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Feedback at 5:00 — “President Obama’s Wireless Plan”

President Obama is in the Upper Peninsula today, talking about his plan to bring high-speed wireless internet to 98% of Americans in the next 5 years. He's in Marquette, an area that's using the internet to help businesses thrive. The President's plan will cost billions of dollars, but is expected to create new jobs and strengthen public security. He says…

Feedback At 5:00– Bottle Return Debate?

The American Beverage Association is suing the state of Michigan because of rules to put specific markings on bottles and cans, so out of state, non-alcoholic containers can't be smuggled in and returned for cash. The new law went into effect March 1st to stop people from stealing millions. The state says about 13-million dollars in illegal redemptions happen each…

Feedback at 5:00 — Civilian Clean-up Plan?

Last week in “Feedback at 5:00” 9&10 News asked you your ideas to stop the massive oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico. Even if it is stopped soon, unthinkable damage has already been done. One idea getting a lot of attention is to create a new Civilian Conservation Corps to clean up the spill and create jobs, while making…

Feedback at 5:00 “Beautiful Babies and Father’s Day Messages”

A dating website only accepts what it calls “beautiful people” and is now expanding its services. It launched a fertility serve for members who want a good looking child. Beautifulpeople.com claims they are trying to beat a donor shortage. Critics say it is setting a dangerous precedent. Tell us what you think. — On Sunday, people everywhere celebrated their dads…

Feedback at 5:00 — “Fireworks Proposal”

Before you light off your fireworks this weekend, you should probably check to see that they are both safe to use, and legal. Right now, if you do not have a permit, it's against the law in Michigan to set off fireworks that fly up into the air. Sparkers, fountains and smoke devices are all okay. But if you use…

From Women’s Hands

For many women, just getting through an average day can be an uphill battle. Add cancer and treatment to that list, and life can seem impossible. But there's help and support. Michelle Dunaway has more on a very special event dedicated to women in today's Medwatch report. For more information on the “From Women's Hands” art show, visit the link…

Feedback at 5:00 — “Angry Flight Attendant”

A JetBlue flight attendant is accused of swearing at a passenger on an airplane PA system, grabbing beer from the galley and taking off down an emergency slide. Steven Slater is charged with criminal mischief, reckless endangerment and trespassing for the incident on Monday and JFK Airport in New York. A judge granted him bail today. Police say Slater lost…