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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
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
What
What is behind this impulse to give something, anything — even something useless — to help a cause? There’s a lot behind that question, and to get some answers, we turned to a familiar voice on The Show.
Nov. 28, 2019
How Do Checkout Charities Work From A Business Point Of View?
The Show has talked about so-called "checkout charity" from a sociological standpoint. Now it's going to look at checkout charity from the business’ point of view with Deborah Small, professor of marketing and psychology at the Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania.
Nov. 28, 2019
Below The Rim: Life Inside The Grand Canyon
Every year, more than 5 million people trek to Grand Canyon National Park for a spectacular view, one that’s almost too dazzling to comprehend. But once you venture down one of its steep trails, you start enter another world.
Nov. 28, 2019
What It Would Take To Turn Hoover Dam Into A Giant Battery
The Hoover Dam has been one of the most powerful examples of impactful infrastructure in U.S. history — but a $3 billion makeover could make it even more effective.
Nov. 28, 2019
Dr. Joseph Sirven: The Power Of Thanks
It was the end of the appointment. My patient was seeing me after successful surgery to eliminate a nonmalignant tumor causing his epilepsy.
Nov. 28, 2019
Hundreds Give Thanks On Thanksgiving By Donating Time
This time of year, many people want to give thanks by giving their time to those in need. This can leave organizations with hundreds of extra helping hands on Thanksgiving asking, "What do we do with everyone?"
Nov. 28, 2019
FBI Releases Audio From 2011 Tucson Mass Shooting
This week, the FBI released dozens of audio recordings from a January 2011 mass shooting outside a Tucson-area grocery store.
Nov. 28, 2019
UA
This week marks the 50th anniversary of the second landing on the moon. Apollo 12 followed in the footsteps of the groundbreaking Apollo 11 mission, and its legacy includes a special connection with the University of Arizona.
Nov. 28, 2019
Families Of Mexican Massacre Victims Express Gratitude, Concern Over Cartel Terrorist Designation
Three mothers and six of their children - all dual U.S.-Mexican citizens - were murdered in an ambush by suspected drug cartel members outside a rural Sonoran community on Nov. 4. The tragedy brought the binational community together, with some traveling hundreds of miles for the funerals. But there are differences of opinion about President Donald Trump’s statement that he plans to designate Mexican cartels as terrorist organizations.
Nov. 28, 2019
Report: Volunteer Training Aids Refugee Resettlement Groups, But Its Costly
A new report by the Migration Policy Institute (MPI) says volunteers can give refugees personalized help that resettlement agencies can’t offer. But volunteers can also do more harm than good, if they are not properly trained.
Nov. 28, 2019
2 Alzheimers Caregivers Talk About Challenges They Face
As we near the end of Alzheimer’s Awareness Month, we thought we’d introduce you to two caregivers who are navigating the challenges of caring for someone with Alzheimer’s disease.
Nov. 27, 2019
ADOT Announces Possible Closures Along I-40 And I-17
After the National Weather Service advised that travel may be very difficult to impossible, the Arizona Department of Transportation says it will close sections of Interstates 40 and 17.
Nov. 27, 2019
Glendale Police Officers Suspension Reduced
Glendale’s city manager has reduced the 40-hour suspension of a police officer who was found to have violated use-of-force policy.
Nov. 27, 2019
Union Accuses Top USCIS Official Of Going After Whistleblowers
Members of a federal workers union accuse a top officials at U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services of illegally trying to scare whistleblowers from coming forward.
Nov. 27, 2019
FDA Issues Warning Letters To Arizona CBD Company, 14 Others
The Food and Drug Administration has issued warning letters to 15 companies for illegally selling CBD products that violate the Federal Food, Drug and Cosmetic Act. One of those companies is in Arizona.
Nov. 27, 2019
The Curious Case Of Mesa Public Schools Suspended Superintendent
Mesa school board members’ decision last week to place Superintendent Ember Conley on paid administrative leave has been shrouded in secrecy. Now, a former board president is alleging it was because of criminal behavior regarding raises given to some executives.
Nov. 27, 2019
Mexico Reacts After Trump Designates Cartels As Terrorist Groups
President Donald Trump announced on Tuesday that drug cartels will be designated as terrorist groups. The Mexican government is warning that the country won't will not admit any action affecting sovereignty.
Nov. 27, 2019

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