Local coaches and trainers say they're increasingly wary of the dangers of potential brain injuries.
Harry Potter fans, from left, Maame Britwum, Jessica Vanahill, Kelsey Potts, Sydney Gard and Nixi Swedlund, all 13, wait to be seated at Southwind 12 for the midnight showing of the last movie in the series.
Cora Williams and Bill Lietz, both formerly homeless Lawrence residents, kiss after getting married Thursday, July 14, 2011, in a ceremony with friends at Holcom Park.
Security cameras at Central National Bank captured these images of the man who robbed the bank Thursday.
Security cameras at Central National Bank in Lawrence captured these photos of the man who robbed the bank July 15.
Security cameras at Central National Bank captured these photos of the man who robbed the bank on Thursday.
Levy calls her work "faux documentaries."
Judith Levy puts a lot of research into her art. Part of her new project treats the Lone Ranger as a real person in history, complete with genealogical charts and family history. Levy was awarded spring Rocket Grant for her project "NV in KC."
Members of the Lawrence school board, from left, are Mark Bradford, president, Vanessa Sanburn, vice president, Shannon Kimball, Bob Byers, Keith Diaz Moore, Randy Masten and Rick Ingram.
Judith Levy's work is full of meticulous detail. It has to be in order to be believable.
Water gathered from the roof is taken down into the building through a system of pipes and is used in the facility's toilets.
On the roof of the Center for Design Research are solar panels as well as plants to soften the sun's impact on the roof.
Recent graduate of the masters program for architecture, Allison Pinkerton, Grandview, Missouri, sweeps the steel plate floor in front of the "living wall," which is composed of various types of ferns.
Recent graduate of the masters program for architecture, Justin McGeeney, Ames, Iowa, slides a glass panel to reveal what he calls "the brains of the building," the Center for Design Research that is, on Thursday, July 14, 2011. McGeeney explained that this is where energy levels produced by the wind turbine and also the solar panels are monitored.
Lawrence Police investigate the Central National Bank, 603 W. Ninth Street, on Thursday, July 14, 2011. An armed robbery was reported there earlier in the afternoon.
Brian Winkeljohn, a graduate of the masters program for architecture, cleans the glass exterior of the Center for Design Research.
Work continues on the Center for Design Research on Thursday, July 14, 2011. On Saturday, the public will be invited to tour the facility.
A charging station for electric cars is available at the site and is free to the public.
Dan Rockhill, distinguished professor of architecture at Kansas University, talks with guests to the Center for Design Research.
Kate Penning, a graduate of the masters program for architecture works to construct the "trombe wall" on the south side of the interior of the Center for Design Research on Thursday, July 14, 2011. Bricks for the wall were hand-made by the students and were salvaged from quarries. The wall is designed to radiate heat from the sun during the winter.
Lawrence Police investigate the Central National Bank branch at 603 W. Ninth Street, Thursday, July 14, 2011. An armed robbery was reported there earlier in the afternoon.
Personal trainer Laura Webb uses the slide on a jungle gym to do split-squat lunges.
Personal trainer Laura Webb does pushups on a playground slide.
Laura Webb, a personal trainer at Kansas University's student recreation center, demonstrates pulls on a swing at Watson Park.
A historical Journal-World photo shows a filling station at the corner of Seventh and Locust streets in North Lawrence. The white building still exists today but has leaned a bit northward over the years.
Students try to find shade outside of Learned Hall after being evacuated on Thursday, July 14, 2011. A HazMat incident was called after people reported smelling a rotten egg odor.
Dozens of students and faculty congregate outside Learned Hall on the Kansas University campus after a HazMat incident was reported in the Formula SAE lab, about 10:30 on Thursday, July 14, 2011.
Crews from Lawrence Douglas County Fire & Medical, including the HazMat team, are on the scene of Learned Hall investigating a possible HazMat incident on July 13, 2011. Medical crews were seen tending to at least one person.
Leather Plimsolls: Urban Outfitters, March 2011, $35.
Jeans: H&M, December 2010, gift.
Shirt: Stanford University, February 2011, $25.
Top: Urban Outfitters, July 2011, $48.
Shorts: Salvation Army, June 2011, $3.
Belt: thrifted, 2006, $5.
Shoes: Urban Outfitters, 2009, $28.
Purse: New Mexico, 2010, $20.
Earrings: Forever21, 2008, $5.
Bracelet: Oklahoma Trading Post, 2009, gift.
Coral/Turquoise Ring: Blackbird Trading post, 2010, gift.
A view of two of Kansas University's most distinctive buildings, Fraser Hall and Spencer Research Library.
Patricia Ann “Patty” Perdue
Ready for the Fourth; From left, Caden Hoffman, 3, and Mason Hoffman, 2, are ready to celebrate the 4th of July. They are the sons of Justin and Julie Hoffman, Baldwin City, and the grandsons of Jeri and Paulette Breithaupt and Scot and Donna Hoffman, all of Lawrence. Julie submitted the photo.