Teenagers enter a Juicy Couture store July 30 that features a window display with back-to-school clothing in New York. The nation’s retailers are reporting surprisingly solid gains for August.
Kansas City Chiefs tight end Leonard Pope (45) lands in the end zone for a touchdown in front of Green Bay Packers safety Charlie Peprah (46) and linebacker Alex Joseph in the first half. The Chiefs beat the Packers, 17-13, Thursday in Kansas City, Mo.
Yankees pitcher CC Sabathia works in the first inning against Oakland. Sabathia picked up his major-league-leading 19th win Thursday in New York.
Four Lawrence High alumni will be inducted into the school's Hall of Honor. From left, Sam Campbell, Dr. Larry Kwak, Steve Scheid and Wesley Walker will take part in the ceremony September 19, 2010.
R.J. Smith rides a wave while surfing Thursday in Ocean City, Md., as Hurricane Earl heads toward the East Coast.
Wind and waves move in near beachfront houses Thursday in Nags Head, N.C., as Hurricane Earl moves up the East Coast. The hurricane began to lash North Carolina’s dangerously exposed Outer Banks on Thursday night. Gusts above 40 mph made signs shake and heavy rain fell. See the story on page 2A.
Rainy weather showed up Thursday, Sept, 2, 2010, during a pep rally block party on Mass Street. Dressed for the event and the changing weather, Geraldine and Jerry Thomas of Lawrence showed up for their support for KU football.
Diners at Buffalo Wild Wings Bar and Grill, 1012 Mass., were treated to a live Hawk Talk radio show with Kansas University head football coach Turner Gill, right, and announcer Bob Davis on Thursday. The event was part of a pep rally in downtown Lawrence hosted by Kansas Athletics, the Lawrence Chamber of Commerce and Downtown Lawrence Inc.
Free State senior Preston Newsome (8) tries to settle the ball during first half action in the season opener Thursday, Sept, 2, 2010 against Bonner Springs.
Rick Lambert, a worker for Deffenbaugh Industries of Kansas City, Kan., picks up recyclable materials Thursday in Lawrence.
Crews continued repaving work on the Kansas Turnpike east of Lawrence on Thursday. Reduced lanes on the turnpike because of ongoing road construction will be just one of the hurdles facing motorists traveling to Saturday’s football season opener at Kansas University. Labor Day travelers, a 2:30 p.m. football game at Kansas State University and opening weekend of the Renaissance Festival could also add to Saturday’s traffic headaches on Interstate 70.