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State House Daybook: Feb. 7, 2018

February 7, 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...

State House Daybook: Feb. 6, 2018

February 6, 2018 - Posted in This Week in South Carolina by Gavin Jackson
S.C. 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...

SC Lede: SCANA, Amtrak, and Bye Bye Trey Gowdy

February 6, 2018 - Posted in This Week in South Carolina by Gavin Jackson
Host Gavin Jackson with The Post & Courier's Jamie Lovegrove and Andy Brown.

On this edition of South Carolina Lede , host Gavin Jackson is joined by Post & Courier reporters Jamie Lovegrove and Andy Brown to discuss their story about a breakdown of trust between state lawmakers and SCANA Corp., the parent company of South Carolina Electric and...

Amtrak Train Braked Seconds Before Hitting Parked CSX Train

February 5, 2018 - Posted in This Week in South Carolina by Gavin Jackson
NTSB Chairman Robert Sumwalt addresses the media on Feb 5, 2018.

Robert Sumwalt, chairman of the National Transportation Safety Board, gave reporters more details Monday on the tragic collision of an Amtrak train and a CSX freight train that left two dead and more than 100 injured on Sunday. The Miami-bound train crash killed Michael...

Gov. McMaster: 2 Killed, 116 Injured in Amtrak Collision

February 4, 2018 - Posted in SC Public Radio by Alfred Turner and Vince Kolb-Lugo
Lexington County Coroner Margaret Fisher.

Update : Lexington County Coroner Margaret Fisher has released the names of the two persons killed in the collision. Amtrak engineer Michael Kempf, 54, of Savannah, GA, and Amtrak conductor, Michael Cella, 36, of Orange Park, FL, were both killed in the early morning...

State House Week for February 2, 2018

February 2, 2018 - Posted in This Week in South Carolina by Russ McKinney
BIll temporarily halts customers of SCE&G from paying for the abandoned VC Summer Nuclear Project.

The S.C. House voted 119-1 this week to pass a bill that would temporarily halt customers of SCE&G from paying for the abandoned VC Summer Nuclear Project. Credit Russ McKinney/SC Public Radio The S.C. House this week passed what's expected to be the most important...

State House Daybook: Feb. 1, 2018

February 1, 2018 - Posted in This Week in South Carolina by Gavin Jackson
Statehouse

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...

Two Years After a Historic Flood, Farmers Continue to Recover

January 31, 2018 - Posted in SC Public Radio by Olivia Aldridge
Adyson Ashley holds one of the birds in her flock.

In September 2015, many farmers in South Carolina were looking forward to a promising harvest. The drought that began in 2014 had subsided in time for at least one crop to flourish remarkably well: by the time October rolled in, full, glistening fields of white cotton...

State House Daybook: Jan. 31, 2018

January 31, 2018 - Posted in This Week in South Carolina by Gavin Jackson
S.C. 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...

Columbia Native Recalls His Time as NASA Astronaut and Agency Head

January 31, 2018 - Posted in SC Public Radio by Alfred Turner
Bolden as astronaut.

Columbia native Charles Bolden has had a remarkable career: Marine fighter pilot, commanding general in Operation Desert Thunder in Kuwait, deputy commandant of midshipmen at the U.S. Naval Academy. Those distinctions are impressive enough, but he is best known for his work...

SC Lede: Tariffs, Shutdowns, and Drilling, Oh My!

January 30, 2018 - Posted in This Week in South Carolina by Gavin Jackson
Gavin Jackson and Jamie Lovegrove

On this edition of South Carolina Lede , Jamie Lovegrove, reporter for The Post & Courier, joins Gavin Jackson to discuss national news stories which could have major impacts here in South Carolina. Topics include the government shutdown, tariffs, the State of the State...

State House Daybook: Jan. 30, 2018

January 30, 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...

Watch State of the Union Address 2018 with SCETV and PBS NewsHour

January 29, 2018 - Posted in SCETV by Kaitlyn Park
Capitol Hill at Night

PBS NewsHour will provide live coverage of President Trump’s State of the Union Address on Tuesday, January 30, 2018, from 9:00 PM to 11:00 PM ET . The live coverage will include the president’s speech, the Democratic response, and analysis from the PBS NEWSHOUR team. You...

Dockless Bike Sharing System Looks to Improve Transportation at Furman, Spread Through Region

January 29, 2018 - Posted in SC Public Radio by Tut Underwood
The orange Spin bicycle has become a familiar sight on the Furman campus.

Bicycle sharing systems have popped up in cities – especially tourism cities - in the past few years, but a new innovation being tested at Furman University may take transportation at the Upstate college to the next level. It’s called dockless bike sharing, and according to...

State House Week for Jan 26, 2018

January 26, 2018 - Posted in This Week in South Carolina by Russ McKinney
S.C. Governor Henry McMaster delivers his State of the State address, Jan. 24, 2018.

Gov. Henry McMaster delivers his first State of the State Address to the SC General Assembly, and as expected fallout from the V.C. Summer nuclear debacle is shaping up to be the dominant issue for this years' legislative session.

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