Mobile, AL – Alabama is the only state in the southeast with four Double-A baseball teams. And baseball provides a multi-million dollar impact for the economy in the state's four largest cities. Alabama Public Radio's Chris Newbold has this report.
Undated – The Memorial Day holiday is the traditional beginning of the summer vacation season. The beach, of course, is a popular summer destination. The Associated Press has compiled a list of pet peeves expressed by beach vacationers. Smoking, feeding seagulls and kicking sand onto other people have made the top of the list. Beachgoers say litter and left-over food also are among their primary annoyances. Large umbrellas, errant Frisbees and shaking sand out of towels also made the list of complaints.