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Yuma, Arizona provides the majority of winter leafy greens in the U.S. and Salinas, California grows those same crops in the summer.  When harvest periods in the two areas don’t align, it can create a lettuce shortage—like the one that just ended.  For the Arizona Science Desk, Maya Springhawk Robnett reports…

Stephanie Sanchez

School is almost out this week but hunger doesn’t take a summer vacation.

Many kids eat free lunches during the school year but once summer break rolls around, they lose access to a free meal.

KAWC’s Stephanie Sanchez reports on efforts by Yuma-area school districts to expand their reach and alleviate the food insecurity in Yuma County.

Stephanie Sanchez

Hundreds of Yuma area employees will soon have the option to get their medical care south of the border.

KAWC’s Stephanie Sanchez attended a recent meet and greet for providers and patients in Los Algodones, Mexico.

Mary Kay Harton

May is National Bike Month and Arizona Western College has outlined a strategy to become a more bicycle-friendly campus as part of a citywide effort.  KAWC’s Maya Springhawk Robnett reports…

Lipman Herne / Northern Arizona University

A human-made chemical used to fire rockets into space, power fireworks, and open airbags in car crashes could also be the cause of numerous cases of thyroid disease in Yuma, Arizona.  For the Arizona Science Desk, Maya Springhawk Robnett reports…

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