Rain falls on the kansas university campus as a pedestrian takes
cover under an umbrella. Today expect partly cloudy skies with a
high of 91 and a low of 73.
Robert Taylor sings and plays some songs of inspiration on his
guitar in Buford M. Watson Jr. Park. "I thought it was gonna rain,"
Taylor said as he sat playing his six-string Thursday.
As vice presidential candidate Sen. John Edwards D-N.C. is
introduced to the crowd, presidential candidate Sen. John Kerry,
D-Mass., gestures "John 2" for his running mate, during a campaign
stop Thursday in Fort Lauderdale, Fla.
The Chicago White Sox celebrate their victory over Anaheim by
mobbing Juan Uribe, who came through with the game-winning hit. The
White Sox defeated the Angels, 9-8, Thursday in Chicago.
Lawrence's Cole Massey, left, greets Paul Johnson (10) and Paul
Foltz (11) after they scored against Basehor. The Outlaws won, 9-1,
Thursday at Free State.
Basehor's Darren Marx, left, breaks up a double play after being
forced out by Lawrence's Matt Falk. The Outlaws won, 9-1, Thursday
at Free State High.
Micah Swimmer (34) of Cherokee, N.C., participates in drills with
the East squad. The Native American All-Star Football Game is
scheduled for Saturday night at Haskell Stadium.
Coach Carl Madison instructs the offensive line during practice for
the Native American All-Star Football Game. The 73-year-old Milton,
Fla., coach will guide the West squad during Saturday's game at
Sharyn Chino, left, looks on as Nadereh Nasseri, Hospice Care in
Douglas County patient care coordinator, helps terminally ill
patient Raymond Harjo with a drink of water. Harjo lives with
Sharyn, his daughter, in her Lawrence residence. Hospice Care is
about to embark on a fund-raising drive with the goal of building a
hospice home that could tend to the needs of the terminally ill.
Jake Allen, 19, is shown in this graduation photo from Argonia High
School in May. The 19-year-old, who was valedictorian, was killed
Monday after he had apparently been tied with baling wire to the
train tracks. A train struck him just before 3 a.m. Monday, along
one of the busiest main lines of the Burlington Northern-Santa Fe
Corp.'s system near Wellington.
Three Kansas Feedlots, such as this one, are involved in a
composting experiment whose grant funding has raised questions
about the state's ties to the Kansas Livestock Assn.
Steve Henre, Kansas City, Kan., polishes the decorative monkeys
that served as a hood ornament for his 1922 T-bucket roadster at
the 2001 show.
The aunt of Hamas militant Nahed Abu Ouda, 46, is comforted in
front of the hospital in Beit Lahiya, after learning of the death
of her nephew. Abu Ouda was killed by Israeli troops operating in
the nearby village of Beit Hanoun. At least seven Palestinians were
killed, officials said.
Former Enron CEO Kenneth Lay walks into federal court in Houston.
He pleaded innocent Thursday to federal charges of conspiracy and
Shirlee Leete, left, a personal assistant, helps John Rigas,
founder and former CEO of cable television giant Adelphia
Communications. They prepared to enter federal court on Thursday in
New York. Rigas was found guilty Thursday on fraud and conspiracy
Will Ferrell, left, portrays a popular San Diego newsman who is
forced into sharing the spotlight with a young female reporter in
"Anchorman: The Legend of Ron Burgundy."
Will Ferrell stars as an old-school newsman in the 1970s coping
with change in the comedy "Anchorman: The Legend of Ron Burgundy."
Randy Long plays with one of the 70 dogs housed on his Akita Rescue
Farm in Melvern, 20 miles southwest of Ottawa. The area will serve
as the site of a two-day concert benefit this weekend.
Randy Long, left, has recruited 19 bands to perform at Dog Stock, a
two-day event to benefit his Akita Rescue Farm. Guitarist Jeff
Scheetz will headline Saturday night's concert, which takes place
on an 81-acre farm in Melvern. Also pictured is Gossip, one of the
dogs available for adoption.
NASCAR Nextel Cup driver Matt Kenseth, right, talks with a member
of his crew. Kenseth, shown March 27 in Bristol, Tenn., is hoping
to make a charge at Sunday's Tropicana 400.
Bruno Junqueira, left, celebrates after the Champ Car Grand Prix of
Cleveland. Junqueira finished second in the race behind Sebastien
Bourdais, center, July 3 in Cleveland. Driver Alex Tagliani is at
Eudora West Elementary School third-grade teachers celebrate their friendship at Madame Hatter's Tea Room in downtown Eudora. Back row, from left, are Staci Mann, Glenda Immer, Rosemary Pratt and Peggy Johnson. Front row, from left, are Megan Winter, Ruth Hughs and Vicky Hofer. The group submitted the picture.