Arizona Edition

Hanukkah 2014: History, rituals and celebration

Dec 17, 2014

  AZED-Hanukkah is an 8-day Jewish holiday that starts on the 25th day of the Hebrew calendar. It is also known as the festival of lights. Hanukkah is observed for 8 nights and 8 days.

KAWC’s Stephanie Sanchez speaks with Rabbi Stephen Einstein who is leading services for the small Jewish community in Yuma about the celebration of Hanukkah.

AZED-In this week's look at news out of south Yuma County, A youth anti-smoking groups aims to ban smoking. San Luis Police Department invites Yuma County residents to participate for this Saturday's bike run that will benefit the Special Olympics. (originally aired 12/02/14)

Arizona Women: Nicole Griffin, construction manager

Dec 3, 2014

AZED- We take a look at women who live in Arizona and have made an impact in their community.

Every week we'll be listening to the stories of influential women from all walks of life that include from politicians, humanitarians, dancing artists to women in the military.

We listen to the story of Nicole Griffin, a licensed architect and construction manager responsible for the expansion of Yuma Regional Medical Center. (originally aired 11/24/14)

Allstate launches Holiday Home Hazards Campaign

Dec 3, 2014

AZED-The holidays are here and a new Allstate poll found that 83 percent of Americans plan to party this season. Experts say that during the holidays, it is easy to overlook the hazards surrounding holiday parties.

In Arizona, theft increases nearly 4 percent during the holiday season.

KAWC’s Stephanie Sanchez speaks with Allstate Agency owner Paulina Kalaj about how you can avoid holiday hazards.

Medal of Honor museum now open in Yuma

Nov 26, 2014

AZED-The Arizona Historical Society recently opened up its new exhibit that showcases the stories of U.S. military personnel who went above and beyond the call of duty.

Located inside the former house of early-day prominent businessman E.F. Sanguinetti, the “Above and Beyond” exhibition features five actual medals of honor earned by a diverse mix of military service members.

KAWC’s Stephanie Sanchez has more on the exhibition that tells the story of Arizona and the medal of honor.