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In pictures, April snow obliterates spring

THESE-COLORS-DIDN-T-RUN

Salt Lake City resident Carter Hurst removes a tarp from the site where the Color Run was supposed to be held on the University of Toledo campus this morning The event was cancelled because of the weather, but it will most likely be rescheduled later in the year.

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BIRCHALL-ROAD

Residents of Birchall Road south of Royalton Road in Toledo's Library Village neighborhood woke up to coating of snow that fell overnight.

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STOP-THE-SNOW

A 'stop' sign says it all in the Library Village neighborhood of Toledo. The National Weather Service says 7.8 inches of snow fell overnight.

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LET-S-GO-SLEDDING

Youngsters took advantage of the April snow to go sledding at Pearson Park in Oregon.

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SNOW-SHOW-OVER-OLD-WEST-END

Sunrise breaks over Toledo's Old West End today . Snow fell heavily throughout Friday night and into early this morning, reaching nearly 8 inches.

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SLEDDING-AT-PEARSON-PARK

The unexpected snow in April gave area children another opportunity to haul out the sleds, such as this pair of girls in Pearson Metropark in Oregon.

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DRIVER-VENTURES-OUT

Only one brave motorist ventured out of the parking lot in Toledo's Old West End, where snow blankets tree branches just before sunrise today.

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IS-IT-REALLY-APRIL

Snow blankets tree branches just before sunrise. The heavy snow prompted the Toledo Mud Hens to cancel today's ball game. A running event and spring football game at the University of Toledo also were canceled.

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CAMPUS-SNOW-DELIVERY

University of Toledo dining & hospitality workers Leslie Cardenas, left, and her boss Jennifer Darr deliver food on carts around campus.

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SNOW-FALLING

Toledoan Jade Tompkins, 9, falls while trying to snowboard down the hill near Ottawa Park after a snow storm in Toledo. Watching is Justice Harris, 10.

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SNOW-JOB-IN-APRIL

University of Toledo Parks Tower resident Patrick McVicar removes snow from his car after a snow storm in Toledo.

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SNOW-BALLS-OF-FUN

Vincent Kibler, 8, of Samaria, Mich., struggles to push a snow ball in preparation for a big snowman at Ottawa Park in Toledo.

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GIMME-AN-H

Salt Lake City resident Alan Munoz removes the H in Happy from the site where the Color Run was supposed to be held on the University of Toledo campus this morning The event was cancelled due to weather, but it will most likely be rescheduled later in the year.

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NO-FOOTBALL-IN-APRIL

Nearly 8 inches of snow prompted the University of Toledo Rockets to cancel their spring football game.

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