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A local band will show off their talent to a national audience this week. Their performance pays tribute to a Latin music icon.

KAWC's Stephanie Sanchez reports.

A group of Latino faith leaders, who represent more than 147-thousand churches, called on President Barack Obama to create the Greater Grand Canyon Heritage National Monument.

The group sent a letter to the President urging him to extend protection to 1.7 million acres around the Grand Canyon.

President Obama has created 23 monuments using his power under the Antiquities Act, and has indicated a willingness to add the Grand Canyon.

USDA Awards Science Education Grant To AWC

Oct 30, 2015
Craig Fry - AWC

Arizona Western College (AWC) received a $250,000 grant from the US Department of Agriculture (USDA) for agricultural science education.

AWC is one of 30 Hispanic-serving colleges and universities selected nationally.  The USDA announced the grant recipients Oct 20.

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

Arizona Edition - Demographic shifts and increases in Latino voter registration and turnout have already shaped some election outcomes, but their impact could be even more pronounced in the upcoming election season.  And Arizona Latinos have some specific demands when it comes to who they’ll support, regardless of the political party.  KAWC's Lou Gum looks into the findings in a new report on Arizona's Latino population...(originally aired 03/05/14).