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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6:10 am
Thu March 21, 2013

Bell's Brewery now entirely family owned

Lead in text: 
Larry Bell and his two children now are sole owners of the Kalamazoo brewery
  • Source: Mlive
  • | Via: Kalamazoo Gazette
"The company is 100 percent owned by the Bell family now," Larry said. "It really clears the way for the company to continue to grow and get financing and for me to be able to make arrangements to pass the company on to the next generation.
6:04 am
Thu March 21, 2013

Men's basketball: Western Michigan advances in College Basketball Invitational with overtime win

Lead in text: 
Broncos will host Wyoming in second round of CBI. Game is scheduled for 9:00 Monday night.
  • Source: Mlive
  • | Via: Kalamazoo Gazette
KALAMAZOO, MI - In a back-and-forth, wild-and-wacky game Wednesday night during which anything was possible, the final few seconds of overtime felt like an eternity for Steve Hawkins. His Western Michigan University basketball team pulled out a 72-71 overtime victory over visiting North Dakota State in a College Basketball Invitational first-round thriller at University Arena.
9:14 pm
Wed March 20, 2013

State House approves funding for emergency dredging

Lead in text: 
Dredging needed because of record-low water levels in Lake Michigan and other Great Lakes
LANSING -- The state House of Representatives voted 107-3 Wednesday to provide $20.9 million for emergency dredging in 49 harbors and bays in the Great Lakes. The bill also appropriated $23 million for 76 projects paid for by the Natural Resources Trust Fund.
1:24 pm
Wed March 20, 2013

Early House committee bill does not include Medicaid expansion

Lead in text: 
Governor Snyder favors expansion of Medicaid as allowed under Federal Affordable Care Act
  • Source: Mlive
  • | Via: Kalamazoo Gazette
LANSING, MI - Republicans who hold the majority in the Michigan House are not including Medicaid expansion in their early budget plans. Medicaid expansion was not included in a Department of Community Health budget plan advanced by a GOP-led House appropriations subcommittee on Wednesday.
1:22 pm
Wed March 20, 2013

Report finds Michigan not doing enough to protect foster children

Lead in text: 
Report tracks the first half of last year. Progress was shown in some areas, including the number of youth waiting to be adopted
Detroit - Michigan still protects too few youth who are in the state's custody, nearly five years after a court ordered a major overhaul of its foster care system, a children's advocacy group found. Department of Human Services workers are struggling to adequately investigate some allegations of abuse or neglect, according to a report issued Wednesday by Children's Rights, a national watchdog organization.

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