New York Yankees catcher Jorge Posada, right, escorts Boston's
Manny Ramirez to first base after Ramirez was hit by a pitch. The
Red Sox beat the Yankees, 10-7, Tuesday in Boston.
Mets catcher Mike Piazza is helped to the clubhouse after he tore
his right groin Friday. Piazza will miss at least six weeks and
possibly the rest of the season after the incident in San
Milwaukee second baseman Eric Young tags out San Diego's Xavier
Nady at second base on a steal attempt. The Brewers beat the
Padres, 8-7, Tuesday in Milwaukee.
Steve Meseraull opened Steve's Place, a new reception hall, after
having a difficult time finding a hall for his daughter's wedding
reception. The new hall, located at 1388 N. 1293 Road, is the
former location of Meseraull Printing.
Jamling Norgay, son of Tenzing Norgay, left, holds the hand of Sir
Edmund Hillary at a ceremony in New Delhi, India, to celebrate the
golden jubilee year of the first ascent of Mount Everest. Hilary
and Tenzing Norgay were the first to reach top of Everest on May
Middlebury College students with Project Bio Bus stand on the old
school bus modified to run on used vegetable oil in Middlebury, Vt.
The group is touring rock-climbing destinations and dropping off
college friends along the way while driving across the country this
Singer James Brown, standing center, appears before the Department
of Probation, Parole and Pardon Services board in Columbia, S.C.
The seven-member board on Tuesday granted Brown a pardon for crimes
he committed in 1988 and 1998.
Challah bread is an integral part of Friday night Shabbat (Sabbath)
meals for observant Jews. Challah is considered pareve, or neutral,
and can be eaten with meat or milk products.
Allyson Tash, a New York native living in Lawrence, follows strict
Jewish dietary guidelines. One of those guidelines is no mixing of
meat and dairy products in the same dish or meal. Tash uses the
plate on the left for meat and the other one for dairy.
Traci Carl, who graduated as valedictorian of Lawrence High School
in 1991 and later from Kansas University, is the news editor of the
Mexico City bureau for The Associated Press. She posed in her
Development proposals around Lone Star lake will have to wait until
sewage limitations are solved. Tests are being arranged to
determine whether fecal coliform from surrounding septic systems
has filtered into the lake. Douglas County Health Department
employee Richard Ziesenis calls the problem "a time bomb waiting to
Jane Boberg, who has taught in Lawrence public schools for 19
years, is entertained during a musical performance at Quail Run
School in honor of her retirement. Boberg, who plans to move to
North Carolina, was treated Tuesday to singing teachers and
students at the all-school assembly. She is one of about three
dozen Lawrence School district staffers retiring at the end of this
Fifteen years ago, John William dismembered 9-year-old Richard
Settlemyre. Lt. Kevin Harmon of the Lawrence Police Department
recounts the brutal experience Tuesday where William buried parts
of the child's body along the Kansas River.
Lawrence-Douglas County Fire & Medical Chief Jim McSwain is
requesting $3.6 million to build a fire station at 21st and Iowa
streets. He told the City Commission on Tuesday -- during the
second day of city budget hearings -- that a long-delayed fifth
fire station for Lawrence was becoming a critical need. Above,
Lawrence firefighters Eric Lessig, left, and Justin Temple test a
hydrant as part of routine maintenance Tuesday afternoon.
Seattle second baseman Bret Boone reaches to tag Kansas City's
Angel Berroa at second base in the third inning. Berroa, who was
hit by a pitch earlier in the inning, was safe with a stolen base.
The Royals lost to the Mariners, 7-4, Tuesday at Safeco Field in
North Carolina basketball coach Roy Williams chooses a club.
Williams and playing partner Scot Buxton finished sixth in the
Kansas Golf Assn.'s Senior Fourball championship Tuesday at
Lawrence Country Club.
North Carolina basketball coach Roy Williams sizes up a putt during
the Kansas Golf Assn.'s Senior Fourball championships. Williams,
the former Kansas University coach, and playing partner Scot Buxton
finished sixth Tuesday at Lawrence Country Club.
Free State senior shortstop Matt Berner takes a cut. Berner went
7-for-7 with four RBIs during the Firebirds' two Class 6A regional
baseball games Tuesday at FSHS.
Free State High's baseball team celebrates after beating Lawrence
High. The Firebirds won their Class 6A baseball regional
championship, 5-1, Tuesday at FSHS Field. Free State advanced to
the state tournament May 30 in Maize.