Terri Schwager, with the business Anthony’s Beehive, prepares to shake a swarm of bees into a box Thursday. The bees had gathered in a tree in the front yard of Lawrence resident Joyce Barrett. Schwager was there to remove and relocate the swarm to a safe place.
A swarm of bees gather around their queen on a hive in a small tree in the front yard of a residence at 2908 Whitmore.
Jessica Bell and her husband, Lawson Bell, finished the 2009 Ironman 70.3 Kansas race at Clinton State Park. Jessica will be running in the race Sunday without her husband, an Army major, who is currently serving in Iraq.
U.S. Sen. Pat Roberts, R-Kan., foreground left, learned more about Kansas University’s literacy programs during a roundtable discussion Thursday at Pearson Hall on the KU campus. During the session, Roberts heard about KU’s programs at work in area schools. He shook hands with Don Deshler, special education professor and director of the KU Center for Research on Learning.
Rudolph Neugebauer III was injured in what he calls a hate crime against him because he is gay. He said he was attacked
in the 600 block of Massachusetts Street early Friday morning after a group of strangers had offered him a ride.
Attorney General Steve Six stopped Thursday at Shawnee Mission North High School in Overland Park as he kicked off his campaign to retain his post.
Oklahoma athletic director Joe Castiglione talks with reporters during the Big 12 meetings Thursday in Kansas City, Mo.
Big 12 Commissioner Dan Beebe talks with a reporter while waiting for an elevator during the Big 12 meetings on Thursday, June 3, 2010, in Kansas City, Mo. Beebe declined to comment on a Rivals.com report that stated six Big 12 teams would be invited to join the Pac-10 Conference.
Alan Fisher, left, past commander at American Legion Dorsey-Liberty Post 14, meets Lawrence Raiders player Adam Rea, who is sporting the team’s new uniforms. The uniforms were revealed Thursday during a dinner at the American Legion Post.
Marines race onto the beach from an amphibious landing craft during a mock invasion of Red Beach at Camp Pendleton Marine Corps Base in this 1999 file photo.
This Dec. 25, 1985, file photo shows the stars of the television series “The Golden Girls,” from left, Estelle Getty, Rue McClanahan, Bea Arthur and Betty White during a break in taping in Hollywood, Calif. McClanahan, the Emmy-winning actress who brought the sexually liberated Southern belle Blanche Devereaux to life on the hit TV series, died Thursday. She was 76.
Mourners pray by the coffins of victims of the Israeli naval commando raid Thursday as they are carried at the end of the religious funeral service at the Fatih mosque in Istanbul, Turkey. In a stunning reversal that illustrated the severity of the diplomatic fallout from its bloody raid on a Gaza-bound flotilla, Israel dropped plans to prosecute dozens of the captured pro-Palestinian activists, moving instead to deport all of them quickly.
Arizona Gov. Jan Brewer speaks to reporters Thursday outside the White House in Washington after a private meeting with President Barack Obama.
A brown pelican is mired in heavy oil on the beach at East Grand Terre Island along the Louisiana coast on Thursday. Oil from the Deepwater Horizon has affected wildlife throughout the Gulf of Mexico.
Seven-time Tour de France winner Lance Armstrong eats a piece of coconut cream pie in Sully, Iowa, in this July 27, 2006, file photo during a seven-day bike ride across Iowa. Though many athletes eat before training, some scientists say that if you really want to get rid of more fat, you should skip the pre-workout snack.
Michael Clower plays his guitar on the beach Wednesday as a U.S. Navy helicopter, top right, circles overhead less than a mile from the border with Tijuana, Mexico, in San Ysidro, Calif., on the outskirts of San Diego. As politicians say more federal troops are needed to fight rising violence along the U.S.-Mexico border, government data obtained by the Associated Press show the area actually isn’t so dangerous after all.
Community Exchange member Maria Villacreses, right, uses “time dollar” credits at home in Allentown, Pa., on her wedding day for makeup services from fellow exchange member Marilyn Shive in this May 15 photo. As the economy recovers amid high unemployment numbers the ancient practice of barter is becoming more popular nation wide through time banking, an exchange of volunteer service for “time dollars,” credit used for other services offered by members.