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Feedback At 5:00– Men’s and Women’s Wage Difference

Today is “Equal Pay Day” an event to show the gap between men's and women's wages. State lawmakers and advocacy groups met in Lansing today to support a package of bills that will try to end the pay gap. The legislation would give more strength to the Elliot Larson Act, and make it clear that gender-based pay discrimination is illegal…

Feedback at 5:00 — “Mandatory Vaccinations”

The American Academy of Pediatrics is calling for mandatory vaccinations for all doctors, nurses and other health care workers. The academy says voluntary programs simply do not work, and evidence shows some have passed the flu along to patients. Do you think vaccines for health care workers should be required? You can post your comments here for tonight's “Feedback at…

Feedback At 5:00–Storm Impact

A week ago, many places in Northern Michigan still had plenty of snow on the ground after a winter storm. But in the last few days, record rains are causing even more problems. Rivers and streams are being pushed over their banks and parts of roads are washing out. For tonight's, “Feedback at 5:00” we want to see the after…

Feedback at 5:00-Do Food Labels Influence You?

Free range, organic, natural and certified humane. There are all kinds of labels on food products when you shop at the grocery store. “Free Range” by law means the animals have access to the outdoors. “Organic” is government certified and means no hormones or antibiotics, and a strict organic diet for the animal. “Natural” means no artificial colors of preservatives…

Feedback at 5:00 — “Call for an Apology”

The wife of Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas called Anita Hill over the weekend, looking for an apology. 19 years ago, Hill accused Thomas of sexual harassment during his confirmation hearings, which Thomas denied. Hill says she stands by her statements. Thomas' wife says she was trying to “extend an olive branch.” What do you think? Post your comments here…

Feedback at 5:00 — Detroit “Scent Suit”

A woman who works for the City of Detroit won a $100,000 settlement from the city after it refused to accommodate her allergy to perfume. The woman said the smell made it difficult for her to breath. Now thousands of city workers are being told to take it easy on perfume, cologne and aftershave. The city is putting up signs…

Feedback at 5:00 — Eating Healthy

Greasy pizza and high calorie desserts may be seen less often at lunch time in schools. Today a Senate panel approved legislation to create uniform standards for all foods in schools, including vending machines, to give kids healthier meal options. But when the bell rings at the end of the day, it's a different story. For tonight's “Feedback at 5:00,”…