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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7:41 pm
Tue May 27, 2014

Michigan Legislature Approves Compromise Raising State Minimum Wage to $9.25 an Hour

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Group is scheduled to turn in signatures Wednesday for ballot proposal to raise minimum wage higher
LANSING - Michigan's minimum wage would increase to $9.25 per hour under a compromise bill approved by state Legislature on Tuesday. The bill gradually would raise the minimum wage from $7.40 per hour to $9.25 per hour by 2018. The rate for tipped employees, which is currently $2.65, would be 38 percent of the regular minimum wage.
2:34 pm
Tue May 27, 2014

House Committee Approves Boosting Minimum Wage to $8.50

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Senate bill raises state minimum wage to $9.20, ballot proposal would boost it to $10.10 an hour
  • Source: Mlive
  • | Via: Kalamazoo Gazette
LANSING - Michigan's minimum wage would increase to $8.50 per hour under the latest proposal up for debate in the state Legislature. The House Government Operations Committee on Tuesday approved a substitute version of Senate Bill 934 that implements smaller wage increases than the version passed by the full Senate.
7:32 am
Tue May 27, 2014

Battle Creek Soup Kitchen Launching Fundraising Campaign

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God's Kitchen founder hopes $1.5-million campaign provides a permanent home and transportation
Battle Creek residents have walked miles to eat a hot dinner at God's Kitchen, according to the Rev. William Stein, and he wants to do something to make that a little easier.
7:13 am
Tue May 27, 2014

Detroit Bankruptcy to be a Major Topic of Mackinac Policy Conference

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Three day conference begins Wednesday with a forum featuring U.S. Senate candidates Gary Peters and Terri Lynn Land
Michigans business, nonprofit and political leaders will assemble this week for the Detroit Regional Chambers annual Mackinac Policy Conference as a path has emerged for the states largest city to get out of bankruptcy court later this year.
6:48 am
Tue May 27, 2014

Stevensville Teen Prepares for National Spelling Bee

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Cameron Haynes won a spot at this week's event by winning Cloverleaf Spelling Bee in February
:STEVENSVILLE - Cameron Haynes is hiding it well if he feels any nervousness about returning to the Scripps National Spelling Bee, Ask Cameron what's running through his mind before the big trip, and he responds: "Just trying to do my best, and hopefully, remember what I've learned."

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