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Innovative LearningWhy Provides 1-to-1, PBL + Traditional Lessons

March 12, 2018 - Posted in Education by Bette Jamison
Screen shot of LearningWhy website

SCETV’s innovative LearningWhy offers complete Pre-K-12 project-based, one-to-one and traditional classroom lessons, all vetted and editable. Designed to promote student achievement and meet the needs of our SC educators, this new, free service is available to ALL South...

Cat Cafes Provide Fun, Therapy for Patrons, Homes for Needy Cats

March 12, 2018 - Posted in SC Public Radio by Tut Underwood
Emily Hughes cuddles with one of the  two-to-three dozen friendly felines to be found at the cat cafe in West Columbia.

Cats are beloved pets by millions, but many people can’t have them because they live where pets aren’t allowed or are subject to other restrictions. However, over the last decade, a national phenomenon has sprung up to help cat-less cat lovers get their feline fixes: the...

Poison Center is There 24/7 When Accidents Happen

March 12, 2018 - Posted in SC Public Radio by Tut Underwood
The Mr. Yuk symbol is available as a sticker to put on items dangerous to warn children away.

A child has drunk sweet-smelling shampoo. A senior has taken his wife’s prescription by mistake. A person comes to the emergency room after taking multiple medications at 3 in the morning. What to do? The Palmetto Poison Center is on-call 24/7 to help with cases from...

Spotted Salamander Egg Masses

March 12, 2018 - Posted in SC Public Radio by Rudy Mancke
Ambystoma maculatum (spotted salamander) egg masses with algae visible inside the eggs

A listener finds some strange looking masses in some standing water in a roadside ditch.

SC Business Update from John "Swampfox" Warner

March 12, 2018 - Posted in SC Public Radio by Mike Switzer
John Warner

A weekly update of the entrepreneurial activity in South Carolina. Mike Switzer interviews John Warner is co-founder of Concepts to Companies and founder and CEO of Swampfox , an entrepreneur-centric social media company, based in Greenville, S.C.

The Opioid Epidemic

March 12, 2018 - Posted in SCETV Health by Bobbi Conner
Health Focus logo

This week Bobbi Conner talks with Dr. Kathleen Brady about the opioid epidemic. Dr. Brady is a Distinguished University Professor and Vice President for Research at MUSC, and she is the Director of the SC Clinical and Translational Research Institute.

State House Week for March 9, 2018

March 9, 2018 - Posted in This Week in South Carolina by Russ McKinney
House Speaker Jay Lucas, R-Darlington, and House members slamming state Senators on the V.C. Summer Nuclear debacle

Half way through the 2018 session of the S.C General Assembly, members of the House and Senate are at odds concerning the V.C. Summer Nuclear project, and the Senate has passed a bill re-instating the use of the 'electric chair' for death sentences.

A Brand New Moth

March 9, 2018 - Posted in SC Public Radio by Rudy Mancke

A listener finds a moth, newly emerged from its cocoon.

South Carolina Observes Severe Weather and Flood Safety Awareness Week

March 8, 2018 - Posted in SC Public Radio by Olivia Aldridge
Meteorologist John Quagliariello of the National Weather Service encouraged preparedness for tornadoes, floods and other severe weather at a press conference on Tuesday, March 6, 2018.

According to an official proclamation from Governor Henry McMaster, this week is Severe Weather and Flood Safety Awareness Week in South Carolina. It’s an occasion intended to encourage South Carolinians to prepare for potential severe weather scenarios. In a press...

Dr. Anne Austin Young

March 8, 2018 - Posted in SC Hall of Fame
Dr. Anne Austin Young

Dr. Anne Austin Young was born in Cross Hill, South Carolina, and graduated from Presbyterian College as the school's first female valedictorian. She then went on to medical school, graduating with top honors, during the early 1900s when such an aspiration provided many...

State House Daybook: March 8, 2018

March 8, 2018 - Posted in This Week in South Carolina by Gavin Jackson

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 Fox in the Daylight

March 8, 2018 - Posted in SC Public Radio by Rudy Mancke
A Red Fox.

A listener spots a Red Fox in daylight. Is it unusual for one to be abroad during the day?

How To Propagate Your Plants

March 7, 2018 - Posted in Making it Grow by Sean Flynn
Propagated Plants

Chase Smoak of Palmetto State Liners visits us at "Making It Grow" and shares some tips with Clemson Extension Agent Amanda McNulty on how to propagate plants.

Charleston's Chief Resilience Officer Fights Flooding and Sea Level Rise

March 7, 2018 - Posted in SC Public Radio by Victoria Hansen
Charleston's lower battery wall following Hurricane Irma

Mark Wilbert has been the man the city of Charleston has turned to in case of emergencies. He helped people prepare for Hurricanes Matthew and Irma. He was there after 9 parishioners at Mother Emanuel were killed. Last August, he planned for a crowd of thousands in town for...

When Can You Go Back to Work or School After an Illness?

March 7, 2018 - Posted in SCETV Health by Palmetto Health
Working on a computer

Staying home when you’re sick is important, but how do you know when you’re okay to venture back into the world? Katie Schill, nurse practitioner with Palmetto Health’s Mobile Clinic , offers some answers: One of the most common questions we hear in the clinic is, “Can I go...