Rapper Curren$y performs on stage during the Spring College Carnival Thursday, April 14, 2011. Organizers closed down Eighth Street between Massachusetts and New Hampshire streets for the event, which was hosted by the Adult Swim television network.
Olathe Northwest players sit in their bus during a lightning delay Thursday, April 14, 2011 at LHS. The game was stopped at 31:24 in the first half with Olathe Northwest leading, 1-0.
Christopher Muetz, 18, Lawrence, swings a hula hoop Thursday during the Spring College Carnival Thursday, April 14, 2011. Organizers closed down Eighth Street between Massachusetts and New Hampshire streets for the event, which was hosted by the Adult Swim television network.
Area radar map, as of 6: 31 p.m.
Louisiana State University students Mark Nehlig, left, and Brian Sain lift a coffin representing education after a rally to protest against cuts to higher education at the Louisiana State Capitol in Baton Rouge, La., Nov. 10, 2010. Louisiana and a handful of other states with billions of dollars in "rainy-day" funds set aside for troubled financial times are discovering that they can't use that money to offset their budget cuts. Instead, in an attempt to ease the state's deficit, Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal and state lawmakers are expected to make another round of deep cuts to public colleges.
Lawrence resident Earl Nehring, a volunteer for Kansas Advocates for Better Care, was named United Way Roger Hill Volunteer Center Volunteer of the Year for Leadership/Board Service by KABC.
Governor Sam Brownback greets attendees at the KU Energy Conference Thursday, April 14, 2011. From left are Susan Duffy, Kanas Corporation Commission, Brownback, State Rep. Tom Sloan and Jeremy Viscomi, with the KU Tertiary Oil Recovery Project. Brownback spoke at the conference about the state's energy policy.
Gov. Sam Brownback is introduced before the start of the KU Energy Conference at the Oread Hotel Thursday, April 14, 2011. The conference was sponsored by the KU Energy Club.