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.

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1:21 pm
Fri April 11, 2014

Judge Approves Settlement in Detroit Bankruptcy

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Judge Steven Rhodes parties for public negotiations
Judge Steven Rhodes today approved a settlement between Detroit and two global banks over a disastrous financial bet engineered by Mayor Kwame Kilpatrick's administration. Rhodes - who had rejected two previous settlements as too generous for UBS and Bank of America - ruled that the city can pay $85 million to eliminate the disastrous pension debt interest-rate transaction known as "swaps."
1:17 pm
Fri April 11, 2014

Kalamazoo Still Urging Residents to Run Water to Avoid Freezing Lines

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Portage has lifted advisory to run water
  • Source: Mlive
  • | Via: Kalamazoo Gazette
KALAMAZOO, MI -- Kalamazoo water customers are being asked to continue to run their water until April 20 to avoid frozen pipes, despite the city of Portage's announcement that water customers there can stop running water.
7:32 pm
Thu April 10, 2014

Governor Snyder Signs Bills to Crack Down on Metal Theft

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Provisions are designed to discourage quick-fixes for criminals, and provide a paper trail for investigations
LANSING, MI -- Michigan law enforcement officers and prosecutors will have new tools to fight metal thieves under bipartisan legislation signed into law Thursday by Gov. Rick Snyder. The new law, years in the making, caps direct cash transactions for metal at $25 and requires scrap yards to mail payments to an address provided by the seller of commonly stolen items: catalytic converters, air conditioners and copper wiring.
7:27 pm
Thu April 10, 2014

Oshtemo Township Pastor Announces Campaign for State House

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John Fisher is first Democrat to enter race. Two Kalamazoo County Commissioners are seeking Republican nomination
  • Source: Mlive
  • | Via: Kalamazoo Gazette
PORTAGE, MI - With two Republicans having already announced their candidacy for the 61st District state House seat, a Democratic candidate has now joined the race. Oshtemo Township Pastor John Fisher, 63, announced his intention to run for the seat this fall at two separate press conferences Thursday.
7:24 pm
Thu April 10, 2014

Allegan County Judge Says She Won't 'Create New Law' in Fracking Case

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Group wants tighter standards on leases for lands that could be used for hydraulic fracturing for natural gas
ALLEGAN, MI - An Allegan County judge warned an environmental group on Thursday, April 10, that she's not out to make new law on behalf of its effort to cancel state-issued oil and gas leases in the Allegan State Game Area.

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