Birmingham bands together to help South Carolina flood victims

Birmingham bands together to help South Carolina flood victims

This morning on Good Day Alabama, some of the stories we are working on for you:

There's an opportunity for you to help folks in South Carolina.  It's a donation drive called "Birmingham Cares" and Clare will tell you more about that.

Right now in South Carolina, flood threats are still in effect and folks are trying to figure out options to keep the city of Columbia from running out of water.

The South Carolina-LSU game has been moved to Baton Rouge.  We'll hear reaction from Gamecocks head coach, Steve Spurrier.

Developing in Tuscaloosa, police say a woman was raped by four men while she was unconscious.  Three of the four suspects are University of Alabama students and this morning one of the four remains in jail.

Just before we learned about that arrest in Tuscaloosa, we learned the state of Alabama is getting money from the Justice Department to help sexual assault victims.  We'll share more details on that.

Jesse Jackson and Black Caucus members meet with Governor Bentley and Secretary of State, John Merrill over concerns with several DMV offices closing in some of the poorest counties.  We'll talk live with Secretary Merrill about how the meeting went and his solution to helping everyone get free voter ID's.

We're getting a better idea if what a new sports stadium in Birmingham would look like.  A committee heard a presentation about the possibility of an "open-air" stadium downtown instead of a domed facility.

Divided House Republicans are meeting today to vote on a new speaker.

Volkswagen's top U.S. executive is expected to appear on Capitol Hill today to answer some tough questions about the company's emissions-rigging scandal.

Lots of help for students, from teaching them good homework habits to preparing for changes on the SAT to get into college. We talk with the experts!

Jeh Jeh takes us live to the Southern Women's Show to check out all the great finds there!

Two moms with 15 children between them go back to their roots to bring us their Trim Healthy Mama guidelines for a healthy diet for your family!

UAB Basketball Coach Jerod Haase joins us with the scoop on the upcoming season!

And we introduce you to our Pet of the Week.

Y'all come see us this morning from 4:30 a.m. to 9 a.m. on WBRC/FOX6, streaming live on the web and on the WBRC News app!

Regards,

Mike Dubberly

Co-Host, Good Day Alabama