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Michigan Matters

Michigan Matters focuses on controversial issues concerning the metro Detroit area. The program is hosted by CBS 62 Senior Producer and Detroit Free Press Columnist Carol Cain who has shared her perspective on local and national radio and TV shows for over a decade. In addition to one-on-one interviews, a high-profile panel of metro Detroit political, business and community leaders will join her for roundtable discussions. Regular panelists will include L. Brooks Patterson, Oakland County Executive; and Denise Ilitch, President of Ilitch Enterprises.

Watch Michigan Matters Sundays at 11:30 a.m.

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Mike Duggan, Carol Cain and Sheriff Benny Napoleon at the Detroit Economic Club "Conversation with the Candidates" which was held at Cobo Center. Duggan and Napoleon are vying to become the next mayor  of Detoit in the Nov 5 election. (credit: Jeff Kowalsky)

Michigan Matters Exclusive: Mayoral Debates Continue

With the clock ticking down to the Nov. 5 election, mayoral candidates Mike Duggan and Benny Napoleon met in their second forum at the Detroit Economic Club where they talked of crime, Emergency Manager Kevyn Orr and moving into Manoogian Mansion.

10/25/2013

"Michigan Matters" held the Detroit mayoral debates Sunday with host Carol Cain (center). Joining her were (from left) political pundit Cliff Russell,  WWJ 950's Tom Jordan, candidate Mike Duggan, Cain, candidate Benny Napoleon and Michigan Chronicle's Bankole Thompson (right).

Motor City Slugfest! Duggan, Napoleon Duke It Out

By Carol Cain CBS 62 Detroit “I have done more in one day as a police officer in this city than he’s done in his lifetime…,” Benny Napoleon referring to opponent Mike Duggan. “This is [...]

CBS 62–10/20/2013

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Michigan Matters: Kwame Kilpatrick’s Sentencing

On this weeks Michigan Matters what does L. Brooks Patterson have to say about Kwame Kilpatrick getting 28 year sentence for wrongdoing in office? And what is the biggest issue in the mayor’s race between Mike [...]

CBS 62–10/11/2013

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Michigan Matters: Go Red For Women And John Durant

This week on Michigan Matters, Host Carol Cain sits down with Sharyl Smith, chairwoman of the Go Red for Women effort.

CBS 62–10/04/2013

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Michigan Matters Preview: Chairs Of The Michigan Republican And Democratic Parties

It’s party time this week on Michigan Matters when Lon Johnson and Bobby Schostak join Host Carol Cain for an in depth look at upcoming elections and the political picture in Michigan.

CBS 62–09/27/2013

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Michigan Matters: The Healthcare Act and You

This week Michigan Matters features an encore airing of the “Eye on the Future” special about the Affordable Care Act called “The Health Care Act and You.”

CBS 62–09/20/2013

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Michigan Matters: Goodfellows And The All Ladies Roundtable

This week on Michigan Matters, host Carol Cain greets Pete Waldmeir and the all women roundtable of Denise Ilitch, Danialle Karmanos and Carol Goss.

CBS 62–09/14/2013

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DCBA President Jerry Xu and  Milan Stevanovich with "Michigan Matters" host Carol Cain talk about Gov. Rick Snyder's challenge in pitching Michigan to Chinese investors.

Expert: Detroit’s Bankruptcy Makes It Hard To Attract Chinese Investment In Michigan

“In China there is no municipal bankruptcy. The central government controls everything – hence a lot of time and energy is needed to for many to realize that this is actually a good thing. That debt is being cleared and crisis can be opportunity,” said Stevanovich.

CBS 62–09/06/2013

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Michigan Matters: Michigan Tourism

This week on Michigan Matters, Host Carol Cain discusses tourism and its impact on the state.

CBS 62–08/30/2013

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Michigan Matters: Healthcare and the ACA

This week on Michigan Matters, Host Carol Cain takes an in depth look at healthcare and the Affordable Care Act.

CBS 62–08/23/2013