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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6:11 am
Tue July 2, 2013

Kalamazoo Vice Mayor won't seek re-election

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Hannah McKinney has served eight terms "I think that's enough for anybody"
  • Source: Mlive
  • | Via: Kalamazoo Gazette
KALAMAZOO, MI -- Kalamazoo Vice Mayor Hannah McKinney, who has served on the Kalamazoo City Commission for 16 years, announced Monday she will not seek re-election on Nov. 5. McKinney, a Kalamazoo College economics and business professor, was first elected to the commission in 1997.
Methamphetamine
9:12 am
Mon July 1, 2013

MLive Kalamazoo finds Methamphetamine problem persists in Southwest Michigan

Meth products - file photo
Credit WMUK

Interview with Rosemary Parker

    

Saint Joseph and Kalamazoo Counties are tops in the state for sales of pseudoephedrine a key ingredient in producing meth. 

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7:20 am
Mon July 1, 2013

KRESA gets approval to administer Head Start in Kalamazoo County

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Change for Head Start has been more than a year in the making
  • Source: Mlive
  • | Via: Kalamazoo Gazette
KALAMAZOO, MI -- After almost a year of waiting for word, the Kalamazoo Regional Educational Service Agency has been awarded oversight of Kalamazoo County Head Start by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. KRESA received official notification Friday evening, said Margaret McGlinchey, KRESA assistant superintendent for instruction.
6:24 am
Mon July 1, 2013

Holland City Council considers "district heating plan"

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Use of residual heat could influence location of new power plant
city hall.jpg Implementing district heating in the city of Holland would mean starting small in the downtown and Hope College areas and possibly growing the system over the next few decades. District heating is the process of using residual heat from the power plant and other sources that heat buildings.
6:16 am
Mon July 1, 2013

Case would likely remain local if Detroit files for bankruptcy

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Unlike corporations all of Detroit's operations and assets are in city
When Detroit auto giants General Motors and Chrysler filed for bankruptcy in 2009, their cases wound up in New York. The City of Detroit, legal experts say, won't share that fate should it take the unprecedented step of seeking Chapter 9 protection.

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