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Elvyn Jones

Elvyn Jones is a reporter for the Lawrence Journal-World covering Douglas County government, Baldwin City and Eudora.

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A local farm transfers corn from a combine to a semi Wednesday in a field in the Kansas River bottoms east of Lawrence. The local fall harvest is underway with about 25 percent of the corn harvested, according to local elevator managers. The crop is good but not what farmers hope in a year of depressed grain prices.

Ray Phillips, a senior at Haskell Indian Nations University, answers a question at as part of a five-member panel during a question-and-answer forum at the Lawrence Public Library. Also pictured, from left, are senior Kaana Watchman, junior Caroline Wiseman and senior Andi Weber.

University of Kansas professor Charlene Muehlenhard, center, responds to a question at a panel discussion on sexual violence Wednesday, Sept. 21, 2016, at the Watkins Museum of History. Joining her on the panel were, from left, KU law professor Corey Rayburn Yung, Jen Brockman, director of the KU Sexual Assault Prevention and Education Center, Assistant District Attorney Mark Simpson, and Rachel Gadd-Nelson, of the Lawrence Sexual Trauma and Abuse Care Center.

Celinda Lake, president of Lake Research Partners of Washington, D.C., shares polling insights into this year's elections at a Emily Taylor and Marilyn Stokstad Women's Leadership Lecture on Tuesday in the Kansas University Union.

Sara Ahmed lays out the pattern of a henna tattoo on the hand of 11-year-old Sophia Herrera, of Kansas City, Mo., at the Islamic Center of Lawrence's booth at Sunday's Festival of Cultures at South Park.

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