Good Day Alabama for March 8, 2013

Good Day Alabama for March 8, 2013

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Here is what you saw on Good Day Alabama for March 8,  2013:

JEH JEH LIVE - Jeh Jeh joined us this morning from Putnam Middle School to talk about the help the school is getting after a horrific mercury spill last year.

BBJ - Ryan Poe, with the Birmingham Business Journal, joined us this morning to talk about mortgage statistics, an overabundance of apartments, and the effects of the sequester on UAB. For more on these and other business stories, visit www.birminghambusinessjournal.com.

GOSSIP MOM - Gossip mom, Jaime Sullivan, joined us this morning with the scoop on all of your favorite celebrities! We talked about everyone from Jessica Simpson, to Kate Middleton, to Kim Kardashian and their babies!

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

COMEDIAN - Comedian Jon Reep joined us this morning for a few laughs! He's probably best known as the Hemi guy. Jon is known to millions as the loveable redheaded redneck in the Dodge Ram commercials who leans out of a beat-up car and utters the now famous line: "That thing gotta Hemi?" But before that he was already one of the funniest comics in America, selling out clubs and getting standing ovations at college after college across the country. His show is supersonic energy filled with non-stop characters, dead-on impressions, super clever writing, and, of course, the one talent that separates Jon from all other comedians in the world: He's the best redneck dancer since Elvis. Come out and see one of the country's really great comedians, the Hip Hick, the Southern Dance Machine, "The Hemi Guy." For tickets or more information for this weekend's appearances, call the Comedy Club Stardome at (205) 444-0008 or visit stardome.com

BARGAIN MOM - Birmingham's Bargain mom, Christie Dedman, joined with some deals for you and your family! Check out the cute bunny chair covers for only $1 at the Dollar Tree (http://www.dollartree.com/>). Slip them over the back of your chair for a special decorating treat for a kids spring party. Check your Walmart for some awesome clearance on sneakers for girls & boys + adults  prices as low as $3.50 to $7. Prices are marked with red stickers, then when you get to check out you'll get an additional 50 percent off. Also some locations have women's Auburn rain boots as low as $5.  Prices, selection and styles will vary by location. Duck Commander & Buck Commander apps are free this month in honor of the launch of the third season of Duck Dynasty.  It's a savings of $4.99.  Just search Buck Commander or Duck Commander in the iTunes store. For more information, visit http://blog.al.com/bargain-mom/2013/03/

Next week on Good Day Alabama... We are hanging out with IndyCar driver Simon Pagenaud in the kitchen! He shows off his cooking skills in the Good Day Kitchen! Parenting as a team.... We get advice on how to use both parents or single parents with some help to be a successful team for parenting! Looking to retire soon? We find out the best retirement strategies from Stewart Welch in Money Tuesday! We look at holistic healing options for your pets' health concerns with our veterinary specialist! Next weekend is St. Patrick's Day weekend and we celebrate early with some Irish Dancers! And Easter is just around the corner so we check out the latest fashions for your kids for Easter!  Jimmy Rockett joins us with some gardening advice! Enjoy Cirque Du Soleil in your home with "Worlds Away"... We talk with the star! We all know what we shouldn't eat or what we're told not to eat. So what can you eat? We turn to one expert who reveals myths about food and processing! Have a student preparing for college? We turn to Dave Ramsey's daughter for some great advice for your college-bound kids! And Grammy winning artist Steven Curtis Chapman releases a new project next week and joins us with a peak! Plus the Harlem Globetrotters come back to town and we test out our skills against one of the best! Comedian Jimmy JJ Walker joins us with a few laughs! And join us for our usuals - Mickey's friends from the Birmingham Zoo and our Pet of the Week! Plus our experts join us to take your questions - the gardener and the doctor! Join us for all of this and much more next week on Good Day Alabama!

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