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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7:28 am
Tue May 21, 2013

Marshall City Council rescinds overlay district for Oaklawn Hospital

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Petition drive would have forced vote on ordinance.
The Hospital Campus Overlay District will be sent back to the Marshall Planning Commission after city council voted to rescind the ordinance. At its regular meeting Monday, council members unanimously voted to rescind the ordinance, which details additional zoning regulations for Oaklawn Hospital’s expansion plans over the next 20 years.
7:18 am
Tue May 21, 2013

Portage School Board approved contract that freezes base pay for teachers

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Contract has already been approved by members of the union that represents Portage teachers
  • Source: Mlive
  • | Via: Kalamazoo Gazette
PORTAGE, MI -- The Portage Public Schools Board of Education has approved a one-year contract for the members of the Portage Education Association that continues to freeze base pay scale at the 2011-12 level, but will give teachers "step" increases. Step increases are raises associated with years of service, and not all teachers qualify, especially veteran faculty members.
6:29 am
Tue May 21, 2013

Marshall School Board approves first part of elementary school reconfiguration

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Change is part of three year plan to shift grade levels among schools
MARSHALL - A dramatic remake of Marshall Public Schools was on the table Monday as the Marshall school board approved the first part of a three-year elementary reconfiguration plan and got its first look at the contract that would allow Marshall to absorb Albion high schoolers.
8:19 pm
Mon May 20, 2013

Second reading of ordinance on medical marijuana set in Zeeland Township

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Proposed ordinance would bar dispensaries, storefront operations, cooperatives or any combined growing efforts
A medical marijuana ordinance is set for a second reading Tuesday night in Zeeland township. The ordinance would impose such limits as requiring medical marijuana to being grown inside a home, behind locked doors. The space dedicated to a growing operation cannot exceed 20 percent of the total living space and households would be limited to have one person with a valid state registration.
8:11 pm
Mon May 20, 2013

Former Michigan Supreme Court Justice seeks to avoid jail time

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U.S. Attorney will ask for 12 to 18 month sentence for Diane Hathaway who resigned from the state's highest court earlier this year
Detroit - Former Michigan Supreme Court Justice Diane Hathaway shouldn't spend a day in federal prison, her lawyer said Monday, despite admitting she orchestrated an elaborate two-year scheme to defraud her bank of $600,000 owed on a Grosse Pointe Park home.

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