It's Business as usual at the Hereford House, Sixth Street and
Wakarusa Drive. Doug Holiday, general manager of the restaurant,
looks over an order that Brad Axon prepares to serve Monday night.
Holiday says that rumors the restaurant would soon close are false.
President George W. Bush launches the biggest government
reorganization in more than 50 years, signing legislation that
creates a new Department of Homeland Security. He also named
current homeland security chief Tom Ridge to head the department
Sharon Dowdle, event manager at Butterfields auction house in San
Francisco, displays a gown and personal effects owned by Esther
Lederer, better known as Ann Landers. Property from the late advice
columnist fetched nearly $250,000 Monday.
Baer does a bit of 'rasslin' with Donna Douglas, who played his
cousin Elly May, in this 1963 file photo from "The Beverly
Hillbillies." Others in the cast included Buddy Ebsen as Jed
Clampett and Irene Ryan as Granny.
Max Baer Jr., who once played Jethro Bodine in "The Beverly
Hillbillies" television series, relaxes at his Las Vegas home. Baer
plans to lead the "Hillbillies" to prominence again after 30 years
of relative obscurity by signing a deal to produce penny slot
machines featuring the show.
Majed Al Shalaan, a fourth-grader at Hillcrest School, receives
some help from Susan Peterson, right, a library-media specialist at
the school, 1045 Hilltop Drive. Peterson is among a number of
school librarians expected to retire by 2014.
Linda Lassen, Penn House director, center, and Jo Lee Erskin, Penn
House coordinator, left, put together some gift packages from the
agency's collection of donated items. Penn House and several other
United Way agencies will adopt families for the holidays and will
provide food and gift packages. At left with Jo Lee is Seth Quick,
Philip Cummings, right, is one of three men charged with
orchestrating what federal authorities believe is the largest
identity-theft case in U.S history. The men allegedly stole credit
information from more than 30,000 people. Cummings is shown Monday
leaving court in New York with his sister Jean.
Preschoolers from the Lawrence Arts Center, 940 N.H., deliver gift
bags at the Salvation Army, 946 N.H., one of the 29 agencies that
receive funding from the United Way of Douglas County. The bags of
soaps and shaving cream and other personal items, delivered Monday,
will be distributed by the Salvation Army at its shelter Christmas
party in December. From left are Kenny Brumley, preschool director
Linda Reimond, Will Richardson, Josie Hilton, Sean Jesse, Jedzia
Hicklin, Charlie Carr and Brio Ratzlaff.
Mike Westheffer, a seventh-grader at Central junior high, flashes
his braces. Teens say braces are worth the cost and help
Green Bay security guard Mike Cygan separates Tampa Bay's Warren
Sapp and Packers head coach Mike Sherman after Sunday's game in
Philadelphia wide receiver Todd Pinkston (87) hauls in a reception
above San Francisco cornerback Mike Rumph (24) during Monday's game
in San Francisco.
Ohio State University's vice president of Student Affairs Bill
Hall, right, speaks to members of the community and media in
Columbus, Ohio. Hall addressed issues on Monday concerning the
riots that broke out after Ohio State's win against football rival
Michigan on Saturday.
Duke's Casey Sanders, top, battles Davidson's Connor Grace for a
loose ball at Cameron Indoor Stadium in Durham, N.C. The Blue
Devils won Monday's game 95-80.
Texas A&M coach R.C. Slocum, right, and defensive line coach
Buddy Wyatt discuss the death of 18-year-old Brandon Fails on
Monday in College Station, Texas.
Kansas men's basketball coach Roy Williams chats with an official
during Friday's game against UNC Greensboro
Kansas University basketball player Nick Collison takes a shot
against UNC-Greensboro's Jay Joseph during Friday's game at Allen