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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6:06 am
Tue March 18, 2014

Battle Creek School Board Votes Not to Privatize Bus Service

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District administration says contracting out busing would save money up front, but cost more in long run
The Battle Creek Board of Education voted Monday to keep its bus services in-house and told its superintendent it was time to make a decision about the future of Clear Lake Camp. In a packed meeting at the Miller Stone Building, the board voted 6-0, with board Treasurer Art McClenney absent, to approve a new contract with its bus drivers union instead of an outside vendor.
Election Law
9:13 pm
Mon March 17, 2014

WSW: How Could Michigan Elections be Improved?

Voters standing in line in Miami for early voting in 2012 - file photo
Credit The Associated Press

WestSouthwest with Jocelyn Benson

Jocelyn Benson is the Dean of Wayne State University's Law School and has written a book on the role of state Secretaries of State. 

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7:53 pm
Mon March 17, 2014

Former Upjohn CEO John Zabriskie dies

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Zabriske led Upjohn in the mid-1990's and is considered the architect of the merger with Swedish drug giant Pharmacia AB
  • Source: Mlive
  • | Via: Kalamazoo Gazette
KALAMAZOO, MI -- John L. Zabriskie Jr., former chairman and chief executive officer of The Upjohn Co., died Thursday at his home in Boulder, Colo., after a bout with throat cancer. He was 74. Zabriskie was chairman and CEO of The Upjohn Co.
12:41 pm
Mon March 17, 2014

Schauer Gains on Snyder in Latest Poll of Governor's Race

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Snyder still leads, but within the poll's margin of error
Democrat Mark Schauer has gained ground on Gov. Rick Snyder in Michigan's gubernatorial race as a majority of voters say the Republican incumbent has reduced education spending, according to a new statewide poll.
12:38 pm
Mon March 17, 2014

Nuclear Regulator Say Broken Piece of Metal Should Have No Impact on Safety

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NRC says plant will be able to operate safely with metal lodged in reactor
  • Source: Mlive
  • | Via: Kalamazoo Gazette
COVERT TOWNSHIP, MI - A broken piece of metal from an impeller blade should have no impact on the reactor vessel or fuel at Palisades Nuclear Power Plant, the Nuclear Regulatory Commission reported Monday. Palisades returned to service Sunday, after a 55 day outage for refueling and maintenance.

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