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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6:33 am
Fri September 13, 2013

Michigan looks to cut down on paperwork for businesses

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Program also aims to improve customer response time
LANSING - State officials today pledged to cut in half the number of government forms Michigan businesses must fill out and touted changes they have already made to make the state more business-friendly. The Department of Licensing and Regulatory Affairs announced its Reinventing Performance in Michigan program in partnership with three other state agencies.
9:05 pm
Thu September 12, 2013

Springfield hires new city manager

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Nathan Henne has been town manager for a year in Lake City, Colorado
Nathan Henne said he expects to sign a contract Monday to become the next Springfield city manager. Henne, 28, was selected by the council Thursday after interviews with the four candidates seeking to fill the position vacated by Frank Peterson, who leaves after five years to become manager of Muskegon.
12:43 pm
Thu September 12, 2013

Study finds Michigan cut education spending more than 33 other states since 2008

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Inflation adjusted spending on education is $572 less per student than it was in 2008, according to report
Michigan has cut investment in K-12 schools by 9 percent since 2008, a deeper cut than 33 other states, according to a report released by the Center on Budget and Policy Priorities, a nonpartisan policy research organization based in Washington, D.C.
12:36 pm
Thu September 12, 2013

Anti-missile defense system possible for Fort Custer

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Sites in Vermont, Ohio, Maine and New York also being considered
WASHINGTON - Fort Custer Training Center near Battle Creek is one of five sites being considered for deployment of an anti-missile defense battery, according to Sen. Patrick Leahy, D-Vermont. There has been no decision to deploy an additional interceptor site in the United States, according to Leahy's office.
12:32 pm
Thu September 12, 2013

Racial disparity grows in infant mortality

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From 2006 to 2010 infant mortality rate was five times higher for blacks in Kalamazoo
  • Source: Mlive
  • | Via: Kalamazoo Gazette
KALAMAZOO, MI - Kalamazoo is literally the land of The Promise, where a child who calls this city home can attend a Michigan college for free.

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