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.


8:01 am
Tue December 24, 2013

Ice storm forces families into warming shelters

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Hotels in area have filled quickly and some have no vacancy
Raynard Alexander heard trees falling before he and his family were forced out into the cold. "We have a row of trees along the house and the tops got heavy and they kept falling every 30 minutes," he said Monday. The top of the ice encrusted tree finally fell through the kitchen roof and Alexander.
We Are One
7:53 am
Tue December 24, 2013

WestSouthwest: E-book explores race past and present in Battle Creek (rebroadcast)

Cover of We Are One
Credit Battle Creek Enquirer

WestSouthwest with Justin Hinkley and J.R. Reynolds

This week's WestSouthwest is a rebroadcast from October. It features the Battle Creek Enquirer E-book We Are One

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6:51 am
Tue December 24, 2013

Amash, Conyers vow to press fight on spying programs in new year

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New developments, including court ruling on blanket collection of phone records could change debate
Washington Michigans odd couple congressmen have a New Years resolution to press on with their fight against the federal governments spying programs. U.S. Rep. Justin Amash, a GOP sophomore lawmaker from western Michigan, and U.S. Rep.John Conyers, the longtime liberal leader from Detroit, narrowly lost a 217-205 vote this summer in their bipartisan crusade to rein in the National Security Agency’s phone surveillance program.
6:45 am
Tue December 24, 2013

Seven file of vacancy on Portage School Board

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Board to make decision on new member in January
  • Source: Mlive
  • | Via: Kalamazoo Gazette
PORTAGE, MI - Seven people have filed for a vacancy on the Portage Public Schools Board of Education created by the death Dec. 6 of trustee Tom Eddy. With the deadline noon Monday to apply, the following people submitted applications: Roy Dangel Jr., Chelsea Herriman, Dan Mills, Terri Novaria, Randy Orwig, Kevin Park and Kahler Schuemann .
6:28 am
Tue December 24, 2013

Federal appeals court stays order requiring hearings for juvenile lifers

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Mandatory life sentences were struck down by U.S. Supreme Court
LANSING -- A federal appeals panel has temporarily stayed an order that would have required the state of Michigan to give parole hearings to 350 inmates serving mandatory life sentences for crimes they committed as minors. The order, signed Monday, puts a pause on an order issued last month by U.S.