Arizona Edition

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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, KAWC keeps you informed on issues in the region.

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90 years ago 20 women competed in the first Women’s National Air Derby, an airplane race that took them from Santa Monica, California to Cleveland, Ohio -- with a stop in Yuma.

You may have heard of one of the race participants – Amelia Earhardt, but by and large the women, each a pioneer in aviation, are largely forgotten.

Today we’ll talk to the producer of a documentary about the race to learn more about the First Women’s National Air Derby, including tales of sabotage, sexism, and even death.

NPR

Today, as results come in across the country, NPR reporters will be updating this breaking news blog in real time. The NPR Politics team, along with Member station reporters, will be providing live updates in the form of photo, video, commentary and analysis for both national and local contested races.

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A new report from the Center on Budget and Policy Priorities examines deep cuts to public universities and colleges across the nation, with particular focus on Arizona.  Arizona Edition host, Lou Gum reports.

Hundreds of military families to relocate beginning May

May 13, 2015

AZED-May marks the start of Permanent Change of Stations for many military families across the nation.

According to Department of Defense stats, nearly 40 percent of military moves occur between May 15th and August 15th.

KAWC’s Stephanie Sanchez speaks with Military Affairs Relationship Director within USAA’s Military Advocacy Group Maggie Hahn about how military families can prepare, plan and pack to ensure a smooth successful move.

Healthcare grants available for local families

May 12, 2015

AZED-Families who need help to pay for their child’s health care treatment, services or equipment can take advantage of grants offered by the United Healthcare Children’s Foundation.

The foundation is encouraging families to apply for grants of up to 5-thousand dollars for child medical services and equipment by completing an online application.

KAWC’s Stephanie Sanchez speaks with United Healthcare vice president of the Arizona and New Mexico division, Mark Olson on what people need to apply.

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