Arizona Edition

Monday through Thursday at 12pm on 88.9 FM, 1320 AM and the KJZA Radio Network

News Director, Lou Gum

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.

Arizona Women Earn 82 cents for Every $1 Paid to Men

Mar 19, 2015

AZED-A new report shows that it will take about 30 years for women in Arizona to start earning equal pay for equal work as men in the workforce.

According to the report released from the Institute for Women’s Policy Research Arizona women earn 81.8 cents for every dollar earned by men.

KAWC’s Stephanie Sanchez speaks with Senior Research Associate of the Institute for Women’s Policy Research Jessica Milli about what is causing this gender pay gap.

Comic-Con isn't just for big cities anymore

Mar 16, 2015
Christian Zaragoza

AZED-International comic-con conventions in metropolitan areas such as the one in San Diego tend to attract around 200,000 people.

Tickets badges for the celebration of popular arts sell out quick within an hour.

But for those who are into cosplay, but are unable to make it to the largest trade shows in the world have other opportunities.

KAWC’s Stephanie Sanchez tells us why similar conventions in rural areas are becoming increasingly popular.

AZED-The Southwest Agriculture Summit held at Arizona Western College wrapped up this weekend.

Agriculture leaders, researchers, scientists and farmers from all over the nation attended the event for the latest technology and information in the industry.

Although men tend to dominate the agriculture industry, women from all walks of life are setting their path in every sector of the agriculture industry.

Arizona Women: YPD Officer Cruz Vidal

Mar 4, 2015
Officer Cruz Vidal

AZED- Yuma Police Department’s master police officer and Hispanic community liaison officer Cruz Vidal is highlighted for this week's Arizona Women series.

Lady at O.K. Corral author coming to Yuma

Mar 4, 2015

AZED-Author Ann Kirschner will pay a visit to Yuma to host two events regarding her book “The Lady at the O.K. Corral: The True Story of Josephine Marcus Earp”.

In Kirschener’s biography, she reveals that the woman who was Wyatt Earp’s common law wife for 50 years, sparked the world’s most famous gunfight.

Kirschner who will host two events on Thursday March 5th.

Kirschner will be at the Yuma Main Library from 2pm. to 4p.m. and at the Schoening Conference Center at AWC from 6p.m. to 8p.m.