Andrew Robins

News Director

Andy Robins has been WMUK's News Director since 1998 and a broadcast journalist for over 24 years. He joined WMUK's staff in 1985. Under his direction, WMUK has received numerous awards for news reporting.

Email: andrew.robins (at) wmich.edu     Phone: (269) 387 5717

"LANSING, MI - Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder on Thursday signed controversial legislation allowing adoption agencies to decline service to prospective parents on religious grounds. Three three-bill package, widely opposed by LGBT advocates, had reached his desk less than 24 hours earlier after approval in the Republican-led state Legislature." (MLive)

"(Lansing) -- Communities would be prohibited from dictating wages, benefits or paid leave time for employers in their towns under a bill that is on a fast track toward final passage in the state Senate." (Battle Creek Enquirer)

"Lansing - The state Senate gave final approval Wednesday to legislation allowing faith-based foster care and adoption agencies to invoke "sincerely held religious beliefs" to turn away gay and lesbian couples wanting to adopt children." (The Detroit News)

"Elson Floyd will receive treatment for cancer. Washington State University President Elson Floyd is going on medical leave effective immediately for cancer treatment, WSU officials announced Friday. The Spokesman-Review of Spokane reported that he has colon cancer." (The Seattle Times)

"KALAMAZOO, MI - The Detroit-based company that owns the Park Street Market on Kalamazoo's Northside has acquired the former Harding's market on Howard Street and plans to convert it into a multi-use commercial development, most likely with a grocery store component." (MLive/Kalamazoo Gazette)

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