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

"WYOMING, MI - Shiny new lockers sit in a freshly-painted room that used to be an indoor firing range at the Grand Valley Armory in Wyoming. The storage space for 260 soldiers was installed after years of lead dust buildup at the former firing range was removed earlier this year." (MLive)

"KALAMAZOO, MI -- The sound of fluttering paper ballots will fill the Kalamazoo County Expo building this week as 200 volunteers work to recount votes cast in the Nov. 8 presidential election. The clerk's office was forced to move quickly after a federal judge's ruling came down Monday morning, gathering volunteers and precinct workers for the effort." (MLive/Kalamazoo Gazette)

"WASHINGTON -- President-elect Donald Trump returns to Michigan on Friday with an event set in Grand Rapids. Making his first visit back to the state after scoring a stunning victory over Democratic nominee Hillary Clinton, Trump will hold a 7 p.m. rally at the 7,000-seat DeltaPlex Arena in west Michigan." (Detroit Free Press)

"U.S. Rep. Justin Amash continued his Twitter criticism of President-elect Donald Trump in the the last week, suggesting Trump overstepped in his campaign to convince the heating and air conditioning company Carrier Corp. to keep 1,000 jobs in Indianapolis. 'Not the president(-elect)'s job. We live in a constitutional republic, not an autocracy.'" (Detroit News)

"LANSING - Ride-sharing services like Uber and Lyft will be regulated by the state, just like taxis and limousines, under legislation passed by the state Senate on Thursday. Currently, the ride-sharing services generally reach an agreement on regulations with the communities where they operate." (Detroit Free Press)

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