Duke's Allison Vernerey, center, reaches for the loose ball against California's Gennifer Brandon, left, and Talia Caldwell during the second half of an NCAA women's college basketball game in Durham, N.C., Sunday, Dec. 2, 2012. Duke won 77-63.
Alec Guinness, center, is shown in a scene from the film "Bridge on the River Kwai," 1957. Liberty Hall will be showing the Best Picture winner Sunday at noon as part of its Film Church series.
Two shoppers exit Sunflower Outdoor and Bike Shop as Christmas lights shine in downtown Lawrence on Wednesday.
The display case at Walmart, 3300 Iowa St., shows shortages of numerous kinds of gun ammo, including .223 caliber rounds, the same kind used in the recent school shooting.
Lawrence High sophomore Anthony Bonner snips away at some wrapping paper as he and his teammates — sophomore Sam Stephens, left, junior Anthony Riley and junior Isaiah Boldridge, partially obscured — ready gifts for a family they adopted through Lawrence Family Promise on Thursday, Dec. 20, 2012, at Immanuel Lutheran Church, 2104 Bob Billings Parkway.
Lawrence High senior Jake Mosiman soars over junior Erik Parrish for a dunk on an 8-foot rim as 6-year-old Luke Lewis, son of LHS boys basketball coach Mike Lewis, watches, Thursday, Dec. 20, 2012, at Immanuel Lutheran Church, 2104 Bob Billings Parkway. The team gathered for some horsing around on the court before wrapping gifts for a family of four that the team has adopted for the holidays through Lawrence Family Promise.
Surveillance video photo from a Dec. 13 robbery at Cheers Liquor, 1414 West 6th Street. The photo, from the Dunkin' Donuts drive-thru window, shows the suspect crossing Sixth Street before he covered his face and approached the liquor store to the west.
Anyone with information is asked to call Detective MT Brown at 785-830-7449 or call the CrimeStoppers Hotline at 843-TIPS(8477).
Kansas University football coach Charlie Weis discusses KU’s recently signed junior-college transfers at a news conference on Thursday, Dec. 20, 2012, at KU.
Lawrence mom, Kendra Pitman Irwin teaches her two-year-old daughter Calista how to make a snow angel along the hill in Marvin Grove on the campus of Kansas University, Thursday, Dec. 20, 2012. Nick Krug/Journal-World Photo
The snow is no match for Lawrence resident Wayne Mercer, who sends it billowing off the sidewalk by way of a gas-powered snow blower on Thursday, Dec. 20, 2012 in Old West Lawrence. Nick Krug/Journal-World Photo
Lawrence resident Charles Moore sweeps away the snow from the brick sidewalk outside his East Lawrence home on Thursday, Dec. 20, 2012. Nick Krug/Journal-World Photo
Area school superintendents decided on Thursday, Dec. 20, 2012, that it was too dangerous for their students to attend classes because of the first winter storm of the season. Lawrence and other school districts in northeast Kansas dismissed classes, and the weather force other closings and cancellations. The ice and snow proved a bit of a challenge for area residents as they cleaned sidewalks, including Kelli Duncan who was shoveling about 8 a.m. outside of McColm Orthodontics, 12 W. Eighth St.
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Thomas Rush, White Bear Lake, Minn. Clothing details: Sweater, Joseph & Lyman in New Orleans, 3 years ago, gift; shirt, Buffalo Exchange, four days ago, $14; pants, Uniqlo in New York City, six months ago, $12; shoes, thrifted in San Francisco, six months ago, $42.
Emma Murano, Halstead. Clothing details: Coat, Target, a month ago, $60; bag, Nine West, TJMaxx, three years ago, gift; jeans, Plato’s Closet, two years ago, $8; boots, Steve Madden, a year ago, $40; earrings, Hobbs, two days ago, $60.
Girl Scout Troop 7733 is donating cookies to Garmin’s veterans group in Kansas City. The veterans group is putting together a care package for service men and women abroad, and the troop thought they might like some cookies. Lisa Vanderbilt, of Lawrence, submitted the photo.