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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7:15 pm
Mon November 11, 2013

Lockout at Kellogg plant in Memphis

Lead in text: 
70 layoffs were announced at plant in April
MEMPHIS, TENN. - Union leaders have called for an end to Kellogg Co.'s lockout of the company's cereal plant in Memphis, saying the Battle Creek-based company has put more than 200 employees out of work and wants to replace them with "casual, part-time employees."
2:38 pm
Mon November 11, 2013

Marshall School Board President files to run for state House

Lead in text: 
Republican Vic Potter will run to represent parts of Calhoun and Kalamazoo Counties
Marshall Board of Education President Vic Potter has announced he will seek a seat in the Michigan House. Potter, a Republican who has served on the nonpartisan school board for a decade, said he will run for the 63rd District seat currently held by Speaker Jase Bolger.
7:43 am
Mon November 11, 2013

Veterans Day events in Southwest Michigan

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Several events planned today to honor those who have served
  • Source: Mlive
  • | Via: Kalamazoo Gazette
KALAMAZOO, MI - Veterans Day will be observed in several Kalamazoo area communities on Monday, Nov. 11.
6:57 am
Mon November 11, 2013

State Senate committee to look into teacher unions' compliance with "right to work" law

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Democrats and Michigan Education Association officials say formation of committee is politically motivated
LANSING - A new state Senate committee formed this week will look at how teacher unions are complying with Michigan's controversial right-to-work law. Sen. Arlan Meekhof, R-West Olive, was one of the sponsors of the law and is distressed that some teachers have had a hard time quitting their unions.
6:55 am
Mon November 11, 2013

Slow growth continues for industrial economy in Kalamazoo

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Brian Long says part of problem may a lack of qualified applicants for some jobs
  • Source: Mlive
  • | Via: Kalamazoo Gazette
KALAMAZOO, MI - The industrial economy in Kalamazoo continues to grow slowly, a local economist says. "That's pretty much the case for Kalamazoo and West Michigan as well," said Brian Long, who is director of Supply Chain Management Research at Grand Valley State University in Grand Rapids but is based in Kalamazoo.

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