On A Lighter Note...
Callers to Gov. Haley Barbour's toll-free telephone number aren't greeted by the voice of his secretary.
Over a cheesy beat, a woman refers callers to another number, where they can hear "hot girls" for 69 cents a minute.
This past spring, Barbour's office changed its toll-free number, but the new version didn't make it in time for the 2006-07 State Government Telephone Directory.
Meanwhile, the original number was given to a phone sex hot line.
"That number is unacceptable to the governor," Barbour's spokesman, Pete Smith, said. "And we're examining options to correct it. The correct number is (900) GOP-Graft." <more