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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…

Feedback at 5:00 — Preparing for Serious Weather

Hundreds of thousands of people on the East Coast are in the dark after a powerful winter storm slammed into the region. Northern Michigan is no stranger to bad weather, and our Doppler 9&10 Weather Team works non-stop to help you prepare for stormy conditions. That includes a Winter Weather Advisory for some northern counties tonight. What do you do…

Feedback at 5:00 — “Person of the Year”

Facebook founder and CEO Mark Zuckerberg has been named Time magazine's 2010 “Person of the Year.” Past winners include Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke, President Barack Obama, President George W. Bush, and Bono. Who would you choose as person of the year, and why? Post your comments below for tonight's “Feedback at 5:00.”

Big Catch

This week's Hook & Hunting report is more about the “hook.” There are some happy fishermen this week after catching a nearly 40 pound fish on Manistee Lake. On Tuesday Rick Schulte and his relatives caught a King Salmon. It ended up weighing-in at a whopping 37 pounds. Schulte has been fishing in the area for 35 years. Schulte and…