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Some SC Public Libraries Begin to Drop Fines for Late Books

January 17, 2020 - Posted in SC Public Radio by Tut Underwood
Richland Library has experienced positive feedback from both patrons and staff after going fine-free for overdue books and materials.

Patrons of the Richland Library have a reason to smile these days. A few months ago, the library stopped charging late fees for overdue books. The move is one more way the library tries to be accessible to people and remove barriers to using the facility, said Director...

Benjamin Elijah Mays

January 16, 2020 - Posted in SC Hall of Fame by Tabitha Safdi
Benjamin Elijah Mays

Benjamin Mays (1894-1984) was a minister, educator, scholar and social activist. He was known as the "Father of the Civil Rights Movement." Mays was born the youngest in his family and his parents were both former slaves. He grew up in Epworth, South Carolina, just a few...

State House Daybook: Jan. 16, 2020

January 16, 2020 - 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. 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...

Starfish Stink Horn Mushroom

January 16, 2020 - Posted in SC Public Radio by Alfred Turner
Starfish stinkhorn mushroom

This fairly common fungus is widely distributed in Australia and across many islands in the Pacific Ocean, including New Zealand. From its natural habitat it appears to have travelled to other parts of the world in garden or soil products.

Scribble: Detecting concussions in the blink of an eye

January 15, 2020 - Posted in Digital by Scribble
Scribble- Naney Tsai

Is it possible to detect concussions in just the blink of an eye? Thanks to Dr. Nancey Tsai, the answer is yes. As a clinical associate professor of neurosurgery at the Medical University of South Carolina, Nancey invented a device that uses videography to detect subtle...

South Carolina ETV, ETV Endowment awarded $296,000 grant from National Endowment for the Humanities

January 15, 2020 - Posted in Digital
Reconstruction 360

COLUMBIA, S.C. – South Carolina ETV (SCETV) and the ETV Endowment of South Carolina have received a $296,257 grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) to support its “Reconstruction 360” project. The project includes the development of an immersive website...

School Telehealth Leads to Early Detection of Abnormal Cyst

January 15, 2020 - Posted in Telehealth by Julia Shillinglaw
Mya Simmons and her brother Marcus sit in front of the telehealth cart.

Mya Simmons and her brother Marcus love playing outside at their grandmother’s house in Pinewood, S.C. They both also go to school in the area. A visit to the school nurse’s office one day ended up being something more serious for Mya. Lorrie Smart, the telepresenter at the...

NPR Special Coverage: House Speaker Pelosi Names Impeachment Managers For Senate Trial

January 15, 2020 - Posted in SC Public Radio by Alfred Turner
U.S. Capitol building

Today at 10:00 a.m., House Speaker Nancy Pelosi is announcing who will present the case for impeachment in the Senate trial. Watch the press conference live. South Carolina Public Radio will broadcast the press conference, live. Live video coverage below.

State House Daybook: Jan. 15, 2020

January 15, 2020 - 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. 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...

State House Daybook: Jan. 14, 2020

January 14, 2020 - 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. 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...

A Peek at South Carolina's New Voting Machines

January 14, 2020 - Posted in SC Public Radio by Scott Morgan
Lancaster resident Rita Huffman

Lancaster resident Rita Huffman test drives the county's new voting machines at a recent public demonstration. The new system is a two-step process that involves a return to a handheld paper ballot. Credit Scott Morgan / South Carolina Public Radio The Feb. 29 Democratic...

SC Lede: 2020 Legislative Preview — LIVE From Irmo

January 14, 2020 - Posted in This Week in South Carolina by Gavin Jackson
Gavin Jackson (r) with Jeffrey Collins (l) and Avery Wilks.

On this edition of the South Carolina Lede , recorded live at Craft and Draft in Irmo, SC, host Gavin Jackson is joined by The Associated Press' Jeffrey Collins and The State's Avery Wilks to preview this year's state legislative session. Plus, South Carolina trivia,...

Chinese Mantis Egg Cases

January 14, 2020 - Posted in SC Public Radio by Alfred Turner
Chinese mantis egg case

If you find one of these egg cases, leave them in place. The mantis will emerge in spring.

South Carolina Between World Wars: Politics

January 13, 2020 - Posted in SC Public Radio by Alfred Turner
James F. Byrnes. During his ten years in the Senate, Byrnes championed President Franklin D. Roosevelt's New Deal.

This week on Walter Edgar's Journal , our third program on South Carolina Between the World Wars , features Dr. Vernon Burton of Clemson University, in conversation with Walter Edgar about the politics of the period. During this time, State politics remained a politics very...

Plum Grass

January 13, 2020 - Posted in SC Public Radio by Alfred Turner
Plume grass

Saccharum is a genus of tall perennial plants of the broomsedge tribe within the grass family. The genus is widespread across tropical, subtropical, and warm temperate regions in Africa, Eurasia, Australia, the Americas, and assorted oceanic islands. Several species are...

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