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Feedback at 5:00– Devastation in Japan

Waves triggered by the disastrous earthquake and following tsunami in Japan hit the shores of Hawaii and are now hitting the West Coast. The unfolding devastation is being watched by the entire world, including right here in Northern Michigan. Keep checking in with Northern Michigan's News Leader throughout the day for new video, pictures and reaction. Post your thoughts and…

Sports Overtime Lineup for 9/23

The Sports Overtime lineup for this Friday is set. Here's where we're going for Week 4 of the high school football season: Jeff Johnson (Overtime on the Road) HFB Reed City at Central Montcalm, 7:00 PM Greg Miller HFB Traverse City West at Cadillac, 7:00 PM HFB McBain at Lake City, 7:00 PM Stephanie Adkins HFB Mesick at Glen Lake,…

Healthy Living: Stem Cell Transplants

It's the most common cancer in children and teens. Leukemia is a cancer of blood cells that accounts for 1 out of every 3 childhood cancers. Cure rates are higher than ever, but some children who can't be cured with traditional therapies like chemo, doctors are looking at a new, experimental option: stem cells. The clinical trial with human placenta…

Feedback at 5:00 — “Parent Punishment?”

The Wayne County Prosecutor wants lawmakers to pass an ordinance that could put parents in jail for up to three days for repeatedly missing scheduled parent teacher conferences. Prosecutor Kym Worthy says the plan is aimed at making parents more responsible for their child's education. Opponents argue the plan is stepping outside the law. What's your take? Post it in…

Feedback at 5:00 — “Salaries Slashed”

California's Bell City Council voted to slash its salaries by 90% and two members say they will not seek re-election when their terms are up. The council voted to set every member's salary at what Councilman Lorenzo Valez is paid: about $8,000 a year. The other four council members have been making about $100,000 a year for their part-time work….