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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8:02 am
Fri August 2, 2013

Poll finds mixed results on social issues in state

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Poll shows opposition to proposed Michigan ballot questions limiting insurance coverage for abortion and legalizing gay marriage
Lansing- A majority of likely Michigan voters oppose efforts to require women to buy additional health insurance for abortion coverage and reject legalizing gay marriage, illustrating the complexity of social issues, according to a new statewide poll.
7:54 am
Fri August 2, 2013

USTA Nationals begin Friday in Kalamazoo

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Play begins Friday morning, exhibition Friday night
  • Source: Mlive
  • | Via: Kalamazoo Gazette
KALAMAZOO, MI -- The USTA Boys 18-16 National Championships begin today at Kalamazoo College's Stowe Stadium and Western Michigan University's Sorensen Tennis Complex, and will run through Aug. 11. Whether you're a newcomer to the tournament or have been attending for the 70 years it's been played in Kalamazoo, here are some things to keep in mind.
7:07 am
Fri August 2, 2013

U.S. House committee reinstates money for Great Lakes restoration

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House and Senate remain split over how much money should be spent on fighting invasive species and reduce pollution runoff
Last week, environmentalists, lake advocates and their supporters were howling after a House Appropriations subcommittee cut funding for the Great Lakes Restoration Initiative from $285 million to $60 million for next year. But today, the full Appropriations Committee agreed to provide $210 million for the program, on an amendment proposed by Reps.
6:48 am
Fri August 2, 2013

Representative Fred Upton, Senators Carl Levin and Debbie Stabenow, call for complete removal of PCBs from Allied Paper site

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EPA is considering capping and monitoring the site
  • Source: Mlive
  • | Via: Kalamazoo Gazette
KALAMAZOO, MI - In letters written Thursday to Kalamazoo Mayor Bobby Hopewell and the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's top official, U.S. Rep. Fred Upton and U.S. Sens. Debbie Stabenow and Carl Levin reiterated their support for the removal of PCB-contaminated materials from the Allied Paper site.
6:13 am
Fri August 2, 2013

Pennfield names "stand in" superintendent will consider interim candidates next week

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Ben Laser stepped down as Pennfield Superintendent July 24th
In a brief meeting Thursday, the Pennfield Schools Board of Education tapped the district's technology director as a stand-in superintendent and a set a meeting next week to discuss potential interim leaders. In a 5-0 vote, with Trustees Craig Korpela and Scott Baxter absent, the board named Technology Director Tim Everett a stand-in superintendent authorized to make decisions for the district as the first day of school approaches.

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