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Pictures of the Week: February 1-7, 2016

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Monday Memories: Got a crush on you Just about right for that little girl next door. Charles Earl Linden, Jr., looks over the Valentine supply of cards. Toledo Blade photo by Clarence Bailey dated Feb. 2, 1956

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Ramonte Bell, 9, tosses a football to his neighbor Cody Long, 12, left, his uncle Antonio Richardson, 6, center, and neighbor Spencer Isaacson, 9, right, as they play football together with other children Sunday, February 7, 2016, at in their neighborhood in South Toledo. Several of the kids said they were keeping an eye on the clock Sunday afternoon so they could make it home in time to watch the Denver Broncos take on the Carolina Panthers in Super Bowl 50.

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Devon Smith, center, and Devon Witcher, right, celebrate Carolina's fist touchdown as the pair join about 45 other people in watching Super Bowl 50 together Sunday, February 7, 2016, at St. Paul's United Methodist Church near downtown Toledo. The church hosted its 8th party to view the game this year. Attendance and dinner were free to anyone who wanted to join them.

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Charlie Hoag, left, reads Huckey Too's predictions while his wife Terri Hoag, right, stands nearby during the 16th annual Groundhog Day at the Hoag's residence in Holland on February 2, 2016. Huckey Too predicted that there will be 6 weeks until Spring arrives.

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Sherry Walker, with United North, arranging paczkis for the customers. The 25th annual paczki sale, organized to support ONE (Old North End) Village neighborhoods of Toledo, in Toledo, Ohio on February 7, 2016. This year, 400 dozen more paczki are available to purchase; the last day is Tuesday, when the sales start at 5am and go until 2pm, or sooner if they run out.

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A line of buyers are helped by volunteers Shaulonda Jones, at the end of the table, and Michelle Wasylecki, next to Jones and at the cash register, during a rush for the paczkis.

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Lena Gochenour, 15, and her friend Robbie Adler, 13, skate at the Ottawa Park Ice Rink in Toledo.

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Apprentice Pat Covarrubias Jr., left, and Journeyman Don DeSloover, with Romanoff Electric Co. ascend to the top of an array to install the final solar panels Thursday, February 4, 2016, at the main TARTA garage in North Toledo. Granger Souder, Co-Founder and Managing Member at Solscient Energy, LLC, said the bus station was having a total of 440 solar units installed in front of the station along with 728 on top of the garage. The entire system size is 255 kilowatts, or 300,000 kilowatt hours per year, which will cover up to 80 percent of TARTA's energy needs.

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Kyra Warren, 13, and Lucas Frost, 15, work with local artist Merce Culp on a multi-media art exhibit for Black History Month Tuesday, February 2, 2016, at the Toledo School for the Arts in Toledo, Ohio.

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Lucas Frost, 15, works with local artist Merce Culp on a multi-media art exhibit for Black History Month Tuesday, February 2, 2016, at the Toledo School for the Arts in Toledo, Ohio.

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Local artist Merce Culp collaborates with TSA students.

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Dan Lerma, of Findlay, bottom left, sketches model Mary Duncan, top, during February's Drink and Draw night Tuesday, February 2, 2016, at The Art Supply Depo in downtown Toledo. About 45 people attended the three-hour-long session. For $10 the store provides an unclothed model and invites attendees to bring their own art supplies and beer or wine. The monthly sessions have been held for more than four years.

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Toledo jazz great Clifford Murphy holds his bass which is 148 years-old at his apartment in Toledo on February 1, 2016. Murphy is turning 84 next week. A celebration of his life and his music is being held Feb. 5 at the Toledo Club.

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University of Toledo freshman Jacob Yunker, Whitehouse, Ohio, takes a picture with Steve Wozniak, the co-founder of Apple Corp. and the man who designed the Apple II personal computer and helped design the MacIntosh, after Mr. Wozniak spoke at the Jesup Scott Honors College Distinguished Lecture Series at Savage Arena at the University of Toledo, Monday, February 1, 2016.

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University of Toledo Interim Provost John Barrett, left, listens as Steve Wozniak, the co-founder of Apple Corp.

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Malik McClure, 9 , is left with scars from a full-body rash his mother Dequindre Winfrey, of Flint, said he and his four-year-old sister contracted because they drank tainted Flint municipal water. Malki's family attended a town hall meeting Saturday, February 6, 2016, at Foss Avenue Baptist Church in Flint, Michigan, to speak with a delegation of state and federal elected officials. The group met to discuss the impact Flint's tainted municipal water, which contains elevated levels of lead, has had on families in the city and to call for state and federal aid to combat the ongoing crisis.

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Flint Pastor Reginald Flynn center left, Toledo Mayor Paula Hicks-Hudson, center, U.S. Rep. Marcy Kaptur (D., Toledo), Ranking Member of the House Energy and Water Appropriations Subcommittee, center right, speak together at the conclusion of a closed town hall meeting Saturday, February 6, 2016, at Foss Avenue Baptist Church in Flint, Michigan.

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Habitat8 Eli Cousino, 3, carefully balances a tray of cheese and grapes as he walks through the kitchen of his family's new home during its dedication ceremony Tuesday, February 2, 2016, in Bedford Township. This was the first home Habitat for Humanity has completed in Bedford Township. Attendees were able to tour the home, which Ben and Nicole Cousino, parents of Eli and his one-year-old sister Adalyn, helped build and then purchased from the organization. THE BLADE/KATIE RAUSCH

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Third grade students line up near a mural of Civil Rights Icon Rosa Parks as they wait to learn a dance named in her honor as part of a school-wide celebration of the 103d birthday of Rosa Parks Thursday, February 4, 2016, at Rosa Parks Elementary School in Toledo. This is the third year the school has held celebrations in honor of Ms. Parks. This year's celebrations included crafting gram crackers into school buses for Ms. Parks' refusal to give up her seat in the colored section of a public bus to a white passenger and and subsequent arrest launched the Montgomery Bus Boycott.

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A gentle haze begins to lift over downtown Toledo, Tuesday, February 2, 2016.

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Thomas Saxton, Toledo, enjoys the warm weather as he works on his golf game at the Ottawa Park Golf Course, Monday, February 1, 2016.

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University of Toledo Juniors' Nicole Green, left, of Tecumseh, MI, and Shelby Snow, of Elyria, play with their dogs Copper, an Australian Shepherd, front left, and Raurie, a Lab and Bloodhound mix, front right, while enjoying the warm weather on the Intramural sports field on the campus on February 3, 2016. "We got out of class and said 'it's gorgeous; let's bring the dogs to the field'," Green said.

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The U.S Coast Guard Station Toledo practice proper training ice rescue techniques on the ice at Cullen Park in Toledo. Members of the station, who practice ice rescue in Lake Erie several hours a week all winter long, said the ice is currently thin, weak and dangerous.

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Alejandro Roberto Pacheco listening to music as he sits on Ontario Street at Buckeye Street in north Toledo on February 1, 2016.

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Funkengarde performs during the 51st Mardi Gras Prize Masquerade Party Saturday, February 6, 2016, at Oak Shade Grove in Oregon, Ohio.

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Perrysburg's Josh Herhold takes down Springfield's Evan Lonsway during the NLL League Wrestling Tournament at Anthony Wayne High School in Whitehouse, Ohio.

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Anthony Wayne's Donny Short pins Maumee's Ryan Haas in the 182 weight class during the NLL League Wrestling Tournament at Anthony Wayne High School in Whitehouse, Ohio.

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The Elmwood bench and fans react to an Elmwood 3-pointer with under a minute left, bringing them within 3 points from Rossford in basketball game at Elmwood High School in Bloomdale, Ohio.

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Elmwood's Tayte Lentz forces an intentional foul on Rossford's Jacob Perry with under a minute left.

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Elmwood's Philip Buckingham stares at the scoreboard after their loss to Rossford.

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Scott head coach Fred Googler directs his team during basketball game against Bowsher at Scott High School in Toledo.

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St. John's Jesuit's Aaron Thompson (22) defends against Francis de Sales' Kenny Coleman-Graham (11) during a basketball game Friday, February 5, 2016, in Toledo, Ohio.

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St. John's Jesuit head coach Ed Heintschel reacts to the action against St. Francis de Sales during a basketball game Friday, February 5, 2016, in Toledo, Ohio.

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