This is the northern view of the proposed hotel near 12th Street and Oread Avenue.
A proposal led by members of the Fritzel family to build a hotel atop Mount Oread near 12th Street and Oread Avenue is winning approval from both neighbors and Kansas University leaders. This is the southern view of the proposed hotel.
Sheila Bair is a KU alum and chairwoman of the Federal Deposit Insurance Corp.
Washington's Clinton Portis, center, goes over Philadelphia Eagles' Sheldon Brown (24) in the second half. The Redskins won, 20-12, Monday in Philadelphia.
Somali children rummage through garbage to look for food Monday in Mogadishu, Somalia. Somalia is facing skyrocketing food prices during the holy month of Ramadan, the latest blow in a country struggling with a deadly insurgency, residents said Monday. Staple foods such as rice, spaghetti and cooking oil have nearly doubled in price, and many blame the lack of security combined with the monsoon season, which makes it perilous for ships carrying food to arrive in port.
Coy Leming, 9, shows his heifer, Sassy, at the Douglas County Fair. He is pictured with Jim Marsh, Winchester, who sold the heifer to Coy. Coy won Champion Commercial Heifer, Reserve Champion Supreme Heifer and Champion Beef Showmanship for his age. He is a member of the Stull Busy Beavers 4-H Club and the son of Michael and Jenny Leming, Lawrence. Jenny Leming submitted the picture.