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SC Lede: USC — General Disarray?

July 23, 2019 - Posted in News by Gavin Jackson
Gavin Jackson with Russ McKinney (l) and Andy Shain (r) in the South Carolina Public Radio studios on Monday, July 22, 2019.

On this episode of the South Carolina Lede , host Gavin Jackson is joined by the Post and Courier's Andy Shain and South Carolina Public Radio's Russ McKinney to discuss the recently-elected new president of the University of South Carolina, Robert Caslen. Caslen's...

SC Lede: Trail Bites — Beto O'Rourke, Rep. Seth Moulton, Rep. Tulsi Gabbard, Sen. Michael Bennet

July 18, 2019 - Posted in News 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 "Trail Bites" mini-episodes. On this edition for the week of July 18, 2019, host Gavin Jackson takes us...

TWISC: South Carolina's Growing Aerospace Industry

July 16, 2019 - Posted in News by Sean Birch
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Host Gavin Jackson sat down with Susie Shanon, president and CEO of the S.C. Council on Competitiveness, and Carl Washburn, the department head of aviation at Greenville Technical College. Highlights: The aerospace industry in South Carolina is one of the state’s fastest...

SC Lede: Stranger (Nuclear) Things

July 16, 2019 - Posted in News by Gavin Jackson
Gavin Jackson (l) and Colin Demarest (r).

On this episode of South Carolina Lede , host Gavin Jackson is joined by the Aiken Standard's Colin Demarest to discuss the recent special report "Lethal Legacy," written by Demarest and the Post and Courier's Thad Moore, detailing how South Carolina is expected to be home...

SC Lede: Trail Bites — Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand, John Hickenlooper, Joe Biden, Bill de Blasio

July 12, 2019 - Posted in News 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 "Trail Bites" mini-episodes. On this edition for the week of July 11, 2019, host Gavin Jackson takes us...

SC Lede Summer School: Hurricane Party

July 9, 2019 - Posted in News by Gavin Jackson
Hurricane Florence, seen here as a Category 3 storm on Sept. 12, 2018, approaches the East Coast.

This summer we're dedicating several episodes of South Carolina Lede to in-depth topics we felt needed futher exploration. On this first South Carolina Lede Summer School special, host Gavin Jackson examines the history of hurricanes in South Carolina. From Hurricane Hugo...

SC Lede: Trail Bites — Sen. Amy Klobuchar, Jay Inslee, Pete Buttigieg, Sen. Bernie Sanders

July 4, 2019 - Posted in News 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 "Trail Bites" mini-episodes. On this edition for the week of July 4, 2019, host Gavin Jackson takes us to...

SC Lede: Lowcountry Roiled — The GOP's First Congressional Fight

July 2, 2019 - Posted in News by Gavin Jackson
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On this edition of South Carolina Lede , host Gavin Jackson is joined by the Post and Courier's Caitlin Byrd to examine the 2020 battle for South Carolina's Fist Congressional District. Four Republicans have announced their candidacy for the seat, a sign of how focused the...

TWISC: 2020 Democrats Descend on South Carolina

July 1, 2019 - Posted in News by Sean Scott
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Reporters Jamie Lovegrove with The Post and Courier and Meg Kinnard with The Associated Press talk with host Gavin Jackson about recent developments with 2020 Democratic presidential candidates who recently flocked to South Carolina for a weekend of political activities...

F-16 Maker Coming to Greenville

June 28, 2019 - Posted in News by Gavin Jackson
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With BMW, Michelin and many other major companies now located in the Upstate, this area has become known as a manufacturing hub. One more company has recently made Greenville its home. Lockheed Martin held a celebration in honor of its new F-16 aircraft production line that...

SC Lede: Trail Bites — Julian Castro, Marianne Williamson, Sen. Kamala Harris, Andrew Yang

June 27, 2019 - Posted in News 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 "Trail Bites" mini-episodes. On this edition for the week of June 27, 2019, host Gavin Jackson takes us...

SC Lede: One Convention To Rule Them All

June 25, 2019 - Posted in News by Gavin Jackson
Gavin Jackson (r) with Jamie Lovegrove (l) and Meg Kinnard on Monday, June 24, 2019.

On this edition of South Carolina Lede , host Gavin Jackson is joined by the Post and Courier's Jamie Lovegrove and the Associated Press' Meg Kinnard to recap the political news coming out of two big Democratic events in South Carolina this past weekend. Nearly all of the...

When and Where You Can See 2020 Democrats This Weekend

June 20, 2019 - Posted in News by Gavin Jackson
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Nearly all the Democratic presidential candidates will be in South Carolina this weekend for the state Democratic Party convention and other events surrounding it. Twenty-two candidates are expected to participate in Jim Clyburn’s World Famous Fish Fry on Friday evening, 21...

SC Lede: Trail Bites - Sen. Cory Booker, Pete Buttigieg, Sen. Elizabeth Warren, Beto O'Rourke

June 20, 2019 - Posted in News 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 "Trail Bites" mini-episodes. On this edition for the week of June 20, 2019, host Gavin Jackson takes you...

Hundreds Honor Unclaimed Vietnam War Veteran at Funeral

June 19, 2019 - Posted in News by Sean Scott
Veterans salute during the playing of taps to honor Petty Officer 3rd Class James Miske

Petty Officer 3rd Class James Miske did not have any family at his funeral on June 14, but you would not have known that from the scene at Fort Jackson National Cemetery. Over 150 motorcyclists and an estimated 500 people from all over the country showed up for the service...

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