Tuscaloosa, AL – As the University of Alabama slips into its summer routine, noticeable changes are happening right off of campus. The area known simply as The Strip is losing some of its old flavor while at the same time gaining some big improvements. Can this area where students and others from the Tuscaloosa community come to eat, drink and be merry hold on to its unique identity? Alabama Public Radio's Kerri Gentine reports.
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 .