An empty lot at 27th and Iowa streets could be the new home of an Olive Garden in Lawrence.
Rubble was caught in a tree in Joplin, Mo., during Memorial Day weekend.
Kari Ann Rinker, Kansas state coordinator for the National Organization for Women, points out the tires she brought to a news conference to protest recent remarks by state Rep. Pete DeGraaf, a Mulvane Republican, Wednesday, June 1, 2011 outside the Statehouse, in Topeka. DeGraaf supports a new state law requiring women to buy separate health insurance policies if they want most abortions covered and compared buying them to having a spare tire on a car.
An American flag flies among the rubble in Joplin, Mo., during Memorial Day weekend.
Karli Meier sells doughnuts at the Rees Farm store in Topeka May 31, 2011. Topeka residents wanting one of the popular cider doughnuts from Rees Fruit Farm won’t be able to get them at the farmers’ market held every Wednesday on the Statehouse grounds.
Cindy Burnett was killed Tuesday, May 31, on the South Lawrence Trafficway when a metal object from a passing car struck the windshield of the vehicle she was riding in.