A tour of Allen Fieldhouse during Ladies’ Night out with Bill Self included a stop at the players’ lounge. Marci Anderson, left, of Salina, and her daughter Susie Wilson, of Lawrence, checked out the recliners. The event was a benefit for Jayhawks for a Cure.
Tours were conducted of the athletic facilities connected to Allen Fieldhouse, including the basketball practice gym on Thursday during Ladies’ Night Out with Bill Self.
Lawrence Police and U.S Marshals, with help from Leavenworth County's bomb squad, investigated a home at 512 Locust in north Lawrence, where a man was arrested this morning. Investigators were processing the scene, and said a small explosive device and drug paraphernalia were found. A small robot was used to investigate the scene.
Men hold a poster of Argentina's President Cristina Fernandez, right, and her husband former President Nestor Kirchner as they arrive to pay their last respects to Kirchner at the government palace in Buenos Aires, Argentina. Kirchner died Wednesday after suffering a heart attack at age 60. The sign reads in Spanish "Forever Nestor, be strong Cristina."
Dr. Jennifer Brull, president of the Kansas Academy of Family Physicians, served on a panel discussion about federal health reform Thursday, Oct. 28, 2010, at the Oread Hotel.
Jean Hall, a Kansas University associate research professor, asks a question during a community forum, "On the Front Line: Local Response to Health Reform," on Thursday, Oct 28, 2010, at the Oread Hotel. About 200 people attended the four-hour forum, including Steven Bruner, a Lawrence family practice doctor, who is waiting in line behind Hall.
Brian Holbrook reads the Employment Guide while attending a Global Recruiting Solutions job fair in Livonia, Mich., in this Sept. 29 photo. Fewer people applied for unemployment benefits last week, the second drop in a row and a hopeful sign the job market could be improving.
At 5-foot-4, 140 pounds, Jon Pederson, above, might be the smallest guy on the field tonight when his Lawrence High football team plays host to city rival Free State — but he’s still bigger than Free State place-kicker Amanda Moyer.
With her full gear on for practice, Amanda Moyer smiles underneath her helmet with pink mouth guard attached. The Free State senior has joined the football team as a walk-on starting field goal kicker.
San Francisco’s Edgar Renteria, left, and Juan Uribe celebrate after scoring during the Giants’ seven-run eighth inning of Game 2 of the World Series. The Giants won, 9-0, for a 2-0 lead in the series Thursday in San Francisco.
A longtime soccer player, Amanda Moyer joined the Free State football junior varsity team as a place kicker before earning a promotion to the varsity.
Kansas’ Olaitan Oguntodu encourages his teammates in this file photo from Sept. 25. Oguntodu has moved from safety to linebacker, where he is expected to play Saturday at iowa State.
Bill and Cindy Self spoke Thursday during Ladies' Night Out with Bill Self at Allen Fieldhouse to benefit breast cancer research.
North Carolina State’s Brandan Bishop (30) reacts after breaking up a Florida State pass during the first half Thursday in Raleigh, N.C. Florida State’s Beau Reliford is in the back.
Actor James MacArthur is shown in character as Detective Danny Williams in the TV show “Hawaii Five-O” in this 1969 file photo. MacArthur, the son of actress Helen Hayes and playwright Charles MacArthur, died Thursday. He was 72.
Rafe Brown, assistant professor of ecology and evolutionary biology and curator of herpetology for the Natural History Museum at Kansas University and Dave Blackburn, a post-doctoral researcher at the museum are pictured with two flat-headed frogs that are among the rare specimens that will be on display for this weekend's SciencePalooza fundraiser event at the museum. Proceeds from the fundraiser will go toward updating exhibits.