Good Day Alabama: May 20, 2016 - WBRC FOX6 News - Birmingham, AL

Good Day Alabama: May 20, 2016

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Here's what you saw on Good Day Alabama: 

JEH JEH LIVE - Barber Historics is this weekend at Barber Motorsports Park. It includes three days of racing plus with second annual Barber-Que Competition and Judging with at $10,000 Purse. It includes samplings, live music, grilling demonstrations and more. The weekend includes Swap Meets and great vehicles like Lamborghinis and Ferraris. Porsche Hot Laps will be available and provided by Porsche Sport Driving School on the proving grounds. New this year - the Autocross event allows you to drive your own vehicle on the Barber Proving Grounds for only $10 a lap. Also, be sure to check out the Hendrick Automotive Group Car Show. All sports cars owners are encouraged to take part in the Hendrick Automotive Group Car Show, regardless of make or club affiliation. Parking for the event is onsite and free! Tickets start at only $20! Parade Laps are only $30! For tickets or more information, visit www.barbermotorsports.com.

BBJ - Mike talked with Ty West from the Birmingham Business Journal. They discussed how the power struggle threatens Birmingham's economic growth and how health costs may rise as insurers exit the Alabama Affordable Care Act exchanges. They also discussed why the city and ALDOT are discussing relocating I-20/59. For more on these and other business stories, visit www.birminghambusinessjournal.com.

BEST IN BUZZ - Janice talked with Hollywood Publicist Jaime Sullivan about several popular shows recently announcing they are canceled after this season. Fans for Castle and Nashville fans have taken to social media to express their disappointment!  They also discuss Kanye West's latest rant. He took over the Ellen show earlier this week when he was a guest and went on an eight-minute rant spanning several topics that he seems passion about. Jaime also shares a personal story of how she was "catfished" and a woman stole her cawfeetawk video.

BIKE SAFETY - Today is National Bike to Work Day. Abd  we remind you about some bike safety this week. Today we focused on rules of the road for motorists sharing the road with cyclists so that everyone stays safe.

ZOO CREW - Kelly Garrison  joins us from the Birmingham Zoo to introduce Mickey to a Roadrunner. Roadrunners can run up to 17 miles per hour and have been known to knock down low flying birds and bats for consumption. Be inspired by the roadrunner at tomorrow's Zoo Run to benefit the Marine Mammal Center. The 11th Annual Zoo Run 5K begins at 7:30am and the kids races begin at 8am. All participants receive free admission to the Zoo with the opportunity to purchase additional discounted admission tickets for family - good for the day of the race only, a special t-shirt and more! To learn more information about the animal or the race, visit www.birminghamzoo.com.

JAZZ BAND - Cameron Ross performed in the Good Day Jazz Cafe this morning. Cameron is in town this weekend for a couple of shows... His music is described as soothing and soulful. Cameron is busy touring and working on his second music project. You can hear him tonight and Saturday at 7pm at The Perfect Note in Hoover - 1845 Montgomery Hwy S. Suite 201. For more information, call (205) 986-7280.

Next week on Good Day Alabama, we get you ready for some summer travel with some pointers to save you time and money! Riley Green joins us with a special musical performance in the studio and the scoop on this year's Toadlick Festival! Know someone with Celiac Disease? We teach you more about it and show you a new recipe idea for those with it! Memorial Day Weekend is next weekend and we show you some great entertaining ideas! And since we usually kick off the summer with Memorial Day, we think it's a great time to talk about water safety and make sure we prevent drownings! Our experts join us to take your questions about your garden and your pets!  Plus we introduce you to our Pet of the Week! Join us for this and much more next week on Good Day!

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