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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Homeless Veterans
8:42 pm
Tue April 29, 2014

WSW: Help is Available for Veterans in Kalamazoo County

Korean War Veteran speaks with a coordinator for Homeless Street Team Outreach in this November, 2013 file photo
Credit The Associated Press

WestSouthwest with James Tucker

   

The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development estimates that more than 57,000 veterans are homeless on any given night in the United States. 

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Homeless Veterans
8:41 pm
Tue April 29, 2014

WSW: Veterans and Mental Illness

A man rests inside Ministry with Community's Daytime Shelter
Credit Chris Killian

WestSouthwest with Christine Wine

The National Alliance on Mental Illness reports that more than 100,00 veterans have sought treatment for mental illness since the war in Afghanistan started in 2001. 

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Homeless Veterans
4:30 pm
Tue April 29, 2014

WSW: A Veteran Looking to Help Homeless in Portland, Maine

A Stand Down for Veterans event to address issues of homelessness among vets in Massachusetts
Credit FEMA Photo Library/Wikicommons

WestSouthwest with story by Chris Killian

 (This story has been updated.)   

In Portland, Maine a veteran spends his nights trying to find the city's homeless, so he can help. Kalamazoo reporter and WMUK Correspondent Chris Killian followed along. 

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7:32 am
Tue April 29, 2014

Residents Criticize "Bad Decision Making" at Parchment School Board Meeting

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Monday's school board meeting was the first since reports that $20,000 in athletic department funds were embezzled
  • Source: Mlive
  • | Via: Kalamazoo Gazette
PARCHMENT, MI -- Parchment school Board President Nancy Lenz began Monday's meeting by reading a statement asking for community support and called for an end to "making assumptions that overshadow" the district's accomplishments.
7:30 am
Tue April 29, 2014

Appeals Court Denies Request for Full Review of Same-Sex Marriage Case

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Attorney General Bill Schuette had asked for full panel of judges to hear case, rather than a three judge panel
The U.S. Appeals Court for the Sixth Circuit has denied Attorney General Bill Schuette's motion to have a full bench hear his appeal in Michigan's landmark gay marriage case. Schuette had petitioned for an "en banc" -which means full bench- instead of the standard 3-judge panel, but the court determined Monday evening that no judge "favored" the suggestion and denied the petition.

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