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Bagworm Moths

February 23, 2018 - Posted in SC Public Radio by Rudy Mancke
A Bagwood Moth egg case.

The female Bagworm Moth is wingless.

"W" is for Wofford College

February 23, 2018 - Posted in Education by Walter Edgar
South Carolina from A to Z logo

“W" is for Wofford College. A four-year liberal arts college in Spartanburg, Wofford was founded with a bequest from the Methodist minister and Spartanburg native Benjamin Wofford. The General Assembly granted a charter in 1851 and the then all-male college opened in 1854...

State House Week for February 23, 2018

February 23, 2018 - Posted in This Week in South Carolina by Russ McKinney
State House Week

A major anti-abortion bill is headed for debate in the Senate, and work is underway on next year's almost nine-billion-dollar state budget.

March is Music In Our Schools Month® (MIOSM®)

February 22, 2018 - Posted in Education by Bette Jamison
Music In Our School Month logo - Music Connects Us

March has been officially designated by the National Association for Music Education (NAfME) for the observance of Music In Our Schools Month® (MIOSM ® ), the time of year when music education becomes the focus of schools across the nation. MIOSM began as a single statewide...

Robert Smalls

February 22, 2018 - Posted in SC Hall of Fame
Robert Smalls

In 1862, Robert Smalls, an enslaved crew-member of the CSS Planter, steals the boat, sails it past the heavily armed defenses of Charleston Harbor in South Carolina and delivers it into the hands of the Union forces further out. The bold act makes Smalls a hero in the North...

State House Daybook: Feb. 22, 2018

February 22, 2018 - Posted in This Week in South Carolina by Gavin Jackson
State House

This Week in South Carolina: In Session provides you with the information you need to navigate the South Carolina General Assembly during the legislative session. Each edition provides a snapshot of the legislative day with meeting schedules, agendas, news and other...

A Sea Creature in the Backyard?

February 22, 2018 - Posted in SC Public Radio by Rudy Mancke
Starfish Stinkhorn Mushroom

This fungus gets part of its common name from its shape.

"S" is for Shaw Air Force Base

February 22, 2018 - Posted in SC Public Radio by Walter Edgar
South Carolina from A to Z logo

"S" is for Shaw Air Force Base. Established in 1941 on the outskirts of Sumter to train pilots for World War II, Shaw Air Force Base later evolved into a home for U.S. Air Force tactical units. The facility was named after Sumter native Ervin Shaw, a pilot shot down over...

Hospital E-Visits Spike During Flu Season

February 21, 2018 - Posted in Telehealth by John Lewis
Man laying his head on his desk.

This flu season has been more aggressive than usual. DHEC says more than 3,400 people have been hospitalized with the flu so far this season, and at least 128 people in South Carolina have died, including a child. Health officials are urging everyone older than 6 months to...

Pro Bono Program Teaches Law Students the Value of Giving Back

February 21, 2018 - Posted in SC Public Radio by Tut Underwood
USC Law School's Pro Bono program provides student volunteers for legal services throughout South Carolina.

It’s tax season, and many people are working with tax preparers. But some preparers are giving away their services for free to elderly or low income clients. They’re tax law students in the Pro Bono program at the University of South Carolina School of Law. The Pro Bono...

State House Daybook: Feb. 21, 2018

February 21, 2018 - Posted in This Week in South Carolina by Gavin Jackson
State House

9:00 a.m., House L.C.I. Public Utilities Subcommittee, Blatt Room 403, agenda This Week in South Carolina: In Session provides you with the information you need to navigate the South Carolina General Assembly during the legislative session. Each edition provides a snapshot...

Cedar Waxwings

February 21, 2018 - Posted in Education by Alfred Turner
Cedar Waxwing

A listener finds a flock of Cedar Waxwings drinking in his backyard.

Entrepreneurship and Engineering

February 21, 2018 - Posted in SC Public Radio by Mike Switzer
Ehsan Jabbarazadeh and Julie Iarossi.

I don’t know if you’ve noticed but over the past ten years, colleges and universities have become more and more involved in teaching entrepreneurship. And our next guest says a focus on technology and innovation is the most recent trend in this area. Mike Switzer interviews...

How Welcoming Hurricane Katrina Evacuees Shaped Response to Recent Weather Emergencies in the South

February 20, 2018 - Posted in SC Public Radio by Olivia Aldridge
Sam Tenenbaum became known as "the man with the cigar" during his leadership of SC Cares. The name has stuck.

Back in January, a diverse group of Midlands community members congregated at the United Way of the Midlands . Among the 20 or so assembled guests were lawyers, businesspeople, nonprofit staffers, and a vet. What they held in common was their shared action after a terrible...

'White-Hat' Hackers Combat the Bad Guys Using The Villains’ Tactics

February 20, 2018 - Posted in SC Public Radio by Tut Underwood
White-hat hackers keep up with the latest tricks of cyber criminals

Hacking, whether it’s into a bank, insurance company or an individual’s records, is a serious, and growing crime in the 21st century. The damages inflicted by hackers in the United States alone can reach into the billions of dollars annually. However, a new weapon against...

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