1. Volunteer Tony Wettstein (left), 34, of Neenah, WI sits at an information table outside of the Outagamie County Republican Party field office in Appleton, WI as community captain Paul Kempen carries a Scott Walker campaign sign to his car on Saturday, Aug. 16, 2014. Kempen is one of 228 community captains out of the Outagamie office in charge of organizing to knock on doors for Gov. Scott Walker’s campaign.

     
  2. A woman carries flowers from the farmers market in front of the Wisconsin State Capitol building in Madison, WI early Saturday morning, Aug. 16, 2014. Though Walker has support among conservatives in rural areas, it’s hard to find backers in Madison or Milwaukee. Where food tents and farm stands pop up weekly now around the capitol sidewalks, groups of protesters once stood early in Walker’s tenure. They marched against his “budget repair bill” — Act 10 of 2011 — which restricted the power of public-employee unions to bargain collectively.

     
  3. HyPro Inc. team members listen to Gov. Scott Walker speak on the company’s manufacturing plant floor in Platteville, WI on Friday, Aug. 15, 2014. Co-owner of HyPro Inc. Mark Schildt said Walker’s policies have encouraged investment in the state, “breaking down some of the roadblocks” business owners faced. “Now I’d say Wisconsin is open for business,” he said.

     
  4. Campaign volunteer Rachel Olson, 21, stands with her copy of Gov. Scott Walker’s book at the Jefferson County Republican Party field office in her town of Fond du Lac, WI on Saturday, Aug. 16, 2014. “I only date Republicans,” reads the sticker on the back of her pink phone case. “I think in the long run he did what was best for the state,” she said of Walker’s history as governor. “He actually got my first ever vote in 2010.”

     
  5. Jan Murphy (left), 68, of Appleton, WI and Ione Berg, 78, of Grand Chute, WI, listen to Gov. Scott Walker talk to supporters and campaign volunteers at the Outagamie County Republican Party field office in Appleton, WI on Saturday, Aug. 16, 2014. Murphy stressed that she was supporting Walker for another term because she did not want to see Wisconsin slide back into the financial hole that Walker brought the state out of.

     
  6. Jan Murphy (left), 68, of Appleton, WI and Ione Berg, 78, of Grand Chute, WI, listen to Gov. Scott Walker talk to supporters and campaign volunteers at the Outagamie County Republican Party field office in Appleton, WI on Saturday, Aug. 16, 2014. Murphy stressed that she was supporting Walker for another term because she did not want to see Wisconsin slide back into the financial hole that Walker brought the state out of.

     
  7. Kasidi Schaff (left), 5, of Fond du Lac, WI holds her doll “Ruby” as Gov. Scott Walker shakes hands with her father, welder Scott Schaff, at the Jefferson County Republican Party field office in Fond du Lac, WI on Saturday, Aug. 16, 2014. Today’s anti-Washington sentiment is an opportunity for conservatives to educate young people and cynical voters, Walker said.

     
  8. "On Wisconsin!" Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker signed a photo of himself for employees at Davy Engineering Company Inc. in La Crosse, WI during a day of campaign stops on Friday, Aug. 15, 2014.

     
  9. Jan Murphy (left), 68, of Appleton, WI and Ione Berg, 78, of Grand Chute, WI, listen to Gov. Scott Walker talk to supporters and campaign volunteers at the Outagamie County Republican Party field office in Appleton, WI on Saturday, Aug. 16, 2014. “I’ve been supporting him since ‘05,” said Outagamie County GOP Chairman Barbara Bieber, 72, of Appleton, WI. “I think he’s honest and he truly cares about what he’s doing. They have scrutinized that guy and they can’t find anything. He’s just an honest person.”

     
  10. Dejarnette Blanchard, 23, of North Side, puts his arm around his son Dai’Saun, 5, as they take a break from picking up trash at Allegheny Commons Park in Pittsburgh’s North Side. Dai’Saun came along with his father, who works with YouthPlaces, to help clean up the park and see what his father does.

     
  11. Top: Joni Jones, 58, of Homewood, bows her head as Pastor Leroy Robinson leads a prayer during Women’s Day Service at Christ Temple Apostolic Church in the Pittsburgh neighborhood of Homewood on Sunday, Aug. 31, 2014.

    "Society always says that the Homewood area is not a safe area to be in," wrote missionary of Christ Temple Apostolic Church Sister Lisa Price in an explanatory note of the church’s Women’s Day events to the Tribune-Review. "We are here to encourage to women throughout the community and other women in the church. It’s the good in us who want to give someone a positive outlook on life." The day included a dinner and a special praise service open to the public.

    Following frames: Bishop Rudy Dyke (center), 87, of Wilkinsburg, prays with Novia Wilborn (left) as Pastor Leroy Robinson (top right) leads a prayer.

    Mother Mary Williams, 89, of Homewood, stands amongst the pews during Women’s Day Service at Christ Temple Apostolic Church in Homewood. Williams is the oldest member of the congregation; she accredits her longevity to getting out of the house and Jesus. 

    Bishop Rudy Dyke (left), 87, of Wilkinsburg, talks with Novia Wilborn in the entryway of Christ Temple Apostolic Church in Homewood. Wilborn is collecting signatures of people who will pray with her for her family in Jamaica.

     
  12. "Six men in a tent!" said Keegan Derrick (right), 10, of Brookine, repeating commands from Fort Pitt Museum Living History Co-ordinator Justin Meinert as the boys took their turn at re-enacting colonial living at Fort Pitt in Point State Park on Friday, July 4, 2014. Derrick’s brother Gage (left), 8, plays along with Enrique Ochoa (bottom), 6, of Jefferson Hills and his brother Tiago (top), 4, as they pretend to sleep in the tent, which would have squeezed six men during the Revolutionary War.

     
  13. Pennsylvania Governor Tom Corbett sits for a portrait at the Tribune-Review offices on the North Side on Monday, July 21, 2014.

     
  14. Leroy Regan, 6, Blawnox, does a pull-up on the playground at Blawnox Community Park as he plays with his friends and relatives on Monday, July 21, 2014. 

     
  15. The second half of the Manchester City vs. AC Milan game starts at Heinz Field after a weather delay as the sun goes down on the North Shore on Sunday, July 27, 2014.