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Pics of the Week: August 17-23, 2015

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Tommy Hickman, left, Tatum Hickman, center, and Jodie Hickman, from Toledo, have their picture taken in front of the Red Ball Project at the Toledo Museum of Art Peristyle Terrace on August 23, 2015.

The Blade/Amy E. Voigt
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Kristin Pedersen, far left, from Holland, takes a selfie with her children Derek Pedersen, 1, center, and Hollie Pedersen, 4, while visiting the Red Ball Project that is in the front of Boyd's Retro candy store located at 954 Phillips Ave. in Toledo on August 21, 2015.

The Blade/Amy E. Voigt
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Left, Red Ball Project artist Kurt Perschke poses with ICE owner Donna Weisner for people taking pictures as Starr Jarvis takes a selfie with the Red Ball Wednesday, 08/18/15, in front of ICE on Madison Street in Toledo, Ohio.

THE BLADE/JEREMY WADSWORTH
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Chloe Lada, 7, Maumee, follows Nolan Hoehner, Toledo, 7, into the water for a closer look at the Red Ball Project at Lock #1 at Sidecut Metropark Preserve in Maumee, Saturday, August 22, 2015.

The Blade/Andy Morrison
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The Red Ball project at the ProMedica Steam Plant on August 18, 2015. in downtown Toledo, OH.

THE BLADE/LAUREN LINDSTROM
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Pedestrians takes a look at the Red Ball Project, wedged between a pair of buildings on N. Erie Street near Adams Street, Thursday, August 20, 2015.

The Blade/Andy Morrison
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Scott Boberg, left, Manager of Programs and Audience Engagement at Toledo Museum of Art, and public sculptor Kurt Perschke, right, speak on a panel about the "Redball" exhibit at the ProMedica Steam Plant on August 18, 2015.

The Blade/Amy E. Voigt
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Craig Butler, Ohio EPA director, awards the GM Powertrain Plant in Toledo, Ohio plant the state's highest award for environmental stewardship, the Encouraging Environmental Excellence Gold-level Award, at the plant on August 17, 2015. The company has created a 27% improvement in energy efficiency. The plant has installed new lighting, added solar panels, and implemented energy-saving in parts washing, among other projects. In addition, it has reduced its contribution to the local landfill to zero and uses energy generated from a Michigan methane plant for 20 % of its energy needs.

The Blade/Jetta Fraser
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Dan Sadoski, standing next to his plants, is in the process of opening a 3,000 square foot urban aquaponic farm to raise greens and talapia fish in an old warehouse in the city's Uptown neighborhood on August 17, 2015.

The Blade/Amy E. Voigt
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Tyrone Tyson looks at a rare 1973 Buick Electric 225 automobile during the "Dorr Street Live" event hosted by the African American Legacy Project to honor the history of Dorr Street and the surrounding neighborhoods.

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Toledo Officer Samantha Snowberger carries her partner K-9 Falko's ashes away during his funeral service Thursday, 08/20/15, at the Huntington Center in Toledo, Ohio.

THE BLADE/JEREMY WADSWORTH
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Jamie Winston, of Toledo, right, keeps an eye on grandson Xavier Winston, 6, as he gets his haircut by Kyle Lightner, of Toledo. Xavier will be a first grader at Spring Elementary School. Toledo Barber College students at the Toledo Public Schools Adult Education Center give free haircuts to male TPS students at the college in Toledo, Ohio on August 19, 2015. The all-day event includes rides to the barbers from three area schools.

The Blade/Jetta Fraser
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St. Hedwig Catholic Church, Monday, August 17, 2015.

The Blade/Andy Morrison
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The U.S. Brig Niagara arrives to the National Museum of Great Lakes in Toledo, Ohio.

The Blade/Lori King
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The Hylant family practices folding the flag for the ceremony that kicks off the Toledo Antique & Classic Boat Show at the National Museum of Great Lakes in Toledo, Ohio.

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Volunteers LaToya Morgan, left, from Paramount/ProMedica, and Colleen Zellers, right, from Flower Hospital, paint a large map on the playground of McKinley Elementary on August 18, 2015. Over 1,300 volunteers were at Toledo Public Schools throughout the city to help "spruce-up" for the students to start of the school year.

The Blade/Amy E. Voigt
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Pullers compete in the Super Stock class during the 49th annual National Tractor Pulling Championships Sunday, 08/23/15, in Bowling Green, Ohio.

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Inmate Zachary Kreke feeds trout at the Southeastern Correctional Center in Lancaster, Ohio. Inmates at the prison have constructed and maintain the facilities for raising Trout. Kreke is one of the inmates most involved in the trout raising. He says he hopes to continue to raise fish once he's released from prison.

The Blade/Katie Rausch
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The Anythony Wayne trail headed toward downtown Toledo is under construction on August 17, 2015.

The Blade/Amy E. Voigt
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Steve Greer, from Toledo, sits in his 1930 Ford Model A during a car and bike show hosted by the Toledo Memorial Park in Sylvania to help support Wreaths Across America on August 23, 2015.

The Blade/Amy E. Voigt
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Members of the Toledo Rowing Club walk through the boathouse during the club's first Opening Day Thursday, 08/20/15, at International Park in Toledo, Ohio.

THE BLADE/JEREMY WADSWORTH
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Muddy the Mud Hen leans his head against a young fan's head during game against Gwinnett at Fifth Third Field in Toledo, Ohio.

The Blade/Lori King
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Toledo Mud Hen Dixon Machado is safe at second despite stretch from Gwinnett shortstop Daniel Castro during game at Fifth Third Field in Toledo, Ohio.

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SPT hens18p 08/17/2015 The grounds crew dances for the fans between innings during game against Gwinnett at Fifth Third Field in Toledo, Ohio. The Blade/Lori King

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