Tobias Schlingensiepen, Democratic candidate for Representative, 2nd District, at his election watch party at Serendipty in north Topeka, Kan. Tuesday night Aug. 7, 2012. Schlingensiepen defeated Lawrence attorney Robert Eye and Ottawa farmer Scott Barnhart, and will take on Rep. Lynn Jenkins in November.
From left, U.S. Sen. Jerry Moran, R-Kan., and Marilyn Tavenner, acting administrator of the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services, listen to Kansas University School of Pharmacy dean Ken Audus talk about the school's challenges during a tour Tuesday, Aug. 7, 2012.
A rendering of the concourse at the proposed rec center in northwest Lawrence.
A rendering of the soccer field at the proposed rec center in northwest Lawrence.
A rendering of the basketball court at the proposed rec center in northwest Lawrence.
A new rendering of the proposed recreation center in northwest Lawrence.
The Lawrence City Commission got a look at new renderings on Tuesday of a proposed recreation center in northwest Lawrence, including this one that illustrates the basketball courts inside a 181,000 square foot fieldhouse. Plans for the facility have been developed by Lawrence-based Paul Werner Architects and GouldEvans architects.
Switzerland's Jonathan Dubs, right, and Kansas University's Perry Ellis, left, fight for the ball during the basketball friendly match between the national team of Switzerland and the Kansas Jayhawks in Fribourg, Switzerland, Tuesday, Aug. 7, 2012.
A rendering provided by GouldEvans architects gives a look at the mezzanine level overlooking the basketball courts at a proposed new recreation center in northwest Lawrence.
Indoor turf fields that can accommodate youth soccer leagues are part of a proposed plan for a new recreation complex in northwest Lawrence, as shown in this rendering provided by the Lawrence architecture and design firm GouldEvans.
Kansas University's Ben McLemore shoots over Switzerland's Dusan Mladjan in Fribourg, Switzerland, Tuesday, Aug. 7, 2012.
Dale Seuferling, pictured Aug. 7, is president of the KU Endowment Association, the force behind the effort to raise $1.2 billion in private funds for Far Above: The Campaign for Kansas.
The Kansas players warm up before Tuesday's exhibition game in Fribourg, Switzerland.
The Kansas men's basketball team warms up before its game against the Swiss national team on Tuesday afternoon in Fribourg, Switzerland.
The Swiss national team warms up before its game against Kansas on Tuesday morning in Fribourg Arena in Fribourg, Switzerland.
Ed Alexander, Lawrence, carries boxes of tissues from behind the polling table at Checkers as election judge Marita Elliott and clerk Irene Reynolds wait for voters, Tuesday, Aug. 7, 2012. Checkers served as the polling site for precinct 29 voters.
Marilyn Tavenner, acting administrator of the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services, and U.S. Sen. Jerry Moran watch as Judy Bellome, executive director of Visiting Nurses in Lawrence, shows them how a telemonitor system works for patient Shirley Webb. The system takes her vital signs and then shares the information electronically with her doctors. Bellome said the telemonitors help reduce hospitalizations because they alert health care providers to potential problems before they become emergencies.
With turnout low this morning, most polling places had just seen a few voters for the primary election by the time Sara Wentz cast her ballot at the Carnegie Building around 9:30 a.m.
Elaine Rolfs was one of the few to cast a vote in at the Carnegie Building this morning. Secretary of State Kris Kobach predicted an 18 percent turnout for today's primary election.
Phillip Godwin of Lawrence was the first to vote at 7 a.m. at the the Lawrence Senior Center.
Myron and Dorothy Miltner cast their votes early at the First Southern Baptist Church, 4300 W. Sixth St., in the Douglas County primary on Tuesday August 7, 2012.
A voter casts his ballot at First Southern Baptist Church on Tuesday, Aug. 7, 2012.
Connecticut Sun guard Danielle McCray goes up for a shot against a Washington Mystics defender, June 29, 2012, in Washington. McCray, a former Kansas University standout in her third year in the WNBA, is looking to help the Sun build on its league-best record.
Kaleb Alec Martin graduated summa cum laude from Lady Bird Johnson High School in San Antonio on June 2. Pictured with him from left are his father, Donnell Martin, his mother, Erica Martin, both formerly of Lawrence, and Kate Martin. Kaleb Martin is a National Merit finalist, Texas Scholar finalist and Roadrunner Scholarship recipient. He is the grandson of Anita Martin and Carol Armstrong, both of Lawrence. Donnell Martin, of San Antonio, submitted the photo.