The Kansas Chamber of Commerce has thrown its support to challengers of eight moderate Republican senators. Clockwise from left, Tim Owens, Overland Park; Carolyn McGinn, Sedgwick; Terrie Huntington, Fairway; Steve Morris, Hugoton; Vicki Schmidt, Topeka; John Vratil, Leawood; Jean Schodorf, Wichita, and Pete Brungardt, Salina.
This artist rendering provided by the Eisenhower Commission shows a model for the national memorial to be built in Washington for President Dwight D. Eisenhower. President Dwight D. Eisenhower's family wants to halt the planning of a memorial honoring the 34th president because they object to the design.
City crews have been collecting Christmas trees for a couple of weeks; from left are Jeffery Moten and James Pearson, who spent Monday, Jan. 9, 2012 collecting trees. The trees are placed in rows for wildlife to use.