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Michigan Matters

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Liza McFadden and Rob Tiede from the Barbara Bush Foundation for Family Literacy sit with Carol Cain

Michigan Matters: Detroit’s Illiteracy Problem

Illiteracy is a huge problem in our state, but there are many organizations working to address the crisis.

05/24/2013

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Pulte’s Blight Busting Plan Cleaning Up Motor City

It was reading about a teenage girl in Detroit who feared for her safety on the walk to school that inspired Bill Pulte.

CBS 62–04/12/2013

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Go Behind-The-Scenes Of The ‘Michigan Matters’ Auto Show Special

When Carol Cain arrived at the 2013 North American International Auto Show, she had a game plan and a pair of sneakers.

CBS 62–01/25/2013

The Tea Party takes center stage this week on "Michigan Matters" with host Carol Cain. Guests include Michigan Republican Party Chair Bobby Schostak, Democratic Party Chair Mark Brewer and Congressman Gary Peters.

Michigan Matters: Tea Party Debate

Schostak defended the Tea Party, saying they were good Americans who only wanted to the best for the country and he resented Brewer’s sweeping portrayal.

CBS 62–11/09/2012

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: 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

Pete Hoekstra (Win McNamee/Getty Images)

‘Michigan Matters’ Election Exclusive: Pete Hoekstra

Pete Hoekstra says: “I understand what will lead employers to invest and hire from my experience working for 15 years at Herman Miller.”

CBS Detroit–08/02/2012

Randy Hekman

‘Michigan Matters’ Election Exclusive: Randy Hekman

Carol Cain profiles Randy Hekman, one of the three Republicans vying for the U.S. Senate in Michigan’s Aug 7th primary. The winner will take on Sen. Debbie Stabenow in the November contest.

CBS 62–08/01/2012

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