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Obama doubles down on Supreme Court nomination plan

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

President Obama is hitting back at Congress GOP members, saying that he won’t back down from his plans to name a nominee to take Justice Scalia’s Supreme Court seat. We’ll have the latest at 7:05 a.m.

More than 50 plaintiffs have joined a lawsuit against Birmingham Building Trades Towers in order to get their belongings back following a 2015 fire at the apartment complex. More than a dozen disabled and elderly residents were displaced after the October fire.

Demolition on the long-abandoned Old Larkway Gardens apartments is set to begin this morning. The apartments have been called an area of criminal activity and blight. Crews will begin tearing them down at 9 a.m.

Race fans start your engines! NASCAR’s Super Bowl equivalent will kick off this Sunday. We’ll have FOX’s NASCAR commentator Larry McReynolds call in with a preview of the race.

Need help filing your taxes? Expert Beth Arnett will have some pointers to give a break this tax season.

And, Janice will talk to psychotherapist Lisa Damour about her new teenage girl-centric book, “Untangled: Guiding Teenage Girls Through the Seven Transitions into Adulthood.”

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