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SC Lede: Faith, Freedom & Fire

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Gavin Jackson
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More than 2,000 people attend Rep. Jeff Duncan’s 11th annual Faith and Freedom BBQ in Anderson on August 22, 2022, to hear from top state Republican politicians and keynote speaker former Secretary of State Mike Pompeo.

On this episode of the South Carolina Lede for August 27th, 2022: we take an in-depth look at Jeff Duncan's Faith and Freedom BBQ, which featured the likes of Republican Sen. Tim Scott, Gov. Henry McMaster, and keynote speaker Mike Pompeo. We also hear from Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell and take a look at ever changing life expectancy in South Carolina.

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Gavin Jackson graduated with a visual journalism degree from Kent State University in 2008 and has been in the news industry ever since. He has worked at newspapers in Ohio, Louisiana and most recently in South Carolina at the Florence Morning News and Charleston Post and Courier.