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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Michigan autism plan
7:18 am
Mon March 25, 2013

Report calls for better screening, establishing best practices for treating autism

File photo of Lt. Governor Brian Calley discussing insurance reform for autism in 2012. Calley's daughter has autistim
Credit The Associated Press

A new report recommends creating a state Autism Council made up of professionals, parents and others. The Michigan Autism Spectrum Disorders State Plan also recommends broad access to comprehensive diagnosis to allow for early screening and establishing best practices for educators and service providers. Mary Connors of Kalamazoo is one of the committee members who helped create the report.

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6:44 am
Mon March 25, 2013

Low lake levels could mean loss of millions for coastal communities

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South Haven harbormaster is among those that expect lost revenue because of record low water levels in Great Lakes
Michigan's coastal communities could lose millions of dollars this year, after water levels in Lakes Michigan and Huron hit record lows over the winter. Whether via slip fees, shipping, commercial fishing, licenses, real estate or tourism, the state's $7-billion boating economy, which includes about 800,000 licensed boats and about 500,000 jobs, is bracing to take hits.
6:36 am
Mon March 25, 2013

Federal funds help in battle against blight in Battle Creek

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$12.2-million in federal grant money since 2009 has helped pay for demolishing 350 homes across the city
Melissa and Eric Gray are settling into their north side Battle Creek home thanks in large part to a government program that removed hundreds of rundown houses from city neighborhoods and fixed up dozens more for families like theirs.
6:26 am
Mon March 25, 2013

WMU hockey season ends, Broncos miss NCAA tournament

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Broncos made the NCAA tournament last two years, begin play in new National Collegiate Hockey Conference next season
  • Source: Mlive
  • | Via: Kalamazoo Gazette
KALAMAZOO, MI -- Western Michigan University will finish the season in the top 16 of the Pairwise rankings, but the Broncos will not be one of the 16 teams in the NCAA Tournament. The Broncos will be bumped out by Canisius College, which was not a Team Under Consideration in the Pairwise but claimed an automatic bid by winning the Atlantic Hockey Association Tournament on Saturday.
Water main break
6:20 am
Mon March 25, 2013

Loy Norrix High School closed due to water main break

Credit WMUK

Kalamazoo Public Schools reports that Loy Norrix High School is closed Monday because of a water main break. 

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