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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7:15 am
Thu August 1, 2013

Muskegon to offer job to Springfield City Manager

Lead in text: 
Frank Peterson had also been candidate for city manager's job in Port Huron
MUSKEGON, MI -- The Muskegon City Commission has come to a consensus to offer Springfield, Mich. City Manager Franklin J. Peterson the job as the next city manager of Muskegon. In a weighted voting system, six of seven commissioners selected Peterson their top candidate after hearing from four finalists during a marathon interview session Tuesday, July 30.
6:58 am
Thu August 1, 2013

First Day Shoe Fund continues today in Kalamazoo

Lead in text: 
Program provides pair of shoes for low-income children in Kalamazoo Public Schools
  • Source: Mlive
  • | Via: Kalamazoo Gazette
KALAMAZOO, MI -- Alisa Eaves was worried about affording new footwear for her 4-year-old son Charles, who is starting preschool in the fall. "I was wondering how I was going to get him new shoes," said Eaves, a Kalamazoo single mother.
Kalamazoo neighborhoods
6:42 am
Thu August 1, 2013

Two homes and four rain gardens to be dedicated Friday in Kalamazoo neighborhood

Rain Garden on Willard Street
Credit Courtesy of Kalamazoo County Land Bank

Interview with Kelly Clarke

   

Kalamazoo County Land Bank Executive Director Kelly Clarke says people who live near the former blighted properties helped decide what to do with the property. 

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8:39 pm
Wed July 31, 2013

State Senate committee approves new Medicaid expansion bill

Lead in text: 
Full Senate could consider competing bills to expand Medicaid
Lansing- Gov. Rick Snyder's proposal to expand access to Medicaid health insurance inched forward in the state Senate Wednesday, but now faces two competing proposals aimed lowering the number of uninsured through private insurance plans. A state Senate committee on Wednesday advanced legislation to expand access to the Medicaid health insurance program for 400,000 low-income residents.
2013 election
11:14 am
Wed July 31, 2013

Cooney to seek ninth term on Kalamazoo City Commission

Kalamazoo City Hall - file photo
Credit WMUK

Kalamazoo City Commissioner Don Cooney says he will seek re-election this fall. 

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