Maj. Gen. Tod Bunting, Kansas adjutant general and director of
Kansas Homeland Security, left, and Lt. Col. Craig Beardsley,
director of military support for the Kansas National Guard, talk
over some information received in the Threat Integration Assessment
Felix the cat relaxes after reading the newspaper. Felix belongs to
Vickie Sims, Lawrence.
Traci Sampson demonstrates body rolling techniques to Beatrice
Blatteis at Midtown Yoga in New York. This technique, developed by
yoga guru Yamuna Zake, involves using balls of various sizes and
firmness to massage deep muscles and to "open space" between the
muscles, joints and bones.
Registered nurse Wes Takashiba of Folsom, Calif., measures the
temperature of premature newborn Joshua Clark, who was born at 26
weeks weighing 2 pounds, in the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit at
Kaiser Hospital in Sacramento, Calif.
Icicles hang from the handlebars of a bicycle locked at Kansas
An edible artwork, part of an exhibit by a group of young Argentine
artists, is on display at a gallery in Buenos Aires, Argentina. The
group of three young artists, called Mondongo, use cold cuts,
cookies and other unusual items to create literal feasts for eyes.
Lawrence artist Brett Allen, foreground, enjoys a cup of coffee at
La Prima Tazza, where his artwork is on view. Patrons Rhiana Huff,
left, and Andre Huffman are pictured in the background.
Jennifer Greever, left, and Michelle Cray, enjoy some hot chocolate
and conversation at Aimee's Coffee House, 1025 Mass. One of
Lawrence artist LeRoy Seay's art pieces hangs above their table.
Bernard Meyerson, IBM fellow and chief technologist for the
company's Systems and Technology Group, admires a POWER5 multi-chip
module. IBM is among the companies shifting away from building
increasingly complicated and fast chips with a single brain to
slower processors that have two engines, or cores.
Lawrence Alternative High School junior Joe Berkey, foreground,
shapes the bottom for a teapot as senior Rachel Moore, sophomore
Jamea Mills and junior Arianne Moten sketch designs in art class.
LAHS will close at the end of this academic year.
Staff Sgt. Michael Argumedo says he likely will "opt out" of the
Army Reserve if its active-duty policy changes. Argumedo serves in
the Lawrence-based 317th Quartermaster Battalion, and performs
under the pen name Mickey Cesar.
R&B singer Mario Barrett's new song, "Let Me Love You" is
currently No. 1 on the Billboard chart. Mario, posing at the Hotel
Gansevoort in New York, also has a new album, "Turning Point," his
Owner Paul Penfield milled trees from the property to build
cabinets and furniture -- such as platform beds, chairs and tables
-- based on Frank Lloyd Wright's angular designs. Finishing touches
include items like a rotary phone and a typewriter that keep the
feel of the decade in which the home was built.
The Louis Penfield House in Willoughby Hills, Ohio, is one of three
Frank Lloyd Wright houses in the country that allow overnight
guests, and has attracted visitors from around the world. The
living area takes up most of the main floor and illustrates
Wright's fondness for open space. The kitchen is a narrow ribbon
with a long counter that works great for a buffet line.
Haskell Indian Nations University's Lucita Yesslith, center, shoots
over two Hillsdale defenders. Haskell won, 61-50, Saturday at
Coffin Sports Complex.
KU's Terry Brown looks to pass around a Kentucky defender in this file photo from a game against Kentucky on Dec. 9, 1989.
Kansas University center Mark Randall scores on one of many
breakaway dunks during a game against Kentucky. The Jayhawks beat
the Wildcats, 150-95, on Dec. 9, 1989 at Allen Fieldhouse, scoring
the most points in KU history.
Photo Gallery: KU vs. Kentucky: Dec. 9,
KU's Erica Hallman, center, pushes the ball as Kansas State
defenders Laurie Koehn, left, and Kendra Wecker trail.
Kansas University coach Bonnie Henrickson, left, chats with
assistant coaches, from left, Katie O'Connor, Karen Lange and Kyra
Elzy during the second half against Kansas State. The Jayhawks
lost, 63-45, Saturday night at Allen Fieldhouse.
Kansas University forward Crystal Kemp (40) fights for a loose ball
with Kansas State's Kendra Wecker during the second half. Kemp was
held to 10 points, and the Wildcats beat the Jayhawks, 63-45,
Saturday at Allen Fieldhouse.
Ben Ahlvers, education coordinator at the Lawrence Arts Center, creates a bowl for Souper Bowl Saturday, which will begin at 11 a.m. Feb. 5 at the center, 940 N.H. Bowls created for the event are offered with soup and bread for a $10 donation, which goes toward the center's ceramics program.
The Rausch and Rettele kids spend a late summer morning outside. The kids, from left, are Liam Rausch, 5, and Onna Rausch, 3, and Delaney Rettele, 5, and Mason Rettele, 3. Liam and Onna are the children of Trena Rausch, who took the picture. Delaney and Mason are the children of Renee Rettele, who submitted the picture.