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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
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
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
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
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
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

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