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This week on Michigan Matters, host Carol Cain talks with Ric Devore, the PNC Regional President for Detroit and southeast Michigan about aiding teachers and students in the classroom through their Grow Up Great initiative. Then the Roundtable of Ric DeVore, Ilitch Enterprises CEO Denise Ilitch, and Chris Holman, CEO, Michigan Business Network discuss education and regional news. Also, hear what Denise Ilitch has to say about “The Joe” and legacy it leaves.
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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.

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Michigan Matters: Automation AlleyThis week on Michigan Matters, host Carol Cain looks at the manufacturing revolution and how it will metro Detroit with Tom Kelly, Executive Director of Automation Alley. Then the Roundtable of Kelly, Oakland County Executive L. Brooks Patterson, and Ilitch Enterprises CEO Denise Ilitch look at the impact of technology on jobs, education, and the future of the metro Detroit.
Michigan Matters: Economic Bridges With ChinaThis week on Michigan Matters, host Carol Cain talks with Hong Lei, the Consul General from the Chicago Chinese consulate; Lisa Gray, chair of the North American Chinese Coalition; Justin Robinson, Vice President of Business Attraction at the Detroit Regional Chamber; and Peter Theut, chair of China Bridge in Ann Arbor about building two-way economic bridges to China.
Michigan Matters: The Boom In Small BusinessThis week on Michigan Matters, host Carol Cain explores the boom in small business in Michigan with Pat Chatman, director of Workforce and Professional Development at Henry Ford College. Then the Roundtable of Oakland County Executive L. Brooks Patterson; Larry Herriman, Interim Executive Director, Macomb-OU Incubator; and Charlie Beckham - Group Executive in Charge of Neighborhoods for city of Detroit; talk business, politics, and more.
Michigan Matters: Lear And Zaman InternationalThis week on Michigan Matters, host Carol Cain talks with Matt Simoncini, the President and CEO of Lear to find out what the huge auto supplier is doing to help the community, their imprint locally and globally as a business. Then roundtable of Oakland County Executive L. Brooks Patterson, Ilitch Enterprises CEO Denise Ilitch, and Najah Bazzy, the Founder/CEO of Zaman International, sit down for a discussion on Michigan and more.
Michigan Matters: MPLP - Dean And NavarroOn this week’s Michigan Matters, host Carol Cain interviews former Vermont governor Howard Dean and Republican strategist Ana Navarro about Washington, Lansing, politics and more. Then, Brandon Dillon, the chair of the Michigan Democratic Party, and Lena Epstein, campaign co-chair of Trump Michigan, sit down for conversation about President Trump, and Michigan politics.
Michigan Matters: Figure Skate DetroitThis week on Michigan Matters, host Carol Cain has a heart-felt conversation with Denise Ilitch about her father and his impact on Detroit. Then Cain talks to Olympic Gold medalist Meryl Davis about winning gold, the impact it’s had on her life and what she is doing now. Then Ilitch and Davis join Geneva Williams, Detroit Leader for Figure Skating in Detroit (FSD) on the Roundtable to discuss learns about the difference figure skating can make in the lives of low income girls

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