The Cellfire mobile coupon application for iPhone and iPod Touch is demonstrated Thursday in New York. Digital coupons don’t need to be clipped to bring them to the store.
Transgender activist and prominent AIDS leader Diego Sanchez talks this month about his work as a legislative assistant to Rep. Barney Frank, D-Mass., and his efforts to add transgender-inclusive hate crimes to the 2009 Employment Non-Discrimination Act that is under consideration in the House, on Capitol Hill in Washington.
Steve Costa, second from left, interviews at GT Solar during a job fair Thursday at New Hampshire Motor Speedway, host to NASCAR races in Loudon, N.H.
Mike Perham, 17, holds flares as he celebrates Thursday arriving at the finish, off the Lizard in Cornwall, England, to become the youngest person to sail solo around the world without assistance. Perham grabbed the solo record after completing the 28,000-mile trip. Guinness World Records spokeswoman Amarilis Espinoza said, pending some verification, Perham would be certified as the “youngest sailor to circumnavigate the globe solo and unsupported.” Perham may be young, but he’s no stranger to spectacular sailing adventures. In January 2007, he became the youngest person to sail solo across the Atlantic at the age of 14.
Lawrence High fall athletes, from left to right, Maria Carvajal, Lucy Daldorph, Elizabeth Simons, Roy Wedge, Jasmyn Turner, Leslie Queen, Will Burg and Jay Baker, will look to lead their teams on the field during the 2009 season.
Kansas University freshman Shane Reynolds dons his rocker and nerd personas that he previously showcased with Nerds in Disguise.
Kansas City Royals’ Brayan Pena runs around the bases after hitting a home run. The Royals held off the Mariners, 8-4, on Thursday in Seattle.
From left, Warren Corman, Kansas University architect, and Ken Audus, dean of the School of Pharmacy, visit with U.S. Rep. Lynn Jenkins, R-Kan., second from right, and Keith Yehle, KU director of government relations, right, during a tour of the Multidisciplinary Research Building on Thursday on KU’s West Campus. During Jenkins’ visit, she received an update on the construction of KU’s new School of Pharmacy building next to the Multidisciplinary building. Both facilities are in Jenkins’ 2nd congressional district. At center are aides to Jenkins.
Kansas University’s Jeff Spikes, left, and Jeremiah Hatch are the Jayhawks’ only returning starters on the offensive line this season. Spikes moved from left tackle to right tackle last season, while Hatch transitioned from left tackle to center to begin this year.
Volunteer workers Fred McElhenie, left, and Larry Rankin remove some walls Monday during renovations to a building at 330 Maine, where Health Care Access plans to relocate from 1920 Moodie Road. The organization still needs to raise about $80,000 before moving into the new location.
Lawrence Free State High School Spanish and German teacher Stuart Strecker spent three weeks in Encarnación, Paraguay, this summer, with 10 high school students and his daughter, Lidia. The trip took place because of connections made through the school’s Youth Ambassadors program. They were all hosted by local families and attended local schools. Kim Kreicker, Lawrence, submitted the picture.