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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6:59 am
Wed December 11, 2013

Gay Republican blasts committeeman's comments on AIDS

Lead in text: 
Questions why Berrien County Republicans gave Dave Agema platform to speak last week
Berrien County's gay and lesbian community isn't happy with comments about homosexuals made by former state Rep. Dave Agema in Berrien County last week.
6:55 am
Wed December 11, 2013

Bills on marijuana, abortion and landlines could all see votes this week

Lead in text: 
Busy final two days expected before holiday break
As state lawmakers finish the 2013 legislative session, they are beginning to tackle controversial issues such as medical marijuana, campaign finance and phone service with an eye toward leaving for a three-week holiday break on Thursday. All three issues could see votes, even final passage, this week.
6:43 am
Wed December 11, 2013

Snowy owl dies after being found in Kalamazoo

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Rare bird was discovered last week near Western Michigan University's Business Technology and Research Park
  • Source: Mlive
  • | Via: Kalamazoo Gazette
KALAMAZOO, MI -- The young snowy owl that was rescued from a Kalamazoo field last week, too weak to fly, has died of starvation complicated by anemia, said the wildlife rehabilitator working with the bird. Sharron Butler, a licensed wildlife rehabilitator in Vicksburg who specializes in raptors, tube-fed the bird a special diet of easily digested food for days.
6:30 am
Wed December 11, 2013

Kellogg to close plants in Canada and Australia

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Battle Creek company announced plans last month to cut global workforce by 7% over four years
Kellogg Co. announced a round of plant closures Tuesday that will put hundreds of workers in Canada and Australia out of work. The Battle Creek-based company said in a news release that it would close its ready-to-eat cereal plant in London, Ontario, next year. Its snacks plant in Charmhaven, Australia, also will close, the company said.
7:50 am
Tue December 10, 2013

Former Portage Superintendent appeals dismissal of lawsuit against school board

Lead in text: 
Perry resigned under protest in January after his affair with human resources director came to light
  • Source: Mlive
  • | Via: Kalamazoo Gazette
KALAMAZOO, MI -- A Kalamazoo County Circuit Court judge recently dismissed a lawsuit filed by Ric Perry, former superintendent of Portage Public Schools, seeking to set aside an arbitrator's ruling that the school board was justified in terminating Perry's employment. The lawsuit contended Perry was not granted due process and deserves a new arbitration hearing.

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