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From Matt Westendorf: “Here is a picture of one of the nice crappie we caught while down in Mississippi in late March. This one is a 2 pounder caught the 22nd of March on Grenada Lake. The weather did not cooperate (4 days of cold, wind and rain) on this trip but we still managed to put some nice fish in the boat.”
Gov. Rod Blagojevich was arrested Tuesday on charges of conspiring to get financial benefits through his authority to appoint a U.S. senator to fill the vacancy left by Barack Obama's election as president. UPDATE: Read the entire indictment. STORY & COMMENTS
With bow season approaching, writer Ed Smith offers a timely reminder that shooting from a tree stand is not the same as shooting from the ground. Here's vivid proof in words and pictures. STORY & COMMENTS