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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6:40 am
Thu March 6, 2014

Kalamazoo Nears Record for Frozen Pipes

Lead in text: 
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.
6:10 am
Thu March 6, 2014

Western Michigan Women's Basketball falls at Central Michigan 84-75

Lead in text: 
The Broncos will play their final regular season game Saturday at Northern Illinois
  • Source: Mlive
  • | Via: Kalamazoo Gazette
MOUNT PLEASANT, Mich.- Although the end result was a nine-point loss, 84-75, the game was much more closely contested, as the Broncos went toe-to-toe with Central Michigan throughout the evening Wednesday night on the road. The Broncos were outscored by seven in the first half and two in the second.
8:00 pm
Wed March 5, 2014

Michigan unemployment rate drops to lowest point since 2008

Lead in text: 
Jobless rate is a full percentage point lower than it was in January of last year
LANSING, MI -- Michigan's unemployment rate dropped to 7.8 percent in January, down from 8.3 percent in December. The numbers, released Wednesday by the Michigan Department of Technology, Management & Budget, are the lowest since May 2008. Total employment rose by 32,000 from December to January, according to the department, while the total number of unemployed declined by 20,000.
7:37 pm
Wed March 5, 2014

Battle Creek Police Open Internal Investigation, but Reveal Few Details

Lead in text: 
Interim Police Chief Jim Blocker declined to answer questions about who is being investigated or the nature of the investigation
Battle Creek's Interim Police Chief Jim Blocker said Wednesday afternoon the department has opened an internal investigation. "It is a pending personnel matter," Blocker said. "But we don't comment on those. It is an investigation of members of the department."
12:13 pm
Wed March 5, 2014

Michigan Senate and House Vote to Remove Word "Retarded" From State Laws

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The word will be replaced by the terms developmentally disabled or intellectually disabled
LANSING - The Michigan Senate voted unanimously today to "Spread the word to end the word," a national campaign to remove the word retarded from state law. The seven bill package will remove the word from a variety of laws dealing with criminal activity, the foster care system, mental health institutions, insurance claims, educational facilities and surrogate parenting.

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