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AL Dept. of Labor Commissioner Fitzgerald Washington joins us at 7:10 to discuss lowering unemployment rates.

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Good morning! Here are just a few items we are following this morning on Good Day Alabama:

Breaking overnight, a National Guard plane crashes in Arizona. We'll have the latest,

We had a few severe storms move through some of our viewing area overnight. Mickey says rain chances increase the next few days. He'll have an updated forecast starting at 4:30 this morning.

Amazing video of lightning to show you.

Britton also updates you on some traffic issues that could develop for you due to construction projects,

A lot of reaction to Gov. Bentley's decision to remove Confederate Flags from Capitol grounds. We'll have a live report from Montgomery at 7 a.m.

A murder-suicide under investigation in Trussville,

150 people show up for a bible study at the church in Charleston where nine people were killed just a week earlier.

Covering Blount County, an arrest in the case of the woman found murdered in Blountsville.

The convicted Boston Marathon bomber breaks his silence in court. We'll tell you what he said and hear reaction from victims and their families,

Black bear sightings and encounters have become so common in east Alabama, there was public forum to help residents understand how to deal with them. An expert will join us at 6:25 a.m. for some insight.

We'll also recap the visit to Birmingham by U.S. Attorney General, Loretta Lynch and by Little League baseball phenom, Mo'ne Davis.

President Obama faces a heckler during a speech. We'll show you how he deals with it.

We show you how to use items you already have around the house in a new way to get more organized!

A local designer and real estate agent enter a major competition and we catch up with them before they hit the beach! Tune in to find out how you can follow their entire adventure!

Birmingham Schools have a new Superintendent and we meet him live in the studio in the morning!

Plus we check out the latest entertainment news, and introduce you to our Pet of the Week.

We hope to see you on this Thursday morning from 4:30 - 9 a.m. on FOX6!

Regards,

Mike Dubberly

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