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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9:29 pm
Sun February 2, 2014

Snyder Super Bowl ad says he's "Comeback kid"

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Spokesman for Democratic candidate Mark Schauer calls ad "Hail Mary." Notes Michigan has fourth worst unemployment rate in nation
LANSING, MI -- Four years ago, businessman Rick Snyder introduced himself to Michigan voters as "one tough nerd." Sunday night, the Republican governor rebranded himself as "the comeback kid" in a new Super Bowl commercial.
Right to Work
9:18 pm
Sun February 2, 2014

Mother Jones: right to work could spread beyond Michigan

Right to Work Protest in Lansing December, 2012
Credit Equality Michigan/Wikimedia Commons

Interview with Andy Kroll

When Governor Rick Snyder signed legislation making Michigan the 24th "right to work" state it was a blow to the labor movement. 

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9:16 pm
Sun February 2, 2014

Michigan Republicans leading money race

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GOP has fundraising advantage over Democrats in races for statewide office, as well as state Senate
Lansing Republicans led by Gov. Rick Snyder and Attorney General Bill Schuette out-raised Democrats in 2013 and enter the 2014 election year with substantially more on hand, campaign finance reports filed Friday with the Michigan Secretary of State show. The disparity has election implications for Democrats hoping to win back control of the House and the governorship.
8:58 pm
Sun February 2, 2014

Kalamazoo city crews working to clear local streets

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City crews have also been working to repair water main breaks
  • Source: Mlive
  • | Via: Kalamazoo Gazette
KALAMAZOO, MI -- City of Kalamazoo crews focused on clearing snow from major streets on Saturday and have been concentrating on local streets Sunday, according to a news release. On Monday, they will focus on plowing dead-end streets.
12:13 pm
Fri January 31, 2014

Pennfield superintendent will drop "interim" from title

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Tim Everett has worked for the Pennfield district for the last 23 years
Interim Pennfield Schools Superintendent Tim Everett will drop the "interim" from his title after he today accepted an offer to become the district's full-time chief executive. Everett will now enter contract negotiations with the district's Board of Education. The district's last superintendent, Ben Laser, made $136,605in annual salary when he left the district this summer.

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