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Pictures of the Week: September 26 to October 2, 2016

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The City of Toledo celebrates Robert Easter, Jr. IBF Lightweight Champion of the World with a parade and the glass key to the Glass City in downtown Toledo, Ohio on October 2, 2016. Mr. Easter secured the IBF Lightweight World Title in a 12-round decision against Richard Commey on September 9th. City council member Larry Sykes, left, Robert Easter, Jr., IBF Lightweight Champion of the World, and, Robert Easter, Sr., his dad and coach.

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Adults are Robin Ellis, left and mother of Robert Easter, Jr., Robert Easter, Jr., IBF Lightweight Champion of the World, and, Robert Easter, Sr., his dad and coach, holding the belt.

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T-Town Ryders BC in the parade.

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A large crowd honors Robert Easter, Jr. at One Government Center.

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Richard Greenlee, of Toledo, takes a photo of himself and former President Bill Clinton after the speech. Former President Bill Clinton campaigns for Hillary Clinton at Waite High School in east Toledo, Ohio, on National Voter Registration Day, September 27, 2016.

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The Waite High School band, under the direction of Andrew Fritz , back to camera, performing the "Star-Spangled Banner" before the arrival of the former president.

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Former President Bill Clinton campaigns for Hillary Clinton at Waite High School.

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Trump supporters Ken and Kathy Mapes listen to the debate at the Republican Headquarters in Toledo, Ohio.

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A pair of Havanese dogs take up residents at the Toledo Area Humane Society in Maumee, Tuesday, Sept. 27, 2016. Thirty-four of the dogs were brought in to the Humane Society.

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Sparky waves during the Fireman Freddy Parade in Toledo on Sept. 28, 2016.

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Members of the Lourdes University basketball team help put u siding during a project to upgrade a home for a homeowner through the Maumee Valley Habitat for Humanity Home Repair Ministry on October 1, 2016.

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The men's basketball team practices in the Russell J. Ebeid Recreation Center at Lourdes University in Sylvania, Thursday, Sept. 29, 2016.

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Earvin ‘Magic’ Johnson, one of the greatest NBA players of all time, talks about the importance of education and self-respect with students from Chase STEMM Academy and Toledo Central Catholic High School during a visit to Mercy Health – St. Vincent Medical Center and its Sodexo MAGIC staff in Toledo, Ohio on September 26, 2016. Grace Crawford, a junior at Toledo Central Catholic and a member of the girls' basketball team, left, laughs with Earvin ‘Magic’ Johnson, after the "selfie" she took with him was blurry.

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Earvin ‘Magic’ Johnson speaking with the media.

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Andrew Young, left, a civil rights activist and former U.N. ambassador, left, holds hands with Baldemar Velasquez, right, FLOC founder, while praying during a black and Latino community organizers summit at Floc in downtown Toledo on September 30, 2016. The group has grown out of efforts by FLOC and African American leaders to develop a different relationship between minority communities and the police.

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Isaac Davis, 18, from Scott High School, puts away medical equipment while working at a Job Training Program designed for Toledo Public School's juniors and seniors with special needs at St. Vincent Medical Center and Mercy Health on September 30, 2016.

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Mel Bracco, from the The Wood County Humane Society, pets an adoptable cat during The Wood County Humane Society's 2016 Mutt Strut and Fall Feline Festival at Fort Meigs on October 2, 2016.

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Work continues at the new downtown Toledo ProMedica headquarters, Tuesday, Sept. 27, 2016.

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Wesley Radabaugh, junior at Bowling Green State University, takes a break between classes Tuesday, September 27, 2016, in front of Olscamp Hall in Bowling Green, Ohio.

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Deer forage for food Wednesday, September 28, 2016, at Side Cut Metropark in Maumee, Ohio.

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Instructor Connie Stose, center right, keeps an eye on Kira Thorbahn, 10, center, as she, Sophia Strzesynski, 10, left, and Hattie Smith, 10, right, roll out clay plates at the 577 Foundation in Perrysburg. About a dozen kids in third and fourth grade were creating plates and bowls in the pottery class Wednesday, September 28, 2016.

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Construction is underway Thursday, September 29, 2016, on a proposed coal-train storage yard near the Norfolk Southern tracks just east of Swanton. Some area residents have objected to the construction of the yard.

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Civil rights icon Andrew Young, a former member of Congress and mayor of Atlanta who worked closely with Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. during the civil rights movement to organize desegregation efforts throughout the South, speaks at Savage Arena at the University of Toledo as part of the Edward Sharpiro Distinguished Lecture Series, Thursday, Sept. 29, 2016.

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Toledo Fire and rescue respond to a fire in the upper story of a duplex on Prouty Ave. in Toledo on Thursday, Sept. 29, 2016.

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Elton John performs at the Huntington Center in Toledo on Wednesday, September 28, 2016.

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Elton John performs at the Huntington Center.

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Elton John at the Huntington Center.

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Elton John displays his Rocket Man jacket.

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To celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month, the Sofia Quintero Art and Cultural Center and the Puerto Rican Club Taino host a pig roast using a caja china oven at the center in Toledo, Ohio on September 25, 2016. Byron Wynn, SQACC Culinary Art & Events director, returns the coals to the sheet above the pig in la caja china. The Blade/Jetta Fraser

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Maria Gonzalex, of Club Taino, explains the fabulous spices added to the yucca root, or cassava, after it is cooked.

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Dan Szymanski, 34, of Pemberville, takes the bridle of of a therapy horse during an exercise during HOOVES, Healing Of Our Veterans Equine Services, at Fink Farms in Swanton on September 25, 2016. The workshop pairs veterans with horses in different exercises and bonding time to focus on coping with reintegration, PTSD, depression and anxiety.

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Matthew Nicolai, 32, of California, left, tries to coax a therapy horse to him while his peers Dan Szymanski, 34, of Pemberville, center, and Colin Doolittle, 39, of Napoleon, right, work together to help make the horse move to a specific location during a bonding and trust exercise at HOOVES, Healing Of Our Veterans Equine Services, at Fink Farms in Swanton on September 25, 2016.

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Meredith Myles, left, Bridget Myles, center, Chip Myles, center right, and Chip's granddaughter Wrigley Valle, 8, were helping to man Myles' Pizza Pub Friday, September 30, 2016, as dozens of customers lined up for a final taste of the famous pizza in Bowling Green. The pizzeria is closing after 39 years in business on Sunday. Lines of customers have persisted around the building for days. THE BLADE/ KATIE RAUSCH

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Owner Chip Myles, left, pulls dough to help move pizza production along as dozens of people line up to wait for a seat at Myles' Pizza Pub Friday, September 30, 2016, in Bowling Green. The pizzeria is closing after 39 years in business on Sunday. Lines of customers have persisted around the building for days.

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A finished pizza is ready to eat as dozens of people line up to wait for a seat at Myles' Pizza Pub Friday, September 30, 2016, in Bowling Green.

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"I'm going to miss the everyday contact and conversation," Chip Myles, owner of Myles' Pizza Pub said as he spoke about closing the restaurant after its final weekend.

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The newly opened King Road branch of the Toledo Lucas County Public Library located at 3900 King Rd. in Sylvania pictured on Monday, Sept. 26, 2016.

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Brother Gibbs preaches on the corner of Madison Ave. and Erie St. on Tuesday, Sept. 27, 2016. Brother Gibbs tries to preach on this corner at least four times a week and says "I ain't spreading bad news, I'm spreading good news."

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Local artist Jess "Cotten Candy" Ludwick of Toledo shares a table with Chris Lafaso of Perrysburg during their lunch breaks during Lunch at Levis Square in downtown Toledo on Thursday, Sept. 29, 2016.

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University of Toledo students line up at the Starbucks in the student union during National Coffee Day on Thursday, Sept. 29, 2016.

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Jacob Bannister, of Port Huron, Michigan and an employee with Buildtech, LTD., cutting steel braces for the Berdan Building in downtownToledo, Ohio on September 29, 2016. The Berdan Building is being renovated from a warehouse into living and retail space.

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Birder Dan Sanders, of Columbus, looks through his binoculars to see if he can spot a "Piping Plover" while walking the shoreline of Lake Erie in Port Clinton on September 26, 2016.

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Na'Von Jones, 15, a student at Phoenix Academy, and Jarron Pullie, of the Boys and Girls Club, playing ping pong at the Homer Hanham Club of the Boys & Girls Clubs of Toledo, located on Detroit Avenue in Toledo, Ohio on September 28, 2016. The Club provides opportunities for young people to learn, develop a moral compass, and have fun at the same time. Na'Von Jones, slams the ping pong ball to Jarron Pullie [not pictured]. At right is Asya Jenkins, 16, of Toledo, a student at Notre Dame Academy working the coat check desk.

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Na'Von Jones, 15, left, and Asya Jenkins, 16, of Toledo, a student at Notre Dame Academy working the coat check desk.

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Polly Fox Academy student Nakeya Bruce waits in the rain for a bus home at Cherry and Bancroft streets, Friday, Sept. 30, 2016.

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Gulls fill the stormy sky over Lake Erie at Maumee Bay State Park in Oregon, Wednesday, Sept. 28, 2016.

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Rob Rivas, Toledo, enjoys a hike near the Johlin Cabin at Pearson Metropark Preserve in Oregon, Wednesday, Sept. 28, 2016.

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Members of the Fassett Junior High School boys and girls cross country teams charge up and down the sledding hill during practice at Maumee Bay State Park in Oregon, Wednesday, Sept. 28, 2016.

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Construction continues on the Promedica Headquarters Friday, September 30, 2016, in Toledo, Ohio.

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The 20 Under 40 awards reception at the Valentine Theatre in downtown Toledo on Monday, Sept. 26, 2016.

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Ryan Bunch and Mel Prior of Toledo pose for a photograph during the 20 Under 40 awards reception at the Valentine Theatre in downtown Toledo on Monday, Sept. 26, 2016. Ryan Bunch took home the award.

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Andrew White, left, and Kaitlin Hoop of Toledo look over one of the glass art pieces during the Hot Shots! fundraiser benefitting The Arts Commission at the Edison Building in downtown Toledo on Saturday, October 1, 2016. St.

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Attendees walk past the "White Pine" prism piece by Joel O'Dorsio during the Hot Shots! fundraiser benefitting The Arts Commission.

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Bowling Green's Ronnie Moore (5) attempts to fend off Eastern Michigan's Jason Beck (3) during the second quarter of the Saturday, October 1, 2016, football match up at Bowling Green's Doyt L. Perry Stadium. The Eaagles would fly higher than the Falcons, 28-25.

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Bowling Green's Teo Redding (9) makes a long catch during the first quarter.

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Bowling Green's defense can't hold Eastern Michigan's Breck Turner (33) as he scores during the first quarter.

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Bowling Green's Fred Coppet (28) scores during the fourth quarter.

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Young fans take shelter under an umbrella in the downpour during the first half of the football game at Genoa High School against Rossford High School on Friday, Sept. 30, 2016.

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Genoa High School junior running back Josiah Bradfield is tackled by Rossford High School senior defensive back Jacob Perry during the football game at Genoa High School on Friday, Sept. 30, 2016.

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St. Ursula middle hitter Sam Super sends the ball into the hands of Mount Notre Dame High School middle blocker Grace Hauck during the volleyball match at St. Ursula Academy on Saturday, October 1, 2016. St. Ursula won the match 3 sets to 1.

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Sylvania Northview's Natalie Olrich (9) spikes the ball against Bowling Green's Maddy Dunn (4) during a volleyball game Tuesday, September 27, 2016, in Bowling Green, Ohio.

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Fans watch as the University of Michigan football team arrives at The Big House to play the University of Wisconsin in Ann Arbor, Michigan, Saturday, October 1, 2016.

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University of Michigan head coach Jim Harbaugh and quarterback Wilton Speight (3) don't like a call that went against the Wolverines late in the second quarter against the University of Wisconsin during their football game in Ann Arbor, Michigan, Saturday, October 1, 2016. Michigan would prevail 14-7.

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University of Michigan player Amara Darboh (82) beats University of Wisconsin player Derrick Tindal (25) to the end zone for the game winning touchdown during the fourth quarter.

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University of Michigan player Amara Darboh (82) celebrates with teammates Grant Perry (9) and Jake Butt (88) after scoring a touchdown late in the fourth quarter.

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University of Michigan students cheer the Wolverines against the University of Wisconsin.

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University of Michigan cheerleaders lead a cheer as the Wolverines play the University of Wisconsin during their football game in Ann Arbor, Michigan, Saturday, October 1, 2016.

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University of Michigan players take the field to play the University of Wisconsin.

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Springfield High School defender Justin Williams (17) knocks the ball away from Napoleon High School player Tyler Stuber (81) in the end zone during their football game at Springfield High School, Friday, Sept. 30, 2016. Williams was flagged for pass interference on the play.

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Findlay RB D'on Stinson (23) celebrates scoring a touchdown against St. John's Jesuit during a football game Friday, September 30, 2016, at Donnell Stadium in Findlay, Ohio.

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St. John's Jesuit WR Nate Ellis (12) makes a catch for a touchdown against Findlay DB Brandon Armstrong (21) during a football game Friday, September 30, 2016, at Donnell Stadium in Findlay, Ohio.

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Start RB Legend Tucker (19) runs the ball against Waite during a football game Thursday, September 29, 2016, in Toledo, Ohio.

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Waite QB Ronnie Saunders (22) throws against Start during a football game Thursday, September 29, 2016, in Toledo, Ohio.

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