Good Day Alabama for August 22, 2013

Good Day Alabama for August 22, 2013

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JEH JEH LIVE - Universoul Circus returns to Birmingham with its latest big top show! There is no getting over the sheer spectacle that defines the 2013 edition of UniverSoul Circus entitled the Turn't Up Tour. It's a sensory overload of indescribable proportions featuring dazzling lights, pulsating sounds and an incredible cast of A-list performers handpicked from around the world. The new red and yellow UniverSoul Circus big top, with intimate theatre-in-the-round seating, sets up in Birmingham at Legion Field. The shows are tonight at 7:30pm, tomorrow at 10:30am and 7:30pm, Saturday at noon, 4pm, and 7:30pm, an don Sunday at 1pm, 4pm, and 7pm. Tickets, ranging from $16 to $30, are available now at and 1-800-745-3000. Children under 1 are FREE.

PET OF THE WEEK - Greg Winters from the Shelby County Humane Society introduced us to a pet that needs a new home. Her name is Duchess. For adoptions, call (205) 669-3916 extension 22 or visit

NCSS WINE TASTING - Dr. Larry Lemak, founder of the National Center for Sports Safety, joined us with details on the Third Annual Wine Tasting and Dinner. It will be Sunday at Fleming's Prime Steakhouse and Wine Bar. This is the third year for the event and the first year it is open to the public. It includes a silent auction and cocktails followed by seated dinner, program and live auction. Auction items include trips to Costa Rica, Ireland, Rosemary Beach, and much more! For tickets or more information, visit

HOLLYWOOD'S CUTEST BABIES - Oh, baby! For the first time, PEOPLE magazine dedicates a special double issue to Hollywood's Cutest Kids. PEOPLE takes you inside celebrity family life where babies, toddlers and kids play a starring role. The issue spotlights the babies of the year (Prince George and North West to name a few) as well as exclusive family photos of musical moms with their children and a special twins portfolio. Find out who are this year's best dressed babies plus check out celeb nurseries and kids rooms. PEOPLE also shows babies who made their debut through social media, which celebrity kids try out adult trends, and takes a look at some Hollywood baby registries. PEOPLE's "Hollywood's Cutest Kids" special issue goes on sale tomorrow for two weeks.

OUR HOUSE - In Our House, James Hindman shows us how to make your own chalkboard paint. As kids get ready to head back to school here is how you can make your own chalkboard paint for their room. This gives them a great place to write things down for school. For more information, visit

DR. ASA - Janice talked with Dr. Asa Andrew - known as America's Health and Lifestyle Coach®. He is also a national best-selling author, radio and TV host, and founder of Diagnosis HOPE, a non-profit dedicated to health education and supporting the uninsured. He has dedicated his life to helping others thrive in their health. Today he discussed how foods can impact attention in our kids.

1.Candy - sugar and artificial colorings. Choose fresh fruit instead.

2.Soda - high fructose corn syrup and caffeine (distractibility). Choose decaf tea with stevia or fresh lemonade instead.

3.Cake Mixes and Frostings - contain artificial sweeteners that increase the risk. Make your own with natural sweeteners.

4.Energy Drinks - sugar, caffeine, herbal stimulants, artificial colors, artificial sweeteners.

5.Canned Fruits and Vegetables - contain organophosphates as preservatives. Choose fresh or frozen vegetables.

6.Seafood and Some Fish - trace mercury content and accumulate in the brain over time (shark, mackerel, swordfish, tilefish). Choose wild caught fish like cod, salmon, or tilapia

For more information, visit

Tomorrow on Good Day Alabama, comedian Nephew Tommy joins us with a few laughs! Our Bargain Mom joins us with several ways the whole family can save some money! The annual Sidewalk Film Festival is this weekend and we show you one unique feature you don't want to miss! And we check out your business and entertainment headlines! Join us for all of this and much more tomorrow on Good Day Alabama!

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