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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7:37 am
Tue July 23, 2013

Galesburg-Augusta names interim superintendent

Lead in text: 
Al Lentz was one of four candidates under consideration
  • Source: Mlive
  • | Via: Kalamazoo Gazette
GALESBURG, MI -- Saying they want to keep their options open for the long term, trustees for Galesburg-Augusta Community Schools voted Monday to hire Al Lentz as their interim superintendent. "This is truly an honor for me," said Lentz, 59, who has headed Galesburg's special education and student services and this past year worked for the district as a grant writer and Title I coordinator.
7:17 am
Tue July 23, 2013

Inkster, Buena Vista school districts to be dissolved

Lead in text: 
State says the districts can't afford to open doors and educate students in fall
The communities of Buena Vista and Inkster today became the first that will see their school systems dissolved under a new law after local officials missed a 5 p.m. deadline to find money to help operate next school year. State and intermediate school district officials will now work to formalize the dissolution and reassign students to other districts.
6:28 am
Tue July 23, 2013

12 arrested near Enbridge construction site east of Lansing

Lead in text: 
Pipeline expansion project is set to be completed at end of the year
Twelve arrested at Enbridge protest in Stockbridge STOCKBRIDGE Twelve protesters who are part of the Michigan Coalition Against Tar Sands were arrested today after a protest of the Enbridge 6B easement in rural Ingham County. A link to this page will be included in your message.
6:14 am
Tue July 23, 2013

Kalamazoo Township approves non-discrimination ordinance with protections for gays, lesbians

Lead in text: 
One trustee says he hopes ordinance serves as model for other communities
  • Source: Mlive
  • | Via: Kalamazoo Gazette
KALAMAZOO TOWNSHIP, MI -- Kalamazoo Township trustees adopted an ordinance Monday that bans discrimination in employment, public accommodation and housing practices. Trustees adopted the ordinance in a 6-0 vote, which drew applause from the approximately 30 people in the audience.
Local government funding
8:19 am
Mon July 22, 2013

MLive Kalamazoo examines coming financial troubles for local governments

Kalamazoo County Administration Building - file photo
Credit WMUK

Interview with Julie Mack

    

Municipal leaders in the Kalamazoo area say they are rethinking revenue and consolidation of services. 

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