More than a dozen people were protesting the War in Iraq in front
of the Douglas County Bank.
Police arrested at least two protestors Saturday in front of the
Douglas County Bank on Ninth Street.
Colorado coach Gary Barnett expresses his displeasure with his
team's play in the third quarter of Colorado's 31-7 home loss
Saturday to Texas.
Adam Barmann, far left, is only the latest casualty among Kansas
quarterbacks. Others who have been hurt are, Bill Whittemore, Zach
Dyer and Jonas Weatherbie.
Kansas University's Jason Swanson, left, pitches under pressure
from Iowa State's LaMarcus Hicks in the third quarter of Saturday's
game. Swanson will start today against Colorado -- and hope to
avoid the bad luck that seems to have hounded KU's quarterbacks
KU's Holly Gault, right, tangles with Texas' Shannon Labhart.
Kansas University soccer players Kim Karfonta, left, and Jessica
Smith watch during double overtime of KU's game against Texas. The
Jayhawks lost, 3-2, in the semifinals of the Big 12 Conference
tournament Friday in San Antonio.
Kansas University sophomore defender Holly Gault, left, boots the
ball past Texas defender Paige Carmichael in the first half. The
Jayhawks lost, 3-2 in double overtime, in the semifinals of the Big
12 Conference soccer tournament Friday in San Antonio.
Free State quarterback Nick Witmer gets pulled down by Shawnee
Mission West's Brady Kroeker during the second quarter. The
Firebirds fell, 26-20 in overtime, on Friday at Haskell Stadium.
Blue Valley Northwest's Brian Thies (21) grabs the facemask of
Lawrence High's Jeff Colter in the Lions' 17-0 victory. LHS
advanced to the second round of the Class 6A state playoffs with
the victory on Friday at the Blue Valley District Athletic Complex
in Overland Park.
Lawrence High's Jeff Colter celebrates after catching a touchdown
pass in the first half against Blue Valley Northwest. The Lions
rolled to a 17-0 victory over the Huskies in the first round of the
Class 6A state playoffs Friday in Overland Park -- the second
consecutive shutout victory for LHS.
Kenyon students Carolyn Lewis, left, and Chloe Wilson, right, play
cards while waiting in line to vote with friends to pass the time
Tuesday in Gambier, Ohio. Under-30 voters came through in big
numbers this year, with more than 20 million casting a ballot for
president. The turnout bested their 2000 showing by more than 9
percentage points and heartened activists who worked to get young
voters to the polls.
An orthodox Jew of an anti-Zionist faction looks at the makeshift
candle-lit shrine to Palestinian leader Yasser Arafat outside the
Percy Military Hospital, Clamart near Paris, France. Yasser Arafat
was in the hospital Friday in a critical condition suffering from
an undiagnosed ailment.
Chicago's Kirk Hinrich, top heads to the basket as New Jersey's
Jacque Vaughn draws a foul in a battle of former Kansas University
standouts. Hinrich scored a career-high 34 points, but the Bulls
lost to New Jersey, 111-106 in double overtime, Friday night in
Kansas Republican Sen. Sam Brownback hugs his 6-year-old daughter,
Jenna, after it was announced Tuesday in Topeka that he won his
re-election bid against Democratic challenger Lee Jones.
A U.S. Marine from the 1st Division checks ammunition Friday at a
base outside Fallujah, Iraq. More than 10,000 U.S. troops have
taken positions around the rebel-controlled city of Fallujah,
bolstering the U.S. Marine units expected to lead a joint
Army-Marine assault there.
Tracy Bowersox, 13, Tonganoxie, admires his new computer after
receiving it and digital video software as a gift from the
Children's Wish Foundation. Tracy, who has cystic fibrosis, dreams
of a career in filmmaking. The gift was presented to him Friday at
Oldfather Studios by students in the Kansas University theater and
Karl Miller, left, of Manning, S.C., thanks Tuskegee Airman Leroy
Bowman for his service to the United States, at the Celebrate
Freedom Air & Ground Show at Woodward Airport in Camden, S.C.
This year marks the 60th anniversary of the creation of the
Tuskegee Airmen, an advanced combat training program for the black
airmen at a small Army Air Force base in Walterboro, S.C.
Chiefs running back Priest holmes (31) accepts congratulations from
teammates Chris Bober (67), Tony Gonzalez (88) and Jason Dunn (89)
after scoring a touchdown against Atlanta. Holmes scored four times
in the Oct. 24 game in Kansas City, Mo.
Ryan Newman signs autographs after winning the pole position for
the Checker Auto Parts 500. Newman was first in qualifying Friday
in Avondale, Ariz.
Missouri's Marcus Woods (20) is pushed out of bounds by Nebraska's
Daniel Bullocks in the second half of the Tigers' 24-3 loss
Saturday in Lincoln. Mizzou will play host to Kansas State today.
"Chaville," an oil painting on canvas, was created by Lawrence
artist Robert Sudlow during a trip to France. The 1952 painting is
one of the earlier works in "Spiritual Connections," a solo
exhibition of Sudlow's work that opens today at Roy's Gallery, 1410
A player piano roll of John Philip Sousa's "Stars & Stripes
Forever," is displayed at the University of Illinois in Champaign.
A portrait of John Philip Sousa, circa the 1890s, is among the
personal papers, music and other memorabilia from America's
best-known bandmaster that is being displayed to celebrate Sousa's
150th birthday. The monthlong music celebration is a first step in
establishing a new Center for American Music at the University of
Illinois that would house the world's largest archive of original
compositions and arrangements by Sousa.
Master gardener Joan Reiber, left, guides Sue Givens and her
grandchildren Harrison and Rachel Heeb in the fine art of making
"Grass Head People." Reiber gave a lesson about seed germination at
the Fall Garden Festival Oct. 2 at the Douglas County 4-H
Master gardeners Barbara Kelly, center, and Cyd Schnacke, right,
welcome people to the inaugural Fall Garden Festival. The event was
Oct. 2 at the Douglas County 4-H Fairgrounds. It involved talks and
demonstrations on gardening methods, commercial exhibits on
gardening and landscaping, educational children's activities, a
plant sale and help in solving gardening and landscaping problems.
Intrust Bank employees Doug Gaumer, left, and Don Johnston
volunteer at the Salvation Army. They participated Sept. 24 in the
United Way of Douglas County's Fall Day of Caring.
Central National Bank employees paint walls at Van Go Mobile Arts
during the United Way of Douglas County's Fall Day of Caring. From
left are Rob Gillespie, Tom Koemig, Adele Bisel, Mark Sedlak and
Amanda Vail. They helped the nonprofit organization on Sept. 24.
Pearson Government Solutions employees, from left, Anthony Case,
Rachelle Lee, Alex Louis and Diana Hirahoka volunteer their time to
clean the back yard of a Visiting Nurses Assn. client's home. They
participated in the United Way of Douglas County's Fall Day of
Caring on Sept. 24.
University National Bank employees, from left, Lori Kloepper and
Annette Thede deliver nonperishable foods to Pelathe Community
Resource Center during the Fall Day of Caring. Caroline Hicks, of
Pelathe center, and Linda Elwell, right, chairwoman of the Fall Day
of Caring, helped unload the food Sept. 24 at the center.
Capitol Federal Savings employees deliver food to Penn House during
the United Way of Douglas County's Fall Day of Caring. From left
are Travis Sullivan, Jenn Oehlert, Jaime Sauer and Nathan Oehlert.
They volunteered Sept. 24.
Cardinal Brands employees gather for a picture at Brookcreek
Learning Center. They helped clean around the center during the
United Way of Douglas County's Fall Day of Caring on Sept. 24. From
left are Michelle Spreer, Jamie Sinclair, Ginny Fuerst, Gloria
Hopkins, Jacque Russell and Chuck Cox.
Master gardeners Rodger Johnson and Connie Spitz provide gardening
information and help to solve garden problems for people who
attended the first Fall Garden Festival. The event, which was
sponsored by the Douglas County Extension Master Gardeners, was
Oct. 2 at the Douglas County 4-H Fairgrounds.
Asma Rehman, president of Muslim Student Assn. of Kansas
University, chats with a friend on the phone at the Kansas Union.
Rehman, a senior from Kansas City, Mo., is fasting during Ramadan.
She is recruiting participants for the organization's upcoming
Rex's Stadium Barber Shop has a box of change that customers can
use for parking meters.
Rex Porter cuts the hair of customer Keiv Spare, a Kansas
University senior from Parsons, at Rex's Stadium Barber Shop, 1033
Mass. Rex bought the longtime RC's Stadium Barber Shop after being
a barber at Downtown Barber Shop for 17 years. Porter said Friday
that he originally wanted to remodel the wall featuring pictures of
local athletes, but since had decided leave it alone.
Kansas University soccer players listen intently to coach Mark Francis, right, as he outlines strategy in the first overtime of the Jayhawks' 3-2, double-overtime loss to Texas. The setback ended KU's trip to the Big 12 tournament in the semifinals Friday in San Antonio.
Lawrence Public Schools Supt. Randy Weseman plays his guitar for an Explorations in Music class of Central Junior High School eighth- and ninth-graders. Weseman played and sang a variety of songs in the class Friday, including Cat Stevens' "Moon Shadow" and the Beatles "Blackbird."
Soaked in the reflection of the sunset sky and Florida pines, an alligator swims Friday along the bank of a small pond in DeLeon Springs, Fla.
Revelers in costume hold burning torches through Lewes, England, on Friday as part of a centuries-old festival tied in the with anniversary of the 1605 Gunpowder Plot by Guy Fawkes to blow up the Houses of Parliament.
First-grader Ashtyn Oswald, 6, gets a visit at Veritas Christian School from her grandmother Rosemarye Oswald, Overland Park. The school, 256 N. Mich., celebrated Grandparents' Day on Friday with activities, including an assembly of performances and classroom visits.
Thomas Wee, Evanston, Ill., shows his Jayhawk enthusiasm while visiting Lawrence with his mother, Siobhan Wee, left. Aunt Dee Boeck is at right. Gene Wee submitted the photo.