Former Rod Bremby, former Lawrence assistant city manager, was
named Tuesday as Secretary of the Kansas Departmant of Health and
Enviroment and is congratulated by Bob Totten, right, of the Kansas
Contractors Assn. Bremby was among six people named by Gov. -elect
Kathleen Sebelius to cabinet posts.
K-State's Marques Hayden makes a reverse layup over Central
Florida's William Bakanowsky during Monday's game in Manhattan.
Notre Dame's Matt Carroll, right, slips as Pittsburgh's Jaron Brown
drives to the hoop during Monday's game in Pittsburgh.
Kansas University's Aaron Miles, right, ties up Iowa State's Jake
Sullivan. The Jayhawks hammered the Cyclones, 83-54, on Monday
night at Hilton Coliseum in Ames, Iowa.
San Francisco defender Chike Okeafor (91) interferes with New York
Giant receiver Rich Seubert, second from right, in the final
minutes of Sunday's NFC Wild Card playoff game in San Francisco.
Also seen are 49ers Tony Parrish (33) and Ronnie Heard (38).
Boston's Paul Pierce (34) beats Washington's Michael Jordan (23) to
the hoop during Monday's game in Boston.
Orthodox Pope Shenouda III spreads incense inside the Cairo
Cathedral during a midnight Mass on Coptic Christmas Day in this
Jan. 7, 2001, file photo. Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak has
declared Christmas a national holiday in the overwhelmingly Islamic
Police officers hang a "Wanted" poster at a news conference in
Newark, N.J., about the weekend discovery of the body of 7-year-old
Faheem Williams, who was found dead in a storage bin, and his two
brothers, who were found starving in a locked room. Sherry L.
Murphy, shown in the poster, a 41-year-old go-go dancer entrusted
with the care of her three young cousins, is being sought on child
endangerment charges. Murphy is accused of beating and burning the
Hillcrest school fifth-graders, from left, Amber Steimle, Bao Tine
and Truc Nguyen eat their dinner during the class field trip at
Heartlands Restaurant at the Holidome.
Hillcrest school fifth-graders Sydney Keizer, 11, left, and Nate
Rosenbloom, 10, make small talk before dining with their classmates
at Heartlands Restaurant at the Lawrence Holidome, 200 McDonald
Drive. The class took a "dining out" field trip, where the students
learned about manners.
Traders Vincent D'Agostino, foreground, and Earl Counter signal
orders near the close of trading in the Standard & Poor's 500
Futures pit at the Chicago Mercantile Exchange. Anticipation of a
tax cut when President Bush announces his economic stimulus package
today sent stocks higher. The Dow Jones industrials closed up more
than 170 points Monday.
Author Mil Penner holds his book, "Section 27: A Century on a
Family Farm" at his home near Inman, where he was raised. The book
traces the history of the one-square-mile piece of land that
Penner's family settled in 1874.
Mil Penner walks on Section 27 near Inman, land his family settled
in 1874 and which, more than a century later, is still in the
family. Penner wrote a book about a family farm and a way of life
that's nearly gone that is striking a chord with many of his peers.
William Brooks, director of the Hoglund Brain Imaging Center,
demonstrates the center's magnetoencephalography machine, which was
delivered last week. The new machine, which measures brain
chemistry, is the only one of its type in Kansas.
Lawrence School board president Scott Morgan has announced his
decision to seek a second term on the school board. Morgan -- one
of four school board members whose terms end this year -- said he
would stand by his support for a controversial $59 million bond
issue involving school construction and renovation.
Bruce Springsteen and Eminem both had phenomenal years in 2002, and
they are expected to lead the pack of nominees for Grammy Awards.
The nominations will be announced this morning.
Terry Clothier Thompson, owner of Peace Creek Patterns &
Quilts, will be one of the vendors at the Lawrence Cowboy Winter
Gathering. On Friday, she displayed a quilt she titled "Stoney
Bowen and the Ghost Riders in the Sky" at her home in East
Dozens of monarch butterflies gather on a maple tree in the Baker
Wetlands in this photo from Sept. 20, 2002, the day before the
annual butterfly count-and-banding event in Lawrence. Monarch
Watch, which oversees this event as well as an annual pilgrimage to
Mexico to deliver school supplies where monarchs spend the winter,
believes the latter event will be canceled unless it can raise more
Tim Rues, administrator for Lecompton's Constitution Hall and a
member of the Lecompton Historical Society, left, discusses an
exhibit with Fred Six of Lawrence. Because of state budget cuts,
admission to Constitution Hall and other historic Kansas sites will
no longer be free.