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Planning and Paying for College

January 8, 2019 - Posted in SC Public Radio by Mike Switzer
Alex Chastain

Studies show that, on average, college graduates earn $1 million more during their lifetimes than people who don’t go to college. Another study found that people who graduate from college have, on average, four times the net worth of people who don’t. But it is a big...

SC Business Update from John "Swampfox" Warner

January 7, 2019 - 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, co-founder of Accessible Diagnostics and the Swampfox Facebook page, based in Greenville, S.C.

The Importance of Leadership

January 4, 2019 - Posted in SC Public Radio by Mike Switzer
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If you were to name the one critical variable that determines the destiny of an organization, what would your guess be? Money, workers, marketing? Our next guest says the correct answer is “leadership”. Mike Switzer interviews Antony Bell, CEO of Leader Development, Inc. in...

Mistletoe

January 3, 2019 - Posted in SC Public Radio by Alfred Turner
Mistletoe with berries.

Only female Mistletoe has berries.

Excerpt #9 from USC's Economic Outlook Conference

January 1, 2019 - Posted in SC Public Radio by Alfred Turner
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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 Curtis Loftis, state treasurer of South Carolina .

Mystery Skull

December 31, 2018 - Posted in SC Public Radio by Alfred Turner
The skull of an American Alligator.

Two friends find what looks like a skull, nailed to a tree on Sullivans Island...

Poikilohydry?

December 29, 2018 - Posted in SC Public Radio by Alfred Turner
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Hello Gardeners, I’m Amanda McNulty with Clemson Extension and Making It Grow . Fellow Extension agent Chase Smoak and I like to learn new botanical words (he already knows a lot more than me). But I had a good one for him the other day. Poikilohydry is the process that...

Kathleen Parker Has National Reach from South Carolina

December 28, 2018 - Posted in SC Public Radio by Tut Underwood
Kathleen Parker

From her Camden home, Washington Post columnist Kathleen Parker can monitor the goings-on around the world by flipping through the TV news channels and keeping an eye glued to her Post, which she reads daily along with the Wall Street Journal and New York Times. Parker is...

Science Project Became Business, Partnership with Walmart for Columbia Family

December 27, 2018 - Posted in SC Public Radio by Tut Underwood
David Jones inspects a ball half as it comes off the conveyor belt at the Stee-rike 3 plant in Columbia.

David Jones and his son Brantley are baseball fans. Brantley played as a youngster, and was so enthusiastic about batting practice that his older brother, who didn’t like the game, was forced by circumstance to invent a pitching machine so he wouldn’t have to pitch to his...

Malignant Mistletoe?

December 22, 2018 - Posted in SC Public Radio by Alfred Turner
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Hello Gardeners, I’m Amanda McNulty with Clemson Extension and Making It Grow . Although our eastern American mistletoe does do harm to our urban trees and our timber industry, the fact that it can only grow on hardwoods spares our pine plantations, and its seeds must be...

Mistletoe Reproduction

December 21, 2018 - Posted in SC Public Radio by Alfred Turner
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Hello Gardeners, I’m Amanda McNulty with Clemson Extension and Making It Grow . Our Eastern American mistletoe has the scientific name Phoradendron leucarpum. The first name comes from Greek words – phor meaning thief and dendron meaning tree – and it is parasitic -- taking...

Excerpt #2 from USC's Economic Outlook Conference

December 21, 2018 - Posted in SC Public Radio by Alfred Turner
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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 Dr. Joey Von Nessen, research economist in the Division of Research at the Moore School of Business at USC in Columbia,...

At Christmastime, M & Ms Reigns as South Carolina's Favorite Candy

December 20, 2018 - Posted in SC Public Radio by Tut Underwood
And the winner is...

Candystore.com keeps an eye on the candy tastes of America, producing an interactive map of each state's favorite candies at various seasons of the year. At Christmas, many states' favorite is candy canes, others prefer reindeer corn or Hershey Kisses. According to the...

Excerpt #1 from USC's Economic Outlook Conference

December 20, 2018 - Posted in SC Public Radio by Alfred Turner
Joey Von Nessen

Joey Von Nessen Credit Mike Switzer/SC Public Radio Our program today features an excerpt from the University of South Carolina Moore School's recent Economic Outlook Conference. Today's excerpt comes from Dr. Joey Von Nessen, research economist in the Division of Research...

Mistletoe in Past Cultures

December 19, 2018 - Posted in SC Public Radio by Amanda McNulty
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Hello Gardeners, I’m Amanda McNulty with Clemson Extension and Making It Grow . Parasitic plants with the common name mistletoe occur almost worldwide and in many cultures were associated with myths and pagan religious rites. The Scottish anthropologist Sir James George...

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