Sigma Sigma Sigma members from Pittsburg State University hug fellow member Alexis Scheibler, 18, far left, sister of Preston Scheibler, who died in an October all-terrain vehicle accident, as a friend of Preston wearing a hooded sweatshirt in his honor photographs them on Saturday. A benefit basketball tournament is being held this weekend to raise funds for a scholarship in Preston’s name that will go to a Lawrence High School student with a learning disability.
The first production model of the new Boeing 787 Dreamliner airplane is unveiled to an audience of several thousand employees, airline executives, and dignitaries during a ceremony at Boeing's assembly plant in Everett, Wash., in this 2007 file photos. Kansas leaders are insisting that Wichita still will be able to define itself as the aircraft manufacturing capital of the world even without the Boeing plant, which announced it will close this month. Gov. Sam Brownback is promising aggressive attempts to attract new commercial aviation work — even mentioning Boeing rival Airbus.
Kerry Magee, 55, Lawrence, plays catch Saturday in South Park. High temperatures dropped to the 40s during the weekend, forcing some people to wear warmer clothing. The unseasonably warm weather is expected to continue this week.