Gordon Evans

News Reporter/Producer

WMUK's Morning Edition anchor, Gordon Evans is also an accomplished reporter and interviewer. A 1990 graduate of Michigan State, he came to WMUK from WAAM in Ann Arbor.

BENTON HARBOR - No one wants to talk about it, or even consider what would happen if cash-strapped Benton Harbor Area Schools was to dissolve. "That has never been part of the conversation when we're talking to the state," said Benton Harbor Superintendent Leonard Seawood. He brought up the possibility at a March community forum. (Saint Joseph Benton Harbor Herald-Palladium)

Every weekday, Angela Whitmore steps out her door and crosses a grassy field to pick up her 6-year-old daughter, Abagail Good. That field is all that separates Whitmore's block and Coburn, where Abagail is a first-grader. It's a short distance, one that only seems longer because her two younger sons who come along for the walk are often distracted by their own spurts of curiosity. (Battle Creek Enquirer)

(KALAMAZOO MI) (WKZO) - Sam Herald, news reporter at 590 WKZO radio, passed away on Saturday, April 18, 2015, at Bronson Hospital. He was 31. Sam began his radio career at WIDR, Western Michigan University's student-run station, and had worked at WKZO for several years.

LANSING – Gov. Rick Snyder, having mostly recovered from an injury that restricted his travel, is stepping up his out-of-state appearances as supporters raise money through a new nonprofit foundation to offset the associated costs. Snyder is "working aggressively to tell the Michigan story ... now that we have significant and notable accomplishments that we can discuss and point to," spokeswoman Sara Wurfel said Saturday. (Detroit Free Press)

A protest that featured police and protesters smashing into tables and wrestling on the ground is not the best way to get the University of Michigan to address diversity issues, university regents said. "It does a great disservice to this important cause," Regent Mark Bernstein, a Democrat who has chaired the Michigan Civil Rights Commission, said. "It's essential that students engage in this vital issue in a way that is civil and productive. These types of tactics don't do that." (Detroit Free Press)

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