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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6:37 am
Tue December 3, 2013

Detroit retirees await bankruptcy ruling

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Unfunded retiree health care costs make up $5.7-billion of Detroit's $18.5-billion in long term debt
Brandon, Fla.- Bill Larsen used to walk Mack Avenue on midnight patrols. Now, he walks with a cane. Marv Kammer wore plain clothes for the Detroit Police Censor Bureau, ensuring burlesque dancers didn't go too far. Now, he wears a back brace. The retired Detroit police officers gather once a month in Florida to reminisce about the past.
6:14 am
Tue December 3, 2013

Biggs-Gilmore acquired by Kansas City-based ad firm

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Top executives from Biggs-Gilmore will assume roles on executive leadership team
  • Source: Mlive
  • | Via: Kalamazoo Gazette
KALAMAZOO, MI - Kalamazoo-based digital advertising firm Biggs|Gilmore will become part of global marketing and advertising agency VML. Kansas City-based VML is a 21-year-old company that has offices in 23 locations on six continents. It announced its acquisition of Biggs|Gilmore but terms of the acquisition were not disclosed.
7:17 pm
Mon December 2, 2013

Michigan Chamber says economic impact of "Right to Work" law uncertain, but says it sent right message

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Business group releases study showing economic improvement in some areas
LANSING - Michigan improved its economic competitiveness last year but still remains in the bottom half compared to other states, according to a new ranking from the state chamber. Growth in jobs, personal income and economic output helped Michigan rise to 39th most competitive out of 50 states in 2012, up from 47th in 2011, according to a study conducted by Northwood University for the Michigan Chamber Foundation.
7:11 pm
Mon December 2, 2013

U.S Supreme Court hears arguments in Michigan case involving tribal immunity

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Decision expected next year
WASHINGTON - Lawyers for the Michigan attorney general's office and a state-based American Indian tribe went before the U.S. Supreme Court today, arguing over tribal immunity and whether it should be limited in cases where a tribe moves to open a casino off its reservation.
12:32 pm
Mon December 2, 2013

Measure to require additional insurance coverage for abortion moves to Michigan Legislature

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If lawmakers don't act on proposed law it would go on 2014 statewide ballot
LANSING - The state Board of Canvassers certified a controversial petition this morning that would require women to buy an additional rider on their health insurance if they want abortion coverage. The issue now moves to the Michigan Legislature, which could act this week to enact the law without the approval or signature of Gov. Snyder

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