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Midterm Elections = Stock Market Volatility

October 16, 2018 - Posted in SC Public Radio by Mike Switzer
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Midterm election years tend to be relatively volatile periods for the financial markets and our next guest says he expects 2018 to finish with that trend intact. Mike Switzer interviews Doug English, a certified financial planner and our resident market prognosticator with...

Spending Marketing Money Efficiently

October 12, 2018 - Posted in SC Public Radio by Mike Switzer
Ray Owens

When a business owner looks at their marketing budget, they need to determine the best place to spend that money. Where is the business getting the most bang for its buck? Our next guest says that measuring your return on your marketing investment can be a confusing process...

Cast Iron Skillets Making Money for SC Entrepreneur

October 11, 2018 - Posted in SC Public Radio by Mike Switzer
Isaac Morton

If you read Garden and Gun magazine or Bon Appetit, you may have noticed our next guest’s company receiving some accolades for their cast iron skillets. His company is also one of several that has found a home at the old Charleston Navy Base. Mike Switzer interviews Isaac...

Doing Business with the Government, Ethically

October 10, 2018 - Posted in SC Public Radio by Mike Switzer
Michael Burchstead

The activities of lawmakers, government and other public entities are under intense scrutiny these days. Which means that businesses need to be aware of the legal ramifications of their interactions with these organizations. Mike Switzer interviews Michael Burchstead, an...

Grammy-Winning Guitarist Jason Vieaux Talks Chamber Music

October 9, 2018 - Posted in SC Public Radio by Bradley Fuller
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The expressive capabilities of a lone guitar are not lost on Jason Vieaux. In 2015, the guitarist’s recordings for the album Play (Azica Records) won him that year’s Grammy Award for Best Classical Instrumental Solo. But for this versatile artist, it’s not all about solo...

Including Charities in Your Estate

October 9, 2018 - Posted in SC Public Radio by Mike Switzer
Corrine Hanna

Most of us make regular donations to charities during our lifetimes, but how many of us think about making room for those charities in our wills and/or estate plans? Our next guest says there are certainly some things to keep in mind if that is your desire. Mike Switzer...

SC Business Update from Andy Owens

October 8, 2018 - Posted in SC Public Radio by Mike Switzer
Andy Owens

An update of the news, events and issues that are trending right now across South Carolina's business community. Mike Switzer interviews Andy Owens, managing editor of SCBizNews , the company that publishes the Columbia Regional Business Report , Charleston Regional...

Proper Planting Trees

October 5, 2018 - Posted in SC Public Radio by Alfred Turner
Making It Grow Minute

Credit SC Public Radio Hello Gardeners, I’m Amanda McNulty with Clemson Extension and Making It Grow . The University of Florida Extension factsheet on trees and hurricanes speaks to the issue of properly planting a tree to improve its survivability. We Clemson people say...

Business Good for Clean Energy

October 4, 2018 - Posted in SC Public Radio by Alfred Turner
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More electric vehicles are on the road than ever before, more solar panels are on roofs than ever before. These trends mean there are more business opportunities for clean energy focused companies than ever before. Which is why our next guest’s organization puts on an...

Making It Grow Extra: Nutrients for Polinators

October 3, 2018 - Posted in SC Public Radio by Alfred Turner
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Clemson Extension Agent Amanda McNulty and host of Making It Grow is joined by Davis Sanders from South Pleasantburg Nursery in Greenville, SC. This chat is about how pollinating insects not only need food and host plants during the growing season, they also need a source...

Live Oaks and Wind

October 3, 2018 - Posted in SC Public Radio by Alfred Turner
Making It Grow Minute

Credit SC Public Radio Hello Gardeners, I’m Amanda McNulty with Clemson Extension and Making It Grow . The University of Florida Extension Service has a factsheet titled How to Minimize Wind Damage in the South Florida Landscape. We here in South Carolina who observe the...

SC Business Update from John "Swampfox" Warner

October 1, 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, co-founder of Accessible Diagnostics and the Swampfox Facebook page, based in Greenville, S.C.

Pat Conroy: My Exaggerated Life

October 1, 2018 - Posted in SC Public Radio by Alfred Turner
Pat Conroy and Katherine Clark

Pat Conroy’s memoirs and autobiographical novels contain a great deal about his life, but there is much he hasn’t revealed with readers until now. My Exaggerated Life (2018, University of South Carolina Press) is the product of a special collaboration between this great...

SC Aerospace Conference and Expo, Oct. 9-10

September 28, 2018 - Posted in SC Public Radio by Mike Switzer
Hossein Haj-Hariri

South Carolina has been in the aerospace industry for many years, but once Boeing came here we have seen exponential growth. Which is probably why the South Carolina Aerospace Conference & Expo, now in its fifth year, has become one of the most important in the...

NPR Special Events Coverage: Senate Judiciary Committee Testimony

September 27, 2018 - Posted in SC Public Radio by Alfred Turner
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Today at 10:00 a.m. EDT Supreme Court nominee Judge Brett Kavanaugh and the woman who has accused him of sexually assaulting her in high school, Christine Blasey Ford, are testifying before the Senate Judiciary Committee. Watch the proceeding live.

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