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SC African American History Calendar - March Honoree: Lottie Gibson

February 22, 2019 - Posted in Education by Bette Jamison
Images from SC African American History Calendar and video of Lottie Gibson

For more than 60 years, Lottie Gibson was a one-woman crusader for Greenville’s poor and disenfranchised. Gibson was an outspoken social activist, widely known and respected for her work with families who were homeless and bereaved. She cut through the red tape to provide...

Is Long Term Care a "Gray" Area?

February 22, 2019 - Posted in SC Public Radio by Alfred Turner
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According to the most recent statistics, the cost of a nursing home has increased 54 percent over the past 15 years and, for the first time last year, reached an average of $100,000 per year. So as more and more retirees continue feeding the “silver tsunami” relocation to...

South Carolina's Democratic Congressmen Call for More Time for Federal Gun Background Checks

February 21, 2019 - Posted in SC Public Radio by Victoria Hansen
Former Charleston Mayor Joe Riley greets people following the press conference

House Majority Whip Jim Clyburn and Congressman Joe Cunningham have proposed legislation to close the so called, “Charleston Loophole” by extending the waiting period for federal gun background checks. Clyburn said Thursday he has the votes to pass it in the House. The...

SC Lede: Trail Bites - Sens. Elizabeth Warren and Kamala Harris

February 21, 2019 - Posted in This Week in South Carolina 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 weekly "Trail Bites" mini-episodes. On this edition for the week of February 21, 2019, host Gavin Jackson...

South Carolinians Are Beginning to Get Real - IDs, That Is

February 21, 2019 - Posted in SC Public Radio by Tut Underwood
The Real I.D. is dentified by the gold star in the upper right corner.

Many people enjoy traveling by air. But after Oct. 1, 2020, they won't be able to board a commercial airplane in the United States, UNLESS they have the new "Real ID." The new ID will replace current drivers' licenses and ID cards, and will be needed for people to gain...

State House Daybook: Feb. 21, 2019

February 21, 2019 - Posted in This Week in South Carolina 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...

Upstate Company "Cleaning Up" profits

February 21, 2019 - Posted in SC Public Radio by Alfred Turner
Jack McBride

We’ve all heard the old adage “cleanliness is next to godliness”, and in today’s world of bacterial and viral phobias, schools, hospitals, and hotels are worshiping cleanliness now more than ever. Our next guest’s Upstate company, through a collaboration with another...

MADE HERE | The Beverage-Filled Tote Bag

February 20, 2019 - Posted in Digital Studios by Kaitlyn Cannon
Swankey Tote Bag

The Swankey is a fully-functioning tote bag that has a cooler compartment. The creator, Tracey Luebbers from Lake Wylie, explains how she came up with the idea. She says, "I came up with the idea in 2011 and headed to our community pool one afternoon. I was carrying a tote...

State House Daybook: Feb. 20, 2019

February 20, 2019 - Posted in This Week in South Carolina 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...

Hospitality Schools Growing in SC

February 20, 2019 - Posted in SC Public Radio by Alfred Turner
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The tourism industry continues to be big business in our state and probably always will be, which is why more and more of our institutions of higher learning are investing in that curriculum. Including our next guest’s Lowcountry campus. Mike Switzer interviews Charles...

SC Lede: MOX Pit

February 19, 2019 - Posted in This Week in South Carolina by Sean Birch
Gavin Jackson speaks with Colin Demarest (r) in the South Carolina Public Radio studios on Friday, February 15, 2019.

On this edition of South Carolina Lede host Gavin Jackson speaks with Colin Demarest, reporter for the Aiken Standard, about the recently terminated MOX mixed oxide fuel fabrication facility project at the Savannah River Site. The MOX plan was part of a 2000 agreement with...

A Gentleman's Ride

February 19, 2019 - Posted in Palmetto Scene by Lynn Cornfoot
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There is one day in September on which vintage motorcyclists around the world come together for one purpose—to raise awareness of men’s prostate cancer and suicide prevention—and 2018 was the first year this ride was held right here in South Carolina. It was a spectacle to...

State House Daybook: Feb. 19, 2019

February 19, 2019 - Posted in This Week in South Carolina 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...

Meningococcal Disease & Prevention Teens and Young Adults

February 19, 2019 - Posted in Health by Bobbi Conner
Dr. Terry Dixon

This week Bobbi Conner talks with Dr. Terry Dixon about protecting teens and young adults from meningococcal disease. Dr. Dixon is an Assistant Professor of Pediatrics and a Pediatric Infectious Disease Specialist at MUSC Children’s Health.

The Great Misunderstanding of Risk

February 19, 2019 - Posted in SC Public Radio by Alfred Turner
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There are many factors involved in achieving financial independence, however our next guest says that a critical one is also one of the most misunderstood. He calls it the “Great Misunderstanding of Risk”. Mike Switzer interviews Bryan Ballentine, a certified financial...

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