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Excerpt #5 from USC's Economic Outlook Conference

December 25, 2017 - Posted in SC Public Radio by Mike Switzer
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Our program today features an excerpt from the University of South Carolina Moore School's recent Economic Outlook Conference . Today's excerpt comes from South Carolina Governor Henry McMaster.

"I" is for indigo

December 25, 2017 - Posted in SC Public Radio by Walter Edgar
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"I" is for indigo. Indigo, a plant that produces a blue dye was an important part of 18th century South Carolina's economy. It was grown commercially from 1747 till 1800 and was second only to rice in export value. Eliza Lucas Pinckney experimented with its cultivation in...

Mental Health Issues and Primary Care

December 25, 2017 - Posted in SC Public Radio by Bobbi Conner
Woman meeting with therapist

This week Bobbi Conner talks with Dr. John Freedy about including mental health and behavioral health issues during a primary care visit. Dr. Freedy is a Professor of Family Medicine and Director of the Behavioral Science Curriculum for the Family Medicine Residency Program...

Columbia's Inclement Weather Center: Shelter from Cold, Flood and Gale

December 22, 2017 - Posted in SC Public Radio by Olivia Aldridge
The Inclement Weather Center is located at 191 Calhoun Street, and opens on winter nights that are forecasted at 40 degrees or below.

Winter is an especially difficult time of year for unhoused South Carolinians. As temperatures dip below freezing throughout the season, the threat of hypothermia is ever-present. That’s why several nonprofits in the Midlands have forged together each winter since 2014 to...

Coyote Photo Op

December 22, 2017 - Posted in SC Public Radio by Rudy Mancke
A coyote

Coyote populations are growing in South Carolina.

Excerpt #4 from USC's Economic Outlook Conference

December 22, 2017 - Posted in SC Public Radio by Mike Switzer
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Our program today features an excerpt from the University of South Carolina Moore School's recent Economic Outlook Conference . Today's excerpt comes from Joey von Nessen, a research economist with the University of South Carolina's Moore School of Business, and their...

Happy Winter Solstice

December 21, 2017 - Posted in SC Public Radio by Rudy Mancke
NatureNotes

We wish you a happy Winter Solstice!

Excerpt #3 from USC's Economic Outlook Conference

December 21, 2017 - Posted in SC Public Radio by Mike Switzer
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Our program today features an excerpt from the University of South Carolina Moore School's recent Economic Outlook Conference . Today's excerpt comes from Joey von Nessen, a research economist with the University of South Carolina's Moore School of Business, and their...

Mantis Egg Case

December 20, 2017 - Posted in SC Public Radio by Rudy Mancke
The egg case of a Carolina Mantis.

Here's a good suggestion for what to do with that mantis egg case you found on your Christmas tree.

Excerpt #2 from USC's Economic Outlook Conference

December 20, 2017 - Posted in SC Public Radio by Mike Switzer
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Our program today features an excerpt from the University of South Carolina Moore School's recent Economic Outlook Conference . Today's excerpt comes from Joey von Nessen, a research economist with the University of South Carolina's Moore School of Business, and their...

Bowfin

December 19, 2017 - Posted in SC Public Radio by Rudy Mancke
A bowfin skull.

The bowfin is the only remaining representative of a kind of fish once plentiful in eons past.

The Amazing Liver

December 19, 2017 - Posted in SC Public Radio by Bobbi Conner
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This week Bobbi Conner talks with Dr. Don Rockey about the essential functions of the liver, and the supporting role it plays for other organs in the body. Dr. Don Rockey is a Gastroenterologist & Hepatologist and Chairman of the Department of Medicine at MUSC.

Excerpt #1 from USC's Economic Outlook Conference

December 19, 2017 - Posted in SC Public Radio by Mike Switzer
South Carolina Business Review logo

Our program today features an excerpt from the University of South Carolina Moore School's recent Economic Outlook Conference . Today's excerpt comes from Joey von Nessen, a research economist with the University of South Carolina's Moore School of Business, and their...

West Columbia Man Brings the Spirit of Christmas Alive as Santa Claus

December 18, 2017 - Posted in SC Public Radio by Tut Underwood
Arthur Erskine of West Columbia and friend.

Most men don’t frequent beauty parlors, but Arthur “Cotton” Erskine of West Columbia visits his every day from Thanksgiving to Christmas to prepare his hair and long beard for a role he’s portrayed for years: Santa Claus. “Santa Cotton,” as he is known, becomes the Jolly...

The Golden Silk Orb Weaver is Long Lived

December 18, 2017 - Posted in SC Public Radio by Rudy Mancke
A male Golden Silk Orb Weaver (top) is a lot smaller than a female .

This spider is becoming more and more common across the state.

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