Good Day Alabama for August 20, 2013 - WBRC FOX6 News - Birmingham, AL

Good Day Alabama for August 20, 2013

Here is what you saw on Good Day Alabama for August 20, 2013:


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"There's no such thing as a free lunch", or so the saying goes.  But our Governor along with our state legislators have done just that for taxpayers with the passage of the Alabama Accountability Act of 2013.   Here's the deal:

You can receive a State of Alabama income tax credit of up to half of your state income tax liability by donating to a qualified Scholarship Granting Organization (SGO). 

You can apply for your tax credit online at < ; then click on "My Alabama Taxes or MAT portal (upper left)


Paradise or poison - opinions about artificial sweeteners tend to sway between these two extremes. Aspartame (also known as Equal) is one of the most popular artificial sweeteners adding sweetness to diet sodas, desserts, cereals, and lots of other foods and beverages.  The FDA approved aspartame after over 500 studies showed that it was safe.


Stuart R. Goldsby is the Regional Hunter Education Coordinator for Alabama Division of Wildlife and Freshwater Fisheries. He discusses changes to Hunter Education requirements. He also reminds us that Dove Season opens September 7th along with Special Goose Season and Teal. He shows us his suggestions for youth firearms and ammunition for Dove Season. For more on the education requirements, visit and pull up pages for registering for a "All Online Hunter Education course".


EV Birmingham (REV) is pleased to announce that more than 40 restaurants are currently registered to participate in BRW 2013 presented by Regions Bank taking place during the 10 days from Friday, August 16 - Sunday, August 25. BRW will again celebrate the city's acclaimed culinary culture by offering incentives for Birmingham-area residents to revisit their favorite restaurants and bars or to experience recently opened venues for the first time. More than 40 participating restaurants will offer special two and/or three-course prix-fixe lunch and/or dinner menus in the $5, $10, $15, $20 and $30 per person range during the 10-day event. Several menus will also include a healthy kid's menu component, brunch offerings and drink specials. Participating restaurants and their menus have been posted now at <> so go take a look now and begin making your reservations and plan of culinary attack now! The new mobile site provides BRW diners with an easier and quicker method to access information on the website and a GPS navigation option.


What's going on on Capitol Hill. Alabama Congressman Spencer Bachus will join us to talk about happenings in Washington.

American Idol comes to Alabama. We head to the Tuscaloosa Amphiteatre for Idol tryouts! Our Children's Doctor makes a House Call tomorrow to answer your questions. You never know what will happen when Mickey heads to the zoo. And send us your child's first day of school pictures. Send them to

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