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The Cocopah Indian Tribe is the first in the state of Arizona to be certified by the National Weather Service as being both a Weather-Ready nation and StormReady.

KAWC’S Stephanie Sanchez reports.

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Two San Luis High School students are heading to an international competition this summer for improving upon a medical device.  For the Arizona Science Desk, Maya Springhawk Robnett reports…

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A group of Yuma veterans and military spouses are using a surprising method to tell their stories.  This weekend, the Yuma Community Theater will present the stories of six people whose lives were impacted by service.  KAWC’s Maya Springhawk Robnett reports.

Governor Doug Ducey this week announced Arizona Western College President Dr. Daniel Corr is one of four new appointments to the Arizona State Board of Education.  Dr. Corr is in his first year as President of AWC.  He previously served as Vice President of Academic Affairs and Student Affairs at Scottsdale Community College.  Dr. Corr takes over the Community College seat on the Board.

Officials from the Yuma Visitors Bureau admit to being relieved in the wake of Wednesday's final approval of the City of Yuma' fiscal year 2017-2018 budget.  The relief comes from the restoration of 200 thousand dollars of a planned 250 thousand dollar cut from the organization, approved in the city's preliminary budget adoption in April.  Dustin Mylius is Yuma Visitors Bureau Marketing Manager, he says he can only speculate why the Yuma City Council changed its mind on the cut.