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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11:19 am
Mon September 23, 2013

WMU officials looking at shooting at fraternity party near university

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Two people were injured, neither are WMU students.
  • Source: Mlive
  • | Via: Kalamazoo Gazette
KALAMAZOO, MI -- Western Michigan University officials are awaiting the results of a Kalamazoo Department of Public Safety investigation following a shooting outside a frat house on West Michigan Avenue. A Kalamazoo man was shot in the leg and a female victim suffered a back injury, possibly from being hit with flying glass during an altercation early Sunday morning, police have said.
6:56 am
Mon September 23, 2013

Wayne State's tuition increase results in more state funding for other universities

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Detroit school won't receive "performance funding" from state, but will get more revenue from 8.9% tuition increase
Wayne State University's 8.9% tuition hike, which violated a tuition increase cap put in place by the Legislature, will benefit Michigan's other public universities as they now divide funding that would have gone to WSU. State Budget Director John Nixon formally notified WSU on Sept. 10 that it was forfeiting $534,700 in performance funding.
7:54 pm
Sun September 22, 2013

Meeting this week on Detroit will include federal, state and city officials

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White House delegation will be in Detroit on Friday
Mackinac Island - Gov. Rick Snyder is hopeful a summit of federal, state and city officials in Detroit this week will generate a better game plan for revitalizing the Motor City while it works through bankruptcy.
5:07 pm
Sun September 22, 2013

Saugatuck Representative wants state to compensate local governments for fighting wildfires

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Republican Rep. Bob Genetski says bill would not require additional state money
  • Source: Msu
  • | Via: Capital News Service
Capital News Service LANSING - Good neighbors pay to put out their fires. That's why Rep. Bob Genetski, R-Saugatuck, says he introduced a bill that would allow the state to compensate localities for fighting fires on state-owned land through the already-established Forest Development Fund.
4:58 pm
Sun September 22, 2013

Michigan rivers are cleaner after four decades of restoration efforts

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Tighter regulations on industrial discharge among changes credited with cleaning up waterways
  • Source: Freep
  • | Via: Lansing State Journal
Paddling along the Grand River near his home on a recent morning, Allen Deming encountered deer, turkeys and a rather rare woodcock along the water's edge. He's seen eagles and evidence of beavers, mink, otters and abundant fish in a wooded panorama that unfolds as he paddles.

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