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Pictures of the Week: May 22-28, 2017

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Kipenzi, a 7-week-old giraffe, stands still as her mother, Elli, center, and other giraffes walk around the Africa! exhibit at the Toledo Zoo in Toledo. At 215 pounds, the baby giraffe was available to the public today, and the giraffe feeding deck will be open soon.

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Stephanie Andra, left, unleashes Max, also left, and her son Connor, gets ready to release Brutus as they enter the large dog's park. They have had Max since he was a puppy; they had Brutus as a foster with Planned Pethood, and then adopted him.

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Anna Reiter, 6, among some of the flowers from Parrans Greenhouse and Farms in Ida Michigan. The second day of the three-day Farmers' Market Flower Day weekend, on May 28, 2017. The event concludes on Monday, Memorial Day.

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Hope, the Toledo Zoo’s new female polar bear cub, tries to lick Rilynn Herendeen, 1, held up by her mother, Megan Herendeen of Coldwater, Mich. Hope, who was born in December 2015, will move to the Hogle Zoo in Salt Lake City at the end of the summer.

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New attractions Point Plummet, left, and Portside Plunge are pictured Thursday, May 25, 2017, at the newly renamed Cedar Point Shores Waterpark in Sandusky. The waterpark has 17 attractions in total, including two new rides and two new children's areas.

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A rider flies down the blue tube at the new attraction Point Plummet Thursday, May 25.

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The motorcycle unit of the Toledo Police Department leads the parade. The memorial Day parade in downtown Toledo, Ohio on May 27, 2017. The event is followed by a Memorial Day ceremony.

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A flyover before the Memorial Day ceremony during the memorial Day parade in downtown Toledo, Ohio on May 27, 2017.

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Ohio Air National Guard E-4 Lamar Smith answers questions about the fire truck used for fires involving airplanes from students in Mr. Jones' fifth grade class. Students in grades kindergarten through fifth grade at Longfellow Elementary learn about careers by checking out more than a dozen vehicles in their parking lot at the school in Toledo, Ohio on May 22, 2017. Businesses, public services and others will bring a vehicle from their location to the school for this day.

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City crews resurface Clareridge Dr. in Toledo.

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Ken Bronikowski, a 26-year-old veteran who served in the Army infantry, at his home in Maumee, Ohio on May 25, 2017. He was in combat in Afghanistan for almost a year in 2010 and has struggled with anxiety, PTSD, and combat anxiety.

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Workers remove a piece of the Pythian Castle Friday May 26, 2017 in Toledo. Developer Dave Ball acquired the castle at Jefferson Avenue and Ontario Street from the Lucas County Land Bank in November.

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Josh Pirrwitz uses a torch to cut a bolt on a railcar at the Andersons railcar repair facility Thursday May 25, 2017 in Maumee.

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Lakota 7th and 8th graders tour the Nickel Plate Road car at the Wolcott Heritage Center & Grounds in Maumee, Ohio. About 200 teachers and students spent the day at the Wolcott Museum for their field trip.

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The American flag is raised during the Opening of the Port ceremony hosted by Bay View Yacht Club, Toledo Sail Club, Maumee River Yacht Club and Toledo Yacht Club, at the Maumee River Yacht Club, Saturday, May 27, 2017.

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Graduate student Kyle Pagel holds a Red-Headed Woodpecker after he and University of Toledo Assistant professor of Ecology Henry Streby tagged the bird Tuesday, May 23, 2017, at Oak Openings Metropark in Swanton. Though nationally the population of Red-Headed Woodpeckers are declining, the numbers at Oak Openings appear to be holding steady. The research team from the University of Toledo is aiming to find out why. They're hoping to better understand the birds' behavior by tagging 20 individuals with GPS units to track their potential migration, mating patterns and other habits.

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Anthony Wayne's Madison Pollard takes her second throw in the preliminaries at the Division 1 Region 2 Track and Field Championship meet Friday, May 26, 2017, at Amherst Steele High School. Pollard came in second place overall.

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Southview's Kennedy Marable jumps at the Division 1 Region 2 Track and Field Championship meet Friday, May 26, 2017, at Amherst Steele High School. Marable won with a jump of 18 feet and four inches.

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An official fires the starting gun for the Boys 200 Meter Dash at the Division 1 Region 2 Track and Field Championship meet Friday, May 26, 2017, at Amherst Steele High School.

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Maumee's Zak Kirk has water poured on his head after coming in second place in the 3200 Meter Run at the Division 1 Region 2 Track and Field Championship meet Friday, May 26, 2017, at Amherst Steele High School.

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Whitmer first baseman Taylor Wietrzykowski (13), left, celebrates scoring the game winning run with SS Kaylee Keesee (4) against Notre Dame during a Division I district softball final Monday, May 22, 2017, in Bowling Green, Ohio. Whitmer defeated Notre Dame 1-0 in nine innings.

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Notre Dame SS Hannah Rubel (5) goes airborne to steal third base against Whitmer third baseman Rylee Martin.

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Elyria's Dierra Hammons tags out Whitmer's Brooklynn Esser on an attempted steal during the Division I regional softball final at Clyde High School in Clyde, Ohio. The out ended the game, giving Alyria the win.

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Whitmer senior Keeley Hughes, 10, cries as fellow senior Taylor Wietrzykowski holds the runner-up trophy after being defeated by Elyria in the Division I regional softball final at Clyde High School in Clyde, Ohio. They were the only two seniors on the team.

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Whitmer's Brooklynn Esser (6) scores scores against Springfield catcher Marisa Legeza (3) during the fifth inning of a Division I regional softball semifinal Wednesday, May 24, 2017, in Clyde, Ohio. Whitmer defeated Springfield 11-8.

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After scoring, Maumee's Blake Adams playfully shrugs to Tyler Archambeau on first base, who earned an RBI on this play during D-II regional baseball final against Lexington at Carter Park in Bowling Green, Ohio.

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Maumee right fielder Caleb Brown is greeted at the dugout by his team after he dove for a key third-out catch during game against Lexington during D-II regional baseball final at Carter Park in Bowling Green, Ohio.

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Maumee holds up their team trophy after defeating Lexington during D-II regional baseball final at Carter Park in Bowling Green, Ohio.

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St. Francis' Nick Provenza is hit in the neck by Rocky River's Jack Aerni during the D-II regional semifinal lacrosse game at St. Francis de Sales High School in Toledo. Provenza was removed from the game with an injury from the hit.

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St. Francis huddles after defeating Rocky River during the D-II regional semifinal lacrosse game at St. Francis de Sales High School in Toledo.

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Cardington Lincoln's Alyson Adams beats Eastwood's Hannah Owens (3) to second in the Division III softball regional final Saturday, May 27, 2017, in Findlay.

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Morgan Black, center, waits with her friends during a rain delay between the second and third innings Wednesday, May 24, 2017, at Fifth Third Field in downtown Toledo. The Mud Hens led the Norfolk Tides, 6-0. Morgan was in town from Bloomfield Hills, Mich., celebrating her 13th birthday.

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Toledo's crew works on the field during a rain delay between the second and third innings Wednesday, May 24, 2017, at Fifth Third Field in downtown Toledo. The Mud Hens led the Norfolk Tides, 6-0.

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The dugout fills with water during a rain delay between the second and third innings Wednesday, May 24, 2017, at Fifth Third Field in downtown Toledo. The Mud Hens led the Norfolk Tides, 6-0.

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Whitmer high jumper Mariah Hopings practices at Maumee Valley Country Day School.

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Eastwood's Tyler Haas (6) celebrate scoring the game winning runs against Lake during a Division III District baseball game Monday, May 22, 2017, at Carter Park in Bowling Green, Ohio. Eastwood defeated Lake 2-1.

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Toledo Walleye fans cheer as players enter the arena during the Toledo Walleye Thank You Event at the Huntington Center in Toledo.

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