Kansas' Reggie Duncan (11) breaks a long run in the first quarter.
The Jayhawks edged Texas Tech, 34-31 in double overtime, on
Saturday in Lubbock, Texas.
SAM HORNISH JR. sprays champagne while celebrating his Chevy 500
victory on Saturday at Texas Motor Speedway in Fort Worth, Texas.
Hornish overtook Scott Sharp feet from the finish line for the
closest 1-2-3 finish in IRL history.
Baltimore's Cal Ripken gets a hug from the Orioles' mascot prior to
playing the final game of his career Saturday night at Camden Yards
Baltimore's Cal Ripken faces a U.S. flag during a ceremony prior to
the final game of his career Saturday night in Baltimore. Story on
KU'S ABBIE JACOBSON (4) attempts to block Texas Tech hitter Yolanda
Cumbess on Saturday at the Horejsi Center. The Red Raiders won the
Big 12 volleyball match, 30-28, 26-30, 16-30, 30-21, 23-21. The
Jayhawks dipped to 11-5 overall and 2-5 in the conference.
Nebraska quarterback Eric Crouch runs to the end zone. The Huskers
defeated Iowa State on Saturday at Lincoln, Neb.
KU RECeiVER Termaine Fulton celebrates his touchdown, which set up
the two-point conversion that put the game into overtime.
Oklahoma's Derrick Strait (2) tackles Texas running back Victor Ike
(28). Oklahoma defeated Texas on Saturday at Dallas.
Kansas KICKER Johnny Beck drills a second-half field goal. His
field goal in the second overtime lifted KU to a 34-31 double
overtime victory over Texas Tech on Saturday in Lubbock, Texas.
KU coach Terry Allen, center, celebrates with Mario Kinsey, left, and Reggie Duncan. The Jayhawks downed Texas Tech, 34-31 in double overtime, in 2001 in Lubbock, Texas. Allen coached at KU from 1997-2001.
A sign explaining the history of Chief Sealth, also known as Chief
Seattle, stands at the entrance to his grave site in the Suquamish
Memorial Cemetery in Port Madison Indian Reservation, Wash. Across
the Puget Sound is the city bearing his name, Seattle, which will
celebrate its 150th anniversary this year.
The Space Needle looms over a statue of Chief Seattle, who is
buried at the Port Madison Indian Reservation on the Kitsap
Peninsula. A memorial stating his role in the city's development
greets visitors at the Suquamish Memorial Cemetery.
The Lawrence Civic Choir will take part in a Kansas State Day
observance Oct. 21 at Washington National Cathedral in Washington,
A poll commissioned by the Lawrence Journal-World showed that 10.2
percent of Lawrence workers commute to Kansas City. Another 6.1
percent work in Topeka, and an additional 7.1 percent work in
Douglas County but outside Lawrence.
Pete Wempe, who owns land south of Lawrence, says the investments
of many Douglas Countians would be greatly devalued if proposed
floodplain regulations are passed and developers have to look
elsewhere to buy and build.
Discussing plans are, from left, Jim Joyce of Joyce Construction
Corp., Lawrence; David Dunfield, project manager with Glenn
Livingood Penzler and Miller, Lawrence; and Marty Criqui, project
supervisor with Altmar Construction Inc.,Topeka.
The new three-level Lawrence Arts Center, designed by Glenn
Livingood Penzler and Miller architects of Lawrence, is
40,000-square-foot of brick, glass and metal. The building is set
to open next spring.
Ann Evans, left, executive director of the Lawrence Arts Center,
and Marilyn Dobski, president of the center's board of directors,
tour the new auditorium and backstage facilities at the
construction site of the new arts center in the 900 block of New
Investigators gather samples from the home of Robert Stevens in
Lantana, Fla. Stevens, 63, died Friday after contracting the
inhaled form of anthrax, an extremely rare and lethal disease.
Investigators from the FBI and Centers for Disease Control and
Prevention went through the home.
Oil spews from a bullet hole in the trans-Alaska Oil Pipeline. A
temporary fix Saturday slowed the flow from 140 gallons of oil per
minute to a half-gallon per minute.
Carol Friess, Cherryville, recites the history of the Kansas town
Neodesha for visitors. Friess was one of the many entertainers
Saturday afternoon at the Kansas Sampler Festival. The event
continues from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m today at Forest Park in Ottawa.
Avoyelles Parish teaching supervisor Tina Armand participates in a
pilot program teaching students the long odds of winning at
gambling. The state of Louisiana adopted the program this year.
A young visitor does the Hokey Pokey in front of the Kansas
University Cyber Jay at Murphy Hall. He was one of the more than
20,000 people who turned out Saturday for KU's open house.
Kansas University's open house couldn't have had a better weekend.
Temperatures Saturday were in the 60s with sunny skies. Thousands
of onlookers took advantage of the mild weather to participate in
the festivities, including a Moonwalk in front of the Kansas Union.
Kansas University Alumni Center activities director Suzanne Doyle,
left , gets ready to give a high five to Triston Reynolds, 5, as
Triston's sister, Emma Reynolds, 2, plays with a Jayhawk sticker.
The Reynolds got their picture taken during festivities Saturday at
KU's first all-university open house.
Hwi-Ja Canda, a social worker at Lawrence Memorial Hospital, is
helping patients fill out living wills to determine exactly what
measures will be allowed at the end of their lives.
Warm weather drew visitors to tour houses between the 600 and 700 blocks on Indiana Street as part of the Old West Lawrence Fall Homes Tour. Seven historic houses are showcased this year and are featured from noon to 4 p.m. today. The Ninth Street Baptist Church, built circa 1865, is only open from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m.
Tickets are $8 in advance or $10 at the door, and they may be purchased at Community Mercantile Co-op, any Dillons, both Hy-Vees and the Lawrence Visitor's Center.