G.R. Underwood was chosen as the new president and chief operating officer of Kansas University's Bioscience and Technology Business Center. Photo courtesy of Kansas University.
Miami Heat guard Mario Chalmers (15) drives past Atlanta Hawks center Pero Antic (6) of Macedonia, during the first half of an NBA basketball game, Tuesday, Nov. 19, 2013 in Miami. The Heat defeated the Hawks 104-88. (AP Photo/Wilfredo Lee)
Phoenix Suns' Markieff Morris, left, shakes hands with his twin brother Marcus, as they walk off the court after the Suns 107-104 loss to the Sacramento King in a NBA basketball game in Sacramento, Calif., Tuesday, Nov. 19, 2013.(AP Photo/Rich Pedroncelli)
Derek Kwan was announced as the new executive director of the Lied Center of Kansas on Wednesday. Previously he was vice president of Jazz at Lincoln Center in New York City. Photo courtesy of the Lied Center.
Sacramento Kings guard Ben McLemore, left, stuffs against Phoenix Suns' Miles Plumlee, center and Channing Frye during the third quarter of an NBA basketball game in Sacramento, Calif., Tuesday, Nov. 19, 2013. The Kings won 107-104.(AP Photo/Rich Pedroncelli)
Russ Robinson shows John and Valerie Sutton their new Ice machine in the Malls Shopping Center, 23rd and Louisiana. The machine is the first of its kind in Lawrence.
A new ice machine at 23rd and Louisiana in Lawrence will dispense filtered water and ice.
A cyclist is reflected in a puddle of water as he cruises through the rain-soaked intersection of 13th and New York streets on Wednesday, Nov. 20, 2013.
Harriet and Dick Shaffer remember November 22, 1963 well. They both were at KU in Strong Hall when President Kennedy was assassinated in Dallas.
Together, Don and Norma Pierce have published civilwartraveler.com since 1994, with Don producing much of the content, taking photos and selling ads while Norma designs annual print publications and serves as webmaster, bookkeeper and copy editor. The Pierces said their goal is to list every Civil War site and event open to the public in the United States.
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Oatmeal cookies with pistachios and fruit
Sarah Henning's warm Asian pears with chestnuts