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  • State Rep. Teresa Fedor (D-Toledo) speaks with area residents Monday during a forum held at Start High School. The forum was attended by about 40 members of the community, including members of the Toledo Board of Education and other area officials, to discuss the Ohio Department of Education's upcoming response to a federal education law, the Every Student Succeeds Act.

    Public forum on education requirements

    State Rep. Teresa Fedor (D-Toledo) met with residents concerned about standardized testing and other issues during a forum Monday night at Start High School in Toledo.

    3/6/2017
  • Northwestern University football coach Pat Fitzgerald speaks with patient Marcus Martinez, 9, of Defiance.

    Pat Fitzgerald at Mercy Health Children's Hospital

    Northwestern University football coach Pat Fitzgerald visited with patients at Mercy Health Children's Hospital in Toledo. He was on his way to speak at a National Football Foundation event.

    3/6/2017
  • Toledo's Mariella Santucci steals the ball from an Akron player during a first round MAC Tournament game Monday at Savage Arena. The Rockets advanced with a 65-37 victory.

    IN PICTURES: Toledo 65, Akron 37

    Olivia Cunningham led Toledo with 13 points off the bench, Mariella Santucci tallied 12 points and eight assists, and Jada Woody added 10 points to help the Rockets beat Akron in first round Mid-American Conference Tournament game at Savage Hall. The Rockets advance to face Kent State in the tournament quarterfinals Wednesday in Cleveland.

    3/6/2017
  • When this photo was taken for The Toledo Blade on March 14, 1959, clients of Toledo Ticket Co. on Catawba Street included the Memphis Chicks baseball team, Carlsbad Caverns, Suffolk Downs race track, and the Kentucky State Fair. Leonard Lewis, who had been with Toledo Ticket since 1924, is shown is this archive photo, examining theater tickets printed in Spanish bound for a customer in South America.

    Pictures of the Week: February 27 to March 5, 2017

    Our best pictures of the week that was Monday, February 13 to Sunday, February 19, 2017.

    3/5/2017
  • R.J Schultz swings a big fish around after the Walleye scored the first goal against Brampton during Sunday's 3-2 Toledo win at the Huntington Center.

    IN PICTURES: Walleye 3, Brampton 2

    Jeff Lerg made 32 saves for the Toledo Walleye, who improved to 41-13-3 with Sunday's 3-2 win over Brampton at the Huntington Center in downtown Toledo.

    3/5/2017
  • An Acoustics for Autism road sign hangs on the wall during the annual music fundraiser to provide support, information, resources, and financial assistance to families affected by autism at The Village Idiot in Maumee.

    Acoustics for Autism

    Organizers say over 3,500 attended Acoustics for Autism at locations in Maumee. That number doubled the fund-raiser's attendance at previous events. The annual music fundraiser provides support, information, resources, and financial assistance to families affected by autism.

    3/5/2017
  • BridgePoint Church along Lewis Avenue in Temperance. The church was destroyed by a fire Saturday, and BridgePoint conducted worship today at Bedford High School.

    One day after fire, BridgePoint Church worships

    BridgePoint Church conducted its worship service Sunday at Bedford High School, one day after a fire destroyed the church in Temperance. Twelve fire departments responded to the Saturday afternoon blaze.

    3/5/2017
  • Toledo Police Officer Phil Carroll reads the blue inked cursive that is found in an old police blotter in the attic of the Safety Building in downtown Toledo. The arrest logs, spanning a time period of about 1863 to the mid 1970s, had been at the Jerome Library’s Center for Archival Collections at Bowling Green State University.

    Old ledgers offer arresting look into past

    Police logs, in near-perfect penmanship in blue ink on the yellow, weathered pages of a 19-by-21-inch ledger, are found in 256 arrest-log books that span 100 years. The large books recently were turned over to the city by the Bowling Green State University Jerome Library’s Center for Archival Collections, where they likely were stored since the 1970s.

    3/5/2017
  • From left, Serena Lipski, Inspire Toledo committee chairman; Denise Fox, executive director Aurora Project, Inc.; Ivy Shores, former Aurora House resident; Mindy Romanoff, Junior League of Toledo sustainer; Laura Moore, Junior League of Toledo sustainer; and Wendy Ziesmueller, Junior League of Toledo president during the Junior League’s Inspire Toledo fund-raiser at the Armory in Hensville.

    On The Town: 3/5

    Recent events included the Junior League's Inspire Toledo fund-raiser at the Armory in Hensville; Alliance Francaise de Toledo celebrated its 50th anniversary with a Mardi Gras-themed party at Sylvania Country Club; Once upon a Vine presented by Lexus of Toledo started in the Toledo Zoo’s Aquarium; and the Rotary Club of Maumee presented its 36th annual charity auction at The Premier Banquet Hall;

    3/5/2017
  • Trevor Scherf of Oak Harbor, right, escapes Tanner Krotzer of Rossford to get 3-2 victory in the 132-pound championship match.

    IN PICTURES: D-III district wrestling meet

    Oak Harbor won its Division III district meet on Saturday, March 4, 2017, at Waite High School in Toledo. The Rockets did it with four champions and seven state qualifiers, taking first place with 190.5 points.

    3/4/2017
  • Firefighters try to extinguish a fire as gas burns from pipes behind them at Bridgepoint Church on Lewis Avenue in Temperance.

    Fire at Bridgepoint Church in Temperance

    At least 12 fire departments battled a blaze on Saturday, March 4, 2017, at Bridgepoint Church in Temperance. Monroe County dispatchers confirmed a call came in at roughly 2:45 p.m.

    3/4/2017
  • Trump supporters attend a Spirit of America rally at International Park in Toledo.

    Pro-Trump rally in Toledo

    Supporters of President Trump attended a Spirit of America rally on Saturday, March 4, 2017, at International Park in Toledo.

    3/4/2017
  • Archbold's starting lineup along with Andi Peterson, right, brings it in as the seconds wind down.

    IN PICTURES: Archbold 76, Evergreen 33

    First-seeded Archbold blew past No. 8 seed Evergreen 76-33 in a Division III girls basketball district championship game on Saturday, March 4, 2017, at Lake High School in Millbury.

    3/4/2017
  • Notre Dame's Kailah Johnson calls timeout after she picks up a loose ball, but the officials had other ideas, and the ball went back to Whitmer with seconds remaining in overtime. Notre Dame's Bre Hampton-Bey is on the ground; Whitmer's Bryce Blood, is at left.

    IN PICTURES: Notre Dame 52, Whitmer 49

    Senior guards Bre Hampton-Bey and Mariah Copeland helped Notre Dame to a 52-49 overtime victory against Whitmer in the Division I girls district basketball championship game on Saturday, March 4, 2017, at Central Catholic.

    3/4/2017
  • Walleye goalie Jake Paterson stops a shot by Kalamazoo Wings player Justin Taylor, center, as Simon Denis helps on defense.

    IN PICTURES: Walleye 3, Kalamazoo 0

    The Walleye clinched a spot in the Kelly Cup playoffs on Saturday, March 4, 2017, as Toledo scored on its first two shots of the game and went on to shut out Kalamazoo 3-0 at the Huntington Center.

    3/4/2017
  • St. John's Jesuit's Vincent Williams, Jr. dunks.

    IN PICTURES: St. John's 48, Fremont Ross 40

    St. John's pulled away late to defeat Fremont Ross 48-40 on Friday, March 3, 2017, in a Division I boys sectional basketball final at Central Catholic's Sullivan Center.

    3/3/2017
  • St. Francis player John Burnham, left, steals the ball from  Southview's Will Wooddall.

    IN PICTURES: St. Francis 70, Southview 67

    St. Francis de Sales rallied from a 10-point late third-quarter deficit to defeat Southview 70-67 on Friday, March 3, 2017, in a Division I boys sectional basketball final at Central Catholic's Sullivan Center.

    3/3/2017
  • St. Francis player Ben Mitchell celebrates after netting the game-winner in double overtime.

    IN PICTURES: St. Francis 3, Bowling Green 2

    The No. 1-ranked St. Francis de Sales hockey team advanced to the state semifinals with a thrilling 3-2 win against No. 5 ranked Bowling Green in double overtime on Friday, March 3, 2017, at Tam-O-Shanter in Sylvania.

    3/3/2017
  • BGSU's Sean Walker, center, is cheered by his teammates after scoring the Falcons' fourth goal of the game.

    IN PICTURES: BGSU 6, Ferris State 1

    Bowling Green State University demolished Ferris State 6-1 in Game 1 of its Western Collegiate Hockey Association playoff series on Friday, March 3, 2017, at the Slater Family Ice Arena.

    3/3/2017
  • Lake's Mya Stack, left, and Clyde's Ally Barrera battle for the ball.

    IN PICTURES: Clyde 56, Lake 44

    Clyde beat Lake 56-44 in a Division II girls basketball district semifinal on Thursday, March 2, 2017, at Anthony Wayne High School in Whitehouse.

    3/2/2017

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