Go Blazers!

. - Good afternoon from the desk of Janet Hall. Here are the stories we're working on for FOX6 News this evening.

Go Blazers!

March Madness runs wild in Birmingham as the UAB Blazers beat Iowa State and move to the next round in the NCAA Basketball Playoffs. We'll have a live report from FOX6 Sports Director Rick Karle in Louisville as the Blazers look ahead to their next opponent. We'll also show you how fans here at home reacted to the victory.

U.S. Steel Look Ahead

We're learning more today about the tax abatement planned for U.S. Steel by the Jefferson County Commission. FOX6 News Reporter Alan Collins looks at how the money will be spent and how it will save hundreds of jobs in the Birmingha area.

Hootie Hoot

A rather distinguished guest appeared before the JeffCo Commission today. It was an ambassador from the zoo. We'll show you "whoo" it was. Here's a hint: His friends call him Winky.

Those stories and more beginning at 5 p.m. on FOX6 News.

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