GDA economic expert talks minimum wage raise in Birmingham at 7 a.m.

GDA economic expert talks minimum wage raise in Birmingham at 7 a.m.

Our economic expert joins us to tell you how big an impact the raising of the minimum wage can affect the local economy.

Firefighters from Alabama are among those helping fight the fires out west.  8 members from the Alabama Forestry Commission deployed for a 16-day detail in California earlier this month.

We are following up on the arrest of Jared Fogle. The former spokesman for the Subway sandwich chain faces at least five years in prison.  Jared Fogle has agreed to plead guilty to paying for sex with girls as young as 16 and receiving child pornography. A panel will join us to discuss the issue of sexual abuse on children and what can be learned from the Fogle case.

In sports, Alabama head football coach has mentioned three quarterbacks who will be taking the bulk of reps in camp this week.

We hope to see you this morning from 4:30 a.m. to 9 a.m. live on FOX6, streaming on the web and in the FOX6 News app!