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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7:16 am
Tue November 19, 2013

American Red Cross opens shelter in Cass County for people affected by power outages

Lead in text: 
Shelters also open in Kalamazoo, Calhoun, Berrien, Kent and Ionia Counties
  • Source: Mlive
  • | Via: Kalamazoo Gazette
DOWAGIAC, MI - The American Red Cross of West Michigan has opened a shelter in Cass County for residents affected by widespread power outages from Sunday's strong storms. The shelter, which is located at Dowagiac Armory Headquarters, 700 W. Prairie Ronde St., in Dowagiac, is the sixth shelter the Red Cross has opened since Monday in West Michigan.
7:12 am
Tue November 19, 2013

Women's basketball: Michigan 73 Western Michigan 45

Lead in text: 
Broncos have split their first four games after loss before crowd of 1,522 at University Arena
  • Source: Mlive
  • | Via: Kalamazoo Gazette
KALAMAZOO, Mi. - Going up against a Big Ten team is tough enough. Going up against a Big Ten team without a player who averages over 21 points and 7 rebounds makes things even tougher.
6:51 am
Tue November 19, 2013

Kalamazoo, union representing police officers agree on four year contract

Lead in text: 
Union has 183 officers
  • Source: Mlive
  • | Via: Kalamazoo Gazette
KALAMAZOO, MI -- The Kalamazoo Department of Public Safety police officers' union and city officials have worked out a contract for the next four years. The contract, unanimously approved by the Kalamazoo City Commission after a closed-door session Monday evening, begins Dec. 1, 2013 and lasts until Dec. 31, 2017.
6:45 am
Tue November 19, 2013

Tens of thousand still without power in Southwest Michigan

Lead in text: 
Storm has also caused school closings for Tuesday
  • Source: Mlive
  • | Via: Kalamazoo Gazette
KALAMAZOO, MI - Utility crews are making steady progress in Southwest Michigan and across the state to restore power to thousands of customers in the wake of a storm Sunday that wreaked havoc on trees and power lines.
7:16 pm
Mon November 18, 2013

Bill could allow for elimination of landline phones in 2017

Lead in text: 
FCC says landline customers have dropped dramatically since 2000
A proposal that's working its way through the Legislature in Lansing would allow phone companies to discontinue landline service with just 90 days' notice beginning in 2017. But some powerful forces - AARP, representing senior citizens, the Michigan Public Service Commission and Michigan Attorney General Bill Schuette - say they have serious concerns about the bill, not only for elderly people, but for people in rural areas where wireless coverage is spotty.

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