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Independent Border Film Opens in Yuma

Jan 28, 2013
Charlie Minn

The New Juarez is independent filmmaker Charlie Minn's third documentary on Ciudad Juarez in Chihuahua, Mexico, a city once called the murder capital of the world.  KAWC's Michelle Faust spoke to Charlie Minn about The New Juarez, which opened recently at the Yuma Harkins Theatres.   

Yuma area residents will get a chance to glimpse a forgotten Irish art form at a special performance next Thursday evening.   KAWC’s Dave Riek spoke with dancer Brian Cunningham, the man behind the Sean-nós revival.

Jared M. Dort / Arizona Western College

Saying Arizona must compete for good jobs and the finest teachers, Arizona Governor Jan Brewer brought her State of the State Address to Yuma.  KAWC's Lou Gum reports.

March to Honor Martin Luther King, Jr. in Yuma

Jan 22, 2013
Michelle Faust

Yuma’s Chapter of the NAACP marched from the Union Missionary Baptist Church to the Doctor King Neighborhood Center to commemorate Martin Luther King, Junior on Sunday afternoon.

KAWC’s Michelle Faust was there and brings us this story…

Michelle Faust

In honor of Martin Luther King, Jr. Day, Arizona Edition takes a look at Arizona’s African American history with long-time Yuma NAACP member John "Bud" Johnson and Arizona’s first African-American County Supervisor, Ray Moore.

In this segment, Arizona Edition looks into YouthBuild Peptech, a group of young people striving to overcome challenges, improve their educations, and give back to their community.

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