A large buck and two does recently graze in a field northeast of
Lawrence, secure in a state where food and hiding places are
plentiful. Because deer can be dangerous to drivers and a nuisance
to landowners, the Kansas Department of Wildlife and Parks and some
Kansas City suburbs have taken measures to help control the
Toronto forward Chris Bosh, bottom, wrestles Minnesota guard Troy
Hudson (16) and forward Eddie Griffin, right, for the ball as
center Ervin Johnson closes in on the scrum. The Raptors won,
100-91, Monday in Minneapolis.
Abdulrasul al-Hayder holds up his voter registration card in
Southgate, Mich. The 48-year-old Detroit resident registered Monday
to vote in Iraq's first independent election in nearly 50 years.
Ottawa high's Jill Spratt shoots over Baldwin's Ellie Meinen and
Denise Orloff. Ottawa defeated Baldwin, 44-36, Monday night in
Baldwin's Ellie Meinen (25) looks for a shot against Ottawa at BHS.
Ottawa high's kelsie studley, left, stretches for an offensive
rebound during the second half against Baldwin's Katelyn Miles.
Studley scored a game-high 20 points in the Cyclones' 44-36 victory
Monday night at BHS.
Assistant Drum Major Byron Jackson leads the Marching 100 Rattlers
Band of Florida A&M during the 20th annual MLK Drum Major for
Justice National Parade in St. Petersburg, Fla. The parade was one
of many held across the nation in honor of Martin Luther King Jr.
Scott and Stacey White play with their sons Isaac, 2, foreground,
and Thomas, 4. Stacey White, an assistant professor at Kansas
University, opted to take longer to pursue tenure in order to have
her two children.
Rusty, who lives with his owner, Sam Hall, in North Lawrence, has a
cozy dog house to keep him warm in the winter. Rusty's house is
lined with straw to help keep out the cold.
The Lawrence Martin Luther King Jr. Adult Community Choir
performance was one highlight of MOnday's gathering at the Lied
Center. A children's choir also sang.
Terrence Roberts, center, one of the "Little Rock Nine" was the
guest speaker at the city's Martin Luther King, Jr. Day celebration
at the Lied Center. With Roberts on Monday in front row, from left,
were Kansas University Chancellor Robert Hemenway, Venida Chenault,
vice president with the office of academic affairs at Haskell
Indian Nations University, the Rev. William Dulin and the Rev.
Bad weather is blamed for the blood shortage at the Community Blood
Center, 1410 Kasold Drive. Janice Richardson, of Lawrence, was in
the center Monday afternoon donating platelets used for cancer
Kale Joyce 10, left, along with Abby Hanson, 14, Julia Harris 13,
and Chamisa Edmo, 13, take advantage of the city's ice-skating rink
at Buford M. Watson Jr. Park. Schools did not have classes Monday
for Martin Luther King Jr. Day, so many youths headed outdoors for
their day off.
Jeanne Ellermeier, above, of Lawrence, says she thinks roundabouts
are "a pain in the neck," but she also thinks they work. The
Lawrence City Commission is reviewing a proposal for a roundabout
at Louisiana and 19th streets; some opponents of the plan question
use of the traffic-calming device at the intersection by Lawrence
"American Idol" judges, from left, Randy Jackson, guest judge Kenny
Loggins, Paula Abdul and Simon Cowell, return for the show's fourth
Robert Taylor, left, and Natasha Hulme sit outside the Salvation
Army waiting for the overnight shelter to open.
A homeless camp near the Santa Fe Railroad depot.
Nelle Johnson, Lawrence, passes time with acquaintances after lunch
outside The Salvation Army, 946 N.H.
Nancy Outhonesak, 22, a homeless volunteer at the Community Drop-In
Center is another young client case manager Kristin Harms has been
counseling a lot recently at the Drop-In Center.
William Renfro, a 20-year-old homeless mechanic.
Dane Norwood, 22 and, until recently, homeless is one of the
younger clients case manager Kristin Harms has been counseling a
lot recently at the Drop-In Center.
New England linebacker Tedy Bruschi celebrates with fans after
their 20-3 victory over the Indianapolis Colts in a AFC divisional
playoff game. Bruschi recovered two fumbles in the game Sunday in
This is an interior view of Airbus Industries A380 superjumbo
passenger jet's forward upper-deck cabin.
The first Airbus A380 superjumbo passenger jet is towed outside a
hangar in Blagnac, near Toulouse, in southern France. French
President Jacques Chirac and other European leaders are expected to
make an official presentation today.
Dustin Huff and Katie Nye, both Lawrence natives, celebrate their engagement with friends at the home of Barb Novorr. Huff proposed marriage on April 10. Nye is studying nursing at Kansas University Medical Center, Kansas City, Kan., and Dustin attends Washburn University in Topeka. Adrienne Paranjothi, Lawrence, took the picture and Novorr, Lawrence, submitted it.