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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6:30 am
Mon July 28, 2014

Researchers Continue Efforts to Slow Emerald Ash Borer

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Ash trees have been devastated in Michigan since Ash Borer arrived in 1990s
Deb McCullough, an MSU entomologist and one of the worlds foremost expert on the emeral ash borer, holds a section of one of the first trees cut down in the search for the ash borer in Michigan.
6:18 am
Mon July 28, 2014

State Superintendent to Meet With Charter School Authorizers Monday

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Mike Flanagan says he plans to use power to stop authorization of new charters if performance is not up to standard
State schools Superintendent Mike Flanagan will host representatives from Michigan's charter school authorizers today. The meeting is the first of two this week as Flanagan shapes his plan to hold universities and other authorizers accountable for the performance of the schools they approve. The meeting will begin at 1 p.m.
6:06 am
Mon July 28, 2014

Federal Officials Say Palisades Will Strengthen Safety Culture

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Mediated settlement includes refresher courses and an ombudsman to help raise concerns about safety
Management of the Palisades Nuclear Power Plant near South Haven will take several actions to strengthen its safety culture after a low-level security incident was recently settled through mediation.The plant, owned by Entergy Corp., has been under scrutiny from the Nuclear Regulatory Commission for a "chilled work environment," though the facility has been improving, according to officials.The incident happened on Christmas Eve 2012 when a person requested leave for the day.
July 24, 2014
11:41 am
Thu July 24, 2014

WestSouthwest July 24, 2014

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The story of gangsters using Southwest Michigan as a vacation spot, and a report on "The Michigan Dream" are featured on WestSouthwest. 

WestSouthwest for July 24, 2014

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Capone's Playground
10:53 am
Thu July 24, 2014

WSW: Gangsters on Vacation in Southwest Michigan

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A traffic stop in Saint Joseph in 1929 started a chain of events that led police to a home in Stevensville, and a stash of weapons used in the infamous "Saint Valentine Day's Massacre."   

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