Gordon Evans

News Reporter/Producer

WMUK's Gordon Evans is an accomplished reporter and interviewer. A 1990 graduate of Michigan State, he came to WMUK from WAAM in Ann Arbor.

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Melissa Benmark / WKAR

State Senator Margaret O’Brien says female genital mutilation is horrific, and she says there is never a medical reason for it. The Kalamazoo County Republican is one of the sponsors of a package of bills to make female genital mutilation a state crime.

Analysts expect Michigan's economy to grow at a slower pace. A bill in the Michigan House would raise the age for buying tobacco to 21. The Growlers fall on the road. The Bombers get a win in Wisconsin. 

Gongwer News Service Editor Zach Gorchow
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On WestSouthwest, what would a part-time Legislature mean for Michigan. And the story of the first woman elected to the Battle Creek City Commission. 

Battle Creek City Hall - file photo

Battle Creek Enquirer Government Reporter Jennifer Bowman was looking for an election related story when she came across the name Clare Briggs.

State Capitol - file photo
Melissa Benmark / WKAR

Michigan is one of only 10 states with a full-time Legislature. But Gongwer News Service Editor Zach Gorchow says a combination of a part-time Legislature and the state’s strict term limits law would make Michigan unique.