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Several Democratic women remain in the race to get the party’s presidential nomination and the opportunity to directly challenge President Trump’s campaign for a second term in the White House.
Nov. 29, 2019
This ASU School Is On A Quest To Elevate Civil Discussions
The quest for civil discussion — disagreeing without being disagreeable, as the old saying goes — is an ongoing effort. And one that a lot of people believe has been made more difficult because of the current administration and barbs that are tossed around on social media.
Nov. 29, 2019
Author: Creating Extraordinary Experiences Will Bring In Customers
As online retailers like Amazon continue to show their retail might and shopping malls around the country are shutting their doors, it might seem like the days of brick-and-mortar stores are numbered.
Nov. 29, 2019
How Are Local Businesses Adapting To Changing Malls?
Shopping malls have been an important part of the Valley for decades — going back to the years when the name Goldwater was associated with politics and department stores. But as more big-box stores are closing and more consumers are shopping online, malls are having to change what they do.
Nov. 29, 2019
Why Do Consumers Bond With Certain Brands?
Hair-care brand Shea Moisture has, for years, been embraced by women of color. But a video posted on their Facebook page rubbed their loyal customer base the wrong way.
Nov. 29, 2019
Winter Is Coming: Unpacking Flagstaff
Pretty soon the already-crowded Flagstaff streets are going to become bottle-necked with thousands more cars. On snowy holidays Flagstaff sees an in-pouring of as many as 10,000 more people seeking a winter wonderland experience.
Nov. 29, 2019
Q&AZ: Why Doesn
Listener Colleen McManus asked through our reporting project, Q&AZ, why Phoenix doesn’t have passenger train service. In fact, Phoenix is the largest city in the country without it. But it wasn’t always that way.
Nov. 29, 2019
How You Can Invest In A Small Piece Of A Famous Work Of Art
What if you could own a Picasso? Or are you more of a fan of Jean-Michel Basquiat? To own a work of his, you’ll need just a little over $110 million, which is what his work sold for at Sotheby’s in 2017. But what if you could own a major work of art for a lot less, but never actually see it?
Nov. 29, 2019
Orpheum Theatre In Phoenix Named Arizona
Phoenix is a young city and, while it's looking to be one of the nation’s more innovative places, it's also taking steps to preserve its history. Right in the middle of downtown is the Orpheum Theatre, built in 1929.
Nov. 29, 2019
U.S., Canada, Mexico Officials Discuss Final Trade Deal
High level officials from the U.S., Canadian and Mexican governments met Wednesday in Washington seeking to finalize a new trade agreement. The session involved U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer, Canadian Deputy Prime Minister Chrystia Freeland and Mexican Undersecretary for North America Jesús Seade.
Nov. 29, 2019
In Mexico, A Renewed Interest In Stopping Corporate Corruption
Two of Mexico's most influential business groups are proposing new efforts to stem corporate corruption. The heads of the Mexican Business Council and the Business Coordinating Council say they will promote new accountability measures. Their members include corporations such as Coca-Cola and the airline Aeromexico.
Nov. 29, 2019
Q&AZ: Whats The Deal With Those Letters On Arizona Mountains?
They adorn hills, mountains and buttes across Arizona. But what’s the deal with those big, white letters on peaks in dozens of Arizona cities and towns? Through our Q&AZ reporting project, a listener asked where the custom came from. It dates back more than 100 years, to a hill in Northern California.
Nov. 29, 2019
MVD Reminds Travelers Of Travel ID Rules Changes
Representatives from Arizona's MVD will be stationed at Sky Harbor Airport during peak travel times in coming weeks. The goal is to inform travelers of tightening airport security standards that will kick in Oct. 1, 2020.
Nov. 29, 2019
Months After Introduction, Sonoran Marriage Equality Measure Still Stuck in Committee
Since a 2015 Mexican Supreme Court decision, same-sex couples in Sonora have been able to wed, but only after getting federal court orders.
Nov. 29, 2019
Mexican Stage Of Amateur Tour De France Ends In Sonora
Arizona cycling enthusiasts can get a taste of the Tour de France experience close to home this year. For the first time, the amateur tour stage in Mexico is coming to Sonora.
Nov. 29, 2019
2 Weeks Left In Health Insurance Open Enrollment Under ACA
Dec. 15 is the deadline to get a health plan on healthcare.gov. In the first four weeks of open enrollment, 35,010 Arizonans signed up for a health insurance plan through healthcare.gov, according to new numbers from the federal government.
Nov. 28, 2019
Former San Carlos Apache Chairman Walking To Ancestral Land To Protect It From Mine
Wendsler Nosie Sr. is the former chairman of the San Carlos Apache Tribe and a leader of the protest movement against a planned copper mine in the Tonto National Forest. On Thursday, he begins walking west to Chich’il Bildagoteel, Oak Flat from his tribe’s reservation.
Nov. 28, 2019
How Successful Are Medical Crowdfunding Campaigns?
Maybe you’ve seen them: a GoFundMe page set up for a friend’s niece who was involved in a car accident or a page to raise funds for a friend after a cancer diagnosis. They are actually far more common than you’ve probably realized.
Nov. 28, 2019
Boas On Thanksgiving Quirks
The Show regularly checks in with Editorial Board of the Arizona Republic to talk about the big issues facing the state and the region — featured in the newspaper’s Viewpoints section. Arizona Republic editorial director Phil Boas wrote a column about some quirky Thanksgiving history.
Nov. 28, 2019
A Navajo Thanksgiving
For some Native Americans, Thanksgiving is not quite the same kind of celebration that it is for other Americans. After all, the Pilgrim arrival and settlement didn’t exactly work out well for the Natives.
Nov. 28, 2019

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