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SC Lede: Budgety McBudgetFace

By Sean Birch

Gavin Jackson (l) with Maayan Schechter and Seanna Adcox (r) in the South Carolina Public Radio studios

On this edition of South Carolina Lede, host Gavin Jackson is joined by the Post and Courier's Seanna Adcox and The State's Maayan Schechter to explore the $9.3 billion budget proposal the South Carolina state Senate approved last week, what changes were made from the House version, and what it all could mean for you.

Then, South Carolina Public Radio's own Russ McKinney stops by to quiz Gavin about South Carolina history in this week's Did You Know segment.

SC Lede: Remembering The Legendary Fritz Hollings

By Sean Birch

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On this special episode of South Carolina Lede, host Gavin Jackson looks back on the life and career of former South Carolina Governor and U.S. Senator Ernest "Fritz" Hollings, who passed away on Saturday, April 6, 2019 at the age of 97.

SC Lede: Kriss Krossover Week

By Sean Birch

Gavin Jackson speaks with Russ McKinney (l) and Jeffrey Collins (r) in the South Carolina Public Radio studios

The end of the legislative session is one month away, which means this week is "crossover week." That's an insider way of saying if a bill hasn't been passed out of its originating chamber -- either the State House or Senate -- by the end of the day Wednesday, that legislation is not likely to go anywhere this year without a supermajority vote.

SC Lede: 2020 The Neverending Story - LIVE From Florence

By Sean Birch

Gavin Jackson with Jamie Lovegrove (l) and Meg Kinnard (r) at Seminar Brewing in Florence, SC, on March 28, 2019.

On this edition of South Carolina Lede, recorded live at Seminar Brewing in Florence, SC, host Gavin Jackson gets an update about the 2020 election from the Associated Press' Meg Kinnard and the Post and Courier's Jamie Lovegrove. The three look at the current slate of Democratic presidential hopefuls visiting the Palmetto State as they compete for their party's nomination.

Then, South Carolina Public Radio's own Russ McKinney quizzes Gavin and the audience about Florence history.

SC Lede: Trail Bites - Beto O'Rourke and Pete Buttigieg

By Sean Birch

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Leading up to the 2020 election, South Carolina Lede is keeping you up to speed on what the candidates are saying on the campaign trail in the Palmetto State with these "Trail Bites" mini-episodes.

On this edition for the week of March 28, 2019, host Gavin Jackson takes you to recent campaign stops by Democractic presidential candidate Beto O'Rourke and potential candidate South Bend, Indiana Mayor Pete Buttigieg.

SC Lede: Trail Bites - Sen. Bernie Sanders

By Sean Birch

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Leading up to the 2020 election, South Carolina Lede is keeping you up to speed on what the candidates are saying on the campaign trail in the Palmetto State with these "Trail Bites" mini-episodes.

On this edition for the week of March 21, 2019, host Gavin Jackson takes you to recent campaign stops by Democractic presidential candidate Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-VT.).

 

Here is a list of presidential candidates visiting South Carolina this week:

Friday, March 22 

SC Lede: South Carolina's $9 Billion Pot O' Gold

By Sean Birch

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On this edition of South Carolina Lede, host Gavin Jackson is joined by The State's Maayan Schechter and the Associated Press' Jeffrey Collins to discuss the $9 billion budget recently passed by the South Carolina House of Representatives. They also look at the possibility of the Carolina Panthers NFL team relocating their headquarters to Rock Hill, SC.

 

Then, South Carolina Public Radio's own Russ McKinney stops by to quiz Gavin about South Carolina history in this week's Did You Know segment.

SC Lede: Trail Bites - Sen. Kamala Harris

By Sean Birch

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Leading up to the 2020 election, South Carolina Lede is keeping you up to speed on what the candidates are saying on the campaign trail in the Palmetto State with these "Trail Bites" mini-episodes.

On this edition for the week of March 14, 2019, host Gavin Jackson takes you to campaign stops by Democractic presidential candidate Sen. Kamala Harris (D-Calif.) this week.

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