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10:35 am
Wed November 26, 2014

Medal of Honor museum now open in Yuma

AZED-The Arizona Historical Society recently opened up its new exhibit that showcases the stories of U.S. military personnel who went above and beyond the call of duty.

Located inside the former house of early-day prominent businessman E.F. Sanguinetti, the “Above and Beyond” exhibition features five actual medals of honor earned by a diverse mix of military service members.

KAWC’s Stephanie Sanchez has more on the exhibition that tells the story of Arizona and the medal of honor.

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Health Care
10:31 am
Wed November 26, 2014

A remedy for burnout during the holidays

AZED-November and December are months when patients wait till the last quarter to squeeze in appointments because many health insurances won’t cover procedures at the start of the New Year.

The winter months are also a recipe for flu season to pick up.

In addition to the overall exhaustion of the holidays many physicians may become burned out and patients are affected by not getting the best care.

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Agriculture
10:25 am
Wed November 26, 2014

Medjool date farm production in Yuma County

AZED-The date palm is one the oldest cultivated fruit tree in the world. The fruit is very common in the Middle East where it has been cultivated there for nearly 6,000 years. 

The date palm was first introduced into the Bard Valley in 1948 and since then date farms have sprouted in areas with hot dry climates.

There are thousands of varieties of dates grown around the globe but the Medjool date is one of the most popular dates.

KAWC’s Stephanie Sanchez visited a date farm in Yuma to see how the a date is produced.

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Military
11:32 am
Tue November 11, 2014

The Berlin Candy Bomber recounts WWII charitable efforts

Arizona Edition--Recently, a flying crew from the Arizona National Guard was suspended for dropping candy to children at a Halloween party.

This gesture of dropping candy to children has been a time-honored tradition among air crews in the U.S. Military.

Col. Gail Halverson, who is also known as the Berlin Candy Bomber, was one of hundreds of American pilots involved in the Berlin airlift in 1948.

When Halverson heard the news about the flying crew being suspended for the gesture, he was worried the tradition would come to an end.

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Arts and Culture
10:41 am
Mon November 10, 2014

Arizona Women: Ana Bella De Anda, Mama Bella Hot Sauce

Arizona Edition- Ana Bella De Anda, is the owner of Mama Bella Hot Sauce in Somerton. As part of our weekly segment, we highlight the stories of women who have made an impact in their community.

Part of De Anda's motivation is a result of following in her mother's footsteps who was selling beauty and health products before she passed away.

After her mother's death, De Anda began thinking seriously about  selling her special habanero salsas her whole family and friends enjoyed.

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