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Michigan Matters: A Look Back at 2018
Senior Producer/Host Carol Cain sits with the roundtable of Denise Ilitch, CEO of Ilitch Enterprises, Oakland County Executive L. Brooks Patterson and Susy Avery, Co-Director of MSU’s Michigan Political Leadership Program, as they look back at 2018 and issues and developments that impacted the region. Among topics-- GM retrenching, the blue & pink wave that saw Gretchen Whitmer elected as governor, the fallout of the MSU Larry Nassar scandal, and downtown Detroit’s resurgence. Which stories resonated? The roundtable weighs in.

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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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