Good Day Alabama for September 12, 2012 - WBRC FOX6 News - Birmingham, AL

Good Day Alabama for September 12, 2012

JEH JEH LIVE - The Keep Birmingham Beautiful Commission (KBBC) is sponsoring a Recycle Bin Distribution today from 8:00 a.m. until 12:00 p.m. at Linn Park in front of City Hall. This event is for residents of the city of Birmingham that have the Department of Public Works (DPW) as there sanitation provider. Residents will register for recycling collection as they drive in front of City Hall. Residential information will be placed in the Department of Public Works Recycling Collection Database. The bins will be placed in vehicles by KBBC volunteers and Helping Hands Volunteers. Recycling info will be distributed on the scene. Recycle day is every Wednesday. Recyclable materials must be placed out on Tuesday night or before 6am on Wednesday. For more info, call 311.

ZOO CREW - Mickey visited with Travis Coty from the Birmingham Zoo to learn more about the Red Panda. For more information, visit

OCTOBER BABY - Janice talked with John Schneider about the film "October Baby." It comes out on DVD and Blu-ray this week. Alabama has many ties to this film with the producers and much of the filming done here. It is the story of a young college girl who finds out not only was she adopted, she was an "abortion survivor." October Baby is rated PG13.

ASK THE DOCTOR - James West, MD, general surgeon and medical director of the St. Vincent's St. Clair Advanced Wound Center, joined us to take viewer questions about advanced wound care.

- Alabama Cooperative Extension Agent Bethany O'Rear discussed winter weed prevention in turf and preemergent herbicides. The most common winter weeds  are Henbit, Chickweed, and Annual Bluegrass. You can reach her at the Extension office with your questions!

Tomorrow on Good Day Alabama
, we look ways to help you and your kids keep from procrastinating this new school year! Enjoy some great music and food at Trucks by the Tracks this weekend at Railroad Park! We get the scoop! And People Magazine reveals the best and worst dressed celebrities - we find out who tops both ends of the list! Amber Riley of Glee fame offers some advice to teens about texting and driving! And author Michel Morris returns to town - this time with his book "Man in the Blue Moon" and he joins us in the studio! Plus our pet of the week joins us in the studio ... that and more tomorrow on Good Day Alabama!

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