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Doctors Urge Common Sense, Caution in Response to Coronavirus

March 12, 2020 - Posted in Health by John Lewis
A doctor conducting a telehealth visit

As COVID-19 continues to spread around the world, doctors at the Medical University of South Carolina have spent much of their time in the past few weeks reminding people to use common sense, and not to panic. “If you think you are sick, the best thing to do is to stay home...

Pi Day Celebrates a Number We Couldn't Live Without

March 12, 2020 - Posted in News by Tut Underwood
Saturday, 3/14, is Pi Day.  The mathematical constant known by the Greek letter pi is approximately 3.14, but actually, as an irrational number, goes on for infinity.  Also , happy birthday Albert Einstein, born 3/14!

Saturday, March 14 is Pi Day, a day to celebrate that unique number represented by the Greek letter pi. It's about 3.14 (hence its celebration on 3/14), but University of South Carolina mathematician Josh Cooper says it's an irrational number, meaning it goes on forever...

State House Daybook: March 12, 2020

March 12, 2020 - Posted in News 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...

Maude Callen | SC Hall of Fame

March 12, 2020 - Posted in Digital by Jackie Johnson
Maude Callen

This episode is about Maude Callen (1898 -- 1990), a Nurse-Midwife, who singlehandedly brought health care to rural Pineville, S.C. and the surrounding area of Berkeley County in the early 1920s, continuing to the 1970s. The episode will tell how she delivered some 800...

Mountain Laurel on the Coast?

March 12, 2020 - Posted in SC Public Radio by Alfred Turner
Mountain Laurel (Kalmia latifolia), Greenville County, South Carolina

Yes, you can find "disjunct" populations of Mountain laurel in pockets on the coast of South Carolina where the micro-climate is just right.

South Carolina ETV to air documentary depicting success stories of democratic political reform

March 11, 2020 - Posted in Education by Stephanie Frazier
Graphic from The Democracy Rebellion

On March 19 at 10 p.m., South Carolina ETV (SCETV) will air " The Democracy Rebellion: A Reporter's Notebook with Hedrick Smith ." In the one-hour film, Smith, a veteran, Pulitzer Prize-winning reporter, travels the country looking for positive stories of democratic...

State House Daybook: March 11, 2020

March 11, 2020 - Posted in News 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...

Using Technology for Safer Operations

March 11, 2020 - Posted in SC Public Radio by Mike Switzer
South Carolina Business Review logo

Most manufacturing companies, especially larger ones, employ or contract with safety professionals to keep their operations safe for their employees and to comply with government safety regulations and inspections. It’s an old-fashioned industry that we’ve learned recently...

State House Daybook: March 10, 2020

March 10, 2020 - Posted in News 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...

Weather Events to Become More Extreme with Climate Change

March 10, 2020 - Posted in SC Public Radio by Tut Underwood
Hurricane Florence, seen here as a Category 3 storm on Sept. 12, 2018, approaches the East Coast. It eventually made landfall as a Category 1 storm near Wrightsville Beach, N.C., on Sept. 14, and caused massive inland flooding.

A recent government report says that climate change is leading to extreme weather events that are becoming "more frequent, intense, widespread or of longer duration." University of South Carolina geographer Kirsten Dow agrees, saying the historic 2015 rain and resulting...

SC Lede: Super Tuesday Stupor — LIVE From North Charleston

March 10, 2020 - Posted in News by Gavin Jackson
 Holy City Brewing in North Charleston, SC, on Thursday, March 5, 2020

On this 100th episode of the South Carolina Lede , recorded live at Holy City Brewing in North Charleston, SC, host Gavin Jackson is joined by The Post and Courier's Jamie Lovegrove and The Associated Press' Meg Kinnard to recap both the South Carolina Democratic primary...

Coronavirus: Grand Princess Cruise Ship Docks Off California Coast

March 9, 2020 - Posted in SC Public Radio by Bill Chappell, Vanessa Romo
The Grand Princess cruise ship heads under the Golden Gate Bridge to a port in Oakland, Calif., Monday.

Updated at 8:10 p.m. ET After several days of circling off the coast of California, the Grand Princess cruise ship has docked at a port in Oakland. The ship has 3,533 people on board — including at least 21 who have tested positive for the new coronavirus, out of 46 people...

Winthrop Economist Is Not Panicking Over Covid-Inspired Market Woes

March 9, 2020 - Posted in SC Public Radio by Scott Morgan
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If you’re getting nervous about the economy based on the coronavirus’ effect on the stock market and on global oil prices, your worries might be premature. “I don’t really foresee this being a panic time,” says Dr. Lou Pantuosco, a professor of economics Winthrop University...

MUSC providing free telehealth screenings amid Coronavirus concerns

March 9, 2020 - Posted in Health by John Lewis
The hospital says its virtual urgent care platform is available to any South Carolina resident for free.

The Medical University of South Carolina (MUSC) announced it will provide free telehealth visits to any South Carolina resident who is experiencing symptoms of the coronavirus (respiratory infection, fever, cough, flu-like symptoms). “This secure, virtual care option will...

Women’s History Month: Resources for SC schools

March 9, 2020 - Posted in Education by Bette Jamison
Logos representing ETV Women's History Content

Women’s History Month (WHM) commemorates and encourages the study, observance and celebration of the vital role of women in American history. Women have made extraordinary contributions in the fields of education, science, law, government, medicine, the arts, public service...

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