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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8:39 pm
Mon April 22, 2013

Niles considers shifting elections to even years

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If the change is approved, city elections would no longer be held in odd years
NILES -- It appears odd-year elections, except for the special variety, may be on their way out in the city of Niles. The Niles City Council approved without comment on Monday night a 12-item consent agenda in which one of the measures called for scheduling a hearing to receive public input on shifting city elections, now conducted in odd years, to even years.
6:52 pm
Mon April 22, 2013

Poll finds Snyder in dead heat with Schauer, Stupak

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Former Congressman Mark Schauer of Battle Creek is a point ahead of Governor Snyder in EPIC-MRA poll despite little name recognition
Even though a big majority of recently polled Michigan voters don't know who Democrats Mark Schauer and Bart Stupak are, the two politicians are in a dead heat with Gov. Rick Snyder in head-to-head matchups for the 2014 gubernatorial election.
2:49 pm
Mon April 22, 2013

Rain and snow could slow Grand River's decline

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River crested Tuesday night in Grand Rapids and Comstock Park
GRAND RAPIDS, MI - Historic flooding on the Grand River is expected to remain for at least an additional day or two thanks to predicted rain and snow Tuesday. The National Weather Service in Grand Rapids expects between half an inch to an inch of rain Tuesday afternoon and evening, halting the swollen Grand River's slow descent.
2:20 pm
Mon April 22, 2013

Snyder says education system is broken

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Governor kicks off education summit while controversy continues over proposals by education reform group
EAST LANSING - Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder kicked off an education summit today by saying the system for preparing students for the workplace - both at the state level and nationally - is broken. But Snyder made no reference in his opening remarks at the Governor's Education Summit to a growing controversy over an education reform group headed by a top Snyder official.
2:10 pm
Mon April 22, 2013

Food Bank of South Central Michigan Director Bob Randels to retire

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Randels has been the Food Bank's only executive director since it started 30 years ago
Bob Randels, executive director of the Food Bank of South Central Michigan, announced Monday that he will leave the nonprofit early next year.

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