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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Health Care challenges
8:27 am
Fri February 15, 2013

Bridge Magazine looks at health care in Michigan

Borgess Hospital - file photo

Bridge Magazine has a look at several health care related issues. That includes the loss of employer-sponsored coverage for over one-million state residents in the span of a decade. Bridge Correspondent Rick Haglund spoke with WMUK's Gordon Evans about what the loss of job-related coverage means in the state. 

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7:30 am
Fri February 15, 2013

Proposed amendment to state Constitution would give more options for referendum

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Michigan Constitution doesn't allow voters to ask for repeal of laws with appropriations.
A Detroit-area man plans to launch a petition drive to amend Michigan's constitution, aiming to close a loophole that allows laws - such as right to work - to be immune from a repeal by voters. Currently under the constitution, laws that include any legislative appropriations can't be subjected to a ballot referendum.
7:14 am
Fri February 15, 2013

New Buffalo plans dredging work for boating season

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Record low water levels means problems for boat launches.
NEW BUFFALO - Low water, not low funds, may be the biggest threat to the 2013 boating season in New Buffalo's 1,000-slip recreational harbor.
6:31 am
Fri February 15, 2013

Amtrak doesn't plan Watervliet stop, but mayor says he's appeal

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Amtrak says area is covered by nearby Amtrak stations.
WATERVLIET - Amtrak won't consider a stop in Watervliet for its Pere Marquette line, but Mayor Dave Brinker says he's not giving up on the idea.
6:25 am
Fri February 15, 2013

New charter schools planned for Battle Creek

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There are five charter schools operating in the area.
Battle Creek could see two new charter schools in the coming months, and one of them is expected to open as early as this fall. The Grand Rapids-based Choice Schools Associates has been authorized by Ferris State University to open the Battle Creek Montessori Academy, said Tonya Holcomb, chief communications officer for Choice Schools.

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