Arizona Edition

Wednesday at 11 am on 88.9 FM and 6 pm on AM 1320 and the KJZA Radio Network

Hosted by Lou Gum, Arizona Edition, KAWC's news program, is our focus on the issues facing Arizona. Through interviews with local newsmakers and other information from the field, KAWC journalists keep you informed on issues in the region.

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Politics
3:31 pm
Wed September 24, 2014

Freedom Library Debate is Clash of Ideologies

Saturday night in Yuma three of the dominant ideologies on the American political landscape will clash in a unique debate on the stage of the Gila Ridge High School performing Arts Center. 

With our own KAWC GM, Dave Riek serving as moderator, Dinesh D’Souza, representing the republican point of view, Andrei Cherny representing democrats and Jacob Hornberger representing the libertarian view will take questions in a structured two hour event created and sponsored by Yuma’s The Freedom Library.

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Health Care
3:25 pm
Wed September 24, 2014

Your Pets are Good for You

Your pet may be good for your mental and physical health...

According to the U.S. Pet Ownership and Demographics sourcebook there are over 70 million pet dogs in the United States and over 74 million pet cats.  Add in fish, iguana, ferrets and a variety of other pet-like animals and clearly tens of millions of Americans own pets.

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Immigration
1:45 pm
Wed September 10, 2014

Latinos Betrayed by President Obama

Latinos react to President Barack Obama's decision not to use executive power to tackle immigration reform...

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Education
1:37 pm
Wed September 10, 2014

AWC Serving Military Students

A flood of active-duty and retired military students get some special attention at Arizona Western College...

According to the Department of Veteran’s affairs, over the last four years about 1 million veterans and their dependents have enrolled in U.S. colleges and universities. The flood of new students is thanks in part to draw down of U.S. forces in Iraq and Afghanistan and an increase in financial incentives for tuition, housing and books.

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Politics
1:32 pm
Wed September 10, 2014

Latinos and the Environment

Latinos are united in their support for the environment and candidates who agree with them...

Over the last few years we’ve heard a lot about the changing demographics of the United States and how American Latinos will make up an increasingly larger part of the American electorate.  The 2010 Census showed about 1 in 4 people in the country under 18 are Latino, a number with serious implications for the nation’s political dynamic.

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