Artie Shaw speaks in honor of the Holocaust's liberators during a Yom Hashoah ceremony Wednesday evening in Alderson Auditorium at the Kansas Union. The Holocaust remembrance ceremony featured six candles being lit in remembrance of the 6 million Jews who died during the Holocaust.
Lawrence resident Karin Feltman has decided to become a permanent, full-time missionary and plans to leave for Nepal after the first of the year. She is pictured on Wednesday at her church, St. Margaret's Episcopal, 5700 W. Sixth St.
Drought continues to plague much of the Midwest, but climatologists are projecting some relief in the coming months.
A Colorado River Toad, similar to ones seized during a raid of Bouncing Bear Botanicals. Bufotenine, an illegal hallucinogen, can be extracted from the toads' glands.
Scherting explained that prolonged exposure to light and temperatures when Dyche Hall did not have air conditioning have caused damage to many of the animals such as this caribou.
Bruce Scherting, director of exhibits and design at the Natural History Museum gives a tour from inside the panorama on the main floor at Dyche Hall on Wednesday, April 10, 2013. Scherting and other officials at the museum hope to restore the display, which was created for the Columbian Exposition in 1893.
Liz Raynolds, who works in the admissions office at Kansas University, hides under her umbrella as she moves through several white flowering trees on her way to the Kansas Union, Wednesday, April 10, 2013. Many took cover from the cold rain during morning and afternoon showers after a string of nice days. Nick Krug/Journal-World Photo
Bouncing Bear Botanicals was housed at this warehouse in Oskaloosa on U.S. Highway 59. The business, owned by Jonathan Sloan, manufactured 'K2', a form of synthetic marijuana. In 2010, federal and local law enforcement raided the business.
Ryan Rubow, water plant operator walks out to pull samples from the various tanks at the Kaw River Water Treatment Plant on Wednesday, April 10, 2013. Water plant officials say that a recent odor in city drinking water is a result of algae build-up but is still safe to drink. Nick Krug/Journal-World Photo
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River City Cosmopolitan Club Member Doug Lapham shaves the head of Gary Bartlett, vice president of membership and new clubs for Cosmopolitan International, during a fund raiser to help find a bone marrow donor for Lapham’s daughter, Laura Hollar. About 180 new potential donors were signed up, and an excess of $7,500 was raised to help pay for the donor testing. Gary Bartlett submitted this photo