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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Literacy Council
7:37 am
Tue May 20, 2014

WSW: Wiping Out Adult Illiteracy

Anthony Everson, a 53-year-old warehouse worker from Kalamazoo, and his tutor, Carl Ill, a retired principal and English teacher, work together in March. They've been meeting for the last 1 1/2 years.
Credit Earlene McMichael, WMUK

WestSouthwest for May 21st

The Kalamazoo Adult Literacy Council says not being able to read is an invisible impairment -- or at least one easy to conceal. 

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8:31 pm
Mon May 19, 2014

Buildings and Trades Union is First to Agree to Contribute to "Grand Bargain"

Lead in text: 
House Speaker Jase Bolger calls union contribution "a huge step forward"
Federal mediators involved in Detroit's bankruptcy case said Monday that the Michigan Building and Construction Trades Council have agreed to contribute cash towards the city's "grand bargain," a term used to refer to set of agreements that will help the city emerge from bankruptcy.
8:23 pm
Mon May 19, 2014

Two Directors Suspended from Kalamazoo Psychiatric Hospital During Investigation

Lead in text: 
Suspensions will last duration of investigation
  • Source: Mlive
  • | Via: Kalamazoo Gazette
KALAMAZOO, MI -- The director of the Kalamazoo Psychiatric Hospital at 1312 Oakland Drive and the hospital's director of nursing are currently suspended pending an investigation by the Michigan Department of Community Health into three allegations of neglect involving patients.
5:23 pm
Mon May 19, 2014

Newell Rubbermaid Dedicates New Facility in Kalamazoo

Lead in text: 
Research and Design Facility will be located in Western Michigan University's Business, Technology and Research Park
  • Source: Mlive
  • | Via: Kalamazoo Gazette
KALAMAZOO, MI - Easy access to talent and the support of business, government and education convinced Newell Rubbermaid to chose Kalamazoo over London, Milan, Chicago, Atlanta and other locales, its top executive said Monday. And the consumer and commercial products maker is looking to exploit those relationships to grow the design work it is now doing here.
5:09 pm
Mon May 19, 2014

Report shows WMU's Dunn is Second Highest Paid University President in Michigan

Lead in text: 
Total includes deferred compensation paid out at beginning of fiscal year
  • Source: Mlive
  • | Via: Kalamazoo Gazette
KALAMAZOO, MI - Western Michigan University President John Dunn was the second-highest paid university president in Michigan during the 2013 fiscal year, according to The Chronicle of Higher Education's annual survey of executive compensation.

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