Good Day Alabama for September 21, 2012 - WBRC FOX6 News - Birmingham, AL

Good Day Alabama for September 21, 2012

Here is what you saw on Good Day Alabama for September 21, 2012:

BBJ - Mike talked with Evan Belanger from the Birmingham Business Journal about local business headlines. They discussed how O'Neal Flat Rolled Metals is expanding into the Southeast with plans to make its Birmingham plant a regional hub; what real estate brokers say about the metro Birmingham office market and how it is doing;  and how Regions Financial Corp. converted its new line of credit cards onto its system this month and added more than 150 new positions locally to support the business. For more on these and other business stories, visit

JEH JEH LIVE - It's Football Friday and that means High School Football teams across the state go head to head on the field tonight! Catch all the excitement tonight on FOX6 Sideline! Jeh Jeh geared up for it with a pep rally this morning at Central High School in Tuscaloosa where the school got fired up for tonight's game against Brookwood High School. Catch all the games tonight on FOX6 Sideline Report or on the new Sideline App for your smart phone.

COMEDIAN - Huggy Lowdown has racked up credits from HBO's Def Comedy Jam, and P. Diddy's Bad Boys of Comedy as well as Starz "The First Amendment Comedy Stand-Up". In addition, he has shared the stage with comedic legends, Bernie Mac, Mo'nique, DL Hughley, Damon Wayans, Eddie Griffin and many more. For tickets or more information for this weekend's appearances, call the Comedy Club Stardome at (205) 444-0008 or visit

ZOO CREW - Kelly Wall  joins us from the Birmingham Zoo to introduce Mickey to the Indian Star Tortoise. To learn more information about the animal or visit the zoo, go to

DR. ASA ANDREW - Known as America's Health and Lifestyle Coach®, Asa Andrew, MD is a national best-selling author, radio and TV host, and founder of Diagnosis HOPE, a non-profit dedicated to health education and supporting the uninsured. He has dedicated his life to helping others thrive in their health.  For more information, visit He joined us again today to explain more about Hormone Replacement Therapy (HRT) for Testosterone in men. He recommends you have your testosterone checked with your doctor every six months. Try weight training 30 minutes 3 days a week to increase testosterone levels. Healthy fats such as almonds, avocados, and fish oil help support testosterone levels. Ask your doctor to help you make better lifestyle choices for 3 to 4 months before starting HRT. But he says understand that HRT may be necessary if better lifestyle choices don't increase your Testosterone levels. HRT will Increase energy, Improve mood, Increase lean muscle, decrease body fat, and improve stamina.

- We talked with J. Wesley Legg. He is originally from Birmingham. After college, he joined the Navy and became an attorney. He then velt called to produce entertainment that is true, noble. right, pure, lovely and admirable. His latest project opens this weekend. "Unconditional" is a captivating drama starring Lynn Collins and Michael Ealy. This inspiring film releases in theaters today and encourages viewers to make a difference in their own communities through its ACT campaign.  Written and directed by Brent McCorkle, the film tells the story of Samantha Crawford (Lynn Collins), an acclaimed storybook artist, who seemingly had it all until she lost the love she cherished the most. When Sam's storybook marriage is ripped away from her, she loses her faith and her will to live. Now fighting with despair, Samantha is obsessed with tracking down the murderer of her husband. However, a death-defying encounter with two children leads to a reunion with her oldest friend, Joe Bradford (Michael Ealy)… and begins Sam's journey back toward God's unconditional love. For more information, visit

Next week on Good Day Alabama, grandparents getting scammed simply because they care about their grandkids... We find out about these scams and how you can protect yourself! Can you believe Halloween is just around the corner? Atrox Factory fires up the fun and brings in some big name horror stars to town. This week Walter Phelan from Rob Zombie's "House of 1000 Corpses" joins us! Comedian Carlos Mencia returns to town and joins us in the studio! Enjoy some chilli and help in the fight against breast cancer - we take you live to Chillin' for the Cure and get the scoop on how you can grab a bowl! Put a stop to the aging process! We talk with one author who gives advice on how you can do just that! Birmingham's Bargain Mom joins us and we check out what's new in entertainment on store shelves next week!  And our experts join us to take your questions about gardening, fishing, and your pets ... that and more next week on Good Day Alabama!

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