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Narrative: Remembering Marian McPartland as a Mentor and Friend

March 13, 2018 - Posted in SC Public Radio by Laura Hunsberger
Alicia Keys with Marian McPartland in 2003

This edition of Narrative features an interview by Christian McBride , host of NPR’s Jazz Night in America . He had a conversation with South Carolina Public Radio’s own Shari Hutchinson , who produced Marian McPartland’s Piano Jazz for more than 25 years. This year, March...

"S" is for St. John's Berkeley Parish

March 13, 2018 - Posted in SC Public Radio by Alfred Turner
South Carolina From A to Z

Credit SC Public Radio "S" is for St. John's Berkeley Parish. One of the ten original parishes created in 1706, the parish of St. John's Berkeley stretched northwestward from the upper reaches of the Cooper River to the Santee River through modern Berkeley and Orangeburg...

A Dolphin Vertebra?

March 13, 2018 - Posted in SC Public Radio by Alfred Turner
NatureNotes

Credit SC Public Radio A listener finds vertebra on the beach on the Isle of Palms...

Women's Financial Skills Still Lacking

March 13, 2018 - Posted in SC Public Radio by Mike Switzer
Stephanie Vokral

As you may be aware, March is Women’s History Month. Even with all the economic progress women have made over the last 100 years, our next guest says she is still surprised to see how many women are unprepared financially when a crisis hits, like divorce. Mike Switzer...

Pulmonary Emphysema

March 13, 2018 - Posted in SC Public Radio by Bobbi Conner
Health Focus logo

This week Bobbi Conner talks with Dr. Charlie Strange about the diagnosis and treatment of pulmonary emphysema. Dr. Strange is a Professor of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine at MUSC.

Cat Cafes Provide Fun, Therapy for Patrons, Homes for Needy Cats

March 12, 2018 - Posted in SC Public Radio by Tut Underwood
Emily Hughes cuddles with one of the  two-to-three dozen friendly felines to be found at the cat cafe in West Columbia.

Cats are beloved pets by millions, but many people can’t have them because they live where pets aren’t allowed or are subject to other restrictions. However, over the last decade, a national phenomenon has sprung up to help cat-less cat lovers get their feline fixes: the...

Poison Center is There 24/7 When Accidents Happen

March 12, 2018 - Posted in SC Public Radio by Tut Underwood
The Mr. Yuk symbol is available as a sticker to put on items dangerous to warn children away.

A child has drunk sweet-smelling shampoo. A senior has taken his wife’s prescription by mistake. A person comes to the emergency room after taking multiple medications at 3 in the morning. What to do? The Palmetto Poison Center is on-call 24/7 to help with cases from...

Spotted Salamander Egg Masses

March 12, 2018 - Posted in SC Public Radio by Rudy Mancke
Ambystoma maculatum (spotted salamander) egg masses with algae visible inside the eggs

A listener finds some strange looking masses in some standing water in a roadside ditch.

SC Business Update from John "Swampfox" Warner

March 12, 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.

The Opioid Epidemic

March 12, 2018 - Posted in SC Public Radio by Bobbi Conner
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This week Bobbi Conner talks with Dr. Kathleen Brady about the opioid epidemic. Dr. Brady is a Distinguished University Professor and Vice President for Research at MUSC, and she is the Director of the SC Clinical and Translational Research Institute.

A Brand New Moth

March 9, 2018 - Posted in SC Public Radio by Rudy Mancke
NatureNotes

A listener finds a moth, newly emerged from its cocoon.

South Carolina Observes Severe Weather and Flood Safety Awareness Week

March 8, 2018 - Posted in SC Public Radio by Olivia Aldridge
Meteorologist John Quagliariello of the National Weather Service encouraged preparedness for tornadoes, floods and other severe weather at a press conference on Tuesday, March 6, 2018.

According to an official proclamation from Governor Henry McMaster, this week is Severe Weather and Flood Safety Awareness Week in South Carolina. It’s an occasion intended to encourage South Carolinians to prepare for potential severe weather scenarios. In a press...

A Fox in the Daylight

March 8, 2018 - Posted in SC Public Radio by Rudy Mancke
A Red Fox.

A listener spots a Red Fox in daylight. Is it unusual for one to be abroad during the day?

Charleston's Chief Resilience Officer Fights Flooding and Sea Level Rise

March 7, 2018 - Posted in SC Public Radio by Victoria Hansen
Charleston's lower battery wall following Hurricane Irma

Mark Wilbert has been the man the city of Charleston has turned to in case of emergencies. He helped people prepare for Hurricanes Matthew and Irma. He was there after 9 parishioners at Mother Emanuel were killed. Last August, he planned for a crowd of thousands in town for...

Backyard Lizard

March 7, 2018 - Posted in SC Public Radio by Rudy Mancke
An Eastern Fence Lizard found in Douthat State Park is a state park located in the Allegheny Mountains in Virginia.

A listener finds a new type of lizard in his backyard.

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