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  • Porter Boever's family is part of of an ACLU lawsuit claiming South Carolina's budget proviso banning mask mandates in schools violates the American's with Disabilities Act
  • William "Bill" Terrell, known to many South Carolinians as the face of the SCETV program Job Man Caravan, has died at age 79.
  • There are an estimated 34 million people living with diabetes in the United States. Long-term complications of diabetes include cardiovascular disease, nerve damage and eye damage. People who experience diabetic retinopathy may eventually go blind. For many patients in the early stages of diabetic retinopathy, there may not be any symptoms at all and that is why screening is important.
  • Even as more people get their shot, South Carolina reports hundreds of new coronavirus cases every day. Many of those stricken by the virus receive medical care through remote patient monitoring.
  • This week on ColaJazz Presents, we speak with pianist Shannon Pinkney. Born in Orangeburg, SC, he's also known as "True Blue" and "Blue Deon" Pinkney in jazz circles. His music exudes a sense of joy and calmness, and he always plays it with a smile. One of the signature elements of Pinkney's style is quoting a different tune in the middle of a song.
  • On this episode of the South Carolina Lede for April 10, 2021, we break down the bills which moved from one state legislative chamber to the other during this "crossover week." Plus: a look at extra money lawmakers will have to budget with this year; the S.C. Ports Authority's record-breaking March; and much more.
  • This edition of the South Carolina Lede for April 3, 2021, features: an update on efforts to expand broadband internet access in the state; the latest on proposed medical marijuana legislation; a look at what the state is doing to strengthen our medical supply chains; and more.
  • This edition of the South Carolina Lede for March 30, 2021, features: comments from State Superintendent of Education Molly Spearman about end-of-year tests; a look at what's on the S.C. Senate's radar this week; encouraging news from SCDEHC; and much more.
  • This edition of the South Carolina Lede for March 27, 2021, features: a discussion of the $9.8 billion state budget the S.C. House approved this week; analysis of Gov. Henry McMaster's announcement that all South Carolinians over the age 16 will qualify for the COVID-19 vaccines beginning next week; a look the state flag design approved by a S.C. Senate committee; and more.
  • This episode of the South Carolina Lede for March 23, 2021, features: a recap of the action last week in the state legislature; preview this budget week at the statehouse; a look new CDC guidance on social distancing in schools; and much more.