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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6:42 am
Wed September 11, 2013

United Way of Battle Creek and Kalamazoo Region sets $14.5-million goal for campaign

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Officials say smaller goal from last year doesn't mean its supporting fewer programs
  • Source: Mlive
  • | Via: Kalamazoo Gazette
KALAMAZOO, MI - The United Way of the Battle Creek and Kalamazoo Region launched its 2014 fund-raising campaign Tuesday with a goal of $14.5 million. That is less than the $15.3 goal that was surpassed for 2013. But Michael Larson, president and chief executive officer of the organization, said each year's goal is selected after a lot of input from the community.
6:36 am
Wed September 11, 2013

Bill would allow adoption agencies to refuse placements based on religious, moral objections

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Proponents say bill promotes religious freedom, opponents call it state-sanctioned discrimination
LANSING - Adoption agencies could refuse to place children in homes based on religious or moral beliefs, according to a bill that will be considered by the state House on Wednesday.
6:11 am
Wed September 11, 2013

Cooper Township halts proposed commercial compost fertilizer business

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Township considers one year moratorium
  • Source: Mlive
  • | Via: Kalamazoo Gazette
COOPER TOWNSHIP, MI - A proposed commercial compost facility has been nipped in Cooper Township after heavy opposition from local residents, who are skeptical of the nuisances the business would bring. The residents of Cooper Township began rallying against the proposed $1 million commercial compost site immediately after its CEO invited locals for a meeting about the business last month.
1:17 pm
Tue September 10, 2013

Lawyers agree Governor Snyder, other state officials, can be deposed as part of bankruptcy lawsuit

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Unions have sued over the state's eligibility for bankruptcy protection
U.S. Bankruptcy Judge Stephen Rhodes will oversee a hearing at 10 a.m. today that could decide the question of whether unions have the right to depose the state's governor and others prior to the Oct. 23 hearing on whether the city is eligible for bankruptcy protection.
College rankings
12:29 pm
Tue September 10, 2013

WMU moves up in U.S. News and World Report rankings

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Credit WMUK

Western Michigan University is ranked 181st in this year's rankings of colleges and universities by U.S. News and World Report. 

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