Good Day Alabama for October 28, 2013 - WBRC FOX6 News - Birmingham, AL

Good Day Alabama for October 28, 2013

Here is what you saw on Good Day Alabama for October 28, 2013:

JEH JEH LIVE- Jeh Jeh joined us live this morning from Planet Fitness for Exercise Monday. For more information, call (205) 208-0414 or visit http://www.planetfitness.com.

GETTING GOOD SLEEP- Are you getting enough sleep? Mary Martin Nordness-registered dietitian with the Southeast Dairy Association joined us with some pointers to getting good sleep. She showed us ideas like enjoying some rosemary-milk, avoiding energy  drinks, and turning off the electronics. For more information, visit the Southeast United Dairy Industry Association, Inc's website at www.southeastdairy.org.


MORTGAGE ASSISTANCE
- FOX6 is on your side this morning with some encouraging news for struggling homeowners. Alabama has just received some federal funds to help people make their mortgage payments. Doug Horst, Director of Consumer Credit Counseling joined us this morning on how to apply for help. Consumer Credit Counseling Service of Central Alabama is located at 1401 20th Street South, Birmingham, AL 35205. For more information you can call (205) 251-1572 or visit www.gway.org.

GARDEN Q&A- Sandra Reaves took questions from viewers about their gardening needs. For more information, visit her Facebook page - it includes lots of pictures, tips, how to videos, and info on veggie trials going on in the garden.  It's a "real time, real life" look at home gardening and food preservation. You can find her at www.Facebook.com/JosieGladysGardens.

SEVEN WONDERS BOOK- The second book in The Riveting Seven Wonders Tween Series is here! Harpercollins Children's books gave us the chance to talk with best selling author Peter Lerangis about his latest epic adventure series, Seven Wonders. It's the second book in the series tweens worldwide have been waiting for!  The worldwide publication of SEVEN WONDERS: LOST IN BABYLON is the second installment in this New York Times bestselling epic adventure, seven-book series by Peter Lerangis, author of three books in the New York Times bestselling series The 39 Clues.  Percy Jackson meets Indiana Jones in this action-adventure tween series that Rick Riordan calls "a high-octane mix of modern adventure and ancient secrets." Peter Lerangis is the author of more than one hundred and sixty books, which have sold more than four and half million copies and been translated into twenty-eight different languages, including two books in the New York Times bestselling The 39 Clues series (The Sword Thief and The Viper's Nest) and one book in The 39 Clues: Cahills vs. Vespers series (The Dead of Night). Peter is a Harvard graduate with a degree in biochemistry. He has sung in a Broadway show, run a marathon, and gone rock climbing during an earthquake-though not on the same day. He lives in New York City with his wife, musician Tina deVaron, and their two sons, Nick and Joe. In his spare time, he likes to eat chocolate.

X FACTOR - Janice and Mike talked with Millie Thrasher - the Birmingham native who made the top 16 on the X Factor. The 14 year old tried out for The X Factor as an individual singer and Simon paired her with two other girls to form Sweet Suspense. Catch the live performances tomorrow night (on a special night) on The X Factor right here on FOX6!  The X Factor usually airs on FOX6 on Wednesday & Thursday nights. Visit http://www.thexfactorusa.com/ for more information.

Tomorrow on Good Day Alabama, it's time for the 20th annual Teddy Bear Ride for Children's Hospital and Jeh Jeh catches up with some of the bikers and their stuffed animals! The Moss Rock Festival is this weekend and we check out some of the great items you'll find there! And our fishing expert joins us to take your questions when you call to Ask the Angler! Plus we check out new movies and music hitting store shelves to entertain you this week! Join us for this and much more tomorrow on Good Day Alabama!

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