Down I-59 still blocking traffic; Ronda Robinson has more at 7 a.m.

Down I-59 still blocking traffic; Ronda Robinson has more at 7 a.m.

Good morning from the digital desk! Here are some of the stories and segments you'll see this morning on Good Day Alabama:

New this morning, an overhead internet sign is down on I-59 northbound near the Jaybird Road exit. The downed sign is blocking all lanes of traffic after it seems that an 18-wheeler crashed into it. Ronda Robinson will have more.

Georgia authorities released surveillance video of Missouri couple linked to robberies and kidnappings in Alabama and now sought in a kidnapping and a robbery at a Perry, Georgia gas station. The suspects, Blake Fitzgerald and Brittany Harper, are considered armed and dangerous.

Lawmakers are trying to figure out how to fund some government services, as a new legislative session begins in Alabama. The general fund is $42 million short. Some lawmakers are suggesting a state lottery or casinos to cover the shortfall.

Chris Hogan will join us to talk about retirement funds.

Mickey joins us from the Birmingham Zoo for Zoo Crew.

And, the doctor will join us to discuss Peripheral Vascular Disease.

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