Good Day Alabama for October 3, 2012 - WBRC FOX6 News - Birmingham, AL

Good Day Alabama for October 3, 2012

Here is what you saw on Good Day Alabama for October 3, 2012:

JEH JEH LIVE - UAB gears up for Homecoming 2012 with a week of activities this week, featuring free student, alumni and fan events, the university's traditional Gurney Derby race and the annual parade through Birmingham's Southside. The fun-filled week - themed "Our Town. Our Team. #BLAZERNATION" - will culminate with the UAB vs. Southeastern Louisiana football game at 2 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 6, at Legion Field. On game day, Blazer Village will open at 11 a.m., with shuttles running from Blazer and Camp halls to Legion Field free for all UAB students and fans. The new winners of the Mr. and Ms. UAB scholarship competition, sponsored by the UAB National Alumni Society, will be announced during halftime.

ZOO CREW - Mickey visited with Paul Smith from the Birmingham Zoo. For more information, visit

GARDENING - Jon Culver with Sweet Peas Garden Center joins us to discuss great fall container gardening. For more information or gardening advice from Jon Culver, visit Sweet Peas Garden Shop at 2829 Linden Ave, Homewood... The phone number is (205) 879-3839. Or you can email him at

ASK THE DOCTOR - Dr. Robert DeSantis joined us to take viewer questions. He is an Obstetrician/Gynecologist with Trinity OB/GYN at Trinity Medical Center. He discussed the importance of regular check-ups and mammograms.

ROCCO DISPIRITO - # 1 New York Times bestselling author and celebrity chef Rocco DiSpirito delivers the newest book in his NOW EAT THIS! series - NOW EAT THIS! ITALIAN: Favorite Dishes From the Real Mamas of Italy - All Under 350 Calories, a gorgeous new cookbook of low calorie, full-flavor classic Italian recipes.  Weight conscious readers no longer have to deprive themselves of the ever-popular cuisine of Italy!  Some of the full-flavor, low-fat recipes re-crafted by award-winning chef Rocco DiSpirito in NOW EAT THIS! ITALIAN include:  Fettuccine Alfredo, Mama's Famed Meatballs, Calamari Fritti, Chicken Parmigiana, Spaghetti Pomodoro, Uncle Joe's Sausage and Peppers, Arincini, Cannoli, and many, many more!
Tomorrow on Good Day Alabama, we recap the year's first presidential debate.
Our expert weighs in on how both nominees fared in the debate. With all the political talk, one nominee from the last election is back in the spotlight. Sarah Palin's father and brother want to share "Our Sarah" with the world. They share their memories of her in the new book and they join us in the studio with their story! Jeh Jeh takes us to the Birmingham Botanical Gardens for Antiques in the Gardens to see what great pieces you can find there this weekend! The Bluff Park Art Show is this weekend and we check out the unique pieces there, as well! The Bargainomics Lady joins us with some great deals for you! Our Pet of the Week joins us in the studio! We check out more events going on this month in honor of Breast Cancer Awareness month and find out even more ways you can help in the figth against breast cancer! And the Southern Women's Show begins tomorrow and we take you there to check out all the excitement... that and more tomorrow on Good Day Alabama!

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