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Feedback at 5:00 — Pope Comments on Condom Use

Pope Benedict XVI is sparking debate after suggesting that using condoms could be acceptable in some cases, as a means of fighting AIDS. Benedict said in some cases, it's a moral responsibility. The Pope did not suggest using condoms as birth control, which is banned from the Roman Catholic Church. Do you think this is a signal or change to…

Feedback at 5:00 — Extension Blocked & Postal Woes

The unemployment benefits extension was blocked again this morning. What is your opinion on the hold up? Meantime, the US Postal Service has seen a drop-off in revenue and the Postmaster General is proposing cuts, including Saturday delivery. Would you miss having Saturday service? Let us know your opinion on both topics for tonight's “Feedback at 5:00.”

Feedback at 5:00 — “Holiday Cards”

Finding the right card or photo, writing out greetings, addressing, stamping, mailing: holiday cards can take quite the effort. But, if it seems like you are not getting as many cards in your mailbox this year, you are not alone. Around 62% of Americans bought and sent Christmas cards last year, and even less are expected to do so this…

Feedback at 5:00 — “Jaywalking Ticket”

A 13 year old Las Vegas girl is recovering after she was hit by a car. The accident happened on Tuesday afternoon and the girl's mother says she is in a medically induced coma. While at the hospital, police gave her mother a ticket because her daughter was jaywalking. Police say they wouldn't “…do anything deliberately insensitive.” The mother says…

Feedback at 5:00 — “Canadian Trash Shipments”

Last night on 9&10 News at 5:00, we told you municipal Canadian trash will no longer be shipped to Michigan landfills. Still, private company trucks will be allowed in. Some complain the trash causes environmental and health problems. Others argue the trash makes landfills, and in turn Michigan, money. Where do you stand? You can post your comments below for…

Feedback at 5:00 — “Giving Blood”

The bad weather is causing an already low blood supply to drop. The American Red Cross says it's seen more than 18,000 expected blood donations go uncollected because of recent storms. All blood types are needed right now, but there is an increased need for donors with O-Negative, A-Negative, and B-Negative blood. The Red Cross says people can make an…

Feedback at 5:00- Michigan State Budget Proposal

Today, Michigan Governor Rick Snyder is presenting his Michigan State Budget proposal in Lansing. The Governor says the changes will be the single biggest step to create who we are as the people of Michigan, and to help turn the state around. What concerns you the most? What stands out to you in the Governor's proposal? Post your thoughts below…

Feedback at 5:00– International Prison Calls

A Michigan prisoner serving time for drug crimes says it's not fair that he can't call his family overseas. Dualys Chico-Polo filed a lawsuit after he wasn't able to use pre-paid phone cards to make calls to relatives in Nicaragua and Colombia over the holidays. The inmate is being held in one of the prisons in Kincheloe in Chippewa County….

Feedback at 5:00 — “Forest Fire Stories”

9&10 News is working non-stop to update you on the forest fires. We'll have Team Coverage throughout the day. For tonight's “Feedback at 5:00,” we want to know your fire stories. Where did you see the smoke plumes from? Did you have to leave your home? You can share your comments here and email pictures to us by sending them…