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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7:22 am
Tue June 3, 2014

Poll Shows Amash With Big Lead Over Primary Challenger

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Republican incumbent has a lead of nearly two to one over Brian Ellis. Poll also finds that 35% are undecided
GRAND RAPIDS, MI - U.S. Rep. Justin Amash holds a wide lead over challenger Brian Ellis in a recent poll, providing a glimpse into the Third District just two months before the candidates compete. A poll from Lansing-based Practical Political Consulting shows Amash, R-Cascade Township, with 42 percent and Ellis with 23 percent - almost a two to one lead.
7:05 am
Tue June 3, 2014

Snyder Calls for Programs to Help Older Adults

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By 2030 one in four Michigan residents will be at least 60 years old
Rochester Michigan is going to put people above programs in its plan for long-term care for the elderly, Gov. Rick Snyder said Monday during a special message to the Legislature on aging. The simple truth is that Michigan has work to do to prepare for its growing older adult population, Snyder said during a visit to the Older Persons Commission in Rochester.
6:36 am
Tue June 3, 2014

State Senate Considers Detroit Bankruptcy "Grand Bargain"

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Money from state would be combined with contributions from foundations and labor unions
LANSING - A Senate committee is scheduled to take up a package of bills today providing for $194.8 million in state funding to help settle the Detroit bankruptcy through a "grand bargain" to protect city pensioners and Detroit Institute of Art treasures.
6:17 am
Tue June 3, 2014

Berrien County Non-Profit Seeks Funding for Services to Abused Children

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Expanding Children's Assessment Center's current building will cost about $1-million
Abused children ideally are not subjected to unnecessary stress by having to tell officials their stories over and over. That is why the Children's Assessment Center was started in 2002 by the Berrien County Council for Children, a nonprofit organization.
6:09 am
Tue June 3, 2014

Kalamazoo City Commission Approves New Spacing Requirements for Stores Selling Beer and Wine

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Ordinance was proposed after complaints about over-saturation of stores selling alcohol in parts of the city
  • Source: Mlive
  • | Via: Kalamazoo Gazette
KALAMAZOO, MI - Stores opening to sell beer and wine in Kalamazoo will have to adhere to new spacing requirements adopted Monday by the Kalamazoo City Commission. City commissioners unanimously approved an ordinance proposal regulating distance between new stores that open to sell beer and wine in Kalamazoo.

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