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
Thu July 25, 2013

House rejects Amash amendment to cut off funding for NSA programs

Lead in text: 
Grand Rapids Republican Justin Amash argued that amendment would protect privacy
Washington - A west Michigan sophomore lawmaker narrowly lost his fight in Congress Wednesday to end the controversial national surveillance program made public this summer by former National Security Agency contractor Edward Snowden. The effort by U.S. Rep. Justin Amash, R-Cascade Township, galvanized support from civil liberty activists and a leading liberal Democrat
6:56 am
Thu July 25, 2013

United Way pulls funding for Douglas Community Association

Lead in text: 
Financial troubles could lead to closing of organization serving Kalamazoo's north side
  • Source: Mlive
  • | Via: Kalamazoo Gazette
"Regrettably, the situation has reached a point at which United Way believes that it cannot, in good conscience and good stewardship, continue to provide funding to the Douglass Community Association," said Michael Larson, CEO and president of United Way of the Battle Creek and Kalamazoo Region.
6:35 am
Thu July 25, 2013

Kalamazoo Community Foundation to move into Arcus Depot

Lead in text: 
Arcus Foundation giving its space to Kalamazoo Community Foundation. Arcus will work out of office space in New York
  • Source: Mlive
  • | Via: Kalamazoo Gazette
KALAMAZOO, MI - The Kalamazoo Community Foundation is in no hurry to move out of the Comerica Building in downtown Kalamazoo, its chief executive officer said. "We have been very happy at the Comerica Building for years," said Carrie Pickett-Erway, president and chief executive officer of the community foundation.
6:23 am
Thu July 25, 2013

Obama administration proposes $50-million plan for keeping Asian Carp out of Great Lakes

Lead in text: 
Skeptics say plan should separate lakes from the Mississippi River
WASHINGTON - Federal officials said today they will test new tools to control the spread of Asian carp, including strengthening an electronic barrier in the Chicago area, as part of a new strategy for keeping the invasive species out of the Great Lakes.
9:32 pm
Wed July 24, 2013

Military Police Company welcomed home in Portage

Lead in text: 
U.S. Army Reserve unit, stationed in South Bend, Indiana left in August of last year
  • Source: Mlive
  • | Via: Kalamazoo Gazette
PORTAGE, MI -- Sgt. Michael Weaver, of the 428th Military Police Company was excited to return to Battle Creek and go to Qdoba Mexican Grill with his family Wednesday, but when he got off the bus at the U.S. Army Reserve Training Center Wednesday, his focused shifted.

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