Harry Cook, North Lawrence, weighs popcorn that he’ll sell from his massive stockpile of growing kernels over the years.
Sir Robert Worcester, a Kansas University graduate who has been knighted by Queen Elizabeth, was at KU’s Hall Center for Humanities on Tuesday giving a history of Allington Castle, his home in the county of Kent, England.
Lawrence High school seniors, from left, Annum Chaudhry, Jasmine Sims and Alexx Fuller visit during lunch Tuesday in the school’s cafeteria. The Institute of Medicine has announced recommendations to make school lunches and breakfasts more nutritious. The proposed guidelines include limits on salt, fat and calories. Chaudhry said she felt pretty good Tuesday about her lunch choices, which included broccoli and some fruit.
Lawrence High’s Lillian Schonewise tips a shot over the net against Emporia. At left is Kendyll Severa. The Lions went 1-1 at their triangular on Tuesday at LHS.
Lawrence High's Jasmyn Turner (5), center, prepares to deliver a point-winning spike against Emporia Tuesday during the Lion's Varsity meet.
Joel Warner with the Denver paper Westword examines marijuana Monday at Lotus Medical in Denver. The Denver alternative newspaper recently posted an ad for a reviewer of the state’s hundred-plus marijuana dispensaries and the products they sell. Warner is doing the assignment until the paper hires someone permanently.
Cardinal William Levada, the Vatican’s chief doctrinal official, speaks Tuesday at a news conference at the Vatican. The Vatican has made it easier for Anglicans to join the Catholic Church, responding to the disillusionment of some Anglicans over the election of openly gay bishops and the blessing of same-sex unions.
A Halloween costume depicting a space alien in an orange prison jumpsuit labeled “illegal alien” with a “green card” is shown Tuesday in Miami. Immigrant advocates are urging retailers to pull the Halloween costume set, while a group that supports strict immigration laws says such a move impinges on freedom of speech.