David Strano talks on the phone at the Solidarity -- Revolutionary
Center & Radical Library, 13 W. 14th St., a center for
anarchists. The FBI has questioned at least two members of a local
anarchist group this week.
Dale Willey, chairman of Dale Willey Automotive, presents a $1,500
check to Susan Hazlett, executive director of the Lawrence Schools
Foundation, for the Lawrence public schools' automotive
vocational-technical program. He presented the check June 30 at the
dealership, 2840 Iowa. Willey qualified for ambassador status with
the National Automobile Dealers Charitable Foundation, enabling him
to designate the donation, every three years, to the charity of his
choice. Dale Willey Automotive and Lawrence High School are
Lawrence Education Achievement Partners.
Congressman Dennis Moore, center, visits the Van Go JAMS worksite
during the Benchmark 2004 program. Pictured with Moore are JAMS
apprentice artists LaToya Sweets, left, and Kim Muse. Twenty
apprentice artists are working this summer to create custom benches
commissioned by local businesses and individuals.
From left are Connie Rockers, Debbie Kurtz, Janet Huss and Kathie
Baldwin. They were among the members of St. Jude Circle No. 1127,
Daughters of Isabella, who participated in Relay for Life at Free
State High School. The June 4-5 event raised money for the American
Cancer Society. Their campsite won second place for best decorated
From left, Shelly Bender, Jeanne and Ric Averill, and Steve and
Betsy Clark attend "What Floats Your Boat," a fund-raising event
for Van Go Mobile Arts. The fund-raiser was June 12 at Clinton Lake
Marina. More than 300 people attended the first-year event, which
featured a boat parade, food, drinks, dancing and a live auction.
Master Mason Marion Manion, a member of Lawrence Masonic Lodge No.
6, receives his 50-year medal from his wife, Charlene. The award
was pinned on him during ceremonies June 4 at the Holcom Recreation
Center in Lawrence.
Master Mason Francis Worley, left, a member of Lawrence Masonic
Lodge No. 6, receives his 50-year medal from his wife, Bonnie. The
award was pinned on him during ceremonies June 4. Grand Master
Allan L. Hurlburt, of the Grand Lodge of Ancient Free and Accepted
Masons of Kansas, watches.
Master Mason Robert Etherton, a member of Lawrence Masonic Lodge
No. 6, receives his 50-year medal from his wife, Jean. The award
was pinned on him during ceremonies June 4 at the Holcom Recreation
Center, 2700 W. 27th St.
Brenda and Brett Meyers, left, and Russell and Camille Wheeler
attend "What Floats Your Boat." More than $12,000 was raised to
support Van Go Mobile Arts' mission of job and life skills training
for disadvantaged youth ages 14-21. Russell Wheeler, owner of
Midwest Transportation, donated limousine service for the JAMS
teens for the event, which was June 12 at Clinton Lake Marina.
Debbie Kurtz, left, and Connie Rockers, members of St. Jude Circle
No. 1127, Daughters of Isabella, worked on the club's banner for
Relay for Life, which was June 4-5 at Free State High School. They
worked on the banner May 24 at the home of Rockers. The club's
theme was Kickin' Up Our Heels For a Cure." Relay for Life raises
money for the American Cancer Society.
Kansas University seniors Monica Mansholt, Shawnee, left, and Cori
Simmons, Overland Park, perform duets on the sidewalk along the 700
block of Massachusetts Street. "We think it's fun," said Mansholt,
as the two played their instruments for passersby Thursday.
Visitors to the memorial to United Flight 93 hold a "hero flag" in
front of the memorial Sept. 7, 2002, at the Shanksville, Pa., crash
site. The report from the Sept. 11 Commission portrays the heroism
of the Flight 93 passengers as a defensive success amid the
government's many failures.
President Bush addresses the National Urban League Conference in
Detroit. Bush told the organization that the Republican Party "has
got a lot of work to do" to gain black Americans' votes but that
Democrats might take their votes for granted.
Colorado's Shawn Chacon reacts as he struggles to close out the
Boston Red Sox in this June 16, 2004 photo. Chacon has had a rocky
season trying to adjust to his new roll as the team's closer.
San Francisco's Dustin Hermanson tips his cap as he exits the game
against St. Louis in the seventh inning. Hermanson no-hit the
Cardinals through 61/3 innings before giving up two runs on three
hits. The Giants won, 7-2, Friday night at Busch Stadium in St.
Boston starting pitcher Curt Schilling sits in the dugout after an
8-7 loss to New York. Schilling gave up seven runs on seven hits
Friday night at Fenway Park in Boston.
Sailors on the rail of the aircraft carrier USS Ronald Reagan wave
California state flags as they spot friends and family on the pier
during the ship's reporting ceremony in Coronado, Calif. The ship
had sailed May 27 from Norfolk with a crew of 3,600.
Jack Edwards, son of vice presidential candidate Sen. John Edwards,
D-N.C., sits on the shoulders of Chris Heinz, son-in-law of
presidential candidate Sen. John Kerry, D-Mass., during a campaign
rally in Denver.
Democratic presidential candidate Sen. John Kerry, D-Mass., and his
running mate, Sen. John Edwards, D-N.C., say the pledge of
allegiance at the start of a campaign rally in Denver.
Kansas University golfer Kevin Ward, right, attempts to read a
green with KU teammate Gary Woodland at the Kansas Amateur Match
Play Championship. Woodland caddied for Ward on Friday in Olathe.
Lawrence Raider Ryan Engel (13) slides safely home, avoiding the
tag of Lansing catcher Tyler Rickard. The Raiders won, 11-1, Friday
Phenix T's pitcher Lisa Pearce delivers against the Tartan (Minn.)
Titans. The Phenix won, 5-4, in the American Fastpitch Assn. "B"
Girls National Tournament on Friday at Clinton Lake Softball
Members of the Phenix T's celebrate their victory in the American
Fastpitch Assn. "B" Girls National Tournament. The Phenix defeated
the Tartan (Minn.) Titans, 5-4, Friday at Clinton Lake Softball
From left, Becca Bost, 15, Zayna Robles, 14, and John Marino, 15,
paint a bench for the Clinton Lake Marina Thursday afternoon.
Joe Gatti, a lawrence dentist, works on Jessica Stevens, of
Lawrence, with the help of Leliani Thornton, a dental assistant.
Some area dentists donated their time, equipment and materials
Friday at the Douglas County Dental Clinic to work on low-income
people needing dental restorations.
Paula Aiken and Sue Schmidt work on a 4-H booth Friday in Building
21, which houses 4-H projects for the the Douglas County Fair. The
fair kicks off today with the Open Horse Show and also will include
llama showings, goat milking competitions, carnival rides and a
From left, Lori Learned, Kathy Greenlee, Becky Fast and Tim Graham
will attend next week's Democratic National Convention in Boston.
The four are pictured Wednesday at La Prima Tazza, 638 Mass.
Activists at the Solidarity -- Revolutionary Center & Radical
Library, 13 W. 14th St., say they are being unfairly targeted by
Scott Pinkelman, left, reads a pamphlet as Katy Andrus, right,
relaxes on his shoulder, and Dave Strano talks on the phone at
Solidarity -- Revolutionary Center & Radical Library, 13 W.
14th St. The group of activists awaited a visit from the FBI on
Kim Ens, left, and Charlotte Marthaler display response manuals and
local maps Friday that they've used to prepare their co-workers at
the Douglas County Health Department for a bioterrorist attack.
Workers survey the site where a new high-speed passenger train
derailed near the small village of Mekece, northwestern Turkey.
After the accident that killed 37 people, opposition leaders called
for the resignations of national transportation officials.
A Dominican nurse feeds a baby during a blackout at the Our Lady of
High Grace Hospital in Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic. Disputes
between the government and electricity providers have driven the
country into an energy crisis, with no apparent solution in sight.
Incubus performs Sunday at Kemper Arena, 1800 Genessee St., Kansas
Betty Tarpley, of Gresham, Ore., is the lead volunteer for the
local "Elder Friendly Business Certification Program." She was
served Thursday by Mark Guerney at a Shari's Restaurant in Gresham,
Ore. Tarpley, a member of Elders in Action, says the restaurant has
been certified elder-friendly and has a sticker on the entrance.
THE REV. GAYLA RAPP is the United Methodist campus minister to
Kansas University. Rapp's office is at First United Methodist
Church, 946 Vt.
JULY IS A GOOD TIME FOR SEVERAL LAWRENCE PASTORS to take a couple
of weeks vacation, including the Rev. Sam Mason, assistant rector
at Trinity Episcopal.
The U.S. Postal Service team leads the pack of riders through the
countryside. The cyclists are pictured riding in the Tour de France
on Friday outside Chevry, France.
Jan Ullrich of germany, right, jokes with overall leader Lance
Armstrong during the 18th stage of the Tour de France. The pair
rode Friday between Annemasse and Lons-le-Saunier, France. Juan
Miguel Mercado of Spain won the stage.
The Strikers, Under-9 Classic Cup soccer champions, pose after winning their division of the Kaw Valley Soccer Assn. tournament May 2. Back row, from left, are head coach Tony Harris and assistant coach Viktor Sharov. Second row, from left, are Joey Waisner, Tyler Kapelle, Fedor Sharov, Sam Boatright, Tom Boatright and Kyle Wittman. Front row, from left, are Luke Vogelsang, Grayson Harris, Tristan Alfie, Donovan Barr, Levi Sedlock and Ryan Bellinger. Jeanne Waisner, team manager, submitted the photo.