Oakland wide receivers Jerry Rice, left, and Tim Brown wait their
turn during a passing drill. So far this preseason, Rice and Brown
are heading in the same direction.
Chicago's Royce Clayton reacts after striking out against Cleveland
pitcher Danny Baez in the seventh inning of Monday night's 2-0 loss
to the Indians.
Delino DeShields of the Chicago Cubs slides safetly across home
plate following a double by Sammy Sosa in the seventh inning. Brad
Ausmus is the Houston catcher. The Cubs whipped the Astros, 6-2,
Monday in Houston.
Overall Leader Lance Armstrong checks his glasses. Armstrong and
the rest of the riders in the Tour de France took a rest day Monday
in Pau, France.
Baltimore's Cal Ripken Jr. reacts to the cheers of the crowd during
a ceremony honoring his baseball achievements prior to their game
against the Florida Marlins. Ripken was honored July 15 in Miami.
Baltimore's Cal Ripken Jr., seen signing an autograph last month
for Tracy Hodson at Pro Player Stadium in Miami, has fans flocking
to see him. Ripken announced in June that he was going to retire at
the end of the season.
Cellist Yo Yo Ma performs during funeral services for Katharine
Graham at the National Cathedral in Washington. Thousands of people
paid tribute Monday to the late Washington Post publisher.
Ku Klux Klan member Alan Schmidt waves a Ku Klux Klan flag during a
rally at the Hardin County Court House in Elizabethtown, Ky., in
this April 28, 2001, file photo. Since the rally in Elizabethtown,
some Kentucky communities have approved or are considering local
ordinances that forbid public demonstrators to wear masks or hoods
that conceal their faces.
Bath & Body Works will lease 2,500 square feet of a
23,500-square-foot strip center being built at 3140 Iowa, just
north of Earl May Nursery & Garden Center at the northeast
corner of 33rd and Iowa streets. Vanum Construction Inc., of Kansas
City, Kan., is handling the $1.5 million job, which received its
building permit earlier this month. The valuation is not yet
included in the running total for Lawrence's building permits,
which reached $84.1 million during the first half of 2001. Vanum
expects the five-store center to be finished by Oct. 1. The other
four stores, which have not yet been leased, range in size from
1,500 square feet to 8,000 square feet. Earlier this year, Vanum
took out a permit for construction of Old Navy, top left, a project
valued at $900,000.
A street vendor in Jakarta reads a newspaper that proclaims
Megawati Sukarnoputri as the new president of Indonesia. Megawati
was sworn in as head of state on Monday, minutes after the national
assembly dismissed President Abdurrahman Wahid.
An observer overlooks the damage Friday after a portion of Castle
Rock monument, south of Quinter, collapsed earlier in the week.
More than 5 inches of rain fell on the area in a week's time, which
is believed to have caused the fall.
After a night in the hospital, Jessica Shaikhar, 9, second from
right, gets to meet Carl Keenan, 22, second from left, who pulled
Jessica to safety Sunday from an apartment complex swimming pool.
Gathered Monday from left are Jessica's father, Jawahar Shaikhar,
Keenan, Jessica and Jessica's grandmother, Sowndarya Kolluri.
Following a first-day-of-school custom he began in Arizona,
Principal David Williams will read "The Brand New Kid" storybook to
students at Prairie Park School. Williams is also a "new kid" in
Lawrence, having moved from Phoenix in July.
Asbestos removal from apartments at 1301 Ohio and 1307 Ohio, slated
for demolition by Kansas University, has begun in the Oread
neighborhood. Four old houses on Ohio near the apartment complex
also are planned for demolition by KU, a move that is upsetting
some Oread neighbors.
President Bush will weigh Pope John Paul II's views about embryonic
stem cell research when Bush decides whether to allow federal
funding for the controversial research. Bush and the pope met
Monday at the papal summer residence Castel Gandolfo in the
foothills south of Rome.
A group of Lawrence residents meets to discuss growth and economic
development issues at the "Lawrence is Growing: Finding Common
Ground" forum. The group broke up into small groups Monday to
discuss the topics. The forum was moderated by Ann Gardner,
standing at right, the editorial page editor for the Lawrence
Kansas Department of Health and Environment personnel dig up the
ground near Priscilla's, 1206 W. 23rd St., searching for a possible
source of gas fumes making their way into the sewer system. From
left Monday are Hersie Brooks, an employee with Environmental
Geoscience & Engineering Inc., Kansas City, Kan., and Mike
Eddings and Dan Wells, both environmental geologists with KDHE.
Patrick Roy, a coach from Englewood, Calif., poses a question during the Paul Pierce Basketball Camp. The camp began Monday at KU's Allen Fieldhouse.