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TWISC: Race Relations in South Carolina

By Tara Shepherd

TWISC

This week host Gavin Jackson sits down with state Rep. Justin Bamberg, D-Bamberg, and Dr. John Dozier, Chief Diversity Officer at the University of South Carolina, to discuss the state of race relations in the Palmetto State.  

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El Niño is Here and it's Already Affecting South Carolina

By Jeff Huffman

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Scientists at NOAA's Climate Prediction Center have officially declared an El Niño. It is a natural warming over the water in the eastern and/or Central Pacific Ocean that occurs every 2 to 7 years. The El Niño is expected to be weak and forecasters at the government agency say there's only slightly greater than an even bet that it will even last through the spring.

S.C. Teachers Blast Touted Public School Improvement Bill

By Russ McKinney

Sen Mike Fanning (D-Fairfield) in a recent meeting with public school teachers at the Statehouse.

Comprehensive bills to improve the state’s troubled public education system are being debated in both the State House and Senate.

Last month House Speaker Jay Lucas (R-Darlington) and dozens of other lawmakers introduced an 84 page bill aimed at improving student readiness for the workplace, help for rural school districts that are struggling, and perhaps most importantly increasing teacher retention.

State House Daybook: Feb. 14, 2019

By Gavin Jackson

SC

State House Daybook 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 resources in one place.

Follow reporter Gavin Jackson's Twitter for the latest legislative coverage.

 

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State House Daybook: Feb. 13, 2019

By Gavin Jackson

SC

State House Daybook 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 resources in one place.

Follow reporter Gavin Jackson's Twitter for the latest legislative coverage.

 

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State House Daybook: Feb. 12, 2019

By Gavin Jackson

SC

State House Daybook 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 resources in one place.

Follow reporter Gavin Jackson's Twitter for the latest legislative coverage.

 

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Cyber Insurance Now a Must-Have for South Carolina Businesses

By Tut Underwood

File

As hackers become more sophisticated at burrowing into business computers to steal everything from money to social security numbers and medical records, the need for protection grows ever more dire.  One way to help mitigate the damage, if not protect information from being stolen, was virtually unknown a decade ago.  But in the past five years or so, cyber insurance has become a must-have bulwark against hackers.

State House Daybook: Feb. 7, 2019

By Gavin Jackson

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State House Daybook 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 resources in one place.

Follow reporter Gavin Jackson's Twitter for the latest legislative coverage.

 

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SC Lede: Civil Forfeiture — Guilty Until Proven Innocent

By Sean Birch

Gavin Jackson speaks with Nathaniel Cary (l) and Mike Ellis (r) in the Greenville News offices on Friday, February 1, 2019.

On this edition of South Carolina Lede, host Gavin Jackson speaks with Greenville News reporters Nathaniel Cary and Mike Ellis about their new series "Taken" about civil forfeiture by South Carolina law enforcement. The pair, along with fellow reporter Anna Lee, combed through more than 3,200 records to compile a comprehensive database of civil forfeiture incidents.

State House Daybook: Feb. 6, 2019

By Gavin Jackson

SC

State House Daybook 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 resources in one place.

Follow reporter Gavin Jackson's Twitter for the latest legislative coverage.

 

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