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.


7:48 am
Mon July 21, 2014

Homeless in Battle Creek Find Encampments to Survive

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Some avoid shelters because of zero tolerance for drugs and alcohol
Hidden in the trees along streets and embankments throughout the city are camps of people with no place to go.
7:26 am
Mon July 21, 2014

Study Finds Government Shutdown Hurt Attendance at National Parks in Michigan

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Study was conducted by three U.S. Geological Survey economists
The U.S. governments 16-day shutdown in October may have hurt attendance at Michigans national parks last year, according to a new study released by the U.S. National Parks Survey. The state received a $166.4 million boost from visitors coming to its national parks in 2013, according to the study released Friday.
7:21 am
Mon July 21, 2014

Cleanup of Kalamazoo River Nears End, but Town Changed by Loss of Dam

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State reached agreement with Enbridge Energy to remove dam in Ceresco as part of cleanup from 2010 oil spill
  • Source: Mlive
  • | Via: Kalamazoo Gazette
CERESCO, MI - Following a massive oil spill near Marshall four years ago, the Kalamazoo River is nearly back to normal, the restoration of its clean water, oil-free banks, natural plants and fish habitat almost complete. Fish, turtles and recreational river users will all return.
Concussion Sensor
7:15 am
Mon July 21, 2014

WSW: WMU Students Develop Sensor That Could Help Assess Concussions

Binu Baby Narakathu (foreground) and Sai Guruva Avuthu
Credit Western Michigan University

WestSouthwest with Mashood Atashbar and Binu Baby Narakathu

Football coaches could soon have access to instantaneous information about the severity and location of a blow to a player's head. 

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Campaign Finance
6:37 am
Mon July 21, 2014

Outside Money Dominates State Campaigns

Credit WMUK

Money spent by outside groups is paying for most of the political television advertising seen so far. 

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