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Good Day Alabama for September 30, 2013

Here's what you saw on Good Day Alabama for September 30, 2013:

BACHUS - Rep. Spencer Bachus joined us to discuss the threat of a possible Government Shutdown tonight. But he also took time to release some big news. Bachus says he will not seek re-election for another term. He says instead he will focus his full attention on begin a Congressman for the next 16 months rather than having to worry about being a candidate. Bachus was elected in 1993 and currently represents Alabama's Sixth Congressional District.

JEH JEH LIVE - Jeh Jeh joins us live from Planet Fitness in Roebuck for Exercise Monday. For more information, call (205) 208-0414 or visit

DR. ASA #2 - Mike talked with Dr. Asa Andrew - known as America's Health and Lifestyle Coach®. He is also 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. Today he explained 8 health symptoms men should be concerned about.

1. Chest Pain
2. Bloody Urine
3. Shortness of Breath
4. Erectile Dysfunction
5. Memory Loss
6. Fatigue
7. Excessive Thirst
8. Vision Issues
For more information, visit

RACE FOR THE CURE - Rebecca DePiazza is a breast cancer survivor. She and her best friend Veronica Wehby join us this morning with details on this year's Race for the Cure. Rebecca's diagnosis is the reason she and Veronica initially became involved with the Race for the Cure. They tell us all about this year's even and how to register. This year's event is on Saturday, October 12th. For complete details or to register, visit

AUTISM SPEAKS - Walk Now for Autism Speaks is a fun-filled, family friendly event and is the single most powerful force to fund vital research that will lead to the answers we need. Experience the power of thousands united by a single cause by joining Walk Now for Autism Speaks. Autism is the fastest-growing serious developmental disorder in the U.S. - more volunteers are need to join the fight. Every 11 minutes, another family receives the devastating news that their child has an autism spectrum disorder. Start fundraising today.

Whether you strive to join the new "Grand Club" (walkers that raise $1,000 or more) or sell lemonade to boost your total or create your own unique event, you become a part of the solution! Don't wait another minute - start a corporate, school or family team today! The Walk for Autism Speaks in Birmingham is on Saturday at Railroad Park. Registration begins at 8am and the walk begins at 10am. For more information or to register, visit

FIESTA - The 11th Annual Fiesta Alabama's largest celebration of Hispanic culture and heritage festival, will be held at Linn Park in Birmingham on Saturday from 12 p.m. until 8 p.m. Fiesta displays the best Hispanic art, music, food and dance. Tickets for Fiesta are $5 dollars in advance and $8 at the door. Children 12 and under are free.

Tomorrow on Good Day Alabama, it's Red Rock Tuesday and Jeh Jeh takes on a trail at the Moss Rock Preserve! It's time for the Bluff Park Art Show - we show you what you'll find there this year! UAB's Basketball Coach Jerod Haase joins us with the scoop on Hoops on the Haasephalt and how you family can join in the fun! Take advantage of free financial advice... But not from just anyone! We explain how you can get help tomorrow in Money Tuesday! Can whole grains help reduce your risk of Type 2 Diabetes? We look at the latest claim and what the FDA has to say about it! Join us for all of this and much more tomorrow on Good Day Alabama!

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