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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12:44 pm
Wed November 6, 2013

New Portage City Council has to pick a new member

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Elizabeth Campbell stepped down in August. She has since been charged with embezzling money from the Portage Rotary Club
  • Source: Mlive
  • | Via: Kalamazoo Gazette
PORTAGE, MI - As the city of Portage winds down its 50th anniversary celebration, the newly elected leadership begins deciding who will be the seventh member of the Portage City Council. With Claudette Reid and Terry Urban re-elected Tuesday to new four-year terms and former Councilman Nasim Ansari returning, the three City Council members along with re-elected Mayor Pete Strazdas will be sworn in Nov. 19
12:40 pm
Wed November 6, 2013

Kalamazoo Communities in Schools launches capital campaign

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Non-profit launching campaign to maintain service. Officials also hope to expand after-school programs and add tutors
  • Source: Mlive
  • | Via: Kalamazoo Gazette
KALAMAZOO, MI -- Communities In Schools of Kalamazoo is launching a campaign to raise at least $4.5 million to help more Kalamazoo students graduate on time. On Wednesday, the nonprofit opened the public phase of its three-year capital campaign. So far, CIS has raised more than $2.1 million toward the total needed to pay for three years of operating expenses.
8:46 am
Wed November 6, 2013

Kalamazoo County Administrator Peter Battani gets three year contract extension

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Two commissioners wanted a two-year extension
  • Source: Mlive
  • | Via: Kalamazoo Gazette
KALAMAZOO, MI - Kalamazoo County Administrator Peter Battani received a three-year contract extension Tuesday, but not before some county commissioners voiced that they would rather see a two-year deal. Battani's extension was approved by the Kalamazoo County Board of Commissioners by a vote of 9 to 11, with commissioners Julie Rogers, D-Kalamazoo Township and Phil Stinchcomb, R-Portage, voting against the contract.
Torture
7:56 am
Wed November 6, 2013

WestSouthwest: How we view torture in a "post 9/11" world

Code Pink and Witness Against Torture, in front of the White House in Washington, Monday, Jan. 7, 2013, to protest President Barack Obama's choice of John Brennan to head the CIA.
Credit The Associated Press

Interview with David Forsythe - air version

David Forsythe studies international human rights and American foreign policy. The University of Nebraska Professor Emeritus of Political Science spoke this week at Kalamazoo College. 

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History and music
7:47 am
Wed November 6, 2013

WestSouthwest: Author and musician Ned Sublette

Ned Sublette
Credit Chicago Review Press

Interview with Ned Sublette

      

Ned Sublette splits his time between writing books about history and writing and performing music. A two day visit to Kalamazoo has allowed him a chance to show off both talents. 

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