Running an Internet company from their garage in San Jose, Calif.,
are roommates (from left) Jesus Monroy, John Sokol, Allen Kukuska
and Terje Oseberg. After being double-billed for their DSL service
connection, they are looking for a new provider but finding it
tough as independent DSL companies scale back their services.
Heather Nye, 17, stands next to her car in the basement of her home
in Hoisington as her family tries to retrieve belongings from what
is left of their house. Nye, who was at the prom when a tornado hit
Saturday night, came home to find a demolished house.
The Pittsburgh Penguins celebrate following their series-clinching
victory over Washington. Pittsburgh won, 4-3 in overtime Monday at
home to win the first-round series, 4-2.
Kansas City, Mo., School Supt. Benjamin Demps Jr., sitting,
surrounded by his staff, reacts as he announces his resignation,
Monday at school board headquarters in Kansas City, Mo. Demps
resigned just four days after his surprise reinstatement to the job
by a federal judge following his firing Wednesday.
Houston left fielder Lance Berkman jumps to rob Atlanta's Rico
Brogna of a hit in the second inning. The Braves prevailed, 9-7, on
Monday in Houston.
Junction City's Sara Zerr, left, and Free State's Katy Vormehr
fight for possession. The Firebirds won, 10-0, on Monday at FSHS.
Lawrence's Caitlin Collins won last week's Easter Bowl tournament,
payoff for her grueling training and weight-training regimen.
Caitlin Collins, a Lawrence 15-year-old, kicks back at Alvamar
Racquet Club. Collins last week won the 16-and-under girls singles
title at the Easter Bowl junior tennis tournament.
President Bush approved the sale of four Kidd Class guided missile
destroyers to Taiwan.
When Karen and Bill Bayouth decided to put down roots nearly a
quarter century ago, after living in California and Colorado, they
chose Lawrence, and specifically the neighborhood near Sunset Hill
School. The Bayouths are pictured with two of their three children.
From left are Emily, an Emporia State University senior, Bill,
Karen, and Becky, a Free State High School junior. Not pictured is
their son Dan, away at college.
An 18-year-old Lawrence High School student was killed Monday in a
two-car crash south of Lawrence. Senior Peter Swalm was driving
east on County Road 458 when he collided head-on with a westbound
vehicle near the intersection of County Road 458 and East 1135
Road. The driver of the other vehicle, Kristi Sanchez of Lawrence,
was flown by helicopter from the scene to Kansas University Medical
Center in Kansas City, Kan., where she underwent emergency surgery
Monday afternoon, a hospital spokesman said.