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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12:13 pm
Thu March 6, 2014

Vicksburg Schools Putting Bond Request for New Facilities on May Ballot

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1.5-mill "enhancement" millage will also be on ballot for nine school districts in Kalamazoo County
  • Source: Mlive
  • | Via: Kalamazoo Gazette
VICKSBURG, MI -- Officials at Vicksburg Community Schools are asking voters in May to approve a $15.4 million bond issue for facility improvement. The bond issue would increase the district's debt levy by 1.5 mills, or about $84 on a home with a taxable value of $56,000 and an assessed value of $112,000, which is about average for the district.
11:34 am
Thu March 6, 2014

WMU Graduate Remembered for Battle Against Cancer, Perseverance

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A private graduation ceremony was held for Chris Boes in November after his health took a turn for the worse
Chris Boes, a Western Michigan University student who inspired many by tenaciously pursuing his degree while battling cancer, died Wednesday, March 5, 2014. Boes, 28, of North Muskegon, fought brain cancer for almost five years.
11:22 am
Thu March 6, 2014

Winter Snow Storm Likely to Boost Great Lakes Water Levels, but Worries Remain

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Forecast shows second year of improving lake levels after hitting record lows on Lakes Michigan and Huron last year
The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers' six-month forecast for the lakes, released today, has good news for marinas, beach-goers and the shipping industry: The unusually deep, unusually water-heavy snow-pack melting and feeding the lakes is expected to help them continue to rebound from years of record-low water.
10:51 am
Thu March 6, 2014

Changes Being Made to Awards for ArtPrize

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Total prize money will be split in half between those chosen by jurors and voting through social media
GRAND RAPIDS, MI - ArtPrize 2014 is raising the value of its Juried Grand Prize to $200,000, doubling the number of finalists, and giving viewers more second-round votes for the sixth edition of the urban exhibition and $560,000 competition.
7:28 am
Thu March 6, 2014

Michigan Supreme Court to Hear Arguments on Juvenile Lifers

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Justices will hear arguments in three separate "lifer" cases
The Michigan Supreme Court will hear oral arguments today as justices consider whether hundreds of offenders serving life sentences without the possibility of parole for violent crimes they committed as minors deserve a second look -- and the opportunity to prove they deserve a second chance.

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