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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7:57 pm
Sun July 28, 2013

Hundreds of additional students would be needed to reopen Albion High School

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Agreement between Marshall and Albion is one-year contract that renews until one district drops out
ALBION - To many parents, May 14 seemed like the end. Facing a $1.2 million deficit that officials called otherwise insurmountable, the Albion Public Schools Board of Education voted to stop offering grades nine through 12 and to send those students to Marshal Public Schools.
7:44 pm
Sun July 28, 2013

Michigan at 20 year low for female lawmakers

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Women hold four seats in Michigan Senate, 28 in House
LANSING, MI -- When Gretchen Whitmer first earned a seat in the Michigan Senate, she joined 11 other women in the upper chamber. It was a historic high for the state, prompting a bipartisan celebration on the floor. Female lawmakers posed for a group photo. Republicans and Democrats exchanged high fives.
7:37 pm
Sun July 28, 2013

Businesses near location of new plant in Holland look for new locations

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Tenants in building near site of new plant have until September 1st to move out
The 17 businesses housed in 100 Fairbanks in the city of Holland aren't just neighbors, they make up their own little community, said Keith Walters, the housing director for Building Men for Life, a nonprofit located in the building. They run the gamut for business models.
7:31 pm
Sun July 28, 2013

Lawsuit over fracking to be heard Monday in Barry County

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Non-profit Michigan Land Air Water Defense brought suit against Michigan Department of Natural Resources and its director
  • Source: Mlive
  • | Via: Kalamazoo Gazette
HASTINGS, MI - Should fracking be allowed in Southwest Michigan's public game reserves without the state assessing the likely environmental impact first? That question is at the heart of a case to be heard Monday in Barry County.
3:08 pm
Fri July 26, 2013

Agreement reached, Bell's will participate in beer festival this weekend

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Larry Bell had objected to craft brewers' political action committee raising money at festival in Ypsilanti
  • Source: Mlive
  • | Via: Kalamazoo Gazette
KALAMAZOO, MI - You will be able to buy Oberon, Sparkleberry and other Bell's Brewery Inc. beers and ales this weekend at the state's largest beer festival. Bell's says it will participate in the Michigan Beer Guild's 16th Annual Summer Beer Festival, today and Saturday (July 26 and 27) in Ypsilanti.

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