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Many Employees Need Help Understanding Healthcare Insurance

July 11, 2018 - Posted in SC Public Radio by Alfred Turner
Lynn Bailey

Lynn Bailey Credit Mike Switzer/SC Public Radio As the healthcare insurance industry continues to evolve, our next guest says that patients are more and more in need of help in understanding their plan benefits. And employers are recognizing this, as well she says, with...

"L" is for Lyttelton, William Henry (1724-1808)

July 11, 2018 - Posted in SC Public Radio by Alfred Turner
South Carolina From A to Z

Credit SC Public Radio "L" is for Lyttelton, William Henry (1724-1808). Governor. Lyttelton began his career as a colonial administrator when he was appointed governor of South Carolina in 1755. He arrived in Charleston in June 1756. Lyttelton’s tenure was marked by...

Remembering Friendship Nine Member James Wells

July 10, 2018 - Posted in SC Public Radio by Thelisha Eaddy
Friendship Nine member James Wells

57 years ago, nine young African-American students of Friendship Junior College in Rock Hill were arrested for attempting to desegregate the all-white lunch counter at the McCrory's variety store. One of those students was James Wells. He died Sunday, July 8th in his...

Investing Trends are Constantly Changing

July 10, 2018 - Posted in SC Public Radio by Alfred Turner
Allen Gillespie

Allen Gillespie Credit Mike Switzer/SC Public Radio A year ago when we last interviewed our next guest about cryptocurrencies and blockchain technology, the leader in this sector, Bitcoin, was near an all-time high in popularity and price. But a lot has changed since then,...

New Approaches to Stroke Treatment

July 10, 2018 - Posted in SC Public Radio by Alfred Turner
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This week Bobbi Conner talks with Dr. Raymond Turner about new approaches to treating acute stroke. Dr. Turner is a Professor of Neurosurgery and Chief of Neuroscience at MUSC.

Fox Squirrel

July 10, 2018 - Posted in SC Public Radio by Alfred Turner
An Eastern Fox Squirrel.

A listener spots an odd looking squirrel in Santee...

Mission Group From Chapin Safely Arrives at Airport in Haiti, Expected in Atlanta, GA 7:01PM

July 9, 2018 - Posted in SC Public Radio by Thelisha Eaddy
Alert message posted to U.S. Embassy in Haiti website.

Members of a mission team from Chapin United Methodist Church (Chapin UMC) expected to fly back to the United States Monday after being delayed in Haiti for two days because of protests, have safely made it to the airport in Port Au Prince. Jody Flowers is lead pastor of...

Narrative: "I Could See Through My Hands"

July 9, 2018 - Posted in SC Public Radio by Laura Hunsberger
Dean Byrd and Willard Byrd, Columbia 2016

This edition of Narrative features an interview from StoryCorps, an oral history project that collects the voice of our time. At the StoryCorps mobile booth in Columbia in 2016, Dean Byrd talked with his father Willard Byrd, a veteran of the Korean War. Willard had a unique...

National Fried Chicken Day? Why Do So Many Love this Southern Delicacy

July 9, 2018 - Posted in SC Public Radio by Tut Underwood
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Friday was a special day for lovers of the Southern diet: National Fried Chicken Day! Bernie Shealy, owner of Bernie's Chicken in Columbia, says he thinks people love fried chicken because it's comfort food. Over at Brookland Baptist Church, known for its weekday buffets...

The Looming Trade War Is Already Affecting the Palmetto State

July 9, 2018 - Posted in SC Public Radio by Alfred Turner
A Maersk Line container ship approaching the ravenel bridge in Charleston.

According to a recent analysis by the U.S Chamber of Commerce, South Carolina will be among the state’s hit hardest by the looming trade war, threatening the more than $30 Billion dollars in goods exported from the state each year. The state exports cars, steel products,...

New Trend in Charitable Giving Favors Local Economy

July 5, 2018 - Posted in SC Public Radio by Alfred Turner
Christa Divis

Christa Divis Credit Mike Switzer/SC Public Radio Charitable giving continues to evolve as tax laws change and economies cycle up and down. And our next guest says that new trends can also be a factor. One that she is seeing now, not only locally but nationwide, is that...

Owl Pellets

July 5, 2018 - Posted in SC Public Radio by Alfred Turner
An owl pellet.

Owl pellets, like the one a listener found, contain the remains of the animals the owl "recycles."

Is Your Investment Portfolio Ethical?

July 4, 2018 - Posted in SC Public Radio by Alfred Turner
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Portfolio management can take many forms these days, from value investing to growth investing to what our next guest calls “ethical investing”. Mike Switzer interviews Mike Kuckel, a chartered financial analyst and CEO of the Sovereign Financial Group in Greenville, SC.

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...

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