This rottweiler named Harley has grown more than three times this
size since this photograph was taken. Lawrence residents Kim and
Gary Kirk adopted the dog from their son, Chad, who lives in New
Kim Stubbs of Thornton, Colo., watches her new baby, Parker, being
held by a nurse.
Joshua Evans, 9, keeps the hula-hoop moving around his hips.
Tabria Thomson, 16, left, a volunteer from The Children's Museum of
Denver, jumps rope with Amy Cheney and her daughter Gillian, 6.
Michael Nguyen, age 1, offers a piece of chalk to Erik Keil, 8, as
he and his twin sister Ashlyn Keil draw pictures on the ground.
Reignbeaux, left, and Robert, pose in an undated portrait taken by
Cleveland photographer David Hagen. For two years, Hagen ushered
homeless people off the street and into his studio, where he
photographed them in warm light and treated them like supermodels.
The portraits are in a new book he says brings awareness to
Cleveland photographer David Hagen poses with two of his portraits
in Cleveland. Hagen had an exhibition of portraits of homeless
people at the Creative Impetus Gallery in Cleveland, compiled into
his book "Face to Face: Portraits of Homeless People in Cleveland."
Israeli curator Ory Dessau, 24, right, attends his new exhibit of
seven Israeli artists focusing on Arafat in Dvir Gallery in Tel
Shoppers and workers on State Street in downtown Chicago walk past
a grass artwork called "Specific Natures" on display in the windows
of a vacant storefront. Artists Heather Ackroyd and Dan Harvey of
Surrey, England, made plaster casts of a man and a woman and then
lined the form with clay and grass seed. The artwork will be on
display until Sept. 28.
The glass font on this whale-oil lamp was made of colorless glass
covered with ruby glass overlay cut into a design. The 10 1/2-inch
lamp, made in New England, sold for $1,870 this summer at Green
Valley Auctions, Mt. Crawford, Va.
Kansas defensive end Monroe Weekley, above left, defensive tackle
Phil Tuihalamaka and defensive end Chuck Jones at KU media day.
Apolonia Susana Santos' oil painting, on display at the Maryhill
Musuem of Art near Goldendale, Wash., shows women dressed in the
traditional clothing of tribes the Lewis and Clark expedition
encountered in 1805. Santos' artwork is part of a new contemporary
American Indian art exhibit at the Maryhill Musuem of Art near
Goldendale, Wash., running through Nov. 15.
Mary Quant's mod message is being heard loud and clear more than 30
years after she first began designing the geometric clothing and
cosmetics in black, white and bold colors. Earlier this year she
was in New York at retailer Henri Bendel, where her wares are sold.
The Duke of York leans in to tell the Duchess a secret at the
Kansas City Renaissance Festival. The annual event begins next
Sue Henry is the author of "Death Trap," published by William
Chuck Palahniuk, author of the newly released "Fugitives and
Refugees: A Walk in Portland, Oregon," stands outside his favorite
tiki bar, The Alibi, in Portland, Ore.
Works by Lawrence artist Heather Smith Jones are on exhibit at
Signs of Life gallery, 722 Mass., through Oct. 18. Jones is shown
with two of her pieces "One + One = Multitudes", left, and "Pouring
Over Transients." Jones explores memory, faith and patterns of
wondering and knowing in her work.
Barry Barnes, left, and Robert Baker, both of Lawrence, rehearse
for Bopaphonic Poetry Circus, a multimedia poetry, music, dance and
sideshow extravaganza slated for Friday and Saturday night at
Lawrence Community Theatre, 1501 N.H. Barnes, Baker and several
other Lawrence performance poets will recite verse with rhythmic
accompaniment, and circus sideshow freaks will entertain between
Lawrence performance poets Barry Barnes, left, and Robert Baker
rehearse for the Bopaphonic Poetry Circus.
Kansas City reliever D.J. Carrasco throws in the sixth inning on
his way to his fifth win. The Royals edged the Twins, 4-3, Saturday
Royals pitcher Jose Lima walks back to the mound after giving up
his third straight hit, an RBI single by Minnesota's Matthew
LeCroy, in the first inning.
Kansas City's Aaron Guiel watches his three-run home run in the
fifth inning. The homer lifted the Royals to a 4-3 victory over the
Twins Saturday in Minneapolis.
Kansas State quarterback Ell Roberson (3) runs behind teammate
Travis Wilson (44) during the Wildcats' season opener. Kansas State
defeated Cal Saturday in Kansas City, Mo.
Seattle center fielder Mike Cameron leaps but is unable to make a
catch on Kevin Millar's game-winning double in the 10th inning. The
Red Sox defeated the Mariners, 7-6, Saturday in Boston.
Cleveland center Pollyanna Johns Kimbrough, center, is fouled by
Indiana guard Coquese Washington. The Fever beat the Rockers
Saturday in Indianapolis.
Michael Waltrip (15) is hit by rusty wallace in turn four during
the NASCAR Winston Cup Sharpie 500. Kurt Busch won the race
Saturday in Bristol, Tenn.
From Left, Willie Mays, bobby bonds, Andre Dawson and Barry Bonds
pose during a ceremony honoring the four members of the 300 home
runs-300 stolen bases club in San Francisco, in this April 28, 1996
photo. Bonds died Saturday in San Francisco. He was 57.
St. Louis running back marshall faulk carries the ball during the
first quarter. The Buffalo Bills beat the Rams, 28-24, Saturday, in
Orchard Park, N.Y.
The crowd applauds Coretta Scott King at ceremonies on the steps of
the Lincoln Memorial in Washington. Thousands gathered Saturday to
observe the coming 40th anniversary of Martin Luther King Jr.'s "I
Have a Dream" speech and the historic March on Washington, which
took place Aug. 28, 1963.
As a safety precaution, Ross Anderson crouches behind his car while
pumping gas at Go-Mart in Charleston, W.Va. Residents have been
taking extra care after three shootings outside convenience stores
in the past two weeks.
American soccer team player Harry Keough, 75, gives pointers to
actor Zachery Ty Bryan, left, in this July 10 file photo, during
the shooting of the movie "The Game of Their Lives" in St. Louis.
Bryan plays the part of Keough as a member of the 1950 soccer team.
The movie focuses heavily on a group of five players in the
starting lineup from St. Louis.
Paul Teutul Jr., left, works on a new chopper under the watchful
eye of Paul Sr., in this scene from Discovery's "American Chopper,"
in this undated publicity photo. The show airs at 9 p.m. Mondays.
Mary Tilger, a survivor of West Nile virus, plays a card game with
her sons, Adam, left, 3, and Shane, 4, at their Broomfield, Colo.,
home. Tilger, 32, is among the more than 500 Coloradoans who
contracted the virus this year, according to officials.
Col. William Seck, seen in front of the Kansas Highway Patrol
office in Topeka, left a career with the FBI career to become
superintendent of the agency.
Jason Shafer, left, dodges a desk carried by Joe Williams at
Centennial School, 2145 La. Shafer and Williams, employees of the
Lawrence school district, moved items from other closed schools on
Austin Mann, Quinter, left, holds a picture of Bill Anderson, a
member of William Quantrill's Confederate raiders, during a tour of
historic sites in Lawrence. Descendants of Jacob Ulrich Sr., a
survivor of the raid, gathered Saturday in recognition of the 140th
anniversary of Quantrill's Raid. Mann's wife, Dorothy, right, is a
great-great-granddaughter of Ulrich's.
Schwegler School student Jamie Ortiz 6, gets ready to go for a ride
during the march for public education funding. At South Park, where
marchers gathered, participants listened to speakers call on the
Kansas Legislature to adequately fund public schools when they
return to Topeka for the 2004 session.
Advocates of increased school funding march down Massachusetts
Street chanting slogans and holding signs. Saturday's
demonstration, which started in Buford M. Watson Jr. Park,
concluded in South Park. The group included public officials,
students, educators, parents and taxpayers.
With a group of state legislators leading the way, advocates of
increased public education funding march down Massachusetts Street.
About 300 people converged Saturday on Buford M. Watson Jr. Park
and marched to South Park, where a handful of legislators and
advocates outlined the need to properly fund public education.
Bonnie Kiefer, left, shares a laugh with fellow motorcyclist Pat
Pinskey, right, 72, from Bristol, R.I. after a meeting of the
Rethreads in Seekonk, Mass. Pinskey and Kiefer both are active
members of the biking community.
Bonnie Kiefer, 62, from Portsmouth, R.I., rides her 2002 Harley
Davidson Road Glide during a ride with fellow ROMEO (Real Old
Motorcyclists Eating Out) members. Kiefer is part of a growing
number of folks who are spending their golden years grinding
pavement in a motorcycle rather than in an RV. Her Harley, decked
out in purple and silver accouterments, is called "Pegasus."
Pompey's Pillar stands above the Yellowstone River 24 miles east of
Billings, Mont. The 200-foot sandstone butte is carved with the
graffiti of two centuries.
Longhorn cattle graze in a green coulee just south of Chico Hot
Springs resort in Paradise Valley, Mont. Between Glacier National
Park and Yellowstone, Montana has plenty of sights for visitors who
enjoy history or geology.
Tomatoes are as close as any vegetable gets to growing like a weed,
yet problems occasionally arise. A widespread problem of tomatoes
this time of year is yellowing and loss of leaves.
Twinkies await sale on a shelf in a Wonder Bread Outlet store in
Lawrence. More than 70 years after the debut of the world famous
Hostess Twinkie, the current baker of the treats is struggling as
competitors, including Krispy Kreme Doughnuts, Inc. eat away at the
baked goods industry profits.
Michael Gribble looked for months for an affordable house in
Lawrence before buying a fixer-upper in Overbrook. Gribble is
pictured outside his home, which he will close on in September.
Darren Fox, Lawrence, owner of Liberty Hall Cinema, is dressed as Mr. Orange from the Quentin Tarantino film "Reservoir Dogs," makes change for a patron. Friday marked the return of the Tarantino-directed film "Pulp Fiction" to Liberty Hall. Patrons who dressed as a character from a Tarantino film received $1 off of admission and were eligible for a door prize.
Steve Martin, Overbrook, prepares to take two guests from Hiratsuka, Japan, Lawrence's sister city, on a buffalo viewing safari in his 1948 Jeep. From left are, Martin, Nami Tanaka, Mai Saijou and host Jennifer Raney, Lawrence. Thomas Raney submitted the picture.