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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….

Feedback at 5:00 — “Access Michigan Outdoors”

The State of Michigan hopes to make outdoor recreation areas more accessible to people with disabilities. The “Access Michigan Outdoors” initiative will work with businesses, companies and other organizations to help improve access. The Americans with Disabilities Act became law in July 1990. It bans workplace discrimination against qualified people with disabilities and requires better access to public places and…

Medwatch: Most Wired Hospital

It seems that everyone is “plugged in” these days, which can be both a blessing and a curse. But there's no doubt technology is a valuable resource in the medical industry. That's why Munson Medical Center is celebrating it's recent recognition for being “most wired.” Categories: MedWatch

Feedback at 5:00: Economy Looking Up, Or Down?

After a few scary tumbles below 10,000 this week, the stock market has managed to climb back this afternoon. Now, there are worries about an ominous sounding technical indicator called the “Hindenburg Omen.” Basically, it's a mathematical formula that's been used to predict stock market crashes since 1987. It only has a 25% accuracy rate, but its creator says it…

Feedback at 5:00 — “Stealing Office Supplies”

Earlier this week, federal prosecutors filed a criminal complaint against a General Motors worker who they say stole thousands of dollars in computer equipment and sold it on her personal EBay account. The woman could now face up to 30 years in prison and a fine of up to $1 million if she is found guilty. Office equipment is one…

Medwatch: Mobile MRI

People need MRI’s for lots of reasons. The high-resolution imaging is used by doctors to look at organs and joints. But there are only so many machines in use. In today’s Medwatch report, Michelle Dun

Feedback at 5:00 — “Community Colleges”

A new poll shows the vast majority of Americans feel it's better for some students to go to community college instead of a four-year school. According to the poll by The Associated Press and Stanford University released today, 71% of people polled say it's sometimes better for students to pursue a diploma or certificate from a two-year school than aim…

Feedback at 5:00 — “Career Paths”

A survey by Career Builder shows more than 1/3 of American workers with college degrees wish they had majored in something different. 27% of those polled who graduated 10 years ago, or longer, still haven't found a job related to their major. With the way the economy is now, do you wish you had taken a different career path? You…

Feedback At 5:00-How Can You Make Ends Meet?

A new study in the Detroit Free Press shows if you are earning minimum wage in Michigan, it's a struggle to make ends meet at the end of the month. The study, Basic Economic Security Tables for Michigan, shows when you add up costs like shelter, food and transportation, people who work full-time and make minimum wage cannot cover basic…