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Tropical Storm Laura Forms in the Eastern Caribbean Sea

August 21, 2020 - Posted in Weather by Ray Hawthorne
Tropical Storm Laura

Updated as of 9:30 AM Friday: Reconnaissance aircraft found that Tropical Depression 13 strengthened to Tropical Storm Laura in the eastern Caribbean Sea about 230 miles east-southeast of the Leeward Islands. The tropical storm is disorganized, but is expected to bring...

SC Lede: COVID-19 — DNC Chat Roulette

August 20, 2020 - Posted in News by Gavin Jackson
Congressman Jim Clyburn (D-SC) delivered his virtual Democratic National Convention speech from Charleston on August 17, 2020.

On this episode of the South Carolina Lede for August 20, 2020, we take you to the virtual Democratic National Convention to hear from some prominent South Carolina lawmakers, continue to explore concerns over the postal service, hear from a financial advisor on how to...

Coping with Caution Fatigue During the Pandemic

August 20, 2020 - Posted in Health by Alfred Turner
Dr. Wendy Balliet

This week Bobbi Conner talks with Dr. Wendy Balliet about coping with caution fatigue as the coronavirus crisis continues. Dr. Balliet is a psychologist who works with patients who have chronic health problems through the Division of Bio-behavioral Medicine and Hollings...

'Sisterhood: South Carolina Suffragists' Moving Forward

August 20, 2020 - Posted in Education by Bette Jamison
'Sisterhood: South Carolina Suffragists' Moving Forward

Celebrate the 100th anniversary of the passage of the 19th amendment and learn the role South Carolina women played in the national movement that eventually guaranteed more than 26 million women the right to vote. But there is more to do. Where do we go from here to...

Fact Check: Biden's DNC Speech

August 20, 2020 - Posted in News by Alfred Turner
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Joe Biden is formally accepting the Democratic Party's nomination for president on Thursday. NPR reporters are providing live analysis of his remarks. Loading...

Two Tropical Depressions Form and Forecast to Strengthen

August 20, 2020 - Posted in Weather by Ray Hawthorne
Tropical Depression 13 and 14 Forecast Cones

Update as of 11 AM There have been few changes to Tropical Depression 13 since it formed last night. As of the midday Thursday advisory from the National Hurricane Center, it has top sustained winds of 35 mph and it is moving west-northwest at 21 mph. The depression is...

New research to help injured troops using technology

August 20, 2020 - Posted in Health by Tabitha Safdi
A simulation of a solider receiving aid

Using actors, sound effects and a stage set-up as a battlefield, doctors and engineers are working together to solve a problem. "This has real applications to improving human lives, saving lives," says Ron Gimbel, Ph.D., who is a Clemson University researcher and former...

SC Fight for Clean Energy Continues

August 19, 2020 - Posted in Business by Alfred Turner
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A clean energy organization in our state recently decided to end its operations and turn its efforts and its leaders, our next guests, over to a regional organization with a South Carolina task force. Mike Switzer interviews Bonnie Loomis, former executive director of the...

SC's Voters with Disabilities May Face a Dire Choice (And Not Just Who To Vote For)

August 19, 2020 - Posted in News by Scott Morgan
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Voters with disabilities have always faced a lot of obstacles, but they’ve also always had a choice – voting absentee. Now, a combination of the coronavirus pandemic and the politicization of the U.S. Postal Service is forcing a different kind of choice onto disabled voters...

An Unexpected Advantage of a Virtual Convention

August 18, 2020 - Posted in News by Thelisha Eaddy
Buttons are a big deal at national conventions. Despite not being able to attend the convention in person, Bruce said delegates still got their national and state swag bags, complete with 2020 convention buttons.

In 1988, Catherine Bruce’s father attended the Democratic National Convention in Atlanta, Georgia; she still has his program booklet. This Year, Bruce is following in her dad’s footsteps as she attends the DNC’s virtual convention that was supposed to take place in...

‘It’s Time to Change the Trajectory.’ SC Senator to Speak Tuesday During Virtual DNC

August 18, 2020 - Posted in News by Thelisha Eaddy
Sen. Kimpson pictured in Feb. 2020 shaking hands with Joe Biden

The second night of the National Democratic Convention will feature South Carolina Senator Marlon Kimpson as one of 17 “rising stars” within the party. They will deliver a joint speech on why leadership matters. Kimpson, who represents Charleston and Dorchester counties,...

Walking for Fitness during the Pandemic

August 18, 2020 - Posted in Health by Alfred Turner
Dr. Erika Blank

This week Bobbi Conner talks with Dr. Erika Blank about walking for fitness and to promote good health and wellbeing during the pandemic. Dr. Blank is an Assistant Professor in the College of Medicine and she’s a primary care physician specializing in Lifestyle Medicine at...

SC Lede: COVID-19 — Overwhelmed & Overrun

August 18, 2020 - Posted in News by Gavin Jackson
Healthcare workers collect samples at a drive-in testing site in Columbia, SC, on August 11, 2020.

On this episode of the South Carolina Lede for August 18, 2020, we speak with MUSC Health CEO Dr. Patrick Cawley about testing, look at the absentee voting situation for the November 3 elections and what state lawmakers' plans are, hear about the financial pressures facing...

The Power of the Pollitzer Sisters; Education, Equality and Persuasion

August 17, 2020 - Posted in History by Victoria Hansen
Anita Pollitzer

A pale, pink home with contrasting, black shutters sits along 5 Pitt Street in Charleston. Its window boxes overflow with colorful flowers, vibrant like the women who once lived there. An historical marker tells their story. "Hello, we are the Pollitzer sisters," the...

Storytime with SCETV: Giraffes Can’t Dance

August 17, 2020 - Posted in Education
Melanie Trimble

Giraffes Can’t Dance Written By: Giles Andreae | Illustrated By: Guy Parker-Rees | Ready By: Melanie Trimble Giraffes Can't Dance is a touching tale of Gerald the giraffe, who wants nothing more than to dance. With crooked knees and thin legs, it's harder for a giraffe than...

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