A SpaceX rocket launches May 22 from Cape Canaveral in Florida. Aboard were supplies for the International Space Station, as well as the cremated remains of more than 300 people, including those of former local resident Steve Julian.
Incoming Big 12 conference commissioner Bob Bowlsby, right, answers questions next to interim commissioner Chuck Neinas on Friday, June 1, 2012, at the annual Big 12 spring meetings in Kansas City, Mo.
The introduction of photo apps for smart-phones got me experimenting with the Hipstamatic app on my iPhone. The unique filters, square format and the fact that the phone is always with me leads me to take photographs I might usually pass by. While there may be debate about the validity of these in-camera processing apps for journalistic work, I enjoy the fact that these tools encourage me to photograph ordinary subjects and delight in the unexpected results.
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Dr. Jennifer Brull uses and electronic health record system to record her patients' health information via a tablet computer that goes with her wherever she is administering care. With the statewide health information exchange — which goes live July 1 — she will be able to access records that her patients have at other facilities connected to the exchange, such as other hospitals, specialists or laboratories.
Dr. Joe Davison, the KHIE board chair and a doctor who practices with West Wichita Family Practice.
Dr. Robert Moser, secretary of the Kansas Department of Health and Environment, announcing the new statewide health information exchange last week at the Statehouse. Moser is a member of the exchange's quasi-public regulatory body, the Kansas Health Information Exchange.
One of the posters that will begin appearing in health care provider offices this month announcing the new statewide health information exchange, which goes live July 1.
Gov. Sam Brownback's Budget Director Steve Anderson (left) and Kansas Secretary of Revenue Nick Jordan were the administration's point men on pushing for tax cuts. Anderson was criticized for making disparaging remarks about the state portion of the Earned Income Tax Credit program, which the governor tried to eliminate.
Here Gov. Sam Brownback sets and shoots in the Statehouse when world free throw record-holder Bob Fisher showed up to provide a demonstration. Was the 2012 session a win or defeat for the citizens of Kansas?
The site for the National Bio and Agro-Defense Facility sits vacant now. With federal funding tight, Kansas' delegation is scrambling to get appropriations for the lab.
Kansas Supreme Court Chief Justice Lawton Nuss announced judicial system closings and furloughs when the Legislature failed to pass a supplemental budget before adjourning for a nearly month-long break. When legislators returned, they vowed to provide the funding.
Landon Fulmer, one of Gov. Sam Brownback's top lieutenants, and state Rep. TerriLois Gregory, R-Baldwin City, chat during the session. Gregory was criticized by state Sen. Vicki Schmidt, R-Topeka, when Gregory was caught by Schmidt recording a conversation between them.
Shawnee County District Attorney Chad Taylor speaks with media after he launched investigation into whether Gov. Sam Brownback's dinners at Cedar Crest mansion with Republican legislators violated the Kansas Open Meetings Act.
Gov. Sam Brownback signs into law the tax cuts that have become the focus of controversy for the way they were passed and what they do, on May 22, 2012.
Kansas House Speaker Mike O'Neal, R-Hutchinson, announced his retirement from the legislature on June 1, 2012.
Lawrence High junior lineman Jared Strong, left, works the pads with senior Kharon Brown at the Lions’ summer football camp on Thursday, May 31, 2012, at LHS.
Lawrence High sophomore Marissa Pope dribbles through cone drills during the Lions’ summer basketball camp on Friday, June 1, 2012, at LHS.
Lawrence High girls basketball coach Nick Wood talks to Lions newcomers and veterans alike at the team’s summer camp on Friday, June 1, 2012, at LHS.
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Volunteers of Four Winds Native Center, along with members of Four Winds’ Indigenous Youth Dance Troupe, accept the Lawrence Cultural Arts Commission’s Community Arts Grant at City Hall on May 15. The dance troupe studies traditional dances and exhibits them in the regalia of their tribes. Bonnie Cherry, of Lawrence, submitted the photo.