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"November"

November 27, 2017 - Posted in SC Public Radio by Rudy Mancke
NatureNotes

Rudy shares a poem, "November," by Thomas Hood . (The poem is also published as "No!")

Prevention and Treatment of Frailty in Older Adults

November 27, 2017 - Posted in SC Public Radio by Bobbi Conner
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This week Bobbi Conner talks with Dr. Russell Blackwelder about the prevention and treatment of frailty in older adults. Dr. Blackwelder is an Assistant Professor and the Director of Geriatric Education for the Department of Family Medicine at MUSC.

SC Business Update From Alan Cooper

November 27, 2017 - Posted in SC Public Radio by Mike Switzer
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...

The Spotted Bird Grasshopper

November 24, 2017 - Posted in SC Public Radio by Rudy Mancke
A Spotted Bird Grasshopper, Schistocerca lineata.

The Spotted Bird Grasshopper is common in South Carolina, and is one of the largest species we have.

Does Your Business Have the Write Stuff?

November 24, 2017 - Posted in SC Public Radio by Mike Switzer
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It may surprise you to hear this, but our next guest says that it is not uncommon for a company to not have any written documentation describing how their business actually works: who does what, what does what, what connects to what, and on and on. That's not you, is it?...

"C" is for Cainhoy Riot

November 24, 2017 - Posted in SC Public Radio by Walter Edgar
South Carolina From A to Z

"C" is for Cainhoy Riot. The Cainhoy Riot was one of the many deadly frays involving white gun clubs and African American militiamen that erupted during the 1876 gubernatorial campaign. A Republican political meeting was scheduled for October 16th at Brick House some thirty...

Active vs. Passive Investing

November 23, 2017 - Posted in SC Public Radio by Mike Switzer
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The question of whether an actively-managed portfolio can outperform an index-based or passively-managed portfolio is an age-old debate. And while the use of passive investment strategies have grown significantly over the past 10 years, our next guest says that the death of...

"B" is for Baha'is

November 23, 2017 - Posted in SC Public Radio by Walter Edgar
South Carolina From A to Z

"B" is for Baha'is. Founded in 1844 as an outgrowth of the, Babi faith, the Baha'i faith is one of the world's youngest religions. Among its principles are the oneness of humankind, the common foundation of all religions, religion and science as integral parts of the truth...

Happy Harvest Time

November 23, 2017 - Posted in SC Public Radio by Rudy Mancke
NatureNotes

Best wishes for a happy Thanksgiving!

Award-Winning Businesses From Around the South Celebrating in SC

November 22, 2017 - Posted in SC Public Radio by Mike Switzer
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Each year, a national magazine based in our state, hosts a "Made in the South" awards program that recognizes artisans, inventors, and entrepreneurs from around our region. And at the end of the year, the winners all come to our state to show off their wares and celebrate...

"A" is for Adams, James Hopkins [1777-1858]

November 22, 2017 - Posted in SC Public Radio by Walter Edgar
South Carolina From A to Z

"A" is for Adams, James Hopkins [1777-1858]. Governor. Born in lower Richland County and educated at Yale, Adams was a successful cotton planter. He represented Richland County in both the South Carolina house and senate. In 1854, the General Assembly elected him governor...

Narrative: Growing Up as Preacher's Kids in Georgetown

November 21, 2017 - Posted in SC Public Radio by Laura Hunsberger
Henry "Harry" Bull Jr., Sarah Clarkson, and Margaret Clarkson, Columbia 2016

This edition of Narrative features an interview from StoryCorps, an oral history project that collects the voices of our times. At the StoryCorps mobile booth in Columbia in 2016, Margaret Clarkson interviewed her uncle and mother about growing up in Georgetown, South...

Grizzled Mantis

November 21, 2017 - Posted in SC Public Radio by Rudy Mancke
Grizzled Mantis - Gonatista grisea

A listener makes a rare sighting: a Grizzled Mantis.

Aerospace Industry Expanding in Upstate

November 21, 2017 - Posted in SC Public Radio by Mike Switzer
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Our next guest has appeared on our show a few times over the last decade because he continues to make his presence known in our state's aerospace industry, well before Boeing came to South Carolina. He has been busy buying, selling and growing companies since 1997 and his...

"Y" is for Yellow Jessamine

November 21, 2017 - Posted in SC Public Radio by Walter Edgar
South Carolina From A to Z

Credit SC Public Radio "Y" is for Yellow Jessamine. State flower. In 1924, the General Assembly chose the yellow, or Carolina, jessamine [Gelsemium sempervirens] as the state flower. Among the reasons sited were its being indigenous to every nook and corner of the state and...

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