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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6:23 am
Tue July 22, 2014

Detroit Pension Holders Vote for Bankruptcy Deal

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Creditors still object to deal
Detroit retirees voted to accept pension cuts and allow the Detroit Institute of Arts to spin off as an independent institution, reflecting a critical endorsement of the city's restructuring blueprint to resolve the largest municipal bankruptcy in U.S. history.
6:17 am
Tue July 22, 2014

Kids Count Report Finds Michigan in Bottom Half of Nation for Child Well Being

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Michigan was 32nd overall in 2014 report, down one spot from 2013
LANSING -- Michigan is improving slightly for major factors in child well-being, but still lags far behind the majority of states, according to the 25th annual "Kids Count" report. The report, produced by the Annie E. Casey Foundation, revealed that while preschool attendance rates, teen birth rates and child poverty all improved from last year's report, the state remains mired behind its neighbors.
6:08 am
Tue July 22, 2014

Former Vicksburg Village Manager Faces Embezzlement Charges

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Matt Crawford resigned last year after 12 years on the job
  • Source: Mlive
  • | Via: Kalamazoo Gazette
Matt Crawford's alleged scheme, which spanned more than three years, began in 2009 when he purchased a new vehicle for the village and, during the transaction, traded in a personal vehicle and rolled $4,000 he owed on the car into the purchase,
July 21, 2014
8:11 am
Mon July 21, 2014

WestSouthwest July 21, 2014

Michael James Joyce examines the helmet sensor
Credit Western Michigan University

A helmet that can help detect the impact the could lead to a concussion and keeping an eye on political opponents. 

WestSouthwest July 21, 2014

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Election 2014
8:09 am
Mon July 21, 2014

WSW: Politcal Spying, Bumbling and Fundraising

Credit Tom Arthur/Wikicommons

WestSouthwest with Zach Gorchow

    

Gongwer News Service Editor Zach Gorchow says it's typical for politicians to spy on each other. But he's never seen one side as clumsy at it as the Republicans have been this year. 

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