Tuba players perform with "The President's Own" U.S. Marine Band.
Two former Kansas University students play in the band, but will
remain in Washington when the band travels Wednesday to Lawrence.
Lilly, a miniature dachshund, enjoys her first birthday present on
Aug. 8. She belongs to Chris and Amy Post of Lawrence.
Kansas' John Randle, who rushed for 104 yards and scored three
touchdowns, celebrates with fans.
The Jayhawks' Brandon Rideau (84) hauls in a first-half touchdown
pass. Rideau had six catches for 53 yards against Toledo.
Svetlana Kuznetsova celebrates her victory in the U.S. Open women's
tennis final. Kuznetsova defeated Elena Dementieva, 6-3, 7-5,
Saturday night in New York.
Kansas University senior middle blocker Ashley Michaels, right,
sends a spike past Denver University players Lisa Hunter, left, and
Kim Muller. KU won, 3-0, claiming the Jayhawk Classic crown on
Saturday at Horejsi Center.
Kansas University's Jill Dorsey, left, and Andi Rozum celebrate a
point against Denver University. The Jayhawks beat the Pioneers,
3-0, Saturday at Horesji Center to claim the championship of their
own volleyball tournament.
Kansas University Libero Jill Dorsey, right, bumps the ball against
Denver University as Jayhawks Paula Caten, left, and Dani Wittman
back her up. KU won the match, 3-0, to take the crown at the
Jayhawk Classic on Saturday at Horejsi Center.
Spanish movie director Alejandro Amenabar, left, receives the
Silver Lion trophy from jury member Spike Lee. Amenabar won the
honor Saturday for his movie "Mar Adentro" or "The Sea Within."
Italian Actress Sophia Loren hands British movie director Mike
Leigh the Golden Lion award for best movie at the 61st Venice Film
Festival in Italy. Leigh won Saturday for his movie "Vera Drake."
U.S. Army Spc. Armin J. Cruz hugs his sister, Jennifer, in Texas,
in this January photograph made available by Cruz's defense
attorney. The first U.S. military intelligence soldier to be court
martialed over the Abu Ghraib prisoner abuse scandal, was sentenced
to eight months in jail, a reduction in rank and a bad conduct
discharge on Saturday.
Members of New York City essential services are the first to place
flowers in the reflecting pool at the base of the former twin
towers of the World Trade Center on the third anniversary of the
attacks on the World Trade Center in New York.
Jose Perez, the father of U.S. Army Pfc. Luis Perez, salutes as his
son's body is carried to his grave in Gary, Ind. Perez, who was
buried Friday, was killed Aug. 26, when the truck he was driving
struck a land mine in Iraq.
The United States Marine Band will play a concert next month at the
Lied Center. The Journal-World and Lied Center are sponsoring the
An elderly woman is carried from her flooded home in the aftermath
of Hurricane Ivan on Saturday in Kingston Jamaica.
Cubans remove boats from the water in Havana to prevent possible
damage from Hurricane Ivan. The death toll Saturday from Ivan as it
headed from Jamaica toward Cuba was at least 56.
An enormous flag is unfurled at the beginning of the Kansas
University-Toledo football game at Memorial Stadium. Saturday
marked the three-year anniversary of the 9-11 attacks on the United
A passenger in an old Lawrence trolley waves for the camera during
the Lawrence Centennial Parade in 1954.
Paraders marched down Massachusetts Street to celebrate Lawrence's
semi-centennial in 1904. Organizers of a parade scheduled for
Saturday, when Lawrence marks its 150th anniversary, promise the
biggest parade in years in the city.
Lecompton author Doc Carson has written a new book called "Gone
Shopping! An Odyssey of Discovery," which takes a philosophical
look at life during a journey through an imaginary shopping mall.
Carson is pictured on Tuesday at his home west of Lawrence.
Frank Baron, professor of German at Kansas University, discusses
photographs of Lawrence's Sister City Eutin, Germany, that will be
on display this month at the Lawrence Public Library, 707 Vt. The
photo exhibition coincides with a visit by an Eutin delegation this
Lawrence artist and retired Kansas Universisty art professor Roger
Shimomura loaned these salt and pepper shakers of Astroboy and Uran
to the Spencer Museum of Art for its latest exhibition, "Pop Goes
Godzilla: Japanese Pop Culture & Globalization."
French poster for "Destroy All Monsters" (1969)
"Marilyn," 1967, from a portfolio of 10 screenprints by Andy Warhol
Andy Warhol's "Campbell's Soup I, Vegetable," 1968, from a
portfolio of 10 screenprints on loan from the University of
Michigan Museum of Art, is part of "Commodities, Celebrities, Death
& Disaster," an exhibition that opens today at the Salina Art
This Pin the Tail on the Donkey game was printed on fabric in the
early 1900s. It was part of a collection of similar games sold at a
recent Noel Barrett auction.
Lightning fills the sky behind Corpus Christi Catholic Church, 6001
W. 15th St. The late August storm caused flooding throughout
Lawrence, knocking out power to many while putting on an electrical
show of its own.
A lone monarch sits on a grouping of rocks in a new garden area
near the Monarch Watch facility at Foley Hall on KU's west campus.
Inside a pupa tent in the Monarch Watch garden, caterpillars, soon
to become monarch butterflies, eat parts of a milkweed plant.
Master Gardener Carol Roberts helped establish the new garden area.
Historian Bob Wilder is shown with a map he created showing the
Post Road markers between Boston and New York. Wilder has
researched the road for 40 years.
One of the old Post Road mile markers dating from the 1700s now
stands in what is a shopping plaza in Spencer, Mass., 59 miles from
Boston. Benjamin Franklin's milestones still mark the way on the
Boston Post Road, which winds its way though the nation's history
with a tale at every turn.
A shuttlecock lies next to the court as six competitors play a game
of badminton at the First Presbyterian Church in Hutchinson.
Norman Krause, in dark shirt, and other players share a friendly
game of competitive badminton at the First Presbyterian Church in
Hutchinson. Krause has been playing badminton since after
completing his service in the Navy in World War II.
Steven Davis, left, and Angel Ebert package horns of cheese for
aging at the Alma Creamery. The creamery, which sat idle for four
years, re-opened earlier this year with new management and some new
and some old workers.
Rich Minder, one of the organizers of the Delaware Street Commons,
unfolds a set of plans at the site. Ground was broken Saturday on
the project, the first of its kind in the state.
This architect's rendering shows the front elevation of the
Delaware Street Commons co-housing project at 12th and Delaware
streets. Delaware Street Commons, when completed will be home to 23
families that have their own living quarters but share a common
house and open areas that promote a "neighborly feel."
From left, Dyan Vogel, a Kansas University senior from Overland Park; Joe Morgan, KU senior from Wichita; and Evan Foster, KU junior from Tulsa, Okla.; clap their hands during the chicken dance at the Oompahfest. The Saturday afternoon event drew about 2,500 people to South Park.
Krystin Arkeketa 10, left, and her sister Ahli Arkeketa 8, both of Lawrence, sit on a car to watch the parade.
Michelle Evilsizor, a Baldwin High School sophomore, practices before performing.
Free State High School tuba players, from left, Myriam Bloom, 17, and Ryan Kressing, 16, tune their instruments before the parade.
Miss Kansas Angelina Busby, who is also the baton twirler for the Marching Jayhawks, gets ready to lead the Band Day parade. Thousands of people turned out to watch the parade Saturday in downtown Lawrence.
Lawrence High band member Rebecca Huffman, 19, gets set up with the help of Chaz Steele, 17, before the parade.
Kimberly and Kaitlyn Reusch, both 3, give each other a hug as they play in their yard this summer in Lawrence. The girls are the daughters of James and Amanda Reusch, Lawrence, who submitted the photo.