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A magnitude 7.1 earthquake hit central Mexico Tuesday destroying buildings and killing hundreds.

For those looking to help victims of the earthquake and groups assisting relief efforts, KAWC’s Stephanie Sanchez has the details.

Arizona Western College is expanding by offering new  STEM related degrees to students in South Yuma County.

KAWC's Stephanie Sanchez reports.

Israeli Scout Cultural Exchange

Yuma’s Jewish congregation Beth Ha Midbar is hosting a singing and dancing Israeli girls-and-boys scout troupe in Yuma.  KAWC’s Maya Springhawk Robnett sat down in the studio with Fred Brown of the Yuma Jewish Community Council to talk about the troupe’s upcoming performances…

Lipman Herne / Northern Arizona University

A human-made chemical used to fire rockets into space, power fireworks, and open airbags in car crashes could also be the cause of numerous cases of thyroid disease in Yuma, Arizona.  For the Arizona Science Desk, Maya Springhawk Robnett reports…

Maya Springhawk Robnett / KAWC

The Arizona Corporation Commission held a public comment session Monday to discuss the proposed Arizona Public Service rate increases.  KAWC’s Maya Springhawk Robnett reports.

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