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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12:00 pm
Mon March 3, 2014

Republican Right to Work Champion Seeks Dingell's Congressional Seat

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John Dingell announced last week he won't seek re-election. Hi wife Debbie launched her campaign on Friday
Terry Bowman, one of the faces of Michigans right-to-work movement, will officially kick off Monday his Republican campaign for a congressional seat that has long been represented by the stanchest ally of unions and auto companies. Bowman, a conservative UAW worker who successfully fought to outlaw paying union dues as a condition of employment, said Saturday he wants to succeed U.S.
11:45 am
Mon March 3, 2014

Battle Creek May Add to Capital Improvements "Wish List"

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The city has proposed $41.4-million in capital road projects over the next six years
The city of Battle Creek's capital improvement program is in the early stages of its annual update. The program calls for a total of $131.6 million worth of projects over the next six years, with about $13.1 million worth of new projects.
6:47 am
Mon March 3, 2014

Traffic Stops by Kalamazoo Public Safety Down Since Racial Profiling Study

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Chief Jeff Hadley says there has been a change in philosophy and strategies for conducting patrols
  • Source: Mlive
  • | Via: Kalamazoo Gazette
KALAMAZOO, MI - Traffic stops by Kalamazoo police are down nearly half in the six months following release of a racial profiling study that found black motorists are more than twice as likely as whites to be pulled over.
8:36 pm
Sun March 2, 2014

MHSAA Officials Say Team Wrestling and Volleyball Championships to Stay in Battle Creek

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Concerns were raised after baseball and softball championships were moved to East Lansing
The Michigan High School Athletic Association is holding the state individual wrestling championships in the Detroit area this weekend. There was a time, that event was here in Battle Creek. In a few months, the MHSAA will be holding the state baseball and softball championships in East Lansing, moving those events from Battle Creek for the first time this spring.
12:33 pm
Sun March 2, 2014

Difficult Decisions Lie Ahead for Detroit City Pensions

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Emergency Manager Kevyn Orr's restructuring plan includes large cuts in pension payments for retired city workers
A national debate has emerged in recent years over how to shore up government pension funds while at the same time not burdening today's workers and citizens with paying too much for past promises. Nobody claims fixing the problem will be easy. And nobody claims that fixing the problem won't hurt.

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