Lawrence High School senior Riley Costlow works on her CASA playhouse project in the Design Build Class at Lawrence College and Career Center on Wednesday. Students designed and constructed scale models, developed budgets for construction and presented their designs to the Board of Directors of Douglas County Court Appointed Special Advocates. After the board picks a playhouse, students will work together to construct the project.
This 2014 file photo from a Lawrence salon shows one model of tanning bed.
Lawrence High sophomore E'lease Stafford (40) puts up a shot while being double teamed by Shawnee Mission Northwest defenders Brenni Rose, left, and Melissa Schmidt (22) during their game Tuesday evening in Shawnee.
Kansas University Chancellor Bernadette Gray-Little answers questions and provides an update about KU’s accomplishments and opportunities over the past year during an informal forum Tuesday, Feb. 9, 2016, at The Commons in Spooner Hall.
Lawrence High School choir director Dwayne Dunn, at right, leads the A Cappella Choir through rehearsals Monday, Feb. 8, 2016, at LHS.
Free State High School choir director Hilary Morton leads students in the Chamber Choir through rehearsals Monday at the high school. The choir will perform at a public concert at 7 p.m. Thursday at Liberty Memorial Central Middle School along with the Lawrence High School A Cappella Choir.
A Free State High School club named the Young Feminists' Club meets after school Wednesday, Feb. 3, to discuss free speech and the recent incident on campus where a student displayed a Confederate flag from his truck.
The Lawrence High football field is pictured, Friday, Feb. 5, 2016. Jennifer Freeman Nauertc plans to go before the Lawrence School Board to ask them to name the field after her late father, Bill Freeman, who coached the Lions to five state football championships from 1974 to 1989.
A young boy peeks inside the Icarus planetarium in the atrium of the Lawrence Public Library, 707 Vermont St. Boy Scouts of America Troops 55 and 61 constructed the project out of cardboard and binder clips. From inside the structure a light display of several constellations is projected on the ceiling.
Katelyn Scott, of Payton, Colo., runs beside her border collie, Sin, during an advanced jumpers event Friday, Feb. 5, 2016 at the community building at the Douglas County Fairgrounds. Casa De Canine Agility of Kansas City is holding a USDAA Agility Trial at the fairground through Sunday.
The owners of The Bourgeois Pig have opened a new coffee roasting business in production space at 900 New Jersey St., the former Kansas Key Press building, pictured on Friday, Feb. 5, 2016.
Kansas University's Murphy Hall is reflected in the multiple glass panes that make up the exterior of the DeBruce Center Thursday, Feb. 4. 2016 as a construction worker lowers his crane at the building on the KU campus. The DeBruce Center is adjacent to Allen Fieldhouse and will soon be home to James Naismith’s original “Rules of Basket Ball.” The center is slated to open in March.
Free State High senior Bryce Torneden, right, is introduced by FSHS football coach Bob Lisher, standing, before Torneden signed a letter of intent to play at Kansas University next year. Also signing letters of intent with colleges Wednesday at FSHS, from left, are Firebirds Garrett Swisher, left, with Highland Community College, and Drew Tochtrop, with Hutchinson Community College.
Free State High senior Sam Skwarlo committed to walk on at Kansas University to play football in a signing day ceremony Wednesday at FSHS.
Kansas football coach David Beaty holds a news conference Wednesday, Feb. 3, to discuss the Jayhawks' 2016 class of signees.
Hillcrest Elementary School fifth-graders Brianna Ocegueda, left, and Kim Shafer, work together on some math exercises in a math intervention group Tuesday at the school. Hillcrest received a Challenge Award for its fourth-grade math program from 2014. The award is given to schools with demographic challenges.
Douglas County Department of Youth Services and Juvenile Detention Center at 330 N. Industrial Lane
Walmart, 550 Congressional Dr., is shown in this file photo from January 2010.
Kansas fans celebrate during filming of the ESPN College GameDay at Allen Fieldhouse, Saturday, Jan. 30, 2016, hours before the tip-off between KU and ]Kentucky men's basketball game.
Harrison Leiszler, 6, Lawrence, portrays a young James Naismith during ESPN College GameDay filming at Allen Fieldhouse, Saturday, Jan. 30, 2016, hours before the tip-off between KU and Kentucky men's basketball game.