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Automakers ramp up promotions

A sports car anyone? U.S. automakers are ramping up promotions ahead of Black Friday to clear out bulging inventories and reassure investors that business is solid. The biggest promotions are on sedans, compact cars, and sports cars as consumers shift to pickup trucks and SUVs. Shares of General Motors, Ford Motor, and Fiat Chrysler are …

Prize for Migration Project That Weaves Art and Politics

Maria Thereza Alves, an artist who helped found Brazil’s Green Party and whose floating-garden pieces explore human migration through the idea of seeds distributed inadvertently around the world in the holds of cargo ships, has won the Vera List Center Prize for Art and Politics. The prize is given every two years to an artist …

Southern Oregon University exhibit explores gold rush

Through art and excerpts from letters and diaries, Kyle Peets’ exhibit “Gold Fever” explores humanity’s past and continuing obsession with gold. The exhibit in the university’s Art Building in Ashland continues through Dec. 9. ASHLAND, Ore. — “I feel uneasy about my back and legs. I rather fear for my future,” Hiram Pierce said in …