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Winter Storm Causes Several Closures In Northern Arizona
A winter storm closed multiple stretches of highway in northern Arizona on Friday morning. Drivers are urged to stay off roads and delay their travel if possible.
Nov. 29, 2019
Woke-Washing Is The Latest Marketing Trend For Companies
More and more companies are aligning themselves with social causes in a bid to appear socially conscious. However, these companies are not always fully backing the cause they say they support.
Nov. 29, 2019
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
Research: No-Strings Government Check Does Not Discourage Work
All Alaska residents get a check from the state every year; the money comes from a fund that was created from oil revenues. Some researchers wanted to find out if that kind of arrangement could work in other places, and whether getting essentially free money from the government dissuades people from working.
Nov. 29, 2019
The Ultra Rich Are Giving Away Less And Less
There are two ways we can think about the ultra-rich: There are the lavish homes, jets and jewels like from TVs “Lifestyles of the Rich and Famous,” but there’s also the image of Andrew Carnegie, the steel baron who devoted his life to philanthropy.
Nov. 29, 2019
Meet The Women Leading Education Reform In Arizona
Save Our Schools Arizona defied naysayers in their fight against the expansion of school vouchers. Red for Ed followed to win salary bumps for teachers. And a political newcomer beat the odds to claim the highest seat in the state's education system.
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
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
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

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