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.


9:06 am
Wed May 14, 2014

WSW: Young People and Changing Culture in Egypt

This photo was taken in December of aculpture of an upside down Eagle created by a graffiti artist in Cairo, Egypt.
Credit The Associated Press

WestSouthwest with Osama Madany


Professor Osama Madany says the younger generation in Egypt felt forgotten by older, patriarchal leaders. 

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7:42 am
Wed May 14, 2014

Wayne County Clerk Says Conyers Short of Signatures Needed for Ballot

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Long time Congressman plans to challenge law that requires people gathering petition signatures to be registered voters
U.S. Rep. John Conyers does not have enough signatures to remain on the Aug. 5 ballot, Wayne County Clerk Cathy Garrett said Tuesday - a decision that puts his half-century career in Congress at risk. The Conyers campaign plans an appeal to both the Secretary of State's office and the federal courts.
7:29 am
Wed May 14, 2014

Detroit Emergency Manager Says State Money Needed for "Grand Bargain"

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Local and national foundations have agreed to contribute $366-million if settlement is reached
Detroit emergency manager Kevyn Orr on Tuesday pleaded with Lansing lawmakers to kick in $195 million in upfront cash as part of a 'Grand Bargain' to help resolve the city's historic Chapter 9 bankruptcy - while some of city's largest creditors devised strategies to block the fund meant to shore up pensions and protect DIA art from being sold to pay off debt.
7:03 am
Wed May 14, 2014

Kellogg Community College Board Chairman Says College President Must Move Quickly to Heal Wounds

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Dennis Bona's contract expires next year, but automatically renews for one year unless the board takes action by the end of next month
Though an investigation cleared Kellogg Community College President Dennis Bona of wrongdoing, the chairman of the college board said trustees expect Bona to show "tangible progress" toward healing the institution as they consider whether to renew his contract.
6:57 am
Wed May 14, 2014

State Agency Reports Michigan Revenue Down From Earlier Projections

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Fiscal Agencies for House and Senate along with Snyder administration will settle on a figure for the state's fiscal outlook
LANSING, MI -- Michigan lawmakers debating budget bills for next fiscal year may be hit with some sobering news this week: The state's so-called "surplus" appears to be drying up. Michigan is poised to bring in $422 million less than previously projected during the current fiscal year, according to a new forecast by the non-partisan House Fiscal Agency, which is projecting another $450 million drop below January estimates for 2015.