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Feedback At 5:00-Sport Swine Industry Ban

Earlier this week, we told you Michigan lawmakers were working on ways to deal with wild hogs. Lawmakers are working on legislation to declare the animals an invasive species. You can shoot a feral hog in the wild 365 days a year. The wild swine are threatening Michigan farms. Hogs break out of enclosures, eat farm crops and cause damage….

Living Right: COPD

Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disorder, better known as COPD has now become the 3rd leading cause of death in the United States. Not only that, but the incurable disease is now affecting more women th

Feedback At 5:00-Will Lawmakers Agree Before The Deadline?

Lawmakers from both political parties met at The White House today for a new round of talks on a deal to raise the debt ceiling. Both sides claim they are open to compromise. Lawmakers have until July 22nd to come up with a deal. It gives them time to pass the plan before August 2nd, the date the federal government…

Feedback at 5:00 — “Best Places to Run”

Barefoot running is one of the newest athletic rages in West Michigan. Supporters say running barefoot can help you avoid common running injuries. Whether you are running barefoot, or lacing up your favorite pair of shoes, there are so many beautiful areas to run in Northern Michigan. What are some of your favorite courses? Submit your answers below for “Feedback…

Feedback at 5:00 — “Lawrence Rubin & Pet Adoptions”

A Northern Michigan man who changed the state's history will always be remembered for transforming travel. According to the Detroit News, Lawrence Rubin, known as the “Father of the Mackinac Bridge” passed away at his home Tuesday morning in St. Ignace. Can you imagine life without the bridge? — More than half of the people polled in a new Associated…

Feedback at 5:00 — “Midterm Elections”

3 Million Americans say they've already cast their ballots for the upcoming midterm election. Republicans are gaining ground in turning out early voters compared with their showing two years ago. But figures still give Democrats and edge so far. Both sides are doing all they can do lock in supporters' ballots for the November 2nd Election. Do you plan to…

Feedback at 5:00 — Appliance Rebates

If you buy a new energy-efficient appliances, you may be eligible for rebates, thanks to a state program that's part of the Obama administration's economic stimulus plan. The $8.8 million Michigan Energy Efficient Appliance Rebate Program is expected to cover more than 100,000 water heaters, furnaces and dishwashers and applies to new appliances purchased after Wednesday. The program will last…

Feedback at 5:00 — Credit Card Changes & Consumer Labels

A brand new credit card law goes into effect today, which is designed to protect Americans from deceptive credit card practices and to help them get out of debt. Monthly bills will have to show you how long it will take you to pay off your balance, and statements will come in the mail earlier. But, there is still no…