Tuscaloosa, AL – It's summertime and most kids hit the park to participate in sports or head to their rooms to play video games. But many area children still enjoy one of Mark Twain's favorite pastimes fishing. Alabama Public Radio's Pam Doyle went to the ninth annual West Side Bass Fisherman's Catfish rodeo. She brings us their fishing tips and tells us why they love the sport .
Tuscaloosa, AL – Today, Americans and much of the world will mourn former President Ronald Reagan, who died last week at the age of 93. Twenty years ago, President Reagan was on the campaign trail seeking another term. And just weeks before the 1984 presidential election, he made a quick stop in Tuscaloosa to secure more votes. Some of the topics highlighted in Reagan's speech mirror some of the themes in this year's presidential election. Mandie Trimble reports.