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Michigan Matters: Automation Alley
This 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.
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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: Reading On The RiverfrontThis week on Michigan Matters, host Carol Cain talks with Dr. Nikolai Vitti, the Superintendent of the Detroit Public School Community District who talks about coming home and working to fix the long troubled school system. . Then, Pamela Moore, the president/CEO of the Detroit Public Schools Foundation, explains what the Foundation is doing to help DPS children through literacy and STEAM efforts. Finally, Mark Wallace, the President and CEO of the Detroit Riverfront Conservancy talks about the annual Reading on the Riverfront event and how developments on the riverfront are shaping up.
Michigan Matters: Warde Manuel & All Sports RoundtableThis week on Michigan Matters, as the fall sports season kicks off host Carol Cain talks one on one with Warde Manuel, the University of Michigan Athletic Director. Then the Roundtable of sports commentator Terry Foster; Michael Rosenberg, senior writer for Sports Illustrated; and Bill Shea, Senior Reporter, Sports Business at Crains Detroit Business discuss local, college, and pro sports.
Michigan Matters August 27, 2017 Web ExtraMichigan Matters Web Extra with University of Michigan Athletic Director.
Michigan Matters: Eclipse And RoundtableThis week on Michigan Matters, host Carol Cain will get all the details about the upcoming total eclipse of the sun from what happens during an eclipse, what you can expect to see in Metro Detroit, and how to view it safely. Her guest is University of Michigan theoretical astrophysicist Emily Rauscher. Then the Roundtable of Oakland County Executive L. Brooks Patterson, Michigan Political Leadership Program Co-Director Susy Avery, and Mark Lee, President, The Lee Group, discuss the challenges facing Detroit and the nation.
Michigan Matters Web 8-20-17The Roundtable discusses the difficulty of being in office during politically charged times.
Michigan Matters: Helping Detroit Seniors; Holy RedeemerThis week on Michigan Matters, host Carol Cain learns about programs helping Detroit seniors from Jennifer Onwenu, the S.T.E.P. Care Manager for the Northeast Guidance Center, and Cynthia Jackson, the Vice President of Clinical Programs Northeast Guidance Center. Then, Mary Beth Kiley, the principal of Holy Redeemer Grade School, and Dan Clinton, a volunteer at the school, talk about what is being done to keep this program strong and vital. Finally, the Roundtable of Randy Richardville, former Michigan Senate Majority Leader (2010-2014); Denise Ilitch, the CEO of Ilitch Enterprises; and Charlie Beckham, executive with city of Detroit; talk about the recent primary and other issues facing the city.

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