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Carol Cain

Photo: Tom Watkins, CEO of TDW & Associates, who will speak at the Ambassador Leonard Woodcock Legacy Forum at Oakland University.

Watkins, Yang Address Michigan-China Forum

“This is another small attempt to help build two way bridges from the Great Lakes to the Great Wall,” Watkins said.

CBS 62–10/31/2012

(Photo: Janet Blair) Beth Chappell, president and CEO of Detroit Economic Club, and professional dancer Dwight Davis prepare their final moves for the “Dancing With Your Local Stars” competition Friday night. The event is a fundraiser for Focus:HOPE.

Local Stars Dance For Focus:HOPE

Janet Blair, of Tri-County Business Exchange, is putting on the annual dancing event.

CBS 62–10/15/2012

President Barack Obama and Gov. Mitt Romney. (Getty Images/Luke Sharrett and Joe Raedle)

Presidential Forum: Obama, Romney Tackle 10 Topics In 10 Days

To help voters learn more, CBS Local invited the two candidates to answer 10 key questions in the CBS Local Presidential Forum, which kicks off Thursday, October 4th, with the issue of the economy and jobs.

CBS 62–10/08/2012

An ArtPrize 2010 installation in Grand Rapids

ArtPrize: Top 10 Finalists Unveiled For $560K Prize

These finalists were chosen from a field of 1,517 artists from 46 countries and 41 U.S. states and territories. More than 41,000 voters contributed nearly 400,000 votes.

CBS Detroit–10/01/2012

Dan Loepp, Dick DeVos, Dan Gilbert with moderator Carol Cain at the West Michigan Policy Forum talking about cities. (credit: Kelly Walkotten)

Gilbert, DeVos, Loepp Talk Up Cities!

Want to lure more young talent to the Motor City and places like Grand Rapids and Lansing? Bring them in as interns and you create an environment where they are more willing to consider staying.

CBS 62–09/25/2012

(Photo: Courtesy Brooks Patterson) Brooks Patterson with his late son Brooksie.

High-Level Friends Promote ‘Brooksie Way’ While Patterson Recovers

“Brooks can’t promote the race. So, (Detroit Mayor) Dave (Bing) and (Wayne County Executive) Bob (Ficano) and I are doing it for him,” Mark Hackel, Macomb County Executive said on “Michigan Matters.”

CBS 62–09/25/2012

Rob Bliss Grand Rapids Lip Dub

Lip Dub Czar Rob Bliss’ New Project: ‘Good Time’ For Michigan

Folks will be singing portions of Carly Rae Jepson’s “Good Time” at the Big House, Spartan Stadium, Comerica Park, various opera houses, theatres and other landmarks across the Mitten state.

CBS 62–08/15/2012

(Photo: Charlie Forbes, CBS 62) Carol Cain sits down with Dennis Mannion, president of the Detroit Pistons, on "Michigan Matters."

Could Pistons Move Back To Detroit?

“I think that Tom Gores, the kind of businessman he is and the type of community spirit he is, he’s open to anything,” said Mannion.

CBS 62–08/12/2012

Nancy Cassis is hoping to win the 11th District as a write-in candidate.

GOP’s Tug of War in 11th District

But it is the Bentivolio-Cassis faceoff gaining attention and expected to be a nail biter with results not known until well after polls close at 8 p.m. Some say it could come down to the counting of absentee ballots.

CBS 62–08/07/2012

(Photo: CBS62's Greg Shattuck) The Michigan primary comes into focus with (from left) strategist Mark Brewer, Stu Sandler, "Michigan Matters" host Carol Cain, and Bill Johnson.

A ‘Michigan Matters’ Look At The Primary: McCotters’ Imprint

“The Congressman McCotter story get stranger and stranger,” said Johnson. “I have had great respect for him, but he just crashed and burned. No one has explained what happened.”

CBS 62–08/03/2012