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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6:57 am
Thu October 31, 2013

Senate Republicans move to send lawsuits against state out of Ingham County

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Ingham County Circuit Court has had jurisdiction over major lawsuits against state since 1970's
LANSING, MI -- Michigan's Republican-led Senate on Wednesday approved a significant shakeup to the state's legal system that Democrats decried as a partisan ploy to protect problematic laws. Senate Bill 652, fast-tracked after introduction last week and approved in a party-line vote, would move major litigation against the state government out of the Ingham County Circuit Court, which has had jurisdiction over such cases since the 1970s.
6:53 am
Thu October 31, 2013

Ceresco Dam begins coming down

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Enbridge bought dam last year as part of clean up from 2010 oil spill
CERESCO - Workers cracked the top of the Ceresco Dam Wednesday, signaling the beginning of the end for the crossroads community's landmark. As half-dozen onlookers stood on the 12-Mile Road bridge just downriver of the dam about 9 a.m., large machinery pierced and dug out sections of concrete.
Kalamazoo city election
10:23 pm
Wed October 30, 2013

Election 2013: Kalamazoo City Commission

Kalamazoo City Commission forum at WMU's Fetzer Center
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Kalamazoo City Commission candidate forum recorded October 29th

Voters in Kalamazoo will elect at least one new member to the city commission this November. Six incumbents and nine challengers are on the ballot. 

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10:21 pm
Wed October 30, 2013

Hopewell leads all Kalamazoo City Commission candidates in fund raising

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Records show incumbent commissioners have outspent challengers by 2-to-1 margin as of October 20th
  • Source: Mlive
  • | Via: Kalamazoo Gazette
KALAMAZOO, MI -- Kalamazoo Mayor Bobby Hopewell is leading all Kalamazoo City Commission candidates in campaign fundraising for the Nov. 5 election, having raised $16,697 so far in his bid for re-election. Hopewell had $7,652.34 left as carryover from his last campaign, and has spent a total of $11,935.44 in this election cycle, according to pre-election campaign finance reports due at the Kalamazoo County Clerk's office Friday.
Battle Creek city election
10:17 pm
Wed October 30, 2013

Election 2013: Battle Creek City Commission

Battle Creek City Hall - file photo
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Interview with Battle Creek Enquirer reporter Jennifer Bowman

    

18 candidates are seeking nine seats on the Battle Creek City Commission this year. 

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