Tori Hawk, 16, left, and her mother, Lori Nation, right, attach a ribbon to a pole along Massachusetts Street on Sunday, Oct. 12, 2008, to help raise breast cancer awareness. In the background Meri Smith fastens a ribbon to another pole.
Tori Hawk, 16, of Lawrence, fastens a ribbon to a pole along Massachusetts Street on Sunday, Oct. 12, 2008, to help raise breast cancer awareness. October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month and there will be events throughout the month in Lawrence.
Lawrence Douglas County Fire and Medical crews evacuate an injured construction worker from the site of the new Oread Inn. Early reports indicate the person fell from a free-standing pillar in the center of the site. He was taken by ambulance to a waiting helicopter and then transferred to a Kansas City-area hospital.
Young Jayhawk fans wait to cheer KU to its first 2008 home game victory. From left are Zoie Ecord, Mateo Marrara and Kael Ecord.
The Touchdown Club Seating, started in 2008, gives fans a new way to watch football at Memorial Stadium.
Oklahoma tight end Jermaine Gresham (18) and running back DeMarco Murray bum after the Longhorns' 45-35 victory over OU Saturday in Dallas.
Texas quarterback Colt McCoy, in photo at left, celebrates after the Longhorns' 45-35 victory over OU Saturday in Dallas.
Houston Texans quarterback Matt Schaub (8) scores the winning touchdown on a three-yard run. The Texans beat the Dolphins, 29-28, on Sunday in Houston for their first victory of the season.
Los Angeles Dodgers Hiroki Kuroda, left, and Casey Blake, right, celebrate with Russell Martin after Martin and Blake scored on a three-run RBI triple by Blake DeWitt. The Dodgers defeated the Phillies, 7-2, on Sunday in Los Angeles to cut Philadelphia's lead in the NLCS to 2-1.
Oklahoma State's Dez Bryant, left, and DeMarcus Conner celebrate after defeating Missouri, 28-23. The victory Saturday in Columbia, Mo., derailed the Tigers' national-title hopes and propelled OSU to No. 8 in the latest Associated Press poll.
river otters on a log in the Kaskaskia River near Carlyle, Ill., are shown in this file photo from 1995. The Nebraska state Game and Parks Commission is considering introducing river otters to parts of Nebraska's Republican River. Otters are native to Nebraska and were a common sight to early explorers of the state, but unregulated trapping caused them to mostly disappear in the early 1900s.
Robert Dillon points to the upstairs bedroom in Akron, Ohio, where neighbor Addie Polk, age 90, is believed to have shot herself. Rather than face eviction on foreclosure, Polk apparently shot herself in the chest when deputies came to her neatly kept home on Oct. 1.
Yale University employee Geoffrey Little looks at an early edition of Noah Webster's Dictionary at the Sterling Memorial Library at Yale University in New Haven, Conn. Webster's 250th birthday will be observed this week.
In this file image released by Summit Entertainment, Kristen Stewart as "Bella," left, and Robert Pattinson as "Edward" are shown in a scene from "Twilight." Dead-but-still-talking characters are all over popular culture these days.
Karen and Chuck Warner have renovated their 1912 home on Massachussets Street.
A statue dedicated to Amelia Earhart, in Atchison.
The Garden of Eden is in Lucas, about 200 miles west of Lawrence.
The OZ Museum in Wamego is among the locales your family can visit on one tank of gasoline.
Natalie Beiter, 7, shows off her Renaissance Festival costume. Her mother, Sandy Beiter, submitted the picture.
Nadia and Keira Yang, 2-year-old twins, celebrate with the Jayhawks. They live in Dallas and are the granddaughters of Kansas native Margie Ensign Yang, an Austin, Texas, resident who is the cousin of Nancy Bonner, Lawrence. Bonner submitted the photo.