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Grand Hotel. (credit: Matt Roush)

Region’s ‘Fab Five’ Meet Again On Mackinac

Should Southeast Michigan be marketed as a single brand? That was the question before the “Big Five” area leaders Thursday at the Mackinac Policy Conference.

WWJ Newsradio 950–05/31/2012

From left: Mark Hackel, Robert Ficano, Charlie Langton and L. Brooks Patterson at the 2012 Mackinac Policy Conference. (WXYT Photo)

‘Big 3′ Meet On Mackinac To Discuss Problems Facing Counties

At the Mackinac Policy Conference, executives from Oakland, Macomb and Wayne counties met to discuss the issues facing their communities, their plans of action and how the problems of Detroit are affecting their counties.

CBS Sports Radio 1270–05/30/2012


Michigan Matters: Pancakes & Politics With The Big Four

This week on Michigan Matters, highlights from the Michigan Chronicle’s “Pancakes and Politics” session with the Big Four:  Detroit Mayor Dave Bing, Oakland County Executive L. Brooks Patterson, Wayne County Executive Robert Ficano, Macomb County […]


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‘Big Four’ Talk Crime, Cooperation On Pancakes Panel

What’s the number one issue facing Detroit right now? Mayor Dave Bing says that, next to the city’s financial crisis, it’s clearly crime.

WWJ Newsradio 950–05/18/2012

Former Ficano Aide Pleads Guilty To Accepting Bribes

The former Deputy Chief Information Officer for Wayne County plead guilty on Monday to illegally taking cash from a private contractor.

WWJ Newsradio 950–05/14/2012

Wayne County Executive Robert Ficano. (Credit: WWJ-TV, File)

Renewed Call For Ficano’s Resignation Amid Corruption Probe

A Wayne County Commissioner is calling for Executive Robert Ficano to resign, the same day another of his former aides was charged with bribery

WWJ Newsradio 950–05/08/2012


Ex-Detroit, Wayne Co. Finance Chief Marshall Dies

Ex-Detroit and Wayne County financial chief Bella Marshall has died. She was 62.

WWJ Newsradio 950–05/01/2012

Michigan Matters China Economy

Michigan Matters: China and Michigan’s Economy

This week on Michigan Matters, host Carol Cain gets an update on China and the improving economic position with Michigan.

CBS 62–04/05/2012

(From left)  Wayne County Executive Robert Ficano; Denise Yee Grim, executive director of the Asian Pacific American Chamber of Commerce; Lisa Gray, president of the Chinese Association of Greater  Detroit with "Michigan Matters" host Carol Cain talking about China and Michigan. The show airs 11:30 am Sunday. (credit: Sheri Kowalski/CBS 62)

Snyder’s China Plan Hits Paydirt

In less than six months, Gov. Rick Snyder has flipped the state’s gameplan towards China which is gaining applause from C. Peter Theut, Robert Ficano and others.

CBS 62–03/31/2012

Terry Barclay Michigan Matters

Michigan Matters: Women’s History Month, Diabetes

Terry Barclay, the CEO of Inforum, Tee Thompson, President of the National Association of Women in Business (NAWBO), and Business Executive Denise Ilitch talk about Women’s History Month and upcoming events that honor women.

CBS 62–03/10/2012




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