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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

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...

Doctors Urge Common Sense, Caution in Response to Coronavirus

March 9, 2020 - Posted in Health by Tabitha Safdi
File photo of a woman washing her hands

As COVID-19 continues to spread around the world, doctors at the Medical University of South Carolina have spent much of 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,” says Dr...

Next on PBS Kids

March 9, 2020 - Posted in SCETV by Ty Moody
Xavier Riddle: I am Madam President movie premieres March 16, 2020

What's New in March? XAVIER RIDDLE Special Premieres March 16, 9:00 a.m. and 4:30 p.m. To celebrate Women’s History Month, XAVIER RIDDLE AND THE SECRET MOVIE: I AM MADAM PRESIDENT premieres on March 16 . In the one-hour special, Xavier's sister, Yadina, is shocked to...

"Somewhere South" with Vivian Howard premieres March 27

March 9, 2020 - Posted in Home by Don Godish
Vivian Howard with Chef Mashama Bailey

Host and award-winning chef Vivian Howard takes viewers on a culinary tour of the South through cross-cultural dishes that appear on every neighbor’s table. In six one-hour episodes, chef and author Vivian Howard digs deeper into the lesser known roots of Southern food,...

Kite Boarder Elea Faucheron| Original SC

March 9, 2020 - Posted in Digital by Tabitha Safdi
Kite Boarder Elea Faucheron

For Elea Faucheron, the ocean is where it's at. Even growing up in the mountains her heart was always at the beach. When she got a chance she moved to Charleston. Within two months she was literally flying high. Now, almost a decade later she's made it her mission to...

10 COVID19 Cases in South Carolina. 2 Confirmed, 8 Presumptive Positive

March 7, 2020 - Posted in News by Sean Birch
cononavirus state by state map

Updated, 3/12/2020 The South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control (DHEC) is investigating one new possible case of the COVID-19 novel coronavirus in Lancaster County. This brings the total number of presumptive positive cases to eight, along with two...

S.C. Senate Finally Passes Education Bill

March 6, 2020 - Posted in News by Russ McKinney
Bipartisan group of State Senators discuss final passage of the School Improvement Bill at the Statehouse on March 5, 2020.

After two years of work and eight weeks of gridlock on the floor of the State Senate … Senators this week were finally able to pass the sweeping School Improvement Bill. Education Committee Chairman Gregg Hembree called it a long, and arduous journey. The bill aims to...

Growing Healthcare Trends that are Flying Under the Radar

March 6, 2020 - Posted in Health by Mike Switzer
Dr. Mary Brittain Blankenship

With a lot of the election talk focused on the issue of healthcare, there are two trends in that area that haven’t received much publicity but that we’ve reported on for several years and in fact, are trends that keep growing, albeit maybe more slowly than our next guest...

State House Daybook: March 5, 2020

March 5, 2020 - Posted in News by Gavin Jackson

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...

Georgia O’Keeffe: A Woman on Paper

March 5, 2020 - Posted in Documentaries
American artist Georgia O’Keeffe

March is Women History Month American artist Georgia O’Keeffe (1887-1986) has been called the “Mother of American Modernism,” well-known for her flowing, colorful works of flowers and plants as well as Southwestern landscapes. In November 2014, her painting Jimson Weed,...

Anna Hyatt Huntington | SC Hall of Fame

March 5, 2020 - Posted in Digital
Anna Hyatt Huntington

Born in 1876, Anna Vaughn Hyatt came from a family that supported her interest in animals and the arts. Her mother and sister were both artists. Her father was a professor of paleontology, and she developed a scientist's power of observation. In 1902 she went to New York to...

SC Cotton Farm Wins Award

March 5, 2020 - Posted in SC Public Radio by Alfred Turner
South Carolina Business Review logo

While the textile industry in our state is not quite what it once was, there are still success stories out there. For example, our next guest decided to take cotton from their fields in Darlington County and create a blanket that was named the Overall Winner in Garden...