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Former U.S. Rep. Joe Cunningham talks during an interview with The Associated Press about his campaign for South Carolina governor on Saturday, July 10, 2021, in Mount Pleasant, S.C. Cunningham says he wants to legalize marijuana in South Carolina, something he says would provide healthcare options, create jobs and generate millions in revenue for the state. (AP Photo/Meg Kinnard)

Cunningham Says Plan Would Boost South Carolina COVID Shots

Democratic gubernatorial candidate Joe Cunningham is rolling out a plan to boost South Carolina's COVID-19 vaccinations, a number the former congressman said is low due to a lack of leadership under...

Substantial Spread Level Unlocked

July 24, 2021 — The latest on the spread of COVID-19 in the Palmetto State; an update on Associated Press Reporter Meg Kinnard's battle with cancer; and much more.
FILE - In this June 24, 2021, file photo, South Carolina Gov. Henry McMaster speaks during a ceremony to sign a bill preventing people from suing businesses over COVID-19 on Thursday, at Cafe Strudel in West Columbia, S.C.  McMaster is one of several Republican state leaders opposing federal efforts to go door-to-door to urge people to get vaccinated against COVID-19. (AP Photo/Jeffrey Collins, File)

Gov McMaster Advises Vaccine-Reluctant to Talk to Doctors, Friends

South Carolina's governor said while getting the COVID-19 vaccine was the right decision for him, other people reluctant to get the shot need to talk to friends, pastors and doctors and decide if it...
 Dr. Lacey MenkinSmith

Global Emergency Medicine Program

This week Bobbi Conner talks with Dr. Lacey MenkinSmith about the MUSC Global Emergency Medicine Program efforts during the pandemic. Dr. MenkinSmith is an Associate Professor of Emergency Medicine...

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