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International markets are still down, how does this affect your 401k?

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Hey, Good Morning!  We welcome you to join us from 4:30 a.m. to 9 a.m.  Here are some of the stories we've been following while you were sleeping:

Once again, we'll be following Wall Street to see if your 401k is about to take another hit.  Yesterday, the DOW closed another 500+points down.  This morning, the Asian markets and European markets are down, which is not a good sign for stocks in the U.S. today.

Getting your new driver's license or getting it renewed could become a nightmare soon!   The Alabama Law Enforcement Agency says budget cuts will result in closing driver's license offices across the state.  FOX6 News Reporter, Clare Huddleston, will be looking into what they may mean for you.

You'll be waking up to some mild temperatures!  Wes Wyatt is in for Mickey to tell you how long it will continue.

Sad news from the racing world as Indy car driver, Justin Wilson has died from a head injury suffered when a piece of debris struck him at Pocono Raceway. He was 37.

Happening today, hundreds of students at the University of Alabama will be tested for tuberculosis.  This comes after a student tested *positive* for the disease.

A sex offender is back in jail this morning, facing new charges after unlawfully entering a home in Forestdale.

Happening today, voters head to the polls in Talladega for three major votes.  The mayor, city council, and school board are all up for re-election.

Can you have your carbs and burn fat as well?  Our diet and nutrition expert has an analysis of research for you!

The fish are biting and the angler joins us to take your questions about your next fishing trip! He offers advice on where to go, what lure to use, and anything else you want to ask! 

The Sidewalk Film Festival is this weekend! We check out all the excitement it brings to town this year! 

Mike, Janice, Sarah, Jeh Jeh, Clare and Terri hope you'll join them this morning on WBRC/FOX6, Good Day Alabama on TV, streaming live and on the WBRC News app! 

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