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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7:44 am
Mon June 16, 2014

Cereal Festival Moves, But Crowds Still Come

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This year's festival site was changed because of fire at On Deck Sports Bar and Grill
Despite yearly changes to the Battle Creek Cereal Festival, there remains one constant: thousands of people crowd downtown Battle Creek for entertainment, breakfast and community. The annual festival, which sees thousands of bowls of cereal provided by Kellogg Co., Post Foods and ConAgra Foods poured to waiting lines of people, moved off Michigan Avenue to West Van Buren Street Saturday.
6:49 am
Mon June 16, 2014

"Brutal" Season of Mosquitoes and Ticks Predicted in Michigan

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Winter's heavy snowfall was beneficial to some bugs such as ticks
If it feels as though you cant go out in the yard without getting covered in bug bites, youre not alone. Experts say Michigan is in for a brutal season for blood-sucking ticks and mosquitoes, which raises the risk of certain illnesses. Other bugs, such as bees, wasps, mayflies and spiders have returned to Metro Detroit as well.
6:41 am
Mon June 16, 2014

State Lawmakers Propose Contrasting Bills Related to Abortion

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Bill requiring separate health insurance rider for abortion was approved after petition drive lead by Right to Life of Michigan
State Sen. Gretchen Whitmer, D-East Lansing, and state Rep. Sarah Roberts, D-St. Clair Shores, will hold a press conference at 10:30 a.m. Monday to discuss a bill they've introduced which would repeal a bill passed last year that would require women to buy a separate rider on their health insurance coverage if they wanted abortion covered.
9:05 pm
Sun June 15, 2014

Casey Kasem's Radio Career Started in Detroit

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Kasem was born and grew up in Detroit
Casey Kasem owed a lot to Detroit. His dramatic baritone was honed on the Motor City airwaves in the 1950s, acting on radio dramas and spinning doo-wop and Elvis records as a young disc jockey on WJBK-AM. Kasem died Sunday morning at the age of 82.
9:00 pm
Sun June 15, 2014

Michigan Farmers Raise Concerns About New Federal Water Rules

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Farmers worry about additional paperwork, cost and time
Proposed revisions to water regulations by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and Army Corps of Engineers have Michigan farmers wondering whether they'll eventually be harvesting more bureaucracy, delays and costs than crops. The EPA-Army Corps proposal would modify the federal Clean Water Act to more clearly define what constitutes "waters of the United States" subject to federal regulation.

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