Good Day Alabama for September 7, 2012

Good Day Alabama for September 7, 2012

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Here is what you saw on Good Day Alabama for September 7, 2012:

BBJ - Mike talked with Even Belanger from the Better Business Bureau about local business headlines. They discussed downtown living and how people are moving to the areas where busienss has grown up over the last few years. They also discussed how construction of the new ballpark in Southside is raising interest for realtors. For more on these and other business stories, visit www.birminghambusinessjournal.com.

JEH JEH LIVE - It's Football Friday and that means High School Football teams across the state go head to head on the field tonight! Catch all the excitement tonight on FOX6 Sideline! Jeh Jeh gears up for it with a pep rally this morning at Hewitt Trussville High School where the school gets fired up about tonight's game against Vestavia Hills High School. You can catch plenty of other games on tonight's FOX6 Sideline Report (or on the new Sideline App for your smart phone).

ELDER ABUSE - Rep. Paul DeMarco joined us to discuss an Elder Abuse and Fraud Prevention Town Hall meeting in Hoover today. Seniors and caregivers in Hoover will be able to take part in an Elder Abuse and Fraud Prevention Town Hall today from 12:30-1:30 p.m. at the Hoover Senior Center.  Attendees will hear panel members discuss elder abuse and fraud prevention and what the state is doing to combat it.  Brief presentations will be heard from the Dept. of Senior Services, the Attorney General's Office, DHR's Adult Protective Services and the Securities Commission.  Following the presentations the panel will be taking questions and comments from the audience.  The town halls are being presented by the Alabama Elder Justice Alliance and hosted by Alabama State Representative Paul DeMarco.  

KYLE BUSCH - Janice and Mike talked with Nascar Driver Kyle Busch. Busch is an American NASCAR driver and team owner. He currently drives the No. 18 Mars, Inc./Interstate Batteries Toyota Camry for Joe Gibbs Racing in the Sprint Cup Series and owns Kyle Busch Motorsports, which runs the #54 Monster Energy Toyota Camry for Kyle and his brother Kurt in the Nationwide Series and the #18 Dollar General Toyota Tundra for Jason Leffler in the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series. He's in town to prepare for this weekend's race and for the race at Talladega in October.

 ZOO CREW - Kelly Wall  joined us from the Birmingham Zoo to introduce Mickey to the Uromastyx. To learn more information about the animal or visit the zoo, go to birminghamzoo.com.
 

COMEDIAN -  The Comedy Club Stardome brings us Master Hypnotist Gary Conrad to town this week. Entrancing audiences wherever he goes,  Conrad next plans to cast a hypnotic spell over Hoover. Master Hypnotist, Gary Conrad hypnotizes volunteer from the audience and puts them through hilarious paces by suggesting different scenarios. Audiences from Florida to California have held beauty contest, imitated fish, lost their feet and seen leprechauns doing the nasty. His powerful skills in hypnosis make for a hilarious evening. Grab a group and come catch this unbelievable performance. It's a show you won't forget but can't remember. For tickets or more information for this weekend's appearances, call the Comedy Club Stardome at (205) 444-0008 or visit stardome.com.

Next week on Good Day Alabama, we mark the 11th anniversary of September 11th. We talk with the mother of a local man who lost his life that day! We check out a new festival coming to town - Trucks By the Tracks - where you can get your favorite foods from your favorite food trucks! People Magazine reveals the best and worst dressed celebrities! We find out how they made their picks and who made the list! Birmingham's Bargain Mom joins us in the studio with some great deals for your family and we get gardening advice from Jimmy Rockett! The doctor and gardener join us in the studio to take your questions! And we have live music in the studio from Jeff Otwell. We check out your business and entertainment headlines and look at what's new in music and movies on store shelves ... that and more next week on Good Day Alabama!

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