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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8:45 am
Wed December 18, 2013

Amtrak to add trains for holiday season

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Extra routes between Detroit and Chicago offered between December 22nd and January 3rd
Amtrak will add trains on its busiest Chicago-bound Michigan route in time for the holidays. The extra trains will run on the Pontiac-to-Chicago Wolverine line, which includes a stop in Detroit and connects with the local Blue Water Line in Battle Creek and Kalamazoo.
8:11 am
Wed December 18, 2013

Hotline established for bullied kids

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Tip line will be set up by Attorney General's office
In light of last week's school shooting in Arapahoe, Colo., and the one-year anniversary of the mass killings at the Sandy Hook Elementary school in Newtown, Conn., the bill - dubbed Ok 2 Say - will be a timely safeguard for students, said Attorney General Bill Schuette.
8:08 am
Wed December 18, 2013

Former Congressman Ron Paul urges donations for Amash

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Call to action for Grand Rapids Congressman facing primary challenge
Washington West Michigan U.S. Rep. Justin Amash is getting a financial assist from his mentor, former U.S. Rep. Ron Paul, to battle a Republican primary challenger. Paul, the former presidential candidate who ignited a libertarian movement within the GOP, sent out a fundraising email to supporters titled: Justin Amash is in trouble!
7:16 am
Wed December 18, 2013

Amash says budget deal represents "a failure to compromise"

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Grand Rapids Republican says two sides need to work on biggest budget items - Social Security, military spending and Medicare
U.S. Rep. Justin Amash came to Springfield with the same attitude he has become well-known for: a commitment to what he called his "constitutionally principled, consistent voting record." "Even if that gets me in trouble with my own party at times," he said, "I'm ready to stand up and represent the entire district on every vote."
6:25 am
Wed December 18, 2013

Battle Creek increases salary ranges for top employees

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Action does not raise current salaries, but sets estimates for 52 non-union positions
Some of the city's highest-paid employees may see a 5 percent raise next fiscal year after Battle Creek commissioners approved adjustments to salary ranges Tuesday night. "We really want to make sure that salary ranges are competitive," City Manager Ken Tsuchiyama said during the City Commission meeting.

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