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University of Arizona

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is now advising citizens not to eat any romaine lettuce from the Yuma, Arizona growing region due to a multi-state E. coli outbreak. 

Kim Johnson / KAWC Colorado River Public Media

The head of U.S. Homeland Security toured the Mexican border near Yuma with Arizona’s governor on April 18th.  KAWC’s Kim Johnson has details…

Maya Springhawk Robnett / KAWC Colorado River Public Media

An elementary school in Yuma is going to Mars.  The kids got their tickets, received a briefing from National Aeronautics and Space Administration engineers, and they’re set to get advice from astronauts on the International Space Station.  Maya Springhawk Robnett of the Arizona Science Desk reports…

Reporter's Notebook: Life Before The Border Fence

Mar 1, 2018
Feliza Azelin

President Donald Trump has made it clear that he wants to build a massive wall on the U.S. Mexico border. Critics say the fence is useless and a waste of taxpayer money.

But that may depend on which side of the border you live on.

KAWC’s Stephanie Sanchez has lived in this border community her entire life. She shares personal recollections in today’s reporter’s notebook.

Stephanie Sanchez

How does enforcement determine if someone is “too high” to drive?

As scientists try to develop a reliable DUI test for marijuana, KAWC’s Stephanie Sanchez went on a ride along with two local law enforcement agencies who say they just rely on the tools they have. 

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