With more than 600,000 veterans in Michigan, which is the 11th most populous state and Veteran’s Day about to be celebrated — a conversation ensued about the need to help female veterans in particular as (Ret) Brig, Gen. Carol Ann Fausone appeared with host Carol Cain during a taping of “Michigan Matters” and talked about it and other things.

The show discussed the plight of veterans in advance of Veteran’s Day which is next Wednesday.

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(Ret) Brig. Gen Carol Ann Fausone talks with Carol Cain about helping veterans all year long. (credit: CBS 62)

(Ret) Brig. Gen Carol Ann Fausone talks with Carol Cain about helping veterans all year long. (credit: CBS 62)

(Ret) Lt. Col. Lindell Holm, USMC,  with Carol Cain talks about helping veterans in Michigan. (credit: CBS 62)

(Ret) Lt. Col. Lindell Holm, USMC, with Carol Cain talks about helping veterans in Michigan. (credit: CBS 62)

(Ret) Brig. Gen.Lt. Col. Lindell Holm, USMC, who works for Michigan’s Veterans Trust Fund, also appeared and said the state has been working to help veterans with jobs, housing, and other things.

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The show also highlighted the state of the auto industry as the roundtable of Alisa Priddle, auto team leader at Detroit Free Press, Glenn Stevens of MichAuto, and John McElroy, of Autoline, talked about auto sales, UAW President Dennis Miller and auto talks.

John McElroy, Glenn Stevens, Alisa Priddle, Carol Cain talk about autos on "Michigan Matters". (credit: CBS 62)

John McElroy, Glenn Stevens, Alisa Priddle, Carol Cain talk about autos on “Michigan Matters”. (credit: CBS 62)

The conversation turned to sports and whether Bill Ford, in the current turmoil consuming the Detroit Lions, will seek control of the team. Ford’s mother Martha is currently at the helm.

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You can hear the conversation by watching “Michigan Matters” 11:30 Sunday on CBS 62.