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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7:30 am
Mon February 17, 2014

Kalamazoo City Commission to Vote Monday on Banning Dogs From City Owned Golf Course

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Owners would be fined $100 plus court costs for first offense and $200 for subsequent violations
  • Source: Mlive
  • | Via: Kalamazoo Gazette
KALAMAZOO, MI -- The Kalamazoo City Commission will vote tonight on a proposal that bans dogs from city-owned Milham Park Golf Course. The proposed ordinance amendment would prohibit dogs on the golf course and would "eliminate the opportunity for dog waste on the course and possible interaction with golfers," Sean Fletcher, director of the city's parks and recreation, wrote to commissioners in a staff memo.
6:49 am
Mon February 17, 2014

State Officials Say Liquid Manure Spill Threatening Rabbit River

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Assessing the problem has been hampered by ice cover
  • Source: Mlive
  • | Via: Kalamazoo Gazette
ALLEGAN COUNTY, MI - Michigan environmental regulators say a plume of liquid manure is making its way though county waterways toward the Rabbit River after an equipment malfunction at a Hopkins area dairy farm.
2:57 pm
Sun February 16, 2014

Local Officials Prepare for Crumbling Roads After Long Winter

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Money spent for fixing roads after a long winter, may mean less is available for warm-weather projects
BENTON TOWNSHIP - Road agencies and street departments are looking forward to the end of a hard winter, which has tested workers, broken equipment and stretched budgets.
2:27 pm
Sun February 16, 2014

Longest Serving U.S. House Member, Dingell, Expected to Announce Election Year Plans Soon

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87 year old John Dingell broke the record last year as longest-serving U.S. House member in history
When local Democratic leaders huddled Thursday night at a Downriver UAW hall, they prepared for what has been the norm for more than a half century: supporting John Dingells run for Congress. Dingell has been the voice for southeast Michigan in Washington since his congressman father died in 1955; the Dearborn Democrat hasnt lost any of his 29 re-elections since.
2:17 pm
Sun February 16, 2014

Campaign Finance Records Show Republicans Raising More Money From Fewer Donors

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Most money raised GOP candidates for state House and Senate came from nine members of the DeVos family
When Democrats in the state House of Representatives and Senate began the journey to raise money for the 2014 elections, they cast a wide net to attract the dollars needed for upcoming campaigns. Armed with increased campaign finance contribution limits, the Republicans went to a much smaller pool of donors and raised much more money.

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