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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9:57 pm
Mon June 10, 2013

Kalamazoo City Commission to consider four firms for city manager search

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Commissioners fired search firm last month, they weren't satisfied with candidates for manager
  • Source: Mlive
  • | Via: Kalamazoo Gazette
KALAMAZOO, MI -- The Kalamazoo City Commission selected four firms, including one Kalamazoo firm, to interview for its rebooted city manager search. City commissioners decided to invite Colin Baenziger & Associates of Wellington, Fla., Strategic Government Resources of Keller, Texas, Voorhees Associates LLC of Deerfield Ill., and Welsh & Associates of Kalamazoo to interview in-person with city commissioners.
7:37 pm
Mon June 10, 2013

Apple crop improved over last year

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Last year's smaller harvest was caused by damaging cold
Farmers say an overabundance of product is a problem, though.
7:29 pm
Mon June 10, 2013

State House hearing set for this week on Medicaid expansion

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Substitute bill calls for some who receive Medicaid benefits after 48 months to pay some out of pocket costs or buy private insurance through exchange
LANSING - Republicans who control the Michigan House are working on changes to a Medicaid reform and expansion proposal. A substitute bill being worked on Monday afternoon would no longer have a strict, 48-month time cap on benefits for able-bodied adults -- a provision many considered unlikely to win a waiver from the federal government.
7:17 pm
Mon June 10, 2013

Changes proposed to term limits in Michigan

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Holland Republican Joe Haveman's proposed amendment to state Constitution would allow lawmakers to serve 16 years total in House and/or Senate
Term limits will end Rep. Joe Haveman's tenure in the State House next fall. The Holland Republican plans to introduce a bill that would relax those term limits - but it would not apply to him or his colleagues.
7:34 am
Mon June 10, 2013

Series of state programs launched to help veterans

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Lawmakers working on more bills to help veterans living in Michigan
Lansing - Call it the year of the veteran at the State Capitol. Since Gov. Rick Snyder's launch of a new Michigan Veterans Affairs Agency in March, lawmakers have been scrambling to provide benefits and services that some say are overdue, especially with thousands returning to civilian life from fighting in Afghanistan and Iraq.

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