Rep. Dennis Moore, D- Kan., leads the crowd in a chorus of "This
Land is Your Land" at his victory rally Tuesday in Overland Park,
Kan. Moore beat Republican challenger Kris Kobach in the Kansas 3rd
Pittsburgh quarterback Ben Roethlisberger (7) stiff-arms New
England linebacker Mike Vrabel. Roethlisberger, shown Sunday in
Pittsburgh, as a starter has led the Steelers to a 5-0 record.
New York Jets receiver Wayne Chrebet, right, races for a touchdown
after catching a pass in the first quarter as Miami's Antuan
Edwards gives chase. The Jets routed the Dolphins, 41-14, Monday
night in East Rutherford, N.J.
Members of the advance vote board sort through mail-in advance
ballots Monday at the Douglas County Courthouse. From left are
Patricia Doemland, June Wilson and Norma Leary, all of Lawrence.
Polls open at 7 a.m. today.
The city of Lawrence recently purchased three new water rescue
boats, one of which will be stationed at a slip at the Clinton
Marina. On Friday, Lawrence-Douglas County Fire & Medical crew
members from Station No. 3 moved the two other boats into the
station bay, where those boats will be kept.
Photographer Carolyn Young, Lawrence, composes a photo on the
Massachusetts Street Bridge. The Bowersock Mills and Power Co.,
pictured at center, received an accreditation that will allow the
company to start charging a premium for its renewable energy.
A victim of a bomb explosion awaits medical help in Carmel market,
in Tel Aviv, Israel. A 16-year-old Palestinian blew himself up
Monday in the market, killing himself and three Israelis.
Cordley School is set to become the district's second to house
English-language learners. Currently, those students attend
Hillcrest School. On Friday, Kansas University students and
faculty, including tenor Hugo Vera, presented an opera music
program to Hillcrest students.
The last few hours of advance voting brought a steady flow of
voters to the voting booths at the Douglas County Courthouse.
Advance voting ended at noon Monday. Polls are open today from 7
a.m. to 7 p.m. See page 6A to locate specific polling places.
Kansas City quarterback Trent Green (10) throws a pass to tight end
Tony Gonzalez against Indianapolis. The Chiefs beat the Colts,
45-35, Sunday in Kansas City, Mo.
Kansas City safety Greg Wesley, left, intercepts a pass in front of
Indianapolis receiver Brandon Stokley with 1:54 remaining in the
fourth quarter. Wesley, shown Sunday in Kansas City, Mo., helped
seal the Chiefs' 45-35 victory by intercepting the pass from Colts
quarterback Peyton Manning.
Kansas University quarterback Adam Barmann (7), shown Oct. 2 in
Lincoln, Neb., likely will miss the remainder of the 2004 season
because of an undisclosed injury.
Kansas University quarterback Adam Barmann likely will miss the
remainder of the 2004 season because of an injury.
Chicago's Tyson Chandler is surrounded by reporters during the
Bulls' media day last month in Deerfield, Ill. Chandler might be
considered one of the many young players of the NBA's current
A member of the Mobile Fire Department's Urban Search And Rescue
team pulls grass out of 22-month-old Dermere McMillan's hair after
child was rescued Monday from a 14-foot well. McMillan was taken to
the University of South Alabama Medical Center in Mobile.
Free State High School students discuss political parties during
the school's Social and Political Awareness Club meeting. The
students are, from left, Dan Smith, junior; Dan Stemmerman,
sophomore; Laura Kelly, junior; Lauren Bornstein, senior; Dwayne
LaForce, sophomore; Christie Swarm, junior; Caitlin Head,
sophomore; and Emily Knight, junior.
The Meat Market, 811 N.H., is closing after less than two years in
business. The owner blames the growth of chain stores on Iowa
Street and a citywide smoking ban for cutting into business.
Students surround a big-screen television in a campus lounge of the
University of Denver as Democratic presidential candidate John
Kerry and President Bush meet in their third debate Oct. 13 in
Tempe, Ariz. Television networks have vowed not to make early
predictions of who will win the close race; in 2000, the assertions
proved futile -- and incorrect -- as the Bush-Al Gore matchup
proved too close to call.
Four little girlfriends line up before getting ready to celebrate the Fourth of July. The babies, from left, are Emma-Frances Smith, 11 months, daughter of Wes Smith and Lisa Leroux-Smith, Serena Rupp, 7 months, daughter of Greg Rupp and Jennifer Roth, Kelsey King, 13 months, daughter of Jason King and Becky Cheek-King, and Maura Robison, 15 months, daughter of Cole Robison and Stacey Donovan. All are of Lawrence. The picture was submitted by Stacey Donovan.