Jessica King had a very close call with her car in January after slipping under the wheel with the car still running. King was eight months pregnant at the time. Today, she and her daughter Aiydasia are doing well.
Lawrence resident Tom Alexios, 62, displays his ticket from Woodstock. The 1969 music festival celebrates its 40th anniversary this year.
Lawrence artist Marty Speer, the great-great grandson of abolitionist John Speer, arranges drawings along a sketching board at the Murphy-Bromelsick House located in Hobbs Park.
If you don’t have a print or film scanner, a digital point-and-shoot camera can give you a portable copying device to digitize old photographs.
Robert Hemenway, 1995-2009: A former English professor turned university administrator, Hemenway has streamlined KU administration, made the university more student-centered, created a faculty support center to promote teaching excellence and overseen KU's growing national reputation. Research funding has grown to record levels while KU has been positioned as a major player in the Kansas City life sciences and information technology industry.
Ed Burrichter, a Master Gardener with the Douglas County Extension Service, waters a tree at the extension garden, 2110 Harper St. Without an irrigation system, the best method for watering a tree is to slowly soak the ground at the base of the tree.
Afghan men use mobile phone cameras to take pictures of presidential candidate and former Finance Minister Ashraf Ghani Ahmadzai during an election campaign stop Saturday in Kandahar, Afghanistan. Afghans will head to the polls on Aug. 20 to elect the new president.
Boaters Brian Legg, driving, and Bryan Adriance, standing, help Tina Jinkens experience water-skiing.
Car enthusiasts enjoy the show during the annual Dream Cruise, which spans a 16-mile stretch along Woodward Ave., Saturday in Ferndale, Mich. Automakers might be suffering, but for just a day, it looks like the glory days of car culture are back again in Michigan.
Joe Goebel is spending the summer working at Philmont ScoutRanch in Cimarron, N.M. This is his second year on staff at the Commissary. He is a 2008 graduate of Jefferson West High School in Meriden and an Eagle Scout. He will return to Washburn University in the fall. Goebel, formerly of Ozawkie, resides in Lawrence with his parents, Paul and Beni Goebel. Paul submitted the picture.
Frank Echols, right, and Bob Robinson kiss at Love Park in Philadelphia on Saturday during a kiss-in organized by gay rights activists. On Saturday activists gathered in more than 50 cities in the U.S. and Canada for the Nationwide Kiss-In, a mass demonstration of public affection.
President Barack Obama speaks about heath care during a town hall meeting Saturday at Central High School in Grand Junction, Colo.
Chinese women pose for a snapshot inside an art installation during the 798 2009 Art Biennale in on Saturday in Beijing. The Art Biennale started Saturday and runs through Sept. 12.
Audrey Collins, 90, stands with flight Instructor Mark Miller outside the Wells Aircraft hanger at the Hutchinson Municipal Airport before flying her first airplane in this July 21 photo. Waldron Place, a Hutchinson assisted-living community, helps realize the dreams of its residents through “person-centered activities.”
Kansas University sophomore Sarah Hicks, Bennington, searches Friday for a spot to hang her poster of country music star Taylor Swift with her younger brother Josh Hicks, 16, in Tower A of Jayhawker Towers Apartments. Renovations to Tower A involve new bedroom fixtures, kitchen appliances and kitchen fixtures.
Kansas City Chiefs quarterback Matt Cassel (7) and running back Jackie Battle (26) chase after a fumbled ball during the second quarter against the Houston Texans. The Texans recovered the fumble and won the preseason game, 16-10, Saturday in Kansas City, Mo.