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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6:11 am
Tue July 8, 2014

Kalamazoo Public Safety Chief Says Increase in Violence is National Problem

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Jeff Hadley addressed city commissioners after three shootings over the Independence Day weekend
  • Source: Mlive
  • | Via: Kalamazoo Gazette
Kalmaazoo Public Safety Chief Jeff Hadley decried a string of shootings occurring during weekend that killed one and sent five others to the hospital when speaking before city commissioners Monday, but he made clear he feels the recent uptick in gun violence is a national issue, not just a local one.
July 7, 2014
9:28 am
Mon July 7, 2014

WestSouthwest July 7, 2014

Credit Dori/Wikicommons

On WestSouthwest, the case for taxing carbon to address climate change, and a look at the finances and transparency of charter schools. 

WestSouthwest July 7, 2014

      

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8:55 am
Mon July 7, 2014

Storms Leave Thousands in Kalamazoo County Without Power

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Some traffic lights not operating because of outages
  • Source: Mlive
  • | Via: Kalamazoo Gazette
KALAMAZOO, MI -- More than 4,000 Consumers Energy customers in Kalamazoo and Portage are without power Monday morning according to the Consumer's Energy outage map. The utility reports 3.7 percent of its Kalamazoo County customers are affected. Traffic lights were out on South Westnedge Avenue in the area of Kilgore Road, drivers report.
Charter Schools
8:48 am
Mon July 7, 2014

WSW: Charter Schools' Financing and Accountability

Canton Charter Academy
Credit Dwight Burdette, Wikicommons

WestSouthwest with Gary Miron

    

Western Michigan University Professor Gary Miron says small, independent, locally run charter schools are hard to find in Michigan. 

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7:41 am
Mon July 7, 2014

Micro-Brewers Help Grow Michigan's Hop Farms

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160 micro breweries in state with more on way helps create demand for hops
EATON RAPIDS - It looks less like a flower and more like a small cone the size of a thumb. But stick a handful of them under your nose and the scent is undeniable. "They smell just like beer," said Paul Malewski as he held out a handful of dried hops from last year's harvest at Mid Michigan Hops Inc.

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