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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Remembering Nelson Mandela
7:54 am
Wed December 11, 2013

WestSouthwest: Don Cooney on apartheid and meeting Nelson Mandela

Nelson Mandela's memorial service Tuesday in Soweto, South Africa
Credit The Associated Press

WestSouthwest with Don Cooney on Nelson Mandela and apartheid

The world is remembering Nelson Mandela for his work to end apartheid in his native South Africa, and to unify the country after he became president in 1994. 

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7:27 am
Wed December 11, 2013

General Motors first female CEO seen as major change in industry

Lead in text: 
Mary Barra is a 33 year veteran of GM
DETROIT, MI- America's largest automaker will have a woman leading the company for the first time in its more than 100-year history starting next year. Mary Barra, executive vice president of global product development, purchasing and supply chain, will succeed Dan Akerson as the CEO of General Motors
6:59 am
Wed December 11, 2013

Gay Republican blasts committeeman's comments on AIDS

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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.

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