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SC Lede: Governor Battle Royale, Part 1

May 29, 2018 - Posted in This Week in South Carolina by Gavin Jackson
Gavin Jackson (l) speaks with Meg Kinnard and Jamie Lovegrove (r) in the SC Public Radio studios on Friday, May 25, 2018.

On this edition of South Carolina Lede , host Gavin Jackson is joined by Meg Kinnard, South Carolina reporter for The Associated Press, and Jamie Lovegrove, statehouse reporter for The Post and Courier, to discuss the first round of primary debates for Republican and...

Managing Arthritis Day-to-Day

May 29, 2018 - Posted in SCETV Health by Alfred Turner
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This week Bobbi Conner talks with Dr. Gretchen Seif about routines, exercise and therapy to help manage arthritis on a daily basis. Dr. Seif is an Associate Professor of Physical Therapy in the College of Health Professions at MUSC.

529 Plans Not Just for College Anymore

May 29, 2018 - Posted in SC Public Radio by Mike Switzer
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Back when I was working in the financial services industry, parents and grandparents saved for children’s college costs mostly through Uniformed Gifts to Minors accounts which could be used for anything, not just college. However, the money legally belonged to the child...

Spoleto Chamber Music Composer-in-Residence Also a Performer in the Series

May 28, 2018 - Posted in SC Public Radio by Alfred Turner
Composer, double-bassist, Doug Balliett

From playing double bass, to teaching historic performance at Julliard, to writing poetry and works of music, contemporary American composer Doug Balliett stays busy. As composer-in-residence for the chamber music series of the forty-second Spoleto Festival USA, Doug is not...

Pulling Strings to Stage an Opera

May 28, 2018 - Posted in SC Public Radio by Bradley Fuller
Conductor Marco Seco

With its humorous situations, tangle of love interests, and recognizably-flawed characters, Domenico Cimarosa’s Il Matrimonio Segreto (The Secret Marriage) is an emblematic example of eighteenth-century opera buffa. A feel-good production of its day, Il Matrimonio Segreto...

Kathleen Parker Has National Reach from South Carolina

May 28, 2018 - Posted in SC Public Radio by Tut Underwood
Kathleen Parker

From her Camden home, Washington Post columnist Kathleen Parker can monitor the goings-on around the world by flipping through the TV news channels and keeping an eye glued to her Post, which she reads daily along with the Wall Street Journal and New York Times. Parker is...

Electric Cars Making Gradual Inroads

May 28, 2018 - Posted in SC Public Radio by Tut Underwood
An electric car

Traffic can be pretty noisy, but one component of the nation’s traffic is growing quietly. The component is the electric car. Sold by Chevrolet, Nissan, Tesla and other makers, Nissan alone has sold a quarter-million electric vehicles since 2011. Mac Martin, who sells the...

Alcohol Cravings

May 28, 2018 - Posted in SCETV Health by Bobbi Conner
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This week Bobbi Conner talks with Dr. Raymond Anton about dealing with alcohol craving, when trying to quit or reduce alcohol consumption. Dr. Anton holds the Thurmond Wellness Endowed Chair in the Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences and he is the Scientific...

SC Business Update from John "Swampfox" Warner

May 28, 2018 - Posted in SC Public Radio by Mike Switzer
John Warner

A weekly update of the entrepreneurial activity in South Carolina. Mike Switzer interviews John Warner is co-founder of Concepts to Companies and founder and CEO of Swampfox , an entrepreneur-centric social media company, based in Greenville, S.C.

Spoleto 2018 is Officially Underway

May 26, 2018 - Posted in SC Public Radio by Victoria Hansen
Charleston mayor John Tecklenburg (left) kicks off Spoleto 2018.

On a day that is notoriously hot, a refreshing breeze swept down Broad Street in downtown Charleston and a forecast calling for rain seemed to have been delayed. A velvet voice welcomed the crowd with the song, "Carolina" and the bells of St. Michael's Church rang, signally...

SCETV Goes Facebook LIVE for Ready to Vote Special

May 26, 2018 - Posted in Education by Tabitha Safdi
Ready to Vote FB Live event

Join in the discussion and hear what students have to say following the gubernatorial debates this Monday and Tuesday in a special, digital-only, Facebook LIVE event. South Carolina ETV , SC Public Radio and The Post and Courier's second round of gubernatorial debates will...

Where They Stand: Candidates Vying For State's Top Job Debate Ahead of June Primary

May 25, 2018 - Posted in This Week in South Carolina by Thelisha Eaddy
Republican candidates for Governor on debate stage May 23.

The state’s primary election is June 12. All executive office positions are up for election as well as all seven seats of the US House of Representatives. The eight candidates vying for the state’s top job recently fielded questions on various topics during two, hour-long...

Snakebites May Be On the Rise in South Carolina

May 25, 2018 - Posted in SC Public Radio by Tut Underwood
The eastern diamondback rattlesnake is found in South Carolina, along with other venomous species.

With the coming of warm weather, more people are getting outdoors. It’s a great idea – unless you’re bitten by a snake. The number of snakebite calls to the Palmetto Poison Center has increased the past two years, to about 200 per year. It’s probably not because more snakes...

SCETV Endowment, Southern Campaign Tour, Stop 3 - Historic Brattonsville

May 24, 2018 - Posted in Behind the Scenes by Andrew Davis
Historic Brattonsville, where the "Battle At Williamson's Plantation," or "Huck's Defeat" took place.

On the last day of the ETV Endowment's Southern Campaign Tour, tourists visited two locations. The first of the two was Historic Brattonsville, which is the site of "Battle At Williamson's Plantation," or "Huck's Defeat." In this battle, patriot militia, led by Colonel...

Summertime and the Savings are Easy

May 24, 2018 - Posted in Education by Kathy Finger
Save with PBS TeacherLine this summer!

PBS TeacherLine and ETV have extended their 20% course discount to include summer courses beginning June 13, 2018 - - PLUS popular course RDLA152 has been reduced to $300 for the whole summer -- so it’s a great time to invest in P.D. and save big too!