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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12:40 pm
Mon March 31, 2014

Thousands of Kalamazoo Area Residents Eligible for Expanded Medicaid Program

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Estimates are that more than 400,000 people statewide will be eligible, including 12,000 to 15,000 in Kalamazoo County
  • Source: Mlive
  • | Via: Kalamazoo Gazette
KALAMAZOO, MI --Megan Dooley wants health insurance, but she wasn't looking forward to signing up for Obamacare. A 28-year-old musician who also works at The Union restaurant, Dooley earns less than $16,000 and can't afford another bill. But last week, Dooley found out that she's very likely eligible for Healthy Michigan, the state's Medicaid expansion program, which starts enrollment on Tuesday, April 1.
7:36 am
Mon March 31, 2014

Meningitis Victims Criticize Schuette

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Attorney General's office defends investigation
HOWELL - Michigan Attorney General Bill Schuette called himself the "voice" for victims of the 2012 fungal meningitis outbreak last week when he visited Livingston County. Some patients, however, say it isn't so. "As far as I'm concerned, he hasn't done anything," said outbreak patient Jona Angst of Brighton.
7:18 am
Mon March 31, 2014

Kalamazoo Residents Asked to Keep Water Running Until April 20th

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City still concerned over possible frozen water lines
  • Source: Mlive
  • | Via: Kalamazoo Gazette
KALAMAZOO, MI -- The worst winter for frozen pipes in Kalamazoo in recent memory has officially beat a 36-year-old record. Since January, Kalamazoo city crews have responded to 309 frozen pipes and water meters serviced by the city, breaking the record set in 1978 of 250 to 300 frozen services, said Sue Foune, managing director of the Kalamazoo Department of Public Services.
7:04 am
Mon March 31, 2014

Albion Students Staying on Track in Marshall

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Overall grade point average has dropped slightly for students who attended Albion last year
MARSHALL - Albion students have stayed on track academically and behaviorally at Marshall High School, calming the fears of some who'd opposed the merger when it was first approved last spring. But a steady rate of disciplinary action against Albion students has equated to an increase in the rate of punished students at Marshall High.
6:51 am
Mon March 31, 2014

Kalamazoo College Increases Tuition 4% for 2014-15

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Tuition and room and board will be over $49,000 for next school year
  • Source: Mlive
  • | Via: Kalamazoo Gazette
KALAMAZOO, MI - The cost of a Kalamazoo College education will be going up 4 percent next fall. This is the third time in four years the private, liberal arts college has increased tuition by 4 percent - which is the lowest amount in a decade.

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