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Warm water forces fishing restrictions on Montana streams

FISHING – High stream temperatures in Western Montana have prompted emergency restrictions on the hours fishing will be allowed on the Bitterroot, Blackfoot and Clark Fork Rivers starting Friday. Montana Fish Wildlife & Parks officials said all fishing on the prized trout rivers as well...

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Parting Shot -- 7.1.15

A character on a float gives a thumbs-up along the Canada Day parade route through Port Credit today in Mississauga, Ontario. The holiday celebrates the joining of provinces to create Canada in 1867. (Peter Powers/The Canadian Press via AP)

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Trouble with Characters

Whether you’re creating a hero or villain, prince or pauper, enemy or friend, we’ve all had difficulties. Both DM’s and players alike have hit that creative wall. This will be a quick guide to help you stencil out your character idea.


An encounter with David Letterman 

Fellow Ball State University graduate David Letterman and I crossed paths once. Just once. I was a freshman in 1968 and Dave was a senior. I lived in Waggoner Hall, which at that time was a dorm for men only and was often referred to...

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