"Magazine Collage," by Darian Kimball of Free State High School, finalist in the mixed media category.
"Floating in Time," by Apollonia Shreders of Free State High School, finalist in the digital imaging category.
Untitled, by Kristen Gish of Lawrence High School, finalist in the pastel category.
"Self Portrait," by Hannah Lodwick of Free State High School, finalist in the pastel category.
"Lillies" by Akina Kashiwaya of Free State High School, finalist in the pastel category.
"Candy Land," by Alex Schrock of Lawrence High School, finalist in the color photography category.
Untitled work by Amelia Magerl of Lawrence High School, finalist in the painting category.
“Jenny’s Pants,” by Charika Billie of Free State High School, first place in painting.
“Key of F,” black-and-white photograph by Winston Heilman of Free State High School, finalist in the black-and-white photography category.
“Self Portrait,” by Jenny Aucott of Free State High School, Best of Show winner.
“Into a Sunflower,” by Hannah Lodwick of Free State High School, first-place winner in digital imaging.
“Self Collaged,” mixed media work by Drue Davis of Free State High School, finalist in the mixed media category.
“Pastel Self Portrait,” pastel work by Darian Kimball of Free State High School, finalist in the pastel category.
“Prunus Persica,” black-and-white photograph by Becca Kellerman of Lawrence High School, first place in black-and-white photography category.
“Self Portrait,” drawing by Austin Noll of Free State High School, first place in drawing category.
“House Across the Street,” pastel work by Ally Koppes of Lawrence High School, first place in the pastel category.
“Kakra,” black-and-white photograph by Alex Welcher of Lawrence High School, finalist in the black-and-white photography category.
This mosaic cuff bracelet of sterling silver and turquoise from Nezhoni incorporates some of spring’s fashion trends.
Los Angeles’ Kobe Bryant, left, and Phoenix center Shaquille O’Neal laugh before the third quarter of the NBA All-Star game. Bryant and O’Neal shared the MVP award after the West defeated the East, 146-119, on Sunday in Phoenix.
Matt Kenseth celebrates after winning the Daytona 500. Kenseth won the rain-shortened event Sunday in Daytona Beach, Fla. Story on page 2B.
Kansas City Royals owner David Glass watches his team workout during spring training Sunday in Surprise, Ariz.
Skiing enthusiasts are seen shortly after the start of a traditional mass skiing competition, “Ski-track of Russia,” in Yakhroma, about 31 miles from Moscow. About 30,000 amateurs and professional athletes competed Sunday in a 6 mile race as part of a mass skiing competition conducted across the country every year.
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first Lady Michelle Obama, followed by Housing and Urban Development Secretary Shaun Donovan, left, greets a crowd after making remarks at the HUD offices in Washington in this Feb. 4 file photo.
A nemertean pelagonemertes rollestoni is shown hunting for zooplankton prey that it will harpoon with a dart attached to the tongue coiled within it. A marine census has found a stunning variety of life in the polar sea regions.
Teenagers drink alcohol on a street corner last week on a rundown estate in Hebburn, England. In the latest symbol of what some are calling “broken Britain,” 13-year-old Alfie and his 15-year-old girlfriend, Chantelle, became parents last week. The problem of binge drinking among young people in Britain shows up in a rise in liver disease among Britons in their 20s.
The 2010 Dodge Ram Heavy-Duty truck is shown at the Chicago Auto Show last week in Chicago. Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner and National Economic Council Director Lawrence Summers are expected to oversee a governmental panel supervising the restructuring of the auto industry, a senior administration official said Sunday.
Smoky lounges in his Lawrence home. He belongs to Kristen and John Spencer.
Displays for the Lawrence Home Show are shown at left. The home show was Feb. 6-8, and this year’s focus was on energy efficiency and green building. See details about the Lawrence Home Builders Association at www.lhba.net.
Lori Wengle, 38, displays her product at Howell Fitness Center in Howell, Mich, Wengle is a personal trainer that has developed a product she calls “A Personal Trainer in a Box” after losing 107 pounds six years ago.
Baked Cod on a bed of Salsa and Spinach offers good flavor and keeps the fish moist without a fryer.
“Ferris Bueller’s Day Off” asks the important questions: “If you had access to a car like this, would you take it back right away?”
Tim Robbins and Morgan Freeman in the unlikely buddy movie “The Shawshank Redemption”: “I understand you’re a man who knows how to get things.”
Alice Dorsey, 1, enjoys a rare 70-degree day in the winter. She is the daughter of Sarah Mathews and Frank Dorsey, Lawrence, who submitted the picture.
Henry Riedemann, 10, samples the supplies at the Old West Lawrence annual picnic. Mike Wildgen, Lawrence, submitted the picture.