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Reaction to Birmingham minimum wage hike and it's crunch time for UAB fundraising

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

Minimum wage hike in Birmingham

The Birmingham City Council has approved a hike in the minimum wage in the city from $8.50 to $10.10. It starts next July. We’ll have reaction tonight at 5.

Trump to stump in Mobile

Donald Trump is bringing his GOP presidential campaign to Alabama this week. The Alabama Republican Party confirms that Trump is slated to speak
Friday night at the Mobile Civic Center. A fellow candidate, Governor John Kasich was in Birmingham this week and picked up the endorsement of Alabama Governor Robert Bentley.

UAB kicks of fundraising blitz

Supporters of UAB Blazer Football are kicking off a fundraiser tonight to help bring the team back in 2017 and we now know how much they need to raise by September. We’ll have a live report from Alumni Hall.

Those stories and more beginning at 5 on FOX6 News. 

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