G. Roland Ross
Desperate job seekers wait to submit applications at a job fair in Beijing. The IMF predicted the global economy will shrink 1.3 percent this year, despite efforts to stimulate economies across the globe.
David Cook smiles Wednesday after seeing the signs that mark the city limits of his hometown during a ceremony in Kansas City, Mo. Cook is from Blue Springs, Mo., a small town near Kansas City, Mo., which now has signs marking the hometown of the 2008 American Idol winner.
Coach Matthew “Cougar” Downing holds the championship bracket for the Best of the Midwest basketball tournament. The Lawrence Cougars won the Seventh Grade Division I basketball tournament. From left, standing, are Coach Downing, PJ Budenbender, Andrew Ballock, Bryce Montes de Oca and Mike Burton; seated are Connor Henrichs, Narito Mendez and Dylan McRee. Genaro Mendez, Lawrence, submitted the picture.
Green Thumb Garden Club members admire the permanent horticulture identification markers, shown on the post in foreground, they donated to Prairie Park Nature Center, in this 2002 photo. From left are Mary Margaret Rowen, Virginia Williams, Isabelle Schaake, Ann Phillips, Trudy Walker, Alicia Rieder, Gertrude Tweddell, Wanda Waugh and Jane Jewell.