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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11:22 am
Thu March 6, 2014

Winter Snow Storm Likely to Boost Great Lakes Water Levels, but Worries Remain

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Forecast shows second year of improving lake levels after hitting record lows on Lakes Michigan and Huron last year
The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers' six-month forecast for the lakes, released today, has good news for marinas, beach-goers and the shipping industry: The unusually deep, unusually water-heavy snow-pack melting and feeding the lakes is expected to help them continue to rebound from years of record-low water.
10:51 am
Thu March 6, 2014

Changes Being Made to Awards for ArtPrize

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Total prize money will be split in half between those chosen by jurors and voting through social media
GRAND RAPIDS, MI - ArtPrize 2014 is raising the value of its Juried Grand Prize to $200,000, doubling the number of finalists, and giving viewers more second-round votes for the sixth edition of the urban exhibition and $560,000 competition.
7:28 am
Thu March 6, 2014

Michigan Supreme Court to Hear Arguments on Juvenile Lifers

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Justices will hear arguments in three separate "lifer" cases
The Michigan Supreme Court will hear oral arguments today as justices consider whether hundreds of offenders serving life sentences without the possibility of parole for violent crimes they committed as minors deserve a second look -- and the opportunity to prove they deserve a second chance.
7:22 am
Thu March 6, 2014

Dredging Scheduled for Saint Joseph Harbor

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Commercial shipping on the harbor has been hampered in recent years
ST. JOSEPH - The Army Corps of Engineers' allocation of $1.5 million to dredge the St. Joseph River Harbor this year should mean smooth sailing for commercial shippers, officials said.
6:40 am
Thu March 6, 2014

Kalamazoo Nears Record for Frozen Pipes

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Customers with frozen pipes have a two week wait to get service restored
  • Source: Mlive
  • | Via: Kalamazoo Gazette
KALAMAZOO, MI -- Reports of frozen water lines in the Kalamazoo area rival those recorded in 1978, the worst winter for frozen pipes in Kalamazoo. City crews have logged 258 addresses with frozen services and meters since January, said Sue Foune, managing director of the Kalamazoo Department of Public Services.

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