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The Rat Snake and the Squirrel

July 4, 2018 - Posted in SC Public Radio by Alfred Turner
A Black Rat Snake.

A listener finds a Black Rat snake making a meal of a squirrel. Rat Snakes are powerful constrictors and feed on small mammals.

Entrepreneur Addresses Multiple-Prescription Drug Administration Issues

July 3, 2018 - Posted in SC Public Radio by Mike Switzer
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You may have noticed that so many people these days take a lot of prescription drugs for a lot of different reasons because, as time has gone by, pharmaceutical research results in products designed for these reasons. But for those who are prescribed multiple drugs, and for...

Suicide Prevention & Resources for Veterans

July 3, 2018 - Posted in SC Public Radio by Bobbi Conner
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This week Bobbi Conner talks with Dr. Tracy Stecker about suicide prevention and related resources for veterans. Dr. Stecker is a psychologist and Assistant Professor in the College of Nursing at MUSC.

SC Business Update from Alan Cooper

July 2, 2018 - Posted in SC Public Radio by Alfred Turner
Alan Cooper

An update of the news, events and issues that are trending right now across South Carolina's business community. Mike Switzer interviews Alan Cooper, founder and editor of three online business news websites in South Carolina: MidlandsBiz , UpstateBizSC , and...

Parks Tell Unheard Stories of the Southern Campaign of the American Revolution

July 2, 2018 - Posted in SC Public Radio by Walter Edgar
John Slaughter, Superintendent of US Park Service's Southern Campaign of the American Revolution Parks group.

(Originally broadcast 10/13/17) - The Southern Campaign was critical in determining the outcome of the American Revolutionary War, yet the South’s importance has been downplayed in most historical accounts to date. The National Park Service has recognized the importance of...

State House Week for July 29, 2018

June 29, 2018 - Posted in SC Public Radio by Russ McKinney
State House Week

This year's session of the SC General Assembly has finally ends, as lawmakers pass a wide-ranging plan to address the V.C. Summer nuclear debacle.

Lowcountry Start-Up Accepted to Nashville Accelerator

June 29, 2018 - Posted in SC Public Radio by Mike Switzer
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The Nashville Entrepreneur Center and the Country Music Association (CMA) recently accepted a Charleston, SC-based startup into their competitive 2018 Project Music Portfolio program, which is a year-round, entrepreneurship program designed to accelerate the success of...

Walterboro, SC Experiencing Entrepreneurial Revival

June 28, 2018 - Posted in SC Public Radio by Mike Switzer
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If you live in or have visited Walterboro, South Carolina recently, you may have noticed a little renaissance going on. From a farm-to-truck food truck to a new event venue on the river to a former Boeing executive's new aviation company...entrepreneurs are apparently...

Social Security Disability Claims Have Become Increasingly Difficult

June 27, 2018 - Posted in SC Public Radio by Mike Switzer
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According to the National Organization of Social Security Claimants' Representatives, fewer than half of people who apply for disability benefits — about 45 percent — are ultimately accepted; and that even getting a hearing takes an average of nearly 600 days. That’s why...

President Trump Rallies Votes for McMaster Ahead of Runoff

June 26, 2018 - Posted in SC Public Radio by Thelisha Eaddy
Hours before Trump arrived, supporters packed Airport High School Gym.

President Trump rallied with Gov. Henry McMaster at Airport High School in West Columbia. The 71-year old McMaster is competing with 39-year old Greenville businessman John Warren for the Republican nomination. Recent polls show the two candidates in a tight race. Monday...

Estate Planning for Your Digital Assets

June 26, 2018 - Posted in SC Public Radio by Mike Switzer
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We’ve talked frequently on this program of the need for an estate plan. However, in this increasingly digital world the definition of an estate is expanding. Think about your online accounts including banking, Facebook, email, and your Bitcoins! What happens to these...

Columbia Chosen as One of Three Cities for Obama Foundation's Community Leadership Corps

June 25, 2018 - Posted in SC Public Radio by Olivia Aldridge
Participant Hazel Bridges

On Saturday, June 16, around 50 young adults, ages 18 to 25, gathered in the Richland Main Library in Columbia. All of them, in some capacity, were activists, hoping to gain the skills to influence change in their own communities with the training of the Obama Foundation as...

Biomedicine & Cancer Research

June 25, 2018 - Posted in SC Public Radio by Alfred Turner
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This week Bobbi Conner talks with Dr. Alan Diehl about research and recent discoveries related to biomedicine and cancer. Dr. Diehl is a Professor of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology and the Associate Director of Basic Sciences at Hollings Cancer Center at MUSC.

SC Business Update from John "Swampfox" Warner

June 25, 2018 - Posted in SC Public Radio by Alfred Turner
John Warner

Credit Concepts to Companies 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...

Lady's Tresses Orchids

June 22, 2018 - Posted in SC Public Radio by Alfred Turner
A Lady's Tresses Orchid.

If you find one of these lovely plants, it's best left in place if you want it to thrive.

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