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.
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.
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.
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.
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?
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.