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Cocoons?

March 5, 2018 - Posted in SC Public Radio by Rudy Mancke
NatureNotes

A listener finds egg masses from a resident of his yard.

Profound Humility by the Ocean of Truth

March 2, 2018 - Posted in SC Public Radio by Rudy Mancke
Rudy Mancke

Rudy shares some words attributed Sir Issac Newton .

USC's International House Aims to Build Careers, Cultural Understanding

March 1, 2018 - Posted in SC Public Radio by Tut Underwood
Students from Oman, the United States and Italy share an Omani dinner at the University of South Carolina's International House.

The halls of the University of South Carolina’s Maxcy College reflect the voices not only of many students, but of many languages. Maxcy houses the University’s International House, a living-learning experience for approximately 200 American and international students. The...

Goodwill Helping Seniors and Ex-Criminals Find Jobs

March 1, 2018 - Posted in SC Public Radio by Mike Switzer
Pat Michaels

Pat Michaels As the South Carolina economy and unemployment rate have improved dramatically since the Great Recession, our next guest says there are still pockets of our population that face challenges finding jobs, such as senior citizens and those with a criminal...

Columnar Stinkhorn Mushrooms

March 1, 2018 - Posted in SC Public Radio by Alfred Turner
A column stinkhorn (Clathrus columnatus).

A listener finds "something from an alien environment" in his yard.

Another COG in SC’s Economic Wheel

February 28, 2018 - Posted in SC Public Radio by Mike Switzer
Randy Pellisero

A Council of Government, also known as a COG, is an association of local governments, usually across several counties, that work towards facilitating intergovernmental land use and transportation planning, community development, mapping, and more, such as economic...

Eastern Pheobe

February 28, 2018 - Posted in SC Public Radio by Rudy Mancke
An Eastern Phoebe.

A listener spots an Eastern Phoebe in her yard.

Massive, Seldom-Staged Bernstein Work Comes to SC

February 27, 2018 - Posted in SC Public Radio by Bradley Fuller
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With musical influences as diverse as jazz, Broadway, rock, and the liturgy of the Catholic Church, Leonard Bernstein’s MASS: A Theatre Piece for Singers, Players, and Dancers is a work that demands versatility from its scores of performers. The range of music genres in...

Narrative: "A Lot Like Grandma"

February 27, 2018 - Posted in SC Public Radio by Laura Hunsberger
Shannon Bobertz and her daughter, Sarah, Columbia 2016

This edition of Narrative features an interview from StoryCorps, an oral history project where friends and loved ones interview each other. At the StoryCorps mobile booth in Columbia in 2016, Shannon Bobertz spoke with her nine-year-old daughter Sarah about her grandmother...

Demystifying Medicare

February 27, 2018 - Posted in SC Public Radio by Mike Switzer
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One of our recent shows featured a discussion on Social Security strategies and the various ways you can maximize your distributions. And if you thought Social Security was complicated, wait till you hear about Medicare. Fortunately, our next guest says that if you learn...

Woodland Voles

February 27, 2018 - Posted in SC Public Radio by Rudy Mancke
Woodland Vole (Microtus Pinetorum).

The case of the disappearing dandelions.

Sand Collars

February 26, 2018 - Posted in SC Public Radio by Alfred Turner
A sand collar, the egg capsule of a moonsnail.

They look like they might be man-made, but, they are not.

Bagworm Moths

February 23, 2018 - Posted in SC Public Radio by Rudy Mancke
A Bagwood Moth egg case.

The female Bagworm Moth is wingless.

A Sea Creature in the Backyard?

February 22, 2018 - Posted in SC Public Radio by Rudy Mancke
Starfish Stinkhorn Mushroom

This fungus gets part of its common name from its shape.

"S" is for Shaw Air Force Base

February 22, 2018 - Posted in SC Public Radio by Walter Edgar
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"S" is for Shaw Air Force Base. Established in 1941 on the outskirts of Sumter to train pilots for World War II, Shaw Air Force Base later evolved into a home for U.S. Air Force tactical units. The facility was named after Sumter native Ervin Shaw, a pilot shot down over...

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