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She Survived SARS, H1N1, and Science Class - but COVID-19 Canceled Her Commencement

April 17, 2020 - Posted in News by Scott Morgan
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Steffi Kong grew up in Singapore. At the onset of the century, the country was in the path of the outbreak of Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome, or SARS, a coronavirus similar to COVID-19. Kong contracted SARS, and beat it, but "because of that, my immune system was very...

What You Should Know About the CARES Act

April 17, 2020 - Posted in SC Public Radio by Alfred Turner
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In an unprecedented short amount of time, the $2.2 trillion Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act, aka the CARES Act, is now law and is in the process of being enacted. Some of the major provisions of this new law will certainly affect South Carolina businesses...

Reconnecting Roots S2 - Religion: Church in States

April 16, 2020 - Posted in Culture
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(Episode #202) What does religious freedom mean to America today? Gabe travels to Flushing, New York - the birthplace of spiritual liberty in America - to find out. To watch more "Reconnecting Roots", visit PBS for full episodes or visit https://reconnectingroots.tv .

PSA: Truck Driver

April 16, 2020 - Posted in Business by Xiao Yu
Female Truck Driver

Hilda (Lola) Salas Truck Driver, Hunter Transportation Hilda (Lola) Salas is a professional truck driver at Hunter Transportation. At the age of eight, she became fascinated when she saw a woman truck driver and had wanted to become one every since. Lola became a...

PSA: Import Team Leader

April 16, 2020 - Posted in Business by Xiao Yu
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Thomas Jones Import Team Leader, John S. James Co. Thomas Jones is an import team leader at John S. James Co., an international freight forwarder and customs brokerage company. Growing up in Charleston, Thomas has always been fascinated by the maritime industry. His college...

Bernard Mannes Baruch | SC Hall of Fame

April 16, 2020 - Posted in History
Bernard Mannes Baruch

Bernard Mannes Baruch was by all accounts one of the most famous and influential Americans of his era -- and certainly one of the wealthiest. Born in South Carolina in 1870, Baruch was a governor of the New York Stock Exchange by the age of thirty-three, amassing millions...

SC Lede: COVID-19 — A Disaster Inside A Pandemic

April 16, 2020 - Posted in News by Gavin Jackson
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On this episode of the South Carolina Lede for April 16, 2020, we examine the impact of severe weather on the Palmetto State in the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic, and visit Seneca, SC, to speak with residents whose lives were changed by the damage caused by tornadoes...

Upstate Institution Helps Family-Owned Businesses

April 16, 2020 - Posted in SC Public Radio by Alfred Turner
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Family-owned businesses make up a significant portion of the state and national economy and almost all of them are part of the small business sector that is being so dramatically affected by the current crisis. Our next guest’s institution recently created a program to...

Cheraw | Our Town

April 14, 2020 - Posted in Local by Charles Dymock
OUR TOWN | Cheraw

Cheraw is a quaint town that lies on the banks of the Great Pee Dee River. It’s a town known for its history and hospitality, that’s home to generations of local “Cheravians.” Victoria Lowery, a resident of Cheraw, recalls her childhood saying, “When I think about growing...

Sesame Street Special Airs in April

April 14, 2020 - Posted in SCETV
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Elmo’s mommy and daddy are helping Elmo set up a virtual playdate with his Muppet friends and celebrities. Elmo’s Playdate will be live streamed on SCETV PBS Kids as well as broadcast on television. Elmo’s Playdate is part of Sesame Street‘s “Caring for Each Other” project...

S.C. Hospitals Face Huge Financial Losses in Wake of Covid-19 Pandemic

April 14, 2020 - Posted in News by Russ McKinney
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In South Carolina’s battle against the coronavirus, hospitals across the state are at the forefront. But as the first line of defense they are incurring huge financial losses, and having to layoff thousands of workers.

SC Lede: COVID-19 — Easter Staycation

April 14, 2020 - Posted in News by Gavin Jackson
The Basilica of Saint Peter in Columbia, SC, hold Easter services in an empty church on Sunday, April 12, 2020.

On this episode of the South Carolina Lede for April 14, 2020, we take you to The Basilica of Saint Peter in Columbia, SC, to see how coronavirus changed the way this Catholic church held its Easter Sunday services. We also look at the impact of the pandemic on local...

Reel South: All Skinfolk Ain’t Kinfolk (Full Epsiode)

April 13, 2020 - Posted in Culture
2017 runoff for mayor of New Orleans came down to two candidates: Desirée Charbonnet and LaToya Cantrell

(Episode #503) After a contentious race, the 2017 runoff for mayor of New Orleans came down to two candidates: Desirée Charbonnet and LaToya Cantrell, two very different black women. The winner of this election would take office as the first female mayor of New Orleans and...

Reel South: Unmarked (Full Episode)

April 13, 2020 - Posted in Culture
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(Episode #502) Much of America’s rich history is being lost to time. In the South, vast amounts of African-American gravesites and burial grounds for enslaved persons have been disappearing over the years. In Virginia alone, stories of thousands at rest could vanish from...

Digital classrooms ... learning in the fast lane

April 13, 2020 - Posted in Education by Christy Nexsen
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From our Educator Guest Blogger Series I do not think I have ever been more proud of the teaching profession than I have in the last week. That is no small statement considering I have been teaching for over 20 years. We have pulled together in such a way that nobody should...

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