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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7:30 am
Fri July 19, 2013

Michigan Congressman Amash at center of Republican debate over defense bill

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Grand Rapids Republican wants debate over National Security Agency's surveillance programs
Internal House GOP tension has party leaders scrambling for ways to deal with fallout from their decision to limit amendments to the defense spending bill, made partly out of nervousness over attempts to stop the National Security Agency's spying program.
6:47 am
Fri July 19, 2013

Detroit bankruptcy to set off battles with creditors, unions and pension holders

Lead in text: 
Financially troubled cities around nation will watch what happens in Detroit
The City of Detroit filed for Chapter 9 bankruptcy protection in federal court, laying the groundwork for a historic effort to bail out a city that is sinking under billions of dollars in debt and decades of mismanagement, population flight and loss of tax revenue.
6:10 am
Fri July 19, 2013

Stryker Corporation reports net earnings drop of 34% in second quarter

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Company's earning per share failed to meet Wall Street projections
  • Source: Mlive
  • | Via: Kalamazoo Gazette
KALAMAZOO, MI - Stryker Corp. is reporting a 34 percent drop in net earnings in the second quarter as the company continues to suffer from product recalls and volatile foreign exchange rates. Net earnings fell 34.5 percent to $213 million compared to $325 million last year.
8:34 pm
Thu July 18, 2013

Speaker says local governments need to seek new revenue, despite state regulation

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Plante Moran study finds local governments limited from raising adequate levels of revenue
  • Source: Mlive
  • | Via: Kalamazoo Gazette
KALAMAZOO, MI - County and local government is the most regulated industry in the entire state, an expert said today at presentation on local government finances sponsored by Southwest Michigan First. Current state law severely curtails revenue growth at the local level, which has created a need to find new revenue.
8:21 pm
Thu July 18, 2013

Detroit files for Chapter 9 bankruptcy

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Emergency Manager Kevyn Orr says city services will continue, bills we be paid
Detroit- Emergency Manager Kevyn Orr said at a late afternoon press conference with Mayor Dave Bing that he hopes the city emerges from bankruptcy by late summer or early fall of next year.

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