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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8:30 pm
Mon March 4, 2013

Democratic state lawmakers introduce bill to cover college tuition costs

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Democratic lawmakers say eliminating some types of tax credits would pay for plan. Republicans are skeptical.
LANSING, MI - Michigan's Senate Democrats are preparing to formally announce the reintroduction of a proposal they say is aimed at covering the costs of college tuition for state students, primarily by eliminating some types of business tax credits. The leader of the Senate Democrats - Gretchen Whitmer of East Lansing - calls it the Michigan 2020 plan.
Forbes list of billionaires
12:17 pm
Mon March 4, 2013

Forbes list of billionaries includes heirs of Stryker founder, retired CEO

Stryker Headquarters - file photo

The Stryker Corporation figures prominently in Forbes Magazine's list of the world's billionaires.

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Kenyan Elections
10:32 am
Mon March 4, 2013

Paw Paw couple updates from Kenya as voting is underway

Kenya
Credit Peacemaking in Africa Blog

A Paw Paw couple is helping to monitor the elections being held in Kenya. Joe and Kathy Ossman have been writing about their experiences as election observers on their blog - Peacemaking in Africa

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10:10 am
Mon March 4, 2013

State officials want to expand "Pure Michigan" into international markets

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Director says expansion is next obvious step after regional and national campaigns
An ambitious five-year strategic plan for Michigan's tourism industry aims to draw far more travelers to the state, boost the economic impact by nearly 20 percent and begin to take the "Pure Michigan" brand around the world.
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Sequestration in Michigan
8:55 am
Mon March 4, 2013

Michigan Citizen Action Director calls for "balanced approach" to deficit reduction

File photo of W.K. Kellogg Airport in Battle Creek. The tower could be closed because of federal sequestration.
Credit The Associated Press

The sequester has been place since Friday. The across the board spending cuts went into effect when no agreement could be reached on a deal to reduce the federal budget deficit. Michigan Citizen Action Executive Director Linda Teeter spoke with WMUK's Gordon Evans on the cuts Monday morning.

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