Good Day Alabama for November 2, 2012 - WBRC FOX6 News - Birmingham, AL

Good Day Alabama for November 2, 2012

Here is what you saw on Good Day Alabama for November 2, 2012:

BBJ - Ryan Poe with the Birmingham Business Journal joined us with a look at business headlines. He discussed how international passenger counts at Birmingham-Shuttlesworth International Airport climbed 5.3 percent between 2003 and 2011; how the University of Alabama at Birmingham is bursting at the seams, and that's leading the school to invest millions of dollars in renovations, new construction and leases to expand its campus; and why Confederate Motors Inc. is looking to build a new home and boost production as it seeks an infusion of $1.03 million in venture capital for an expansion. For more on these and other business stories, visit

DIABETES DIET - November is American Diabetes Month. We get tips and recipes for delicious, easy, diabetes-friendly meals for Diabetes Awareness Month from Everyday Health & Ellie Krieger. If you have been diagnosed with diabetes, and 26 Americans have diabetes, then you know that controlling blood glucose is a critical part of your treatment plan and in order to succeed eating right is key.  In honor of Diabetes Awareness Month, Everyday Health's Diet & Nutrition Expert & celebrity chef, Ellie Krieger is making meals that matter most-for health every day. Managing meal planning may often become challenging and frustrating, and Ellie will show easy and delicious diabetes-friendly and delicious meals you can make for breakfast, lunch and dinner. Don't give up the meals you love! Ellie gaves tips and recipes for delicious diabetes friendly meals as well as healthier alternatives to some classic dishes like Eggs Benedict! For more information, 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 Dora High School where the school got fired up about tonight's game against Handley High School. Catch highlights and scores from this and other games on tonight's FOX6 Sideline Report or on the new Sideline App for your smart phone.

 SUICIDE PREVENTION WALK - Join in the 7th Out of the Darkness Community Walk in Birmingham to help create awareness, raise funds, and help to save lives.. Last year the Birmingham Walk ranked 5th in the nation with 1334 walkers and raising $130,161! This year's walk is Sunday at Heardmont Park which is located at: 5458 Cahaba Valley Road, Birmingham, Al. 35242. The walking path accommodates wheelchairs and strollers. Pets on a leash are welcome. Check-in begins at 1:00pm. Opening ceremonies will begin at 2:20 and the walk will start at 2:30. Closing ceremonies will take place at 3:30pm. Donations can be made at the walk in the form of cash, check, or credit card. Walkers who raise $150.00 or more will receive a walk t-shirt on the day of the walk. Chapter t-shirts and bandanas will be available for purchase.

- Kelly Wall  joined us from the Birmingham Zoo to introduce Mickey to a Giant Millipedes. To learn more information about the animal or visit the zoo, go to
MUSIC IN THE STUDIO - Gospel artist a cappella group The Delta Aires will celebrate it's 64th year of singing in November. The group will also be honored during The Mission Hugs,Inc annual fundraising gala on tomorrow from noon-2pm at The Birmingham Crossplex.

Next week on Good Day Alabama, it's election week! We take a final look at the issues and candidates on the ballots and we bring you all the results for local, state, and national elections! Dr. Asa Andrew joins us with a look at the best breakfast foods for you! The doctor and the gardener both join us to take your questions! We check out what's new in books and what's best in your entertainment news! The Bargain Mom joins us with some great deals and comedian James Gregory joins with some laughs! Jeh Jeh teaches us some new exercises, checks out the latest Red Rock trail, Glenwood's annual pecan sale, and some great new cars at the Alabama Auto Show! Mickey takes us to the Birmingham Zoo and our Pet of the Week joins us in the studio ... that and more next week on Good Day Alabama!

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