A Flower memorial appears by the MagnaGro door, which had signs taped to it Wednesday condemning the property at 600 E. 22nd St.
The country duet of Buxton and Hughes featuring Lawrence native Sarah Buxton, center, on lead vocals and Jedd Hughes on guitar performed Wednesday for residents at Pioneer Ridge Retirement Community. Resident Reggie Buxton, left, had the best seat in the house to watch his granddaughter perform for his neighbors. The two singers will perform today at The Granada for a fundraiser for Lawrence Memorial Hospital Endowment.
Protesters rally outside the Department of Agriculture building Wednesday in Washington, D.C., in support of Shirley Sherrod.
A Palestinian worker arranges bottles Wednesday to be filled with alcohol at a pharmaceutical drug manufacturing company that receives raw materials from Israel, in Beit Hanoun, northern Gaza Strip. Some of the hundreds of Gaza factories idled by Israel’s blockade are cranking up rusty machines to can tomatoes, mix concrete and press pills again now that Israel is allowing in raw materials for the first time in three years. But Israel’s recent easing of the closure appears unlikely to get Gaza’s battered economy back on its feet.
Van Go Inc. artist Macio Palacio, 17, works diligently Wednesday on a bench designed for Jill Kleinberg. Palacio and many other young artists spent the day putting finishing touches on their creations in preparation for Friday’s 5 p.m. unveiling during the Benchmark 2010 event at Van Go.
Van Go artist Anna Taylor pulls some paint from her color palette.
Rachel Elise fills out paperwork during casting calls for “The Bachelor” and “The Bachelorette.” Auditions for the reality show were Wednesday night at Renee Kelly’s in Shawnee.
Workers prepare to lay oil boom Wednesday around an island in St. Bernard Parish, La. Area crews found about 130 dead birds and 15 live birds affected by oil Monday.
Basketball legend Lynette Woodard, center, works with a group of young players during a Rule 13 basketball camp Wednesday at Bishop Seabury Academy.
Then-Yankees manager Ralph Houk, right, visits with, from left, Yogi Berra, Mickey Mantle and Joe DiMaggio in this file photo from March 9, 1961. Houk, a Lawrence native who managed the Yankees of the early 1960s, died Wednesday.
Kansas City starting pitcher Zack Greinke delivers against Toronto. Greinke picked up the win in the Royals’ 5-2 victory Wednesday in Kansas City, Mo. Story on page 3B.
Ralph Houk, then manager of the Boston Red Sox, waits out a rain delay in this file photo from June 13, 1982. Houk died Wednesday at 90.
A poster that explains ways to file for unemployment insurance benefits is shown as job seekers look for work Tuesday at the JobTrain employment office in Menlo Park, Calif. The Senate passed a measure to restore jobless benefits by a 59-39 vote Wednesday.
Students learn how to cut up a lamb at Ryan Farr’s butcher class June 29 in San Francisco. Foodies are turning to butchery for a closer connection to their food.
Maggie Cargill, in red shirt, performs during a Girl(m)Prov show at The Granada, 1020 Mass.
Maggie Cargill, left, and Havana Mahoney pretend to be dead giraffes during a recent improv comedy performance at The Granada, 1020 Mass. Cargill and Mahoney are both members of the all-female improv comedy group Girl(m)Prov.
Brittany Barney, seated, reads her diary aloud to the disapproval of her mother, played by Demy Potter, who is secretly listening during a performance of “Dear Diary” at The Granada, 1020 Mass. Barney and Potter are members of the all-female comedy group Girl(m)Prov.