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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State of the State
9:18 am
Fri January 17, 2014

Reaction to State of State Address breaks along party lines

Governor Rick Snyder delivers the State of the State address Thursday night
Credit The Associated Press

State Representatives Aric Nesbitt (R-Lawton) and Kate Segal (D-Battle Creek) offered differing reactions to Governor Rick Snyder's address. 

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6:57 am
Fri January 17, 2014

Kalamazoo College one of two schools participating in new White House initiative

Lead in text: 
Alma College the only other Michigan school involved in program
  • Source: Mlive
  • | Via: Kalamazoo Gazette
KALAMAZOO, MI - Kalamazoo College is one of two Michigan colleges participating in President Obama's new initiative to help more low-income and first-generation college students graduate. The president announced the initiative at an education summit in Washington Thursday attended by the leaders of more than 100 colleges and universities and the heads of more than 40 nonprofit groups.
6:11 am
Fri January 17, 2014

Southwest Michigan lawmakers offer mixed reaction to State of State address

Lead in text: 
Not surprisingly reaction divided along party lines
  • Source: Mlive
  • | Via: Kalamazoo Gazette
KALAMAZOO, MI - Gov. Rick Snyder spoke Thursday in his fourth-annual State of the State address of a Michigan that is on the rise, fueled by, among other things, job and income growth, investment in education and a budget surplus.
9:40 pm
Thu January 16, 2014

Upjohn Institute Economist predicts continued slow job growth in Calhoun County

Lead in text: 
George Erickcek says county jobs are still 1,500 short of pre-recession levels
George Erickcek expects at least another two years of growth for Calhoun County - but he cautioned that he has a track record of being too optimistic, too.
9:26 pm
Thu January 16, 2014

In State of State address Snyder offers plans to boost immigration and provide tax relief

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No specifics on taxes, but Snyder says state should "be smart" with projected surplus
LANSING, MI -- Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder delivered his fourth annual State of the State address Thursday, making the case that Michigan's economy and quality of life will continue to improve.

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