Hundreds of riders take off Sunday morning down Massachusetts Street for the start of the Octoginta bicycle ride in 2010. This year's event will be Oct. 9.
Overland Park residents Martha Burt, from left, and her daughters Molly Burt, and Colleen Bloom, of Lawrence, and Bloom's dog, Leo, are pictured at Bloom's home in Lawrence. All three women plan to walk on Bloom's Making Strides Against Breast Cancer team on October 17th.
An aerial view shows the cracked northern wall of the dyke of the reservoir containing red mud of an alumina factory Sunday near Ajka, Hungary. Five days ago the reservoir released about 800,000 cubic yards of caustic red sludge, which flooded villages in the area. The building of a protective barrier 10 yards high and 600 yards long is under way, but a second spill can’t be prevented according to experts. The recently detected new crack appears to be widening.
Anthony Barnett, Lawrence, has a three-legged pit bull named Leonidas that he uses for educational purposes to show that all dogs can thrive and be loving in a positive environment.
The jobs crisis has brought an unwelcome discovery for many unemployed Americans: Job openings in their old fields exist. Yet they no longer qualify for them.
Indianapolis running back Mike Hart extends to score the game’s lone touchdown while being tackled by Kansas City defensive back Kendrick Lewis in the fourth quarter.
Kansas City Chiefs running back Jamaal Charles, top, leaps over Indianapolis Colts cornerback Jerraud Powers in the first quarter. Charles — and the Chiefs — eventually came back to earth in a 19-9 loss Sunday in Indianapolis.
Kansas University men’s basketball coach Bill Self, center, and the KU seniors, from left, Mario Little, Brady Morningstar, Conner Teahan and Tyrel Reed, laugh after Self answered a question during a Q&A session Sunday at Allen Fieldhouse.
KU’s Thomas Robinson autographs the shirt of Kate Dieker, 9, of Westphalia.
Oklahoma forward Jordan White (7) tackles Kansas University forward Emily Cressy. KU suffered a 3-1 loss to OU Sunday at the Jayhawk Soccer Complex.
Fernando Rodriguez has been active athletically since training as an Olympic athlete for Mexico. He opened UnderGround Lab, a fitness program, in 2008.
Lawrence portrait and wedding photographer Adam Buhler is pictured with his 3-month-old son, Everett, in his Lawrence home. For nice candid photographs, Buhler suggests paying close attention to your children’s interests and then photographing them participating in the activities.
From left, a portrait of Jace and Jamen Fuchs.
Dylan Kruger with Anna.
Sandy Cooper, a Lawrence Mary Kay representative, applies mascara Wednesday at her home.
Pam Biemick works on client Regan Lehman Pillar recently as Biemick showed her client how to use a primer and concealer.
Ethan Folks, a Eudora 10-year-old with autism, walks his bike up to his home Wednesday. Ethan and his family will be participating in Walk Now for Autism Speaks on Saturday for the third time. The goal of the event is to raise awareness for autism and to raise funds for autism research.