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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10:36 am
Wed June 5, 2013

Financially troubled school districts could close or consolidate

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Albion's closing of high school one of many decision in state made to deal with financial problems
Insolvent school districts could be shut down and their students sent to neighboring districts within three weeks under bipartisan legislation proposed by two Michigan lawmakers. State Reps. David Rutledge, D-Ypsilanti, and Bill Rogers, R-Brighton, introduced a bill last week to allow the state to dissolve districts that run out of cash.
Michigan budget
9:24 am
Wed June 5, 2013

Michigan Senate approves budget for next fiscal year

State capitol file photo
Credit Melissa Benmark, WKAR

Interview with Tonya Schuitmaker

    

The Michigan Senate approved a budget on Wednesday for the state's next fiscal year. 

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Marijuana study
9:05 am
Wed June 5, 2013

ACLU study shows Blacks more likely to be arrested for pot possession in Kalamazoo, other cities

Marijuana plant - file photo
Credit The Associated Press

Interview with Ezekiel Edwards

    

A study by the American Civil Liberties Union shows wide racial disparities in arrests related to marijuana possession. 

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6:10 am
Wed June 5, 2013

Battle Creek Commission approves city budget

Lead in text: 
Some city commissioners call for filling vacant city jobs
The city of Battle Creek has a new spending plan for the upcoming fiscal year - but it wasn't passed without a lengthy debate among city commissioners. At their regular meeting Tuesday, Battle Creek city commissioners voted 6-3 to approve the budget. Vice Mayor Elizabeth Fulton and commissioners Jeff Domenico and Dave Walters cast the dissenting votes.
6:07 am
Wed June 5, 2013

Albion delays agreement for high school students to go to Marshall

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Albion school board voted last month to close district's high school
ALBION - The Albion school board on Tuesday tabled a contract that would formalize the merger of Albion and Marshall high schools as a meeting meant to last 30 minutes stretched to 2½hours of impassioned comment from officials and residents.

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