L. Brooks Patterson

(WWJ Photo/Pat Sweeting, File)

Senate Plans Vote To Move Oakland County Executive Race

Democrats say it’s a politically motivated bid to help Republicans hold power whenever longtime Executive L. Brooks Patterson retires.

WWJ Newsradio 950–12/11/2014

(from left) L. Brooks Patterson, Mark Hackel and Robert Ficano join "Michigan Matters' host Carol Cain for their final appearance together as the region's three county executives. Ficano is leaving as Warren Evans takes over in January after winning November's election. (credit: James C. Turner/CBS 62)

‘Michigan Matters’ Exclusive: Ficano, Patterson, Hackel Sound Off, Trade Jabs One Final Time As Region’s Leaders

What does Robert Ficano intend to do after he leaves his job as Wayne County Executive in a few weeks?

12/05/2014

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Reflections On Thanksgiving, The “Perfect Holiday” (Video)

Metro Detroiters share their thoughts on what makes Thanksgiving special, and some cases, funny.

CBS Detroit–11/27/2014

Retired Red Wings Hall of Fame Defenseman Chris Chelios on the set of "Michigan Matters". (credit: James C. Turner/CBS 62)

Chelios Talks Pucks, Book And Politics – A ‘Michigan Matters’ Exclusive

Retired Red Wings Hall of Famer defenseman Chris Chelios no longer laces up his skates to play for the Detroit.

11/21/2014

L. Brooks Patterson (credit: CBS 62) FILE

Sour Grapes? L. Brooks Patterson Launches Tech Initiative, Challenges Dan Gilbert

Oakland County Executive L. Brooks Patterson launched a branding initiative to promote Oakland’s tech companies, and keeping them in the “fertile vineyards of Oakland County,” and in turn got into a verbal battle with Detroit businessman Dan Gilbert.

11/06/2014

(Oakland County Executive L. Brooks Patterson, business executive Denise Iitch and author Bill Haney join host Carol Cain on "Michigan Matters" 11:30 a.m. Sunday on CBS 62.) Photo credit: CBS 62's James Turner.

Watch Michigan Matters: Of Ernie Harwell, Dr. Death And Fallout Of The Epic Flood

Haney, who runs MB Book in Ortonville, is one of the most prolific publishers in the state as he has had a hand in over 400 books as writer, editor, ghost writer, consultant and publisher.

CBS Detroit–08/22/2014

L. Brooks Patterson (credit: CBS 62) FILE

Michigan Matters: Arts, Beats & Eats, Tourism

It’s that time of year when our region is loaded with great things to do with your family.

07/25/2014

Outgoing Congressman John Dingell and U.S. Senator Carl Levin appear together in the "Eye on the Future" special "Michigan in Transition" airing 6:30 p.m. this Sunday on CBS  62. The two Michigan leaders talk about changes in the political landscape in the 30-minute special. (credit: Paul Pytlowany/CBS 62)

What’s Ahead For The Great Lakes State? ‘Michigan In Transition’ Examines Historic Change Of Leadership

As the state that put the world on wheels looks to its future – change is in the air.

07/17/2014

L. Brooks Patterson. (credit: CBS 62)

L. Brooks Patterson Criticizes Detroit Water Deal In Annual Address

He may not be a “Detroit basher,” but Oakland County Executive L. Brooks Patterson thinks “no deal is better than a bad deal” when it comes to doing business with the Motor City.

WWJ Newsradio 950–02/13/2014

L. Brooks Patterson. (credit: CBS 62)

L. Brooks Patterson Slams Detroit: ‘The Truth Hurts… Tough S***’

“You do not, do not, under any circumstances, stop in Detroit at a gas station! That’s just a call for a carjacking,” he’s quoted as saying.

WWJ Newsradio 950–01/21/2014

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