Sarah Hill-Nelson of the Bowersock Mills & Power Company chats with LJWorld.com readers about the proposed hydroelectric power plant.
Ford vehicles are loaded onto a transporter outside a Ford dealership on Thursday in Miami Lakes, Fla. Helped by a lightened debt load, Ford Motor Co. posted a surprise second-quarter profit of $2.3 billion Thursday, following the worst loss in company history a year earlier.
Nine-year-old George Orr, of Quincy, Ill., sings along Thursday to Louis Armstong’s “What a Wonderful World” during the Quincy Gems’ “Day at the Ballpark” event for area children at QU Stadium in Quincy, Ill. The Gems are part of the Central Illinois Collegiate League, a wooden bat summer league for college-age players.
A one-vehicle accident caused a natural gas leak at Kobe Japanese Steakhouse, 2907 W. Sixth St., about 9:45 p.m. Thursday. One victim was transported by air ambulance, and the restaurant and several nearby businesses were evacuated because of the gas leak.
U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton responds to questions during a news conference Thursday at the ASEAN Regional Forum in Phuket, Thailand. Clinton urged Asian nations to vigorously enforce the latest U.N. sanctions against North Korea.
Alessandro Allievi, of Milan, Italy, and Lucy Esteve, of Washington, kiss by the Capitol Reflecting Pool on the National Mall in Washington, on July 14. A TV show is being filmed in the background. Despite the picturesque setting, in 2008 dozens of ducks were found dead in the pool from its fetid water.
Ephraim Anderson, 1, watches the kids’ bike race before the Tour of Lawrence on Massachusetts Street. His sister Estrella, 4, rode in the 4-year-old race. Rachel Brashear Anderson submitted the picture.
The documentary “Food, Inc.” investigates the dangers posed by allowing the nation’s food supply to be controlled by a handful of corporations.