Good Day Alabama for February 24, 2014 - WBRC FOX6 News - Birmingham, AL

Good Day Alabama for February 24, 2014

Here is what you saw on Good Day Alabama for February 24, 2014:

JEH JEH LIVE - Jeh Jeh joins us live with Exercise Monday from PYT Studio in Hoover. PYT stands for Pole Yourself Thin. It offers a unique array of classes. For more information call (205) 444-0066 or visit pytstudio.com.

MCWANE CHILDREN'S MUSEUM - The McWane Science Center plans a 5-million dollar addition to it's building. McWane officials annnounce plans for a new children's museum. The 10-thousand square foot museum will be located on the 2nd floor of the McWane Science Center. The museum will be aimed at stimulating the minds of young children from birth to kindergarten. Construction begins this week and should be completed by early 2015. For more information, visit mcwane.org.

BBB - Better Business Bureau (BBB) of Central Alabama & the Wiregrass announces the joining of its Birmingham-based organization with that of Better Business Bureau of South Alabama, based in Mobile. The consolidated BBB serving Central & South Alabama will maintain offices in Birmingham, Mobile and Dothan. Through enhanced technology and combined resources, the organization will bring new opportunities for businesses throughout the service area. By linking all North American BBB data together, Accredited Businesses generally come to the forefront in most Internet searches. BBB is the leading organization in the United States and Canada for helping consumers find businesses, brands and charities they can trust. It also monitors and alerts the public of scams and offers resources for the prevention of identity theft. For more information about BBB and services that it offers, visit www.bbb.org.

AP COURSES
- The College Board Announces Advanced Placement® Exam Results for the High School Class of 2013: More Students Qualifying for College Credit, Saving Time and Money in Post-secondary Education ... How do Advanced Placement courses prepare students for success in college and careers? What progress has been made in expanding Advanced Placement courses to more students? Research shows that a college education is one of the best investments students and their families can make in terms of health, income, and upward mobility. Research also shows that high school students who succeed in rigorous course work such as Advanced Placement® (AP) are more likely to complete college on time, saving thousands of dollars when compared to other students. The College Board recently released the findings of The 10th Annual AP Report to the Nation, highlighting the significant progress being made in expanding both AP access and success across the country.  Trevor Packer, the College Board's senior vice president of Advanced Placement and Instruction, discussed national AP scores, the specific results of AP students in your state, and what families should know about the benefits of taking AP courses. These results are part of The 10th Annual AP Report to the Nation.  
 
ASK THE GARDENER - Alabama Cooperative Extension Agent Sallie Lee took questions from viewers about their gardening needs. You can reach her at the Extension office with your questions at (205) 879-6964 ext 11.

Tomorrow on Good Day Alabama
, we check in with some of the soccer stars in town for the Red Diamond Vulcan Cup Soccer Tournament! How easy is it for someone to steal the identity of a dead person.  We find out how to make sure you protect your loved ones that have passed away. We get an archery lesson in the studio from our outdoor expert and our angler joins us to take your questions and offer advice for when you hit the water this spring! Jimmy Rockett joins us with tips for your herb garden! And we show you what's new in entertainment! Join us for this and much more tomorrow on Good Day Alabama.

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