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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2:07 pm
Mon January 28, 2013

Some Southwest Michigan districts nearing limit on cancellations

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Schools are allowed up to six "snow days." Kalamazoo has used four, Portage two, so far.
  • Source: Mlive
  • | Via: Kalamazoo Gazette
KALAMAZOO, MI -- If we get hit by another round of severe weather this school year, some Kalamazoo-area districts may have to add days to their school calendar. But districts haven't run out of snow days yet.
8:00 am
Mon January 28, 2013

Expansion expected to bring 90 jobs to Mendon

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International Automotive Components currently has about 800 employees in Mendon.
  • Source: Mlive
  • | Via: Kalamazoo Gazette
BY JEF RIETSMA SPECIAL TO MLIVE MENDON, MI - International Automotive Components, the largest employer in Mendon, is expected to increase its workforce by more than 10 percent over the next two years, a company official said. The addition of more than 90 new jobs is part of a 30,000-square-foot expansion at IAC.
7:37 am
Mon January 28, 2013

Local governments redesigning websites

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Government sites becoming more interactive, including more options to pay bills and look at records.
BRIDGMAN - Those modern, state-of-the-art, cutting-edge websites local municipalities used to boast about aren't looking so modern, state-of-the-art and cutting edge these days.
6:56 am
Mon January 28, 2013

New trustees begin roles on university boards

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New Western Michigan University trustee Michelle Crumm says she was surprised to be asked by Governor Snyder to serve on the board.
When Michelle Crumm's phone rang last fall, she thought it was just another robo-call from a politician in an election season full of such calls. But it wasn't. The caller left her a message, asking her to call Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder's office.
6:25 am
Mon January 28, 2013

Survey finds doctors would be able to take on more patients if Medicaid is expanded

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Percentages were lower in West Michigan, 71% of doctors in Kalamazoo County and 56% in Kent County say they expect to have capacity for new patients.
MICHIGAN - Most doctors in Michigan have the ability to take more patients into their practices and would accept new Medicaid patients, according to survey data. The results of the survey by the Ann Arbor-based Center for Healthcare Research & Transformation counters a key question about expanding Medicaid: whether a physician shortage leaves the system unable to handle the thousands of people in Michigan who would gain coverage and have better access to care.
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