Lisa Shaw collects old tools and displays them in an area
surrounded by tall flowers.
A birdhouse is surrounded by clematis at the entrance of the front
Chuck and Lisa Shaw have spent six years turning their back yard
into a paradise.
Santiago Botero won the 14th stage of the Tour de France on
Saturday in 7 hours, 56 minutes and 13 seconds.
Greg Ray placed first at Saturdays Midas 500.
Bostons Carl Everett, center is restrained by first base coach
Tommy Harper, left, and teammate Jose Offerman after Everett was
thrown out of Saturdays game against the Mets.
Lawrences Amanda Bari, 9, catches her breath during the 50
breaststroke at the Roger Hill swim meet Saturday.
Lawrence Aquahawk Alysha Valencia, 12, emerges from the water
during the 50 butterfly at the Roger Hill swim meet on Saturday.
Lennox Lewis, right, swings at Francois Botha during their
heavyweight fight Saturday in London.
Marion Jones, left, celebrates her victory in the women's 100-meter
finals at the U.S. Olympic Track Trials.
From left, Maurice Greene, Jon Drummond and Curtis Johnson embrace
following the mens 100-meter finals at the U.S. Track Trials in
Sacramento, Calif. Greene took first, Johnson second and Drummond
Ray Benjamin of Emporia battles a smallmouth bass at Coffey County
People walk past the site of a Walgreens drugstore in the French
Quarter, New Orleans. The drugstores move into this historic area
full of musicians, horse-drawn carriages and colonial architecture
has met resistance from preservationists.
The Viking ship Islendingur is planning to retrace Leif Erikssons
discovery voyage to North America from its starting point in
U.S. Marine Pfc. Jason Johnson hugs his wife, Mariam Al-Khalifa.
A Cuban exile prepares to throw flowers into the sea during a
memorial service Saturday off the coast of Cuba.
Ramon Sanchez, standing on bow of boat, along with other Cuban
exiles throw flowers into the sea Saturday off the coast of Cuba.
The exiles held a memorial service honoring the 41 Cubans who lost
their lives on July 13, 1994, as they tried to flee Cuba.
A painting of Jesse James by George Warfel hangs in the Jesse James
Museum in Kearney, Mo.
Tourists wander the grounds of the Jesse James Farmhouse in
Kearney, Mo. The notorious outlaw was born and reared in the house
but not buried there, even though a memorial stone and gravesite is
seen in the foreground.
Philip Morris attorney Dan Webb promised to appeal the
record-setting punitive damage award against the tobacco companies.
Plaintiff Ralph Della Vecchia, right, whose wife, Angie, died of
cancer, hugs Margaret Amodeo, wife of plaintiff Frank Amodeo, after
the jury returned a verdict Friday in the punitive phase of the
Florida smokers trial. The jury ordered the tobacco industry Friday
to pay $145 billion in punitive damages to sick Florida smokers.
Brian Lanker, director of "They Drew Fire: Combat Artists of WWII"
is seen here in this 1999 file photo in Eugene, Ore.
Joseph Hirschs painting Hi Visibility Wrap is featured in Brian
Lankers film They Drew Fire: Combat Artists of WWII.
Artist Thomas Hart Bentons World War II painting Score Another For
the Subs is one of the pieces of combat art featured in Brian
Lankers film They Drew Fire: Combat Artists of WWII. The
documentary tells the story of the more than 100 U.S. servicemen
and civilians who served as combat artists.
A proposed federal bill could assist research efforts of Joe
Collins, Kansas University herpetologist emeritus, and his wife,
Suzanne Collins, professional wildlife photographer. The couple are
shown with a map turtle found in the Kansas River.
Job coach Carla Caudle, who works with Bert Nash Community Mental
Health Center, helps YESS participants clean up a ball field
Terry and Suzanne Johnson have a full house with four children,
including two they adopted a year ago. Pictured are, clockwise,
from upper left, Terry, Carl, 19, Madison, 4, Suzanne, Jacob, 3,
and Logan, 16. A government subsidy helped ease the financial
burden of the adoption of the children, said Suzanne, but many
families get no financial help with the transition from fostering
British Maj. Andy Harrison steps out of a U.N. helicopter Saturday
in Freetown, Sierra Leone. Harrison and other U.N. military
observers were rescued after being trapped by rebels in a U.N. base
in the east of the country.
An elderly camper carries his pet dog as he surveys the damage to
his campsite Friday after a tornado touched down in Pine Lake,
The city has been borrowing money for projects like the new indoor
pool adjacent to Free State High School, pictured in background,
the new Lawrence Arts Center building and nearby parking garage,
and expansion of a wastewater treatment plant. While some people
worry the debt load is getting too heavy, Ed Mullins, the citys
chief financial officer, pictured at the pool site, feels that the
citys growth should help pay off the debt.
Falwell receives a deep massage from Laura Bennetts of Lawrence
Therapy Services. Falwell says the treatments and exercises
eliminated the need to take pain pills.
Kim Hoffman, co-owner of Lawrence Therapy Services, helps Ethelyn
Falwell build arm strength with a therapy bar in Falwells
apartment. You get to see people in their home environment, Hoffman
said. If you see them in a clinic, you dont know what happens to
them when they get home.
An image of a woman carved into a whale's tooth is an example of
19th-century scrimshaw on display at the Nantucket Whaling Museum.
Theresa Olson, left, of Leadville, Colo., walks with Carolyn Sperry
past the Sankaty Light House on Nantucket, Mass. The
3-mile-by-14-mile island, some 30 miles out into the Atlantic Ocean
off Cape Cod, Mass., has an intrinsic beauty all its own an
unmistakable passion for its whaling heritage coupled with New
Air National Guardsmen, from left, Lt. Col. Dave Ruvola, co-pilot;
Chief Master Sergeant Alan Manuel; Lt. Col. Mike Canders, pilot;
and Master Sergeant Bill Cunningham, flight engineer, stand in
front of their HH-60 Pave Hawk Helicopter in Westhampton Beach,
N.Y. For years, the members of the 106th Rescue Wing have done
their work with little recognition, but now they are stars. The new
film The Perfect Storm recounts their exploits.
From Left: Wolverine (Hugh Jackman), Cyclops (James Marsden),
Xavier (Patrick Stewart), Storm (Halle Berry) and Jean Grey (Famke
Janssen) convene in Xavier's underground lab in a scene from 20th
Century Fox's "X-Men."
Wolverine, played by Hugh Jackman, left, and Mystique, played by
Rebecca Romijn-Stamos, square off in a deadly duel in this scene
from "X-men." The movie, which is based on a comic book series,
opened this weekend in theaters across the country.
Sekouba Sissoko, a native of Mali in West Africa, gives a customer
her change at Mojos, 805 Vt. Sissoko has lived in Lawrence for two
years. He is adapting to living in Kansas, but admits he went
through culture shock.
Minard Thompson of Steilacoom, Wash., flies his Cessna L-19 Bird Dog Saturday over rural Sedgwick County. Thompson and about 50 other pilots are in Wichita for the 50th anniversary of the manufacturing of the airplane at the Cessna Aircraft Company. The airplane was used in the Korean War and the Vietnam War for reconnaissance missions.
More than 2,000 people from France, Germany, Britain, Lithuania and Poland dressed as knights in historic battle costumes and put on a show Saturday as part of celebrations of a historic military victory in northern Poland in 1410.
We are the champions. The Cougars celebrate with their first-place trophies after winning the DCABA's American League for 7- and 8-year-olds. Back row, from left: Coaches Scott Adams, Mike Nieder, Doug Hartwell, Buster Hall and Dave Davis; middle row, Nick Hassig, Dylan Flitcraft, Hayden Emerson, Kellen Cross, Bobby Hall, Jack Bush and Gregory Davis; front row, Clark Gray, Trent Edwards, John Adams, Ryan McDaniel, Mack Hartwell and Cale Nieder. The photo was submitted by Barbie Hartwell.
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