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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6:24 am
Tue July 9, 2013

Peters raises more than $1-million for Senate campaign next year

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Michigan Congressman is only Democrat who has announced plans to run for Senate seat held by Carl Levin, who is retiring
WASHINGTON - U.S. Rep. Gary Peters has already raised more than $1-million for his U.S. Senate run next year, giving him a vital leg up as he puts money away for a 2014 general election campaign. Peters, D-Bloomfield Township, remains the only Democrat of note to enter the race
6:14 am
Tue July 9, 2013

Consultant recommends advertising $150,000 annual salary for Kalamazoo City Manager

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Retiring City Manager Ken Collard makes $138,717, his total compensation package is just over $167,000.
  • Source: Mlive
  • | Via: Kalamazoo Gazette
KALAMAZOO, MI -- A search firm will recommend to the Kalamazoo City Commission Tuesday morning that the city advertise a $150,000 salary in its search for the next city manager. City commissioners will meet at 7:30 a.m. Tuesday in city commission chambers at Kalamazoo City Hall to act on the recommendation.
9:47 pm
Mon July 8, 2013

Bottom line for Field of Flight still unclear

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Attendance for five-day event estimated at between 60,000 and 90,000
The tents, carnival rides and food booths were rolling off the grounds Monday at W.K. Kellogg Airport. The 2013 Battle Creek Field of Flight Air Show and Balloon Festival ended Sunday night and today the festival grounds will be clear and back to just grass and runways.
7:51 am
Mon July 8, 2013

Prison sentencing guidelines under review

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Lawmakers hope to cut costs by reducing prison sentences
Lansing- State lawmakers and Gov. Rick Snyder are considering the first comprehensive prison sentencing reforms since their predecessors got tough on crime 15 years ago. The idea is at least partly driven by a desire to reduce the Corrections Department budget, which exceeds $2 billion.
7:23 am
Mon July 8, 2013

Michigan scores well in college affordability study

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Western Michigan University ranks 97th in nation, second in state, in net price
Michigan's public universities are sure to love this ranking system: a federal Department of Education list shows the state's universities aren't squeezing students' wallets as much as other schools across the nation. The rankings, found through the government's College Affordability and Transparency Center, rate every institution in the nation on tuition cost and net price.

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