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Maya Springhawk Robnett / KAWC Colorado River Public Media

A World War II veteran recently visited Yuma to see how his uncle’s memory is being honored—through an exhibit at the Yuma Territorial Prison.  KAWC’s Maya Springhawk Robnett reports.

Federal Drug Administration

197 people in 35 states have become sick due to contaminated romaine lettuce grown in the Yuma region.  Of those, five people have died and 89 have been hospitalized.  The Federal Drug Administration is investigating the E. coli outbreak, but as KAWC’s Maya Springhawk Robnett reports, the source of the contamination is still unknown…

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.

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