In this photograph made on Friday, May 1, 2009, Jamie Griffin, left, principal at Renaissance Academy of Environmental Science and Math, watches students work on a paper recycling project. Entertainment Properties Inc. recently bought 22 locations from charter school operator Imagine Schools for about $170 million.
Oklahoma quarterback Sam Bradford lays on the ground following his injury late in the first half against BYU in Arlington, Texas, Saturday Sept. 5, 2009. Bradford did not return to play in the 14-13 loss to BYU.
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The Bucintoro, at left, the barge of Venice’s ruler, the Doge, sails along the Grand Canal during the Historical Regatta on Sunday in Venice, Italy. The Rialto Bridge is at top.
Ben Ahlvers works on a piece at his home in Lawrence. The nationally known ceramic artist felt the recession’s effects after Kansas Arts Commission budget cuts forced the agency to cancel a $1,000 fellowship for Ahlvers to attend an artist residency in Montana.
Combines demonstrate their corn harvesting ability at the Farm Progress Show last week in Decatur, Ill. A new study warns farmers to prepare for changes as climate shifts alter the agricultural landscape.
The King brothers play on the huge rolls of sod delivered for the athletic field at Bishop Seabury Academy. From left are Josh, 4, Harrison, 9, and Ben, 6. They are the sons of Megan and Chris King. Margie Lawrence, director of development at Bishop Seabury, submitted the picture.
Keaton Crotchett, 2, is honored on the podium after the annual Twilight Race at Haskell Indian Nations University. Keaton completed the half-mile course on his bicycle in the children’s division of the race, which was Aug. 6. He is the son of Kim and Brad Crotchett, who submitted the picture.
Women do yoga around a medicine wheel at a Women’s Equinox Retreat. Organizers of the Three Feathers Spiritual Enrichment Center say they often blend various faith backgrounds into their practices.
An interior view of the Lechtenberg's neo-Victorian home on Barker Street in east Lawrence.
An exterior view of Michael and Pat Lechtenberg’s neo-Victorian home on Barker Street in east Lawrence.