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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11:00 am
Fri October 4, 2013

State Senate committee looks into complaints about Grand Rapids veterans home

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Two state Representatives from Grand Rapids have requested an investigation
Sen. Patrick Colbeck, R-Canton, chairman of the Senate Appropriations Subcommittee on State Police and Military Affairs, said he saw some disturbing trends after loading a list of complaints against contractor J2S Group into a spreadsheet. But he hasn't determined whether the neglect and other complaints are a result of the contractor or other 'extenuating circumstances,'.
8:15 am
Fri October 4, 2013

Buyout for Seelye-Wright Auto Group

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Bill Wright and Mike Seelye say agreement helps with succession plan. Wright plans to spend more time running his organization for kids who've been abused and neglected
  • Source: Mlive
  • | Via: Kalamazoo Gazette
KALAMAZOO, MI - An ownership buyout agreement at the Seelye-Wright Auto Group means the 'Yes We Can' man's name will no longer appear on its nameplates soon. Bill Wright, the well-known co-owner of and long-time pitch-man for the Seelye-Wright Automotive Group, has sold his interest in the Kalamazoo-based group of car dealerships to business partner Mike Seelye.
7:19 am
Fri October 4, 2013

Feds reject grant application for harbor on Saint Joseph River

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Grant was sought to improve viability of commercial shipping
Posted: ST. JOSEPH - The federal government has turned down Berrien County's application for a $10 million grant to reconfigure the commercial harbor on the St. Joseph River. "We knew it was a long shot," county Planning Coordinator John Gruchot said Thursday. "When it comes around again, we will resubmit."
State of University
6:40 am
Fri October 4, 2013

State of University, Academic Convocation at WMU Friday

John Dunn - file photo
Credit WMUK

Western Michigan University will hold its annual academic convocation on Friday and President John Dunn will give the annual "State of the University" address. 

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9:11 pm
Thu October 3, 2013

Legislation would allow last call at 4 a.m. for some bars

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Bill would allow bars to stay open longer in cities with downtown development authorities
The bill (SB 247) wasn't voted on today, but is expected to be taken up again in committee in the coming weeks. If approved, businesses would have to purchase an after-hours permit for $10,000 each year. That money would be distributed, with 85% to local police departments, 10% to the Liquor Control Commission and 5% to the local unit of government.

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