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Michigan Matters: Helping Detroit Seniors; Holy Redeemer
This 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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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: An Inside Look At McLaren Health CareThis week on Michigan Matters, host Carol Cain talks with Phil Incarnati, President/CEO of McLaren Health Care, about the impact McLaren has made in the region. Then, Incarnati joins the Roundtable along with Claude Molinari, General Manager of Cobo Center, and former Wayne County Executive Robert Ficano to discuss issues around the region and the nation.
Michigan Matters: Hank Meijer & Dr. Murray HoweThis week on Michigan Matters, host Carol Cain talks with Hendrik (Hank) Meijer, the Executive Chairman of Meijer, about his company and his new book, a biography of the late Sen. Arthur Vandenberg called "“Arthur Vandenberg: The Man in the Middle of the American Century.” Then Dr. Murray Howe, the youngest son of hockey great Gordie Howe, who is the head of Sports Medicine Imaging for Toledo Radiological Associates and Promedica Health System's Sports Care Program, talks about his new book: "Nine Lessons I learned From my Father."
Michigan Matters: AuthorsThis week on Michigan Matters, host Carol Cain talks to local authors about their latest books. Her guests include Patrick Foster, the author of “George Romney: An American Life,” which covers his time as Michigan governor, CEO of AMC, and one-time presidential candidate; Michael Patrick Shiels, the author of “I Call Him “Mr. President: Stories of Golf, Fishing, and Life with My Friend George H.W. Bush;” and Jamie Ruthenberg, the author of “Miles and the Best Birthday Cake” and illustrator of “The Tale of the Beautiful Cat.”
Michigan Matters: Oakland University President Dr. Ora PescovitzThis week on Michigan Matters, host Carol Cain sits down with the new President of Oakland University, Dr. Ora Pescovitz, for a conversation about higher education, the medical school, and her vision for the future of Oakland University. Then the Roundtable of Oakland County Executive L. Brooks Patterson, Wayne County Executive Warren Evans, and Matt Grossmann, Director of the Institute for Public Policy and Social Research join Cain for a discussion about the Detroit mayor’s race, the bid for Amazon, soccer vs. the Wayne County jail site, and more.
Michigan Matters: Matt Cullen - Detroit DevelopmentThis week on Michigan Matters, host Carol Cain looks at Detroit economic development and neighborhood revitalization with Matt Cullen, a principal with Dan Gilbert’s Rock Ventures. Then the Roundtable of Marvin Beatty, a partner with Gateway Marketplace LLC; Arthur Jemison, newly named CEO of Detroit Economic Growth Corp: and Maurice Jones, President & CEO of LISC; continue the conversation about revitalizing the city.

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