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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7:15 am
Thu January 23, 2014

Governor Snyder wants $350-million in state money to protect Detroit pensions, DIA artwork

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Snyder and House Speaker Bolger say settlement will benefit entire state
LANSING, MI -- Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder, stressing the statewide importance of a strong Detroit, confirmed Wednesday a plan to bolster retiree pensions as part of a possible settlement to speed up the city's ongoing bankruptcy case.
7:04 am
Thu January 23, 2014

Library tax district considered in Benton Harbor

Lead in text: 
Benton Township has had to cut payments for Benton Harbor Public Library
BENTON HARBOR - Creating a Benton Harbor library tax district will bring a certain freedom the library has been unable to enjoy, the library's lawyer said. Randy Hyrns said the library would control its own funding, meaning the library would not be a victim of local or state budget shortfalls.
6:50 am
Thu January 23, 2014

Many historic properties in Michigan on market

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List includes Greencrest Manor near Battle Creek
The historic structure known as Elowsky Grist Mill looks like it belongs in a classic oil painting from the Romantic era. Perfect riverbanks leading to a glimmering swath of water. The wood-sided, metal-roofed building rising several stories above the Thunder Bay River, the place where early Michigan farmers brought grain to grind into flour between huge stones.
6:32 am
Thu January 23, 2014

Women's basketball: Western Michigan 86 Miami 75 in overtime

Lead in text: 
Broncos are now 8-9 overall and 4-2 in the MAC
  • Source: Mlive
  • | Via: Kalamazoo Gazette
KALAMAZOO, Mi. - One of these days, Western Michigan University's women's basketball team will learn how to play with a lead. That didn't happen, again, Wednesday night as the Broncos had a 17-point lead in the second half against Miami only to have the RedHawks tie the game at 73 with a 3-pointer at the buzzer.
6:29 am
Thu January 23, 2014

Stryker reports solid sales and earnings growth for quarter and 2013

Lead in text: 
Earnings up 3.6% over 2012
  • Source: Mlive
  • | Via: Kalamazoo Gazette
KALAMAZOO, MI -Stryker Corp. reports solid growth in sales and earnings for fourth-quarter and full-year 2013. For the fourth quarter, the period ended Dec. 31, the Kalamazoo-based medical technologies company reported net earnings of $386 million, a 43 percent increase over $270 million in reported net earnings during fourth-quarter 2012.

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