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South Carolina Lede Live Taping in Greenville

October 31, 2018 - Posted in This Week in South Carolina by Gavin Jackson
Host Gavin Jackson with AP reporter Meg Kinnard and The Post and Couriers Jamie Lovegrove

The campaign trail is heating up this fall, so South Carolina Lede is hitting the road for a live podcast taping. Host Gavin Jackson, along with South Carolina Public Radio reporters and other friends of the pod, is bringing the show to Greenville this November! South...

Apache Jumping Spider

October 31, 2018 - Posted in SC Public Radio by Alfred Turner
An Apache Jumping Spider (Phidippus apacheanus)

This spider doesn't build a web.

Literary Classic "Frankenstein" Turns 200

October 30, 2018 - Posted in SC Public Radio by Tut Underwood
An illustration from the frontispiece of the 1831 edition, Colburn and Bentley, London 1831.

Halloween brings out the ghoul and monster in both kids and adults, and a perennial favorite is Mary Shelley's ground-breaking character, Frankenstein. Acknowledged as the first science fiction novel, Frankenstein has hit another milestone this year: first published in 1818...

Year-End Investment Planning

October 30, 2018 - Posted in SC Public Radio by Alfred Turner
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There are many signs that the economy is strong: second quarter GDP was revised upward to 4.2%, Walmart reported same store sales growth of 4.5%--its highest growth rate in ten years. The unemployment rate is low and companies are having a hard time finding new, qualified...

SCTA's Telehealth Awareness Week Highlights New Health Programs

October 30, 2018 - Posted in Telehealth by John Lewis
Telehealth Awareness Week

“We’re probably more advanced in telehealth than most states in this country,” said state Rep. Murrell Smith. Smith is one of the state legislature’s most prominent supporters of telehealth, which connects patients to health care providers through live video. Gov. Henry...

Giant Sacaton Grass

October 30, 2018 - Posted in Expeditions by Patrick McMillan
Giant Sacaton Grass

Naturalist Patrick McMillan visits the Appleton-Whittell Research Ranch in Arizona where some of the last remaining Giant Sacaton Grass is found. Expeditions with Patrick McMillan is presented nationally by South Carolina ETV through American Public Television (APT).

SC Lede: Final Destination - Nov. 6

October 30, 2018 - Posted in This Week in South Carolina by Gavin Jackson
Gavin Jackson with Andy Shain (l) and Charles Bierbauer (r) in the South Carolina Public Radio studios on Monday, October 29.

On this edition of South Carolina Lede, host Gavin Jackson is joined by Charles Bierbauer, dean emeritus of the USC College of Information and Communications, and Andy Shain, Columbia bureau chief with The Post and Courier, to discuss the final gubernatorial debate between...

Lt. Gov. Candidates Debate Healthcare, Education, Poverty and Their Priorities on Women's Issues

October 30, 2018 - Posted in SC Public Radio by Thelisha Eaddy
2018 Silent Witness Ceremony

In one week, South Carolina will elect a governor. Through that mid-term election decision, a new lieutenant governor will also be selected. Monday, lieutenant candidates, Republican Pamela Evette and Democrat Mandy Powers-Norrell, met for their only televised debate. They...

ETV Education: LearningWhy, Carolina Classrooms + More

October 29, 2018 - Posted in Education by Bette Jamison
LearningWhy, ETV SreamlineSC and Carolina Classrooms from ETV Education

SCETV’s innovative LearningWhy offers complete PreK-12 project-based, 1-to-1 and traditional classroom lessons, all vetted and editable. Designed to promote student achievement and meet the needs of our SC educators, this newest of ETV’s free services is available to ALL...

Uncompromising Activist: Richard Greener, First Black Professor at USC

October 29, 2018 - Posted in Education by Alfred Turner
Richard T. Greener, circa 1900; by J. H. Cunningham. In The Colored American, February 24, 1900.

Richard T. Greener, circa 1900; by J. H. Cunningham. In The Colored American, February 24, 1900. Credit The Colored American, February 24, 1900 / Library of Congress/Chronicling America (Originally broadcast 06/01/18) - Richard Theodore Greener (1844–1922) was a renowned...

Washing Hands, Washing Produce Contributes to Food Safety

October 27, 2018 - Posted in SC Public Radio by Alfred Turner
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Hello Gardeners, I’m Amanda McNulty with Clemson Extension and Making It Grow . The farm workers who harvest produce are an important part of making sure that the fruits and vegetables we enjoy are free from contamination. The new federal Food Safety Modernization Act makes...

South Carolina Legend: The Ghost Hound of Goshen

October 26, 2018 - Posted in Palmetto Scene by Charles Dymock
 The Ghost Hound of Goshen

According to Ernest Shealy, The Ghost Hound of Goshen or “Happy Dog” is not a nice spirit. But does this killer canine really exist or is it just a made-up mutt? Shealy, curator of the Newberry Museum, recounts the story of Union and Newberry counties’ famous ghost dog. In...

Common Sense Rules for Safe Produce

October 26, 2018 - Posted in SC Public Radio by Alfred Turner
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Hello Gardeners, I’m Amanda McNulty with Clemson Extension and Making It Grow . The produce safety rules portion of the Food and Drug Administrations’ new Food Safety Modernization act are based on common sense. Some of the rules cover testing water used for irrigation and...

Targeting the Organ Transplant Market

October 26, 2018 - Posted in SC Public Radio by Alfred Turner
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In the case of your unfortunate demise, are you an organ donor? Our next guest says there is a critical need for organ donations and that’s why his company focuses on developing products for that market. And why SCRA’s entrepreneurial program, SC Launch, invested $200,000...

McMaster, Smith Make Last Televised Appeal to Voters

October 25, 2018 - Posted in SC Public Radio by Thelisha Eaddy
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With less than two weeks to go before voters head to the polls during midterm elections, Republican Gov. Henry McMaster and Democratic state Rep. James Smith met for their second and final debate Thursday at Greenville Technical College. The two fielded questions about how...

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