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Scott welcomes Michigan Gubernatorial Candidate Rick Snyder, who believes in order to save the state, you need to reinvent the state. Weíll learn about his plans for Michigan 3.0, and also get Scottís thoughts on the legal news of the week.
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Weinberg on the Law: Guilty by TV
Scott says donít believe someone is guilty just because the television is presenting it that way; thatís what the courts are for.
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Weinberg on the Law: Candidate Rick Snyder
Can Michigan turn to the biggest nerd in town for guidance out of one of the biggest downturns in our stateís history? What might our economy look like with a businessman running things? Scott welcomes Gov Candidate Rick Snyder and his plans to bring the state out of the recession, something he had dubbed Michigan 3.0
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Weinberg on the Law: Legal News and Notes
Scott shares his thoughts on some of the legal news making headlines this week, including Jordan Van Der Sloot, OJís appeal, and Kwame Kilpatrick angling for boot camp.
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Guest(s) Appearing on this Episode
Rick Snyder
Rick Snyder is the only candidate for Governor who has built a career on successfully creating jobs. After graduating from Battle Creek Lakeview High School a semester early, Rick earned three degrees from the University of Michigan, all by the age of 23. He obtained his Bachelorís degree with high distinction in 1977, his MBA with distinction in 1979 and a JD in 1982. Following a successful career with Coopers & Lybrand (now PricewaterhouseCoopers), where he became a partner in six years, Rick left his home state of Michigan to help manage Gateway computers. As the 763rd employee to join the company, he guided the growth of Gateway until it became a Fortune 500 company with over 10,000 employees. During these years of rapid growth, Rick was promoted to President and Chief Operating Officer of the company. He ran the day-to-day operations of Gateway and worked directly with Ted Waitt Ė the founder of the company. Rickís record of job creation didnít stop when he left Gateway in 1997. After proving he can help build and run a multibillion dollar publicly traded company he chose to return to Michigan and focus his efforts on building new businesses from the ground up.

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