98 Degrees covers its bases today by appearing in "98 Degrees and
Hoku in Concert" (7:40 p.m. Disney) and "Just Shoot Me" (8:30 p.m.
West Junior High math teacher Kathy Wagner, left, listens as fellow
teacher Sue Lewis praises her during a surprise presentation of the
Legacy Award by Educom Credit Union and the Lawrence Education
Assn. Wagner received the award Wednesday in West's library.
Megan and Matt Noonan
KU's Jamie Morningstar, a former Free State High standout,
concentrates on the ball against Oklahoma. The Jayhawks swept the
Sooners, 15-8, 15-11, 15-5, Wednesday night at Horejsi Athletic
A New York City Subway No. 7 train pulls into the Willets
Point-Shea Stadium station Wednesday outside of Shea Stadium. The
Mets and Yankees will meet when the World Series starts Saturday at
A wounded sailor from the USS Cole grieves with his wife during a
memorial at Norfolk Naval Station in Norfolk, Va., for victims of
the bombing aboard the USS Cole. Seventeen sailors were killed in
what U.S. officials believe was a terrorist suicide attack in
Yemen. The sailor viewed the memorial Wednesday from his hospital
bed that was rolled to the event.
Katie Hauk, left, is comforted by a neighbor Mildred Ruff, as Hauk
helplessly watches her home burn.
Tonganoxie firefighters try to contain a fire at a mobile home in
Paradise Park near Tonganoxie. The fire that all but destroyed the
home of Mel and Katie Hauk was thought to be caused by a child
playing with a lighter.
Security cameras catch this photo of the suspect at a Lawrence bank
robbery. The photo was taken Wednesday at the Firstar Bank branch
at 2701 Iowa St.
Dance City Performing Arts Academy will open its $1 million, 10,000
square-foot building in early January. Owners Judi Mahaley, left,
and her daughter, Lori Tochtrop, survey the facility's progress
Wednesday afternoon. The roof is nearly complete. The new building
is at 5150 Clinton Parkway, just east of Sport 2 Sport.
Lawrence artist Bob Proctor is experimenting with paintings that
spill over onto their frames, as in an untitled work, left, and
Helen Hunt, left, Haley Joel Osment, center, and Kevin Spacey find
a unique way to change the world in "Pay It Forward."
Brendan Fraser and Elizabeth Hurley strike a devilish deal in the
comedy update of "Bedazzled."
Having a driving lesson, Josh Meyer as Peck, looks over at Sandi
Bailey as Li'L Bit, while she checks the rear view mirror during
rehearsal for "How I Learned to Drive."
Dick Wright, Kansas University associate professor of music and
dance, sits among some of the hundreds of records and tapes in his
collection of jazz music. Wright died of cancer last year and a
memorial concert is being held in his memory. The concert is set
for Sunday in the Topeka Performing Arts Center.
Burning Spear will perform Tuesday at The Bottleneck in Lawrence.
Spear recently released "Calling Rastafari," which won a Grammy for
Best Reggae Album.
The members of Galactic seek to distance themselves from other
"hippie bands" with their release, "Late for the Future."
Comedian Steven Wright recently talked about his career and how he
discovers his material.
The South Junior High eighth-grade volleyball team celebrates with coach Lori Stussie after the girls' final game and first season as South Cougars. The photo was submitted by Sharon Johnson, Lawrence. Got a shot for Friends & Neighbors? Send it, along with your name, phone number and caption information, to Friends & Neighbors, P.O. Box 888, Lawrence 66044.
Rong Yu Wong, a member of the Cloud Dance Theatre of Taiwan, appears lost in concentration as he conducts a Tai Chi workshop on the lawn of Kansas University's Green Hall. The group will perform "Songs of the Warriors," at 8 p.m. today at KU's Lied Center. The Wednesday afternoon Tai Chi workshop was part of an educational residency that the group is involved in at KU.