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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6:24 am
Tue May 7, 2013

Petition signatures approved for overlay district in Marshall

Lead in text: 
Marshall City Council is asked to overturn approval of ordinance, if they don't the issue goes on the ballot
MARSHALL - Next to a hand-drawn map of Oaklawn Hospital's zoning areas he had taped to a wall, Martin Overhiser pleaded with city council members to "step back" and allow the community to discuss other options. "Please," the president of the Marshall Neighborhood Association said, "let us have a go at working it out.
6:21 am
Tue May 7, 2013

Election day: Polls open from until 8:00 tonight

Lead in text: 
Kalamazoo County Transportation Authority seeks renewal of operating levy. Kalamazoo Public School seeks $62-million bond for facilities
  • Source: Mlive
  • | Via: Kalamazoo Gazette
KALAMAZOO, MI -- Polls are open today from 7 a.m. to 8 p.m. in Kalamazoo County and communities around the region so that taxpayers can decide on a range of tax issues. Residents in the Kalamazoo, Delton Kellogg, Marcellus and Lawrence school districts will vote whether to increase property taxes to improve school facilities.
6:13 am
Tue May 7, 2013

Medicaid expansion major stumbling block in passing Michigan budget

Lead in text: 
Governor Rick Snyder backs expansion which is allowed under federal Affordable Care Act
  • Source: Mlive
  • | Via: Kalamazoo Gazette
LANSING, MI -- Michigan lawmakers have worked quickly on budget bills for next fiscal year, with one notable exception: The Senate has yet to consider the Department of Community Health budget, which leaves open the question of whether the state will accept and appropriate federal funds to expand Medicaid, as proposed by Gov.
8:57 pm
Mon May 6, 2013

Cause of fire at Cereal City recycling still unknown

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Operations at facility are closed indefinitely after fire on Friday. At least $100,000 in damages reported
Cereal City Recycling fire's cause still unknown. Investigators have ruled out a couple of possible causes
8:50 pm
Mon May 6, 2013

Janice Brown to step down as Executive Director of Kalamazoo Promise, other changes announced

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Brown retired as KPS Superintendent in 2007, joined the non-profit organization in 2008
  • Source: Mlive
  • | Via: Kalamazoo Gazette
KALAMAZOO, MI -- Janice Brown is stepping down as executive director of The Kalamazoo Promise, although she is staying on staff as director emeritus, it was announced today. Meanwhile, Bob Jorth, administrator of The Promise office since its creation in spring 2006, is being promoted to executive director, and Von Washington Jr., former principal of Kalamazoo Central High School, is joining the office as executive director of community relations.

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