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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7:38 pm
Mon March 10, 2014

Battle Creek City Commissioner Helmboldt to Run for State House

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Andy Helmboldt is the second Democrat to enter the race for the seat held by Kate Segal
Battle Creek City Commissioner Andy Helmboldt has announced he will seek the Democratic nomination for Michigan's 62nd District state House seat this year. "Our doors need to be open to everyone," Helmboldt said in a news release. "We need transparent government, barrier-free voting, and equal protecting for marriage and family rights for all our citizens.
7:35 pm
Mon March 10, 2014

Recount Changes Result: Gull Lake School Millage Passes

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Kalamazoo County Clerk Tim Snow says it's the first time he has seen a recount change the outcome of a ballot election
  • Source: Mlive
  • | Via: Kalamazoo Gazette
RICHLAND, MI -- Thanks to a batch of spoiled votes, it turns out that Gull Lake Community Schools passed a Feb. 25 ballot request after all. A recount Monday changed the tally to 1,016 "yes" to 1,013 "no," which means the request was approved by three votes.
11:58 am
Mon March 10, 2014

New Executive Director Named for Kalamazoo Loaves and Fishes

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Jennifer Johnson has worked for Loaves and Fishes since 2007
  • Source: Mlive
  • | Via: Kalamazoo Gazette
KALAMAZOO, MI - Kalamazoo Loaves & Fishes, a community-based emergency food program in Kalamazoo County since 1982, announced Monday that its public relations director will succeed Anne Wend Lipsey as Executive Director. Jennifer Johnson, currently resource development and public relations director, will begin her new job March 24; Lipsey will retire on March 28 after 11 years as director.
11:41 am
Mon March 10, 2014

Genetski Says he Won't Run for State Senate

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State Senator Tonya Schuitmaker is running in new district that includes Van Buren, Allegan and a small part of Kent County
State Rep. Bob Genetski, R-Saugatuck, announced Monday morning that he will not seek the state Senate seat for the 26th District.
8:19 am
Mon March 10, 2014

Update on Public Safety Racial Profiling Study Scheduled for Monday's Kalamazoo City Commission Work Session

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Traffic stops are down since release of study that showed blacks are twice as likely as whites to be stopped in Kalamazoo
  • Source: Mlive
  • | Via: Kalamazoo Gazette
KALAMAZOO, MI -- Kalamazoo City Commissioners will receive an update on the Kalamazoo Department of Public Safety's racial profiling study at a work session tonight. Chief Jeff Hadley will update commissioners on his department's actions since the study came out last September. Commissioners are scheduled to meet at 7 p.m.

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