Dottie Miller, left, pair up with Elwyn Welch for a dance at the
Douglas County Senior Center, 745 Vt. Jayhawk Area Agency on Aging,
which channels state and federal funds to the center, is the
subject of a controversy involving a former board member's
criticism of the executive director. Miller and Welch danced
Wednesday at the center.
Umpire Eric cooper, right, sends Kansas City's Desi Relaford to
first base after Relaford was hit by a pitch against Chicago. The
White Sox won, 4-2, Friday in Kansas City, Mo.
Baldwin High coach Mike Berg signals for a touchdown after a fumble
recovery in the end zone against Ottawa. Baldwin won Friday's game,
27-7, at Liston Stadium in Baldwin.
Baldwin High's John Brown rushes past Ottawa defender Levi Bowen
during the first half. The Bulldogs routed the Cyclones, 27-7,
Friday in Baldwin.
Lawrence High running back Jeff Colter (14) follows the lead of
blocker Ian Handshy (38) in the first half against Shawnee Mission
South. LHS rushed for 433 yards against the Raiders.
Lawrence High running back Jeff Colter (14) pumps his fists on the
sideline with teammates after the Lions' defense stopped a Shawnee
Mission South drive. Colter rushed for 238 yards Friday in the
Lions' 42-21 victory at SM South District Stadium.
A column of steam and ash starts to rise from the crater of Mount
St. Helens in Mount St. Helens, Wash., at the start of a predicted
eruption. The plume rose for 20 minutes before blowing away in the
A woman holds a poster of rebel Shiite cleric Muqtada al-Sadr as
she goes to attend afternoon prayers in Sadr City, in Baghdad,
Iraq. Scores of militants, including supporters of al-Sadr, were
killed Friday in U.S. airstrikes in the slums of Sadr City, the
U.S. military reported.
Children look at a crater in Baghdad, Iraq, that was caused by one
of the several car bombs that exploded at al-Amel neighborhood. A
string of bombs killed 35 children and wounded scores of others as
U.S. troops handed out candy Thursday. On Friday, U.S. troops took
control of Samarra and claimed they killed more than 100 insurgents
and captured 37 in the fighting.
Iraqi mourners carry the casket in a funeral procession for
resident Ahmed Chasib in the Sadr City section of Baghdad, Iraq.
Chasib was killed Friday in an overnight airstrike by U.S. forces,
according to local witnesses.
Democratic presidential nominee Sen. John Kerry, D-Mass., holds
Faith Sutton, 2, at the conclusion of a rally in Kissimmee, Fla.
President Bush greets the crowd in Allentown, Pa., the day after
his first debate with Democratic presidential candidate John Kerry.
Israeli army armored units prepare to go into Gaza, at a staging
area along the northern border with Gaza Strip, near Kibbutz
Mefalsim. Armored vehicles massed on Gaza's border Friday after
Israel's security cabinet approved a large-scale military operation
in Gaza code-named "Days of Penitence." The death toll was 39
Palestinians and five Israelis in two days, in some of the fiercest
fighting in many months of the Israeli-Palestinian conflict.
Amanda Tate, St. Louis senior, completes a story for the evening
news broadcast on KUJH-TV. Tate worked in the new Stan and Madeline
Stauffer Multimedia Newsroom that was dedicated Friday at Kansas
University. The newsroom is designed to give KU students real-world
experience by bringing print, broadcast and online news staffs
Television cameras from local affiliates and student-run KUJH-TV at
Kansas University train their cameras on Stan and Madeline
Stauffer, center, during a dedication of the Stan and Madeline
Stauffer Multimedia Newsroom. Joining the Stauffers at the event
Friday were, left, Rick Musser, professor and manager of the
newsroom, and interim journalism dean Ann Brill.
Richard Avedon is photographed in front of his self-portraits, part
of the exhibit "Richard Avedon: Portraits," in 2002 at the
Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York. Avedon, a photographer who
rose to fame shooting sensual fashion subjects and captured
striking portraits of celebrities, died Friday at age 81.
Pinnacle Technology chemist Daniel Aillon holds a sensor produced
by the company. He was working Friday at the company's Lawrence
headquarters, 619 E. Eighth St. Pinnacle received a 100,000 grant
from the National Institute of Health to produce even smaller
sensors of this type.
Texas Tight end Bo Scaife has given the Longhorns a boost with his
Then-KU coach Glen Mason, right, went for two in 1993 and didn't
get it, dooming the Jayhawks to a 21-20 loss to the Cornhuskers and
coach Tom Osborne, left.
After a 23-13 victory over Nebraska in 1968, Kansas University's
football team stormed the field in celebration. KU hasn't beaten
the Huskers since.
Benny Smith, Lawrence, gives a dedication of Sesquicentennial Point
and a time capsule during the closing ceremony of Lawrence's
sesquicentennial celebration. At right is Larry McElwain, of
Warren-McElwain Mortuary, which donated the vacuum-sealed vault.
Hannah Whiple, 11, waves to bystanders as she and her Girl Scout
troop parade down Massachusetts Street. They participated Sept. 18
in the Sesquicentennial Parade.
Tom Coen waves to a friend walking in the Sesquicentennial Parade
on Massachusetts Street. Coen and his dog Bandit enjoyed the view
from the second-story window above Hanna's. The parade was Sept.
Jean Dirks, Lawrence, and a member of the Unitarian Fellowship,
displays the children's coloring book and a booklet of church
service programs from the past year. She put them in the
Sesquicentennial Time Capsule that was buried Sept. 19 at
Sesquicentennial Point near Clinton Lake dam.
From left, Michele Schneck, Lawrence, and her son Eli, 7, and
daughter Karey, 8, fill out postcards to include in the
Sesquicentennial Time Capsule. The capsule was buried Sept. 19 at
Sesquicentennial Point near Clinton Lake Dam during the closing
ceremony of Lawrence's birthday celebration.
Clenece Hills, center, president of the Lawrence Sesquicentennial
Commission, introduces descendants of Amos Lawrence, for whom the
city is named, during a closing ceremony of the Lawrence
sesquicentennial celebration. From left are Charles Derby and his
21-month-old daughter Lillian, Lawrence, Elizabeth Hedenberg,
Pensacola, Fla., and her cousin Brenda Muntz, Olathe. The ceremony
was Sept. 19 at Sesquicentennial Point at Clinton Lake.
Cristina Calderon Olea and Ricardo Olea
The Rev. Joseph Tung Dang, pastor of St. John the Baptist Catholic
Apostolic Church, is expanding his effort to support Asian
immigrants in Lawrence and Douglas County.
"Pocket Angels" are among the mass-marketed religious novelties at
Hobbs Inc., 700 Mass.
Many pop-culture novelties spoof religion or religious symbols.
"Nunzilla" (left) is a windup toy, walks and spits sparks. "Wash
Away Your Sins" body wash (below) contains frankincense and myrrh
and offers "in-the-shower cleansing power" to "liars, cheaters
Sarah Graham of the Monterey Bay Whale Watch surveys the fluke of a beached female blue whale Friday at Del Monte Beach in Monterey, Calif. The whale was less than year old and still had its tongue. A missing tongue is a sign of an attack from a killer whale.
Alexandra Mason, left, the first Spencer research librarian, joins Raphael Rubinstein, New York, the son of Joseph Rubinstein, the first head of special collections at Kansas University in 1953, in reviewing some of his father's early acquisitions for the collection. Rubinstein was at KU's Spencer Research Library on Friday.
The morning sun breaks through clouds and shines down on a farm near Lone Star. Friday's cold front brought a burst of autumn to the area, and temperatures are expected to be mild this weekend.
A whitetail doe and several wild turkeys feed in a cut cornfield south of Manhattan. The wildlife had no reason to fear hunters Friday when this picture was taken. But the fall wild turkey and archery deer hunting seasons open today in Kansas.
Gene Burnett, 84, rural Lawrence, returns from his flight over his land north of Lawrence. Burnett has more than 55 years of flying experience and more than 6,000 flight hours. His passenger Nelson Krueger, Lawrence, shot and submitted the picture.
Ruth and Neil Larsen