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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12:09 pm
Thu March 21, 2013

WMU Professor Paul Clements to run for Congress

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Clements will seek Democratic nomination in the district currently represented by Republican Fred Upton
  • Source: Mlive
  • | Via: Kalamazoo Gazette
KALAMAZOO, MI â€" A Western Michigan University political science professor hopes to trade academia for the campaign stump. Paul Clements is seeking the Democratic nomination for Michigan's 6th District in 2014. Clements told MLive/Kalamazoo Gazette he has registered with the Federal Election Commission, formed a committee and is currently fundraising for the 2014 congressional race.
6:32 am
Thu March 21, 2013

Wayne State approves eight-year faculty contract despite funding threat

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Republican lawmakers have threatened to cut university funding over what they see as effort to circumvent "right to work" law
The Wayne State University Board of Governors didn't blink Wednesday in the face of threats from the Legislature to slash the school's state funding, as it passed an eight-year labor contract with its faculty on a straight party-line vote.
6:26 am
Thu March 21, 2013

Public hearing scheduled on amending Holland's fireworks ordinance

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Holland considering changes after Michigan rescinded many of the state restrictions on fireworks last year.
Fireworks could soon be fizzling out in Holland. On Wednesday night, the Holland City Council scheduled an April 17 public hearing and final vote limiting fireworks in the city.
6:18 am
Thu March 21, 2013

Kellogg Community College increases tuition by six percent

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Board approved $2 per credit hour increase and a new $10 per credit hour fee for its nursing and Allied Health students
The Kellogg Community College Board of Trustees on Wednesday approved a 6 percent tuition increase, marking the second consecutive year the college has charged students more to battle falling state aid and property tax revenue.
6:10 am
Thu March 21, 2013

Bell's Brewery now entirely family owned

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Larry Bell and his two children now are sole owners of the Kalamazoo brewery
  • Source: Mlive
  • | Via: Kalamazoo Gazette
"The company is 100 percent owned by the Bell family now," Larry said. "It really clears the way for the company to continue to grow and get financing and for me to be able to make arrangements to pass the company on to the next generation.

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