Snow covers the road in front of New York School, 936 N.Y., in this user-submitted photo taken Thursday, Feb. 24, 2011.
Union members watch for the vote in the Kansas House on a bill to prohibit labor organizations from deducting money from members' paychecks for dues to political action committees, Thursday, Feb. 24, 2011, at the Statehouse, in Topeka, Kan. The bill passed over vocal protests from union members in the House gallery.
Kansas Gov. Sam Brownback signs an executive order extending a military affairs council that advises him on matters relating to the state's military installations and the Kansas National Guard, Thursday, Feb. 24, 2011, at the Statehouse in Topeka, Kan. Watching him is Maj. Gen. Lee Tafanelli, state adjutant general.
From rear left, Donald Shepard, Aaron Turner, Eugene Hunter and Theodore McVay get into the mood of spiritual song as they practiced recently for Saturday's black history month musical at St. Luke's AME Church, 900 N.Y.
Theodore McVay shakes a tambourine and gets into the mood of a spiritual song as members of St. Luke's AME Church practice for Saturday's black history month musical.
After being told to leave the House gallery, union members on Thursday watch the House vote on House Bill 2130 on television outside the House chamber. The measure passed 75-46 despite protests from organized labor.
Will Bishop, a Kansas University graduate student from Boise, Idaho uses an umbrella to protecting himself from sleet falling on campus on Thursday, Feb. 24, 2011.
Guiliano Paredes, 6, left, and Curtis Welton-Lister, 6, play foosball Feb. 24, 2011, during the Kids Day Off program.
The National Weather Service predicts Douglas County could receive 2-4 inches of snow and sleet Thursday, Feb. 24, 2011.
Teammates discuss the possible answer to a trivia question while playing Wednesday night trivia at Conroy’s Pub Feb. 23, 2011.
From left, Ashley Kampfer, Stephan Metzger and Jacob Rhodes, all from Oskaloosa, discuss the possible answer to a trivia question while playing Wednesday night trivia at Conroy’s Pub Feb. 23, 2011.
Steve Buckner, Lawrence, holds up the answer to a trivia question while playing Wednesday night trivia at Conroy’s Pub Feb. 23, 2011.
Historian Richard Norton Smith has chosen four 20th century presidents for a new Mount Rushmore. Ronald Reagan was the first of his nominations, and other lectures discuss Franklin D. Roosevelt, Dwight D. Eisenhower and Woodrow Wilson.
Dawn Renea Smith
Looking for love?: From left, Jo Bryant, Fabio and Ann Hartley enjoyed the Friends of the Library Romance Book Sale held Feb. 12-13. Bryant and Hartley are pictured at the Feb. 12 event. Diane Grant Low submitted the photo.