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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8:08 am
Mon October 21, 2013

Honor flight planned for World War II veterans from Kalamazoo and Battle Creek

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Event planned for Saturday at Western Michigan University
  • Source: Mlive
  • | Via: Kalamazoo Gazette
KALAMAZOO, MI -- Twenty-four WWII veterans from Kalamazoo and Battle Creek are finally getting the homecoming they never had. "These WWII veterans, they went off to the war and they didn't know if they were going to come back alive," said Dan Moyle, vice president of Talons Out Honor Flight.
7:17 am
Mon October 21, 2013

Many bills introduced in Legislature, a look at the more osbscure

Lead in text: 
No plans to limit the number of bills that can be proposed
LANSING - More than 1,700 bills have been introduced in the state Legislature so far this year. Many deal with complex and controversial issues that affect all Michiganders: taxes, regulations, guns and health care. And 138 bills have passed and been signed by Gov. Rick Snyder.
6:43 am
Mon October 21, 2013

Snyder administration seeking shift in tax revenue

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Local governments looking to replace revenue from personal property tax, which is being phased out
Lansing Gov. Rick Snyders administration is lobbying communities to back a statewide ballot issue that would phase out a billion-dollar tax burden on businesses and change how municipalities fund services. Michigan voters will decide in August whether to shift part of the revenue from the states use tax to communities to make up for the gradual end of the personal property tax, a key source of municipal funding.
6:36 am
Mon October 21, 2013

Kalamazoo Public Schools continue to work on homework policy

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Policy uses standards from national Parent-Teachers Association and the National Education Association
  • Source: Mlive
  • | Via: Kalamazoo Gazette
KALAMAZOO, MI -- Three years after setting districtwide homework standards, officials at Kalamazoo Public Schools say the standards are working much better in the elementary grades compared to the middle and high schools. "The elementary teachers bought in, and bought in pretty quickly," KPS Superintendent Michael Rice said during a discussion of the policy at Thursday's school board meeting.
SW Michigan
7:39 pm
Sun October 20, 2013

Bolger says he wants action on no-fault insurance reform

Jase Bolger - file photo
Credit WMUK

State House Speaker Jase Bolger says he thinks reform of Michigan's no-fault auto insurance system could happen by the end of the year. 

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