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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7:20 am
Wed July 24, 2013

Bell's Brewery files lawsuit against Enbridge and developer over dredging plan

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Lawsuit says dredging will negatively impact brewery operations in Comstock Township
  • Source: Mlive
  • | Via: Kalamazoo Gazette
COMSTOCK TOWNSHIP, MI - Bell's Brewery has filed a lawsuit against Enbridge and the developer of Comstock Commerce Park over dredging plans that are part of the ongoing cleanup of the Kalamazoo River oil spill.
7:16 am
Wed July 24, 2013

WMU football picked to finish 5th in MAC West

Lead in text: 
Media members who cover Mid-American Conference pick Northern Illinois to win West division, Ohio to win East
  • Source: Mlive
  • | Via: Kalamazoo Gazette
DETROIT -- Mid-American Conference media members did not set the bar very high for the Western Michigan University football team this season. The Broncos are coming off a 4-8 season and have a new first-year head coach in P.J.
6:35 am
Wed July 24, 2013

Report calls for basing teacher evaluations on trained observers, test scores

Lead in text: 
Report for Governor Rick Snyder and lawmakers is part of changes to Michigan's teacher tenure law
A teacher's classroom practice, as well how much students learn during the year, would be the main components of a new teacher evaluation system being proposed for Michigan. The recommendation for the system came Wednesdaywhen the Michigan Council for Educator Effectiveness submitted its report to Gov.
6:20 am
Wed July 24, 2013

Report estimates Saugatuck and Douglas could save $500,000 through consolidation

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Citizens Research Council report finds savings would come from staff cuts
A combined Saugatuck-Douglas could save more than $500,000, a new report from the Citizens Research Council of Michigan says. Critics dispute the numbers. The question of whether to consolidate will be on the Nov. 5 ballot. In the meantime, both cities are digging through the numbers of the report they commissioned.
6:12 am
Wed July 24, 2013

Effort begins in Battle Creek to end discrimination against gays

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Group wants to collect 1,000 petition signatures before next City Commission meeting
About 40 people gathered Tuesday night at St. Thomas Episcopal Church to find a way to end employment and housing discrimination against non-heterosexuals. Currently, gay, lesbian and transgender people can be refused jobs, fired and discriminated against for housing if they are perceived to be or present themselves as outwardly gay.

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