Word of God Christian Academy guard John Wall, top center, dunks the basketball over the defense of White Station High School basketball player Julian Burton, left, as Holy Rams teammate C.J. Leslie, right, looks on during the third quarter of their 25th Tournament of Champions basketball game at the JQH Arena on the Missouri State University campus in Springfield, Missouri, Friday, January 16, 2009.
Rachel Bechtold presses out the chocolate chip dough for a giant sixteen-inch cookie. Eileen's Colossal Cookies opened up earlier this month.
Owner Michael Neth opened Eileen's Colossal Cookies earlier this month.
Sara Tramp puts icing on small sugar cookies for a special order.
Sean Passmore, owner of Bling Drop-off Store, looks at a guitar brought in by KU student Dave Clothier. Passmore hopes his start-up business will make it through the recent economic recession. Passmore will try to sell Clothier's guitar on eBay.
Sean Passmore, owner of Bling Drop Off Store, hopes his small business will survive recent economic hardships. He sells goods for people on eBay. "On average, people have about $2,000 of unused stuff in their homes," Passmore said.
Gus, a two-year-old Great Dane, plays a little ball with his owner Robyn Lee, Lawrence, a KU senior. Lee figures Gus will fill out even more on his big frame as he gets older. "He's a little gangly," Lee said Wednesday as the two played on a field at Central Junior High school.
In this file image originally released by Paramount Pictures, Mike Myers is shown in a scene from "The Love Guru."
President Barack Obama, followed by Vice President Joe Biden, smiles upon their arrival at one of their first official events, Wednesday, Jan. 21, 2009, in the Eisenhower Executive Office Building in Washington.
John San Marco, Lawrence, a stone mason with Ramberg Stone Works, places stones in place to create a long retaining wall around a home in the Oread neighborhood Tuesday, Jan. 20, 2009. San Marco figures that 30 tons of stone, collected from a salvaged barn in the Reno community north of Lawerence, will be used on the wall.
Wake Forest's Harvey Hale (4) reacts during the second half of their 78-71 loss to Virginia Tech in an NCAA college men's basketball game in Winston-Salem, N.C., Wednesday, Jan. 21, 2009.