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Michigan Matters: Woodward Dream Cruise
This week on Michigan Matters, the Roundtable of Oakland County Executive L. Brooks Patterson; CEO of Ilitch Enterprises, Denise Ilitch; and Rod Alberts, CEO of the Detroit Auto Dealers Association; talk about special events and other news impacting the metro Detroit area. Then, President/CEO of the Parade Company Tony Michaels and Lew Echlin, U.S. Marketing Communications Manager for Ford, stop by to talk about the Woodward Dream Cruise with host Carol Cain.
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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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