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A Big Dragonfly

June 1, 2020 - Posted in SC Public Radio by Alfred Turner
A Big Dragonfly

The Swamp Darner is one of the largest Dragonflies found in South Carolina.

Eastern King Snake

May 20, 2020 - Posted in SC Public Radio by Alfred Turner
An Eastern King Snake

The chain-like pattern on this non-venomous snake can help identify it.

SC Public Radio to offer Spoleto Festival USA programming as part of ‘Spoleto at Home’ initiative

May 19, 2020 - Posted in SC Public Radio
Spoleto Festival USA

COLUMBIA, S.C. – SC Public Radio (SCPR) today announced plans to offer Spoleto Festival programming as part of a new “Spoleto at Home” initiative. The network will utilize its “Sonatas & Soundscapes” program, as well as its “Spoleto Backstage” podcast to bring past...

SC Public Radio reporter recognized with prestigious award

May 13, 2020 - Posted in SC Public Radio
Scott Morgan

COLUMBIA, S.C. – SC Public Radio (SCPR) Reporter Scott Morgan has received the Radio Television Digital News Association (RTDNA) Regional Edward R. Murrow Award for his story on Doug O’Neal, a South Carolina man who wrongfully served 24 years in prison for murder. Titled “...

Blue-Gray Gnatcatcher Nests

May 8, 2020 - Posted in SC Public Radio by Alfred Turner
A Blue-Gray Gnatcatcher

This bird uses lichens on the outside of its nest, which is good camouflage.

American Bitterns

May 1, 2020 - Posted in SC Public Radio by Alfred Turner
An American Bittern

This marsh bird blends so well with its surroundings that it's not often seen.

Business Financial Management During a Pandemic

April 29, 2020 - Posted in SC Public Radio by Alfred Turner
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The stress the global pandemic has put on the business community has added new dimensions to the science of cost controls. How does one manage costs when everything is broken? Mike Switzer interviews Mark Cecchini, chair of the School of Accounting at the Darla Moore School...

What You Should Know About the CARES Act

April 17, 2020 - Posted in SC Public Radio by Alfred Turner
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In an unprecedented short amount of time, the $2.2 trillion Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act, aka the CARES Act, is now law and is in the process of being enacted. Some of the major provisions of this new law will certainly affect South Carolina businesses...

Upstate Institution Helps Family-Owned Businesses

April 16, 2020 - Posted in SC Public Radio by Alfred Turner
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Family-owned businesses make up a significant portion of the state and national economy and almost all of them are part of the small business sector that is being so dramatically affected by the current crisis. Our next guest’s institution recently created a program to...

"Spoiling for a Fight"

April 9, 2020 - Posted in SC Public Radio by Alfred Turner
An Eastern Cottonmouth snake, agkistrodon piscivorus

A listener has an encounter with an Eastern Cottonmouth.

Time to Buy the Oil Stocks?

April 1, 2020 - Posted in SC Public Radio by Alfred Turner
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The recent stock market crash is the fastest valuation decline in history. Faster than 1929, 1987, 2008…But our next guest believes we may have reached an inflection point and is particularly bullish now on the energy sector. Mike Switzer interviews Tyson Halsey, a...

Staccato

March 30, 2020 - Posted in SC Public Radio by Alfred Turner
A Minute with Miles

Staccato is the Italian word for “separated,” or “detached.” Staccato notes are notes that are not sustained for their full rhythmic value: they come to a short stop, which separates them from notes that follow. They also usually have a clean, sharply articulated start ...

Tricking Your Brain into Thinking Positively

March 26, 2020 - Posted in SC Public Radio by Alfred Turner
Peter Pigeon

Many stock market crashes have happened in the past and every time they do, investors are faced with the emotional toll of investing during a crisis. Our next guest says there are ways to trick your brain into thinking positive in order to prevent panic. Mike Switzer...

Small Business Community in Shock

March 25, 2020 - Posted in SC Public Radio by Alfred Turner
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We heard a few days ago from the US Small Business Administration about their plans to assist the small business community during the current crisis. Our next guest says these business owners are in a state of shock and are going to need this help. Mike Switzer interviews...

SBA to the Rescue?

March 19, 2020 - Posted in SC Public Radio by Alfred Turner
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There is no doubt that the Coronavirus (COVID-19) global pandemic will affect how we do business for weeks and maybe even months ahead. And as in any economic crisis, the government is expected to provide relief to the small business community because they normally suffer...

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