Hey, people of Birmingham! It’s me again, Michael Seale, your host of the Birmingham Daily. We’re over the hump and headed toward the end f the week, and there’s plenty to talk about in and around the Magic City, like the fact that Miss USA Asya Branch is coming into town today to promote a pretty cool cause — awareness for children of imprisoned parents. Speaking of children, CVS announced that 51 of its stores in Alabama will begin offering COVID-19 vaccines for children (age 5-11) Sunday. Read more below.
First, today’s weather:
A touch of rain in the morning. High: 56 Low: 46.
Here are the top stories in Birmingham today:
- Like I was saying, CVS Health announced they will have the Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine available for Alabama children ages 5 to 11 starting Sunday. (Birmingham Patch)
- Firehouse Ministries is under COVID protocol until November 15 after 20 people tested positive for COVID-19 at the Firehouse Shelter. (WBRC)
- On the “buyer (or seller) beware” front, a Trussville man was stabbed multiple times during a Facebook Marketplace transaction. Two women are in custody. (AL.com)
- Jefferson County is considering putting in $500,000 to bring the new version of the USFL to Birmingham. (WBHM)
- Miss USA Asya Branch will be in Birmingham to talk to Birmingham children of incarcerated parents. This is a pretty inspirational cause she has taken on. (Birmingham Patch)
Today’s Birmingham Daily is…