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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.

Pete Souza

NPR will provide special live coverage of the Inauguration from 8 am-10 am Arizona Time. Steve Inskeep and Audie Cornish will host the special from the West Front of the U.S. Capitol Building, where the Inaugural ceremony will take place. They'll be joined there by White House Correspondents Ari Shapiro and Scott Horsley.

In addition, on Talk of the Nation, Neal Conan will take calls with reactions to the start of President Obama's second term. Also, on The Takeaway, John Hockenberry will provide additional analysis.

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