Good Day Alabama for November 9, 2012 - WBRC FOX6 News - Birmingham, AL

Good Day Alabama for November 9, 2012

Here's what you saw on Good Day Alabama for November 9, 2012...

BBJ - Mike talked with Brent Godwin with the Birmingham Business Journal about the top business headlines. He discussed why as Jefferson County hits the one-year anniversary of declaring the largest municipal bankruptcy in U.S. history - largely because of sewer debts it couldn't pay back - the commission has hiked sewer rate costs by more than 2.7 percent; how the new Target Corp. store is coming out of the ground now at Brookwood Village, and that's got Colonial Properties Trust rethinking plans for a second office tower; and how larger cities have been picked nearly clean of the high-yield, low-cost multifamily properties and now it looks like it's Birmingham's turn. For more on these and other business stories, visit

HOLIDAY HELP SEMINAR - The annual seminar for those who are grieving the loss of a loved one is tomorrow at 10am at South Highland Presbyterian Church. Special guest speaker Sherry Williams brings inspiration and hope! Sherry L. Williams, RN, BA, GMS, GRS, has devoted the past 25 years to the field of grief and bereavement service. She is a nationally certified grief management specialist, has received advanced certification as a bereavement facilitator from the American Academy of Bereavement and is certified by the Grief Recovery Institute as a Grief Recovery Specialist. Sherry is the author of Holiday Help®: A Guide for Holidays and Special Days, Beyond Goodbye A Guide for your Journey through Grief and is a contributing author to Every Woman's Guide to Financial Security, and What To Do When Someone Dies. The seminar is sponsored by Alabama Grief Support Services, Inc. It begins at 10am and there is a continental breakfast at 9:30 a.m. For more information visit

- November 8th through 11th at the BJCC- The 2013 Alabama International Auto Show is the largest and most exciting automotive spectacle in Alabama! The Alabama International Auto Show is a family fun event that allows consumers to shop upcoming model year domestic and import cars, light trucks, vans, SUVs, and Hybrid vehicles from automotive manufacturers around the world … under one roof. It is our goal to provide product education, feature comparisons, safety standards, and other points of interest to consumers. The 2013 Alabama International Auto Show runs through Sunday at the BJCC. It's open today and tomorrow from 10am until 9pm and on Sunday from 10am until 6pm. Admission is $8 for adults and $4 for kids 6 through 11. Kids 5 and under get in for free. For more information, visit

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

COMEDIAN - The Funniest Man in America returns to the Comedy Club! For over twenty years, the unforgettable caricature of veteran comic James Gregory has stood grinning: his blue shirt untucked, his arms outstretched, a carefree welcome to a down-home, hilarious storytelling experience. The trademark caricature is the essence of James Gregory´s comedy: whimsical reflections on life from the front porch. For tickets or more information for this weekend's appearances, call the Comedy Club Stardome at (205) 444-0008 or visit

BARGAIN MOM - Christie Dedman - Birmingham's Bargain Mom - joined us with the scoop on deals for Veterans this weekend! California Pizza Kitchen will honor all veterans and active military Nov. 11 and Nov. 12. Get any pizza from the menu, along with a non-alcoholic beverage (dine-in only). Deal requirements: Please come in uniform or bring your military ID or other proof of service. All full-service California Pizza Kitchen locations including the Birmingham and Hoover locations. are participating. Get a free crazy bread if you're vet or active duty members at Little Ceasars. Valid Nov. 11 only. Visit to see the promotion. No purchase required. Sports Clips will offer free haircuts to the military Nov. 11 with valid proof of service. Sport Clips locations will offer free haircuts to active-duty U.S. service members and veterans on Veterans Day, Sunday, November 11, 2012, with valid proof of service. For a list of participating stores visit For more deals from the Bargain Mom visit

Next week on Good Day Alabama, you know its the holiday season.... music on radio stations and in every store you enter! And we kick-off FOX6 Gifts for Kids! Join us to find out how you can help local kids! A special recipe from a chef featured by Southern Living that will be perfect for your Thanksgiving table! Get your youngsters ready to sport their colors for the Alabama-Auburn game this year! We check out some adorable options! Dr. Asa Andrew shows us some great options to choose for a healthy and filling lunch! The gardener and the doctor both join us to take your questions! Ruben Studdard drops by the studio with the scoop on his marathon and full weekend of events coming up soon! People Magazine reveals its Sexiest Man Alive - will it be Alabama native Channing Tatum? We check out the winner... and the not-so-bad looking runner ups! Comedian Anjelah Johnson... aka "Bon Qui Qui" ... comes to town and she joins us with a few laughs! We're gardening with Jimmy Rockett! The pet of the week joins us in studio! And we get all your Hollywood gossip ... that and more next week on Good Day Alabama!

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