke Tracz, Sean Wietecki, and Kendall King of St. John's Jesuit High School and Academies Reginald Dixon Chapter of the Joseph of Arimathea Pall Bearer Society assist with the graveside service for ten indigent people using their new urn carrier Thursday April 14, 2016, at Woodlawn Cemetery in Toledo, Ohio.

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Valory Newton, 10, of Walbridge, and her friend Alivia Garza, 12, are greeted as the pass through a tunnel of love at the start of the event. RockeTHON, the University of Toledo's Children’s Network Dance Marathon, at the university in Toledo, Ohio on April 16, 2016. Over 1400 people are participating, with a goal to raise more than $130,000. It is 13-hour dance marathon to raise funds and to celebrate the money rose throughout the year for Mercy Children’s Hospital.

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FTK: For The Kids, say the participants at the beginning of the marathon.

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Trooper Alec Coil salutes after presenting a flag to Beth Rizor, right, as her husband Lee Rizor, their daughter Shelby Rizor and family friend Lauren Fitzpatrick, left, look on, during a press conference in Perrysburg, Tuesday, April 12, 2016. Lee Rizor, an ODOT worker and son of Lee and Beth Rizor, died while working in a construction site in 2013.

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Roy Schneider, with the medical illustration department, uses a Multi Action Cell 3d model in the Center for Creative Education at UTMC on April 12, 2016.

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The children and grandchildren of Jeff and Kriste Little play together on a swing stet during a weekly family dinner Friday, April 15, 2016, at the Little's home in Walbridge. The Little's have been foster parents for more than 20 years and have adopted several of their foster children. In total, 10 of their kids live in the house right now, though Kriste says she doesn't differentiate between those whom she and Jeff have legally adopted and those who are staying with them as fosters. All the kids call her mom.

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Jeff Little plays with his son Mykale, 5, as other members of his family visit together during a weekly family dinner Friday, April 15, 2016, at the home of Kriste and Jeff Little in Walbridge.

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Jamar, 2, peers outside during a weekly family dinner Friday, April 15, 2016, at the home of Kriste and Jeff Little in Walbridge.

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Jeffry Smith, left, talks with Bowling Green student Hailey Halterman, right, during an open carry firearm walk Saturday, April, 16, 2016, on the campus of Bowling Green State University. A group of about 35 firearm enthusiasts, along with two protesters, walked through Bowling Green's campus openly carrying their firearms in an effort to assert and educate passers-by about their Second Amendment rights.

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Jake Myers, center, stars in Perrysburg High School's musical,"High School Musical", Thursday April 14, 2016, in Perrysburg, Ohio.

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Leslie Adams, left, and Toledo Bishop Daniel Thomas unveil the portrait in the "Bishops' Chapel". Toledo portrait artist Leslie Adams and Toledo Bishop Daniel Thomas unveil the official portrait of now Archbishop of Hartford Leonard Blair in a brief ceremony at Our Lady, Queen of the Most Holy Rosary Cathedral, in Toledo, Ohio on April 11, 2016. Leslie Adams had painted the official portrait of Toledo Bishop James Hoffman about a decade ago.

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Robert Lane gives his son Marzon Lane, 5, of Toledo, a ride on his shoulders while spending the afternoon together at the beach at Maumee Bay State Park on April 17, 2016.

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he St. John's crew team puts their boat in the Maumee River in Toledo to practice for a meet in the Floodtown Regatta at Concordia University in Michigan on Saturday.

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Luke Bryan performs Thursday April 14, 2016, at the Huntington Center in Toledo, Ohio.

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Fans cheer as Little Big Town opens for Luke Bryan Thursday April 14, 2016, at the Huntington Center in Toledo, Ohio.

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Dennis Strickland practicing at Toledo Speedway for Saturday's 7Up 200, Wednesday, April 13, 2016.

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Clay's Jon Quinlan, 2nd from right in helmet, is swarmed by his teammates after hitting the winning double to defeat St. John's during baseball game at the Oregon Municipal Athletic Complex in Oregon, Ohio.

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St. Johns' Alex Foulks scores against Clay catcher Jon Quinlan during baseball game at the Oregon Municipal Athletic Complex in Oregon, Ohio.

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Boxer Robert Easter Jr. at Glass City Boxing Gym, Tuesday, April 12, 2016.

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Toledo's Dixon Machado misses the tag by Indianapolis catcher Jacob Stallings during baseball game at Fifth Third Field in Toledo.

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Lambertville resident Parker Juarez, 6, hopes for a ball during baseball game against Indianapolis at Fifth Third Field in Toledo.

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Lake catcher Sam Hoffman tags out Elmwood's Kendra Stewart at the plate during softball game at Elmwood High School in Bloomdale, Ohio.

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Elmwood's Mattison Hillard is greeted at the home plate after hitting a grand slam in the bottom of the 7th inning to defeat Lake during softball game at Elmwood High School in Bloomdale, Ohio.

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Toledo Walleye Tylor Spink (24) celebrates scoring with teammate Kyle Bonis (28) against Reading during the second period of Game 1 of the ECHL Quarterfinal playoff series Friday April 15, 2016, at the Huntington Center in Toledo, Ohio.

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Toledo Walleye forward Evan Rankin (86) celebrates scoring a goal against the Reading Royals during the first period of Game 2 of the ECHL Quarterfinal playoff series Saturday April 16, 2016, at the Huntington Center in Toledo, Ohio.

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Toledo Walleye fans cheer against the Reading Royals during Game 2 of the ECHL Quarterfinal playoff series Saturday April 16, 2016, at the Huntington Center in Toledo, Ohio.

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