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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Sequestration in Michigan
8:55 am
Mon March 4, 2013

Michigan Citizen Action Director calls for "balanced approach" to deficit reduction

File photo of W.K. Kellogg Airport in Battle Creek. The tower could be closed because of federal sequestration.
Credit The Associated Press

The sequester has been place since Friday. The across the board spending cuts went into effect when no agreement could be reached on a deal to reduce the federal budget deficit. Michigan Citizen Action Executive Director Linda Teeter spoke with WMUK'sĀ Gordon Evans on the cuts Monday morning.

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7:55 am
Mon March 4, 2013

Enbridge declines to pay for new studies on oil spill damage

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Company says the data has "already been collected"
The pipeline company responsible for the 2010 tar sands oil spill that fouled almost 40 miles of the Kalamazoo River is refusing to pay $800,000 to complete two new studies to assess the spill's damage.
7:45 am
Mon March 4, 2013

Education officials brace for federal cuts

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Berrien RESA Superintendent says programs like Head Start may be cut by sequestration.
BERRIEN SPRINGS - Congress' inability to reach an agreement on across-the-board budget cuts will likely mean a loss of $357,113 in federal funds for the Berrien Regional Education Service Agency.
6:38 am
Mon March 4, 2013

Snyder offers some clues of what he wants in Emergency Manager for Detroit

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Governor not naming candidates while Detroit considers whether to appeal finding that Detroit is in "financial emergency."
Detroit - Gov. Rick Snyder hasn't yet revealed his pick for Detroit emergency manager, but he's offering some clues into what he's looking for as speculation mounts over who might assume the unprecedented role.
6:34 am
Mon March 4, 2013

Expanding preschool access in Michigan has broad support

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Bipartisan support at both the state and federal level gives hope to advocates of early childhood education
Early education advocates who have long lamented the lack of preschool slots in Michigan are buoyed by pledges this year from Gov. Rick Snyder and President Barack Obama to make preschool funding a priority. Snyder, a Republican, proposes $130 million more for Michigan's Great Start Readiness Program for low- and moderate-income kids over two years.

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