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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6:15 pm
Sun October 20, 2013

Food trucks continue to spark debate in Battle Creek

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Possible ordinance changes would allow food trucks downtown
As downtown restaurant owners insist they will bring unfair competition while supporters say they'll bring much-desired new cuisine options, one point may be met with little contention: Food trucks sure know how to start a debate.
6:09 pm
Sun October 20, 2013

Officials say consolidated dispatch would save money

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Five area agencies paid for study on dispatch system
  • Source: Mlive
  • | Via: Kalamazoo Gazette
KALAMAZOO, MI - When people call 911, they should know their call will be answered, in short order. But, according to Mark Barnes, fire chief for Oshtemo Township and president of the Kalamazoo County Fire Chiefs' Association, that isn't always the case in Kalamazoo County, because dispatchers are overburdened.
12:56 pm
Fri October 18, 2013

Michigan Governor Rick Snyder moves top aide onto state payroll

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Rich Baird had been paid out of private, non-profit NERD fund
LANSING, MI -- Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder has added "transformation manager" Rich Baird to the state payroll, ending an unusual arrangement that had raised eyebrows. Baird, who has worked as a top aide to Snyder since he took office in 2011, was previously paid through private contributions to the nonprofit New Energy To Reinvent and Diversify Fund.
12:47 pm
Fri October 18, 2013

Demand high for scholarship in Battle Creek, raising questions about funding

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Officials say there is some "fiscal concern" about Legacy Scholarship
If every student eligible for the city's celebrated Legacy Scholarship had taken advantage in the program's first year, the W.K. Kellogg Foundation endowment that funds the scholarship could've been about $1 million short of fulfilling its promise.
12:37 pm
Fri October 18, 2013

Alamo Township supervisor faces possible recall

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Lou Conti denies allegations of lewd conduct, has retained attorney to pursue lawsuit
  • Source: Mlive
  • | Via: Kalamazoo Gazette
ALAMO TOWNSHIP, MI - Alamo Township Supervisor Lou Conti faces a possible recall after a resident claimed he exhibited lewd conduct toward her after a township board meeting, a claim Conti denies. Conti said he has retained an attorney to pursue a lawsuit against his accuser.

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