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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6:15 am
Fri May 23, 2014

Calhoun County Unemployment Rate Down Compared to Year Ago

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Seasonally unadjusted jobless rate for Kalamazoo and Van Buren Counties were also lower in April than last year
Calhoun County’s unemployment rate dropped last month as the area saw a more than 15 percent increase in seasonal construction hiring, according to state data released Thursday. The Michigan Bureau of Labor Market Information reported that Calhoun County had a 6 percent jobless rate in April. That’s lower than the area’s 7 percent rate in March and the 7.2 percent rate reported a year ago.
8:36 pm
Thu May 22, 2014

WMU Baseball Beats Bowling Green, Advances in MAC Baseball Tournament

Lead in text: 
Broncos will play either Kent State or Ball State on Friday
  • Source: Mlive
  • | Via: Kalamazoo Gazette
Western Michigan scored four runs in the top of the ninth to come from behind and defeat Bowling Green, 7-4, Thursday, eliminating the defending conference champions from the Mid-American Conference Tournament.
5:05 pm
Thu May 22, 2014

House Passes Multimillion-Dollar Detroit Aid Bill, with Strings

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The legislation is intended to relieve some pressure on city employees' pensions.
Lansing A legislative effort to end the Detroit Institute of Arts millage in 2022 has emerged as a contentious issue before Thursdays scheduled House vote on $194.8 million in bankruptcy aid for Detroit pensioners. Rep.
8:28 am
Thu May 22, 2014

No News on Kellogg Community College President's Future After Closed Door Meeting

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Bona returned to work last month after being placed on administrative leave. The faculty voted no confidence in Bona shortly after he was reinstated
In his first board meeting since being cleared of wrongdoing in a board-led investigation, Kellogg Community College President Dennis Bona spent about 90 minutes Wednesday in a closed-door talk with trustees, but no action was taken. "We're continuing to have a positive conversation" about Bona's future, Jonathan Byrd, chairman of the KCC Board of Trustees, said after the meeting.
8:15 am
Thu May 22, 2014

WMU Loses to Ball State in MAC Baseball Tournament Faces Bowling Green in Elimination Game

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The Broncos face the Falcons Thursday morning
  • Source: Mlive
  • | Via: Kalamazoo Gazette
AVON, Ohio- A two-run double in the bottom of the seventh pushed No. 1 seed Ball State past No. 8 Western Michigan, 5-3, Wednesday in the third game of the day at the Mid-American Conference baseball tournament. The Broncos return to All Pro Freight Stadium tomorrow morning to face No.

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