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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7:41 am
Tue May 14, 2013

State Senate report shows increase in state revenue

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House Fiscal Agency hasn't released its projections. Treasury Department will give its report on Wednesday
LANSING - Michigan's Senate Fiscal Agency is projecting continued moderate growth for Michigan's economy but hundreds of millions of dollars more in tax revenues than officials projected in January. If accurate, the projections released late Monday are relatively good news for Gov. Rick Snyder and state lawmakers as they seek to complete the 2013-14 budget by June 1.
7:36 am
Tue May 14, 2013

Saginaw council member says he hopes manager gets offer in Kalamazoo - so he'll leave town

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Council member Andrew Wendt criticizes Saginaw Manager Darnell Earley who is finalist to become Kalamazoo City Manager
SAGINAW, MI - Following a decision by Saginaw City Council to change health benefits for 740 city retirees, one of the council members voting for the measure said it was mishandled by the city administration. Councilman Andrew Wendt, who has been advocating just such a change for months, said he holds City Manager Darnell Earley responsible for that poor handling.
Palisades Nuclear Power Plant
7:31 am
Tue May 14, 2013

Upton: No shortcuts in fixing problems at Palisades

Protester's sign outside of Palisades Nuclear Power Plant
Credit WMUK

Interview with Fred Upton

The Palisades Nuclear Power Plant remains offline because of a leak in a safety injection refueling tank. West Michigan Congressman Fred Upton toured the plant on Monday with a commissioner from the Nuclear Regulatory Commission.

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8:21 pm
Mon May 13, 2013

Upton says Palisades must stay offline until problems are addressed

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Congressman toured plant Monday with commissioner from Nuclear Regulatory Commission
  • Source: Mlive
  • | Via: Kalamazoo Gazette
KALAMAZOO, MI - Eight days after Palisades Nuclear Power Plant shut down May 5, an inspection is still ongoing of the safety injection refueling water tank. Until that inspection is complete, residents of Southwest Michigan won't know what the permanent solution to repair the leaking tank will be.
7:23 pm
Mon May 13, 2013

School out for year in Buena Vista

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Financial crisis closes schools. Education alternatives may be offered
BUENA VISTA TOWNSHIP, MI - Classes are over for the rest of the year at Buena Vista School District. State Superintendent Mike Flanagan, Saginaw Intermediate School District Superintendent Richard Syrek and Buena Vista School District Superintendent Deborah Hunter-Harvill met Monday, May 13, to come up with a plan to get students back into a learning environment.

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