Lawrence's Dominick Harrell connects during practice. The Raiders
worked out Monday night at Free State High in preparation for this
week's American Legion regional at New Ulm, Minn.
Lawrence's Tommy Mangino fields a ground ball. The Raiders
practiced Monday night at Free State High in preparation for
regional play Thursday at New Ulm, Minn.
Kansas City's Mike DiFelice hits a two-run double off New York
starter David Wells in the third inning. DiFelice hit three of the
game's American League-record 19 doubles in the Royals' 12-9
victory Monday night in Kansas City, Mo.
Kansas City shortstop Angel Berroa (4) can't make the play on pop
fly that landed in front of left fielder Dee Brown. The Royals
defeated New York, 12-9, Monday at Kansas City, Mo., in a battle of
Minnesota starting pitcher Kyle Lohse throws against Cleveland. He
went 9-plus innings in the Twins 5-3 victory over the Indians
Monday night in Minneapolis.
St. Louis' Albert Pujols (5) rounds third past coach Jose Oquendo
after belting a solo homer. Pujols' blast, which extended his
hitting streak to 25 games, followed a lead-off homer by Bo Hart.
The Cardinals clipped the Pirates, 6-4, Monday night in Pittsburgh.
Atlanta batting coach Terry Pendleton watches the Braves take on
Philadelphia in this Sept. 18, 2002, file photo. He has helped turn
the traditionally pitching-rich Braves into one of the most
formidable lineups in the game.
Former Kansas University forward Nick Collison, middle, and a
teammate defend against New Jersey Nets forward Richard Jefferson
during the USA Olympic basketball practice Monday at John Jay
College in New York. Collison of the Seattle SuperSonics is a
member of the U.S. national team.
Peter Wurster 32, of Burbank, Calif., left, and Todd Metcalf, 26,
of Costa Mesa, Calif., play Nintendo games at one of several
Nintendo kiosks while waiting for the rock band Evanescence's
concert to begin at the Universal Amphitheatre near Los Angeles.
Seeking new eyeballs and thumbs for its video games, Nintendo is
using the Evanescence tour to showcase game characters at kiosks
installed in concert venues. It's the latest cross-pollination
between games and music, as record labels seek to introduce unknown
bands and console manufacturers piggyback on big music acts.
Shirley Washington, a press office employee for the California
Secretary of State's Office, draws the first letter, an "R," to
determine the random alphabetic order in which gubernatorial
candidates will appear on a ballot to recall California Gov. Gray
Davis. At left Monday was Miguel Castillo, an analyst programmer
for the Secretary of State's Office, who spun a gold-painted
lottery barrel. Nearly 200 candidates have filed paperwork to run
for governor of California in a special recall election scheduled
for Oct. 7.
German Lt. Gen. Gotz Gliemeroth, left, the new commander of the
International Security Assistance Force, shakes hands with
Afghanistan President Hamid Karzai at a ceremony marking the switch
to NATO command of peacekeepers. The ceremony took place Monday in
Kabul, the Afghan capital.
U.S. Army 3rd Infantry Division Staff Sgt. Thomas Slago, of Los
Angeles, celebrates after arriving at Fort Stewart, Ga. Slago
returned Monday with hundreds of other 2nd Brigade soldiers after
spending nine months in Operation Iraqi Freedom. At left is Capt.
Chris Carter from Watkinsville, Ga.
AK-47 assault rifles sit on a Humvee after the 67th Armored
Regiment's 3rd Battalion seized them from passing cars at a
checkpoint following a predawn raid in the village of Ain Lalin,
Iraq. Monday's raid on the village 60 miles northeast of Baghdad
failed to capture its main target, a former regime officer who is
on the U.S. list of most-wanted Iraqis.
The original St. John's was dedicated in 1878 and replaced in 1953
with the current building. In this photo from the church archives,
Carl and Amalie Plambeck and Bertha Niebrugge stand outside the
original church building.
St. John's United Church of Christ north of Worden will celebrate
its 135th anniversary Sunday. Ruth Stoebener, volunteer historian
at the church, said the daylong celebration would include a speech
from the founding minister's great-great-granddaughter. Stoebener
is shown Monday at the church.
President Bush speaks about his Healthy Forest Initiative at
Inspiration Rock in Coronado National Forest near Summerhaven,
Ariz. Joining him Monday, from left, were Ron Senn, Santa Carolina
District Ranger, Coronado National Forest, Agriculture Secretary
Ann Veneman and Dale Bosworth, USDA Forest Service Chief. The
Summerhaven area was devastated earlier this year by a wildfire.
Clayton Wilcox, the East Baton Rouge Parish school superintendent,
announces an agreement June 18 in Baton Rouge, La., that would
settle the remaining issues in the city's 47-year-old desegregation
case. Standing behind him on the steps of the federal courthouse
are participants in the mediation that led to the agreement. The
settlement is expected to be finalized Thursday in federal court.
Army Corps of Engineers personnel tow a fish-and-ski boat from the
scene of a fatal accident at Perry Lake. Investigation into the
cause of Friday night's collision that ended with the fish-and-ski
boat on top of a houseboat continues.
A houseboat sustained serious damage in a fatal accident Friday
night at Perry Lake. The boat remained on the water Saturday,
pending an investigation into the collision that left one woman
dead and sent two men to Topeka hospitals.
Mica Miller, working for GLMC Inc. of Baldwin, prepares some trim
work for a house in Baldwin. Miller, of Baldwin, was working Monday
in an area of new homes in the Heritage subdivision on the east
side of town. Baldwin officials were able to reduce the mill levy
because of a spurt in new construction and growth that added to the
Scott Getter, who works in landscape maintenance for Kansas
University's facilities and operations department, has seen a
mountain lion four or five times near a wooded area on KU's west
campus. Getter pointed out the area Monday.
Teen advisory board members and visitors weighed in on
back-to-school fashion at the Lawrence Journal-World. Pictured Aug.
7 at the News Center, 645 N.H., are, front row, Alek Joyce,
sixth-grader, Pinckney School; and back row, from left, Lanae
Spencer, seventh-grader, Southwest Junior High School; Jessica
Foulke, senior, Free State High School; Chloe Mercer,
seventh-grader, South Junior High School; Laura Parkinson,
sophomore, Lawrence High School; Kate Dempsey (kneeling),
sophomore, Free State; Heather Alterman, McLouth High School; Katy
Grimes, seventh-grader, Bishop Seabury Academy; Hazel Morley,
senior, Free State; Rhiana Huff, senior, LHS; Kassie Isher, Chloe's
seventh-grade cousin from Albany, Mo.; Amanda Enneking (seated),
junior, Free State; Claudia Alterman, McLouth High School; Sabra
Ruel, a friend of Amanda's from Buffalo, N.Y.; and Caitlin
Donnelly, junior, Free State.
Lee Portokalis, owner of a medical supplies store in Chicago, holds
a copy of his ad in the Yellow Pages. Portokalis says at least 100
people call his business thanks to the ad every month, making it
more than worth his while to spend $10,000 a year to advertise in
Lisa Henry, left, vice president and branch manager of Capital
Title Insurance Co., and Jeffrey Amrein, president, think
Lawrence's real estate market can support another title company.
The Topeka-based company opened its Lawrence office earlier this
month at 3115 W. Sixth St.
Kansas Gov. Kathleen Sebelius and General Motors North American
President Gary Cowger talk about the new Chevrolet Malibu during
the launch of the new, midsize sedan at GM's Fairfax assembly plant
in Kansas City, Kan. GM officials hope to produce 250,000 Malibus a
year after spending $500 million preparing the plant to build the
Chance Delaney-Collins Barrett, 1, gets ready to take a summer walk through his neighborhood. He is the son of Alneata and Bradley Barrett, Lawrence.
Mike Messner, Lawrence, who works for Kansas University's facilities and operations department, installs turn lane markers across campus. He may have been in the hottest spot in Lawrence on Monday, heating asphalt up to 400 degrees to adhere marking material.