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6:30 pm
Wed June 25, 2014

AZ Educators Attend National Education Association Annual Meeting

Arizona Edition - This week in Denver, thousands of teachers from across the country will gather for the National Education Association’s annual meeting.  Hot topics this year include Common Core, standardized testing and school safety.

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Military
6:30 pm
Wed June 25, 2014

Military Spouses Co-Op in Yuma

The Ms. CO-OP Project
The Ms. CO-OP Project

Arizona Edition - Having a spouse in the U.S. military means being prepared to move quite a bit as assignments and deployments change for military personnel.  That can make finding and keeping work or a career going for military spouses difficult, since long-term planning and career advancement take a back seat to new orders for their husbands or wives.

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Music
6:30 pm
Wed June 25, 2014

Jimmy Caves: Yuma Performer of More Than 40 Years

James "Jimmy" Caves
Maya Springhawk Robnett KAWC Colorado River Public Media

Arizona Edition - Jimmy Caves is an 82 year-old musician who has been playing piano and keyboard in Yuma venues for more than 40 years.  While in the Navy from 1951 to 1955 and the USO from 1969 to 1974, Caves played music around the world before finally settling down in Yuma.  But the music hasn’t stopped.  KAWC’s Maya Springhawk Robnett spoke to Caves, who still performs around town…(originally aired 06/25/14).

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Immigration
6:30 pm
Wed June 25, 2014

Yuma Border Patrol on the Colorado River

Stephanie Sanchez KAWC Colorado River Public Media

Arizona Edition - You’d be forgiven if you thought apprehending illegal border-crossers in the Yuma Sector of the U.S. Border Patrol along the U.S.-Mexico border is primarily a desert operation.  As you’ll hear in a moment, that is a big part of it, but the Colorado River for some immigrants seems a faster, and perhaps cooler, option for sneaking into the U.S., especially in the summer.  But the Border Patrol says the river can be deadly, so they train for every possibility.  KAWC’s Stephanie Sanchez reports…(originally aired 06/25/14).

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Military
6:30 pm
Wed June 25, 2014

Yuma Proving Ground New Commander

Arizona Edition - The U.S. Army’s Yuma Proving Ground has a new commander.  The mantle of command was passed last week from Col. Reed Young to Col. Randy Murray in ceremonies that trace back to the American Revolution.  KAWC’s Kim Johnson was there and files this report…(originally aired 06/25/14).

This piece was featured in the June 25th Arizona Edition.  Other pieces featured in the show can be found below in the related content section.

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