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Putting roofs on racetracks, getting knocked out in a crash

Putting roofs on racetracks, getting knocked out in a crash

Concussions became impossible to ignore in racing after a head injury caused NASCAR’s most popular driver, Dale Earnhardt Jr. , to miss half of last season. “I’m glad to hear that he’s going to get back behind the wheel of a race car,” Richardson said. “He’s taking his life in his own hands.

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Popular boats for more than fishing

Popular boats for more than fishing

He figures the sales of family recreational boats outnumber the sales of fishing boats by 4 or 5 to 1. “Paddle boats have also made a tremendous gain in popularity,” Beal said. “Kayaks, paddleboards and other smaller recreational vessels are a huge part of the Boat Expo.

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Ray Sasser: End of duck season could be epic

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Kraai said migrating waterfowl are still arriving on cold fronts, while other birds are headed back north during the warming trends that have delivered record high temperatures in many places. “I’ve heard great reports on public and private lands throughout Texas the last few weeks,” Kraai said. “I like these years when we have regular significant cold fronts, then warming trends.

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Ray Sasser: Zara Spook lure dates to early 1900s

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Around the No Talent table, the men swapped well-spun stories of their exploits, and that’s when Walter Biggs revealed the tale of the Zara Spook, a lure that gained prominence in the back of his father’s store. “A lot of the bull sessions concerned fishing and took place around the water cooler and potbellied stove,” Biggs said. “There were all sorts of colorful people hanging around, including an assortment of immigrants.