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Mathematics is the key to engineering—and weapons testing.  Yuma Proving Ground celebrated the role of one mathematical component on March 14.  Maya Springhawk Robnett got a taste of Pi Day…

This year the City of Yuma introduced the idea for a university for downtown Yuma.  The hope is to revitalize a large area of empty property in the City's Old Town Region.  KAWC's Kim Johnson has details on the possibility of a downtown university , and what that could mean for Arizona Western College...............

Mayor Doug Nicholls has taken the point on a downtown university for Yuma.  The Mayor says the idea is not really new... 

Nicholls.......this area ah south of giss parkway that is essentially blighted...:19

Trump Administration Threats to deport Mexican citizens and continued talk of building a border wall have Mexico on edge.  But the cross border relationship between some border cities continues to be focused on cooperation.  KAWC's Kim Johnson reports..................

Stephanie Sanchez

Business is booming on the border despite increasing tension between the U.S. and Mexico over a wall and immigration policy.

One small Mexican town has become known as “Molar city” because of dental tourism.

Americans and others visit the over 350 dentists there for low prices and fast service. Most of these dentists rely on “street hustlers” to recruit new patients.

KAWC’s Stephanie Sanchez went to Molar city to find out how this unusual job works.

Maya Springhawk Robnett / Arizona Science Desk; KAWC

Southwestern agriculture experts are focused on a plant disease that threatens American lettuce fields. Researchers presented methods to combat the disease at a recent conference in Yuma. Maya Springhawk Robnett of the Arizona Science Desk reports…

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