Gordon Evans

News Reporter/Producer

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

"WASHINGTON — More than a year after skyrocketing lead levels in Flint became known nationally, an effort to secure federal funding to replace aging lead water pipe lines in the city took a major step forward on Wednesday as the U.S. House approved $170 million to address the public health crisis there." (Detroit Free Press)

"The Binda Dyslexia Center has found a new home. The nonprofit organization, formerly at the now-defunct Miller College, has moved to Western Michigan University's Kendall Center in downtown Battle Creek." (Battle Creek Enquirer)

"WASHINGTON — Democrats in the U.S. Senate, including Michigan's two members, upended votes on a short-term measure funding the government past Oct. 1 on Tuesday, objecting that it contained help for flood victims in Louisiana but failed to provide assurances that money to replace old lead water pipes in Flint would be forthcoming as well." (Detroit Free Press)

"Lansing — Either Republican Rep. Tom Leonard of DeWitt or Democratic Rep. Tim Greimel of Auburn Hills is likely to be the next speaker of the Michigan House of Representatives, depending on whose respective political party wins control of the lower chamber in November." (Detroit News)

"LANSING — The City of Flint will stick with the Great Lakes Water Authority for another year — until October of 2017 — to give it time to construct a newly required stretch of pipeline and allow for testing of water Flint will treat from its new source, the Karegnondi Water Authority, officials said Tuesday." (Detroit Free Press)

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