Rauna Gleason, kitchen manager at New York School, helps a student with her lunch in this 2009 file photo. New Kansas KIDS COUNT data shows that 45 percent of Kansas school children receive free or reduced lunch.
A woman walks in front of a billboard featuring the China RMB Sovereign Bonds on Monday at the Bank of China Tower in Hong Kong. Beijing sold government bonds in the mainland’s currency, the yuan, for the first time Monday in Hong Kong, adding to gradual moves to expand the international use of its tightly controlled currency.
Mike Zabel, Lawrence, completes the recent Pikes Peak marathon in Pike National Forest, Colo. He finished the 26.2-mile race in 6 hours, 14 minutes and 34 seconds, good for the top 27 percent of all runners. Zabel’s sister, Debbie Galbraith, Lawrence, submitted the picture.
Former “American Idol” contestant Brooke White plays tonight at The Bottleneck.