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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Torture and terrorism
7:27 am
Mon March 11, 2013

WMU Professor's book argues for torture in "ticking time bomb" cases

File photo of leg shackle at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba.
Credit The Associated Press / Photo reviewed by U.S. Military Officials

Western Michigan University Philosophy Professor Fritz Allhoff says there are many problems with torture, but he says it can be justified in some cases to save lives. That’s the premise of Allhoff’s book Terrorism, Ticking Time-Bombs and Torture (University of Chicago Press). 

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7:24 am
Mon March 11, 2013

Mlive investigation finds school safety flaws in Michigan

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Two month investigation found laws designed to reduce danger are routinely ignored.
Many Michigan schools are flunking their most important test - protecting students from danger. Disaster drills are not being done, or are not done enough times, or are done too late in the year to be of much help. Corners are cut and laws are broken, an MLive Media Group investigation found.
6:45 am
Mon March 11, 2013

Western Michigan to host University of Michigan in CCHA tournament

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Broncos had bye in first round of conference tournament
  • Source: Mlive
  • | Via: Kalamazoo Gazette
KALAMAZOO, MI -- The book will not close on the Central Collegiate Hockey Association without at least one thrilling final chapter. Western Michigan University will host the University of Michigan in the best-of-three quarterfinals series in the CCHA Tournament beginning Friday. Michigan State defeated Alaska-Fairbanks 4-3 Sunday night to upset the Nanooks in the best-of-three series.
6:43 am
Mon March 11, 2013

Michigan Hospital trade association analysis supports Medicaid expansion

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Medicaid expansion has been proposed by Governor Snyder, many conservative lawmakers remain skeptical.
Even with the underfunding of Medicaid payments surpassing $800 million two years ago, the trade association for Michigan hospitals offers strong support for expanding the federal health program. The annual community benefits report from the Michigan Health & Hospital Association says Medicaid payments to the state's hospitals fell short by $804.2 million in the 2011 fiscal year, a 26.9 percent or $170.8 million increase from FY 2010.
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6:38 am
Mon March 11, 2013

Michigan veterans fight to pay in-state college tuition after serving overseas

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University of Michigan officials say residency guidelines are required of all students to qualify to pay in-state tuition
Dearborn - After Brian Stone graduated from Dearborn High School, he moved to Florida, then lived in Japan, Thailand, Russia and other countries while serving in the Navy. After four years of service, he returned to his home state last year and enrolled at the University of Michigan-Dearborn, only to learn he was classified as an out-of-state resident.

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