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Talking Training Camp

7/20/2018
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Sports reporter Eric Boynton joins digital editor Gabe Whisnant to discuss the offseason of major changes for the Carolina Panthers ahead of the 24th year of Training Camp at Wofford College.

Duration:00:13:51

Talking tariffs

7/10/2018
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Business reporter Adam Orr joins digital editor Gabe Whisnant to talk tariffs, specifically the effect they could have on BMW's Spartanburg County plant. Tariffs on steel and aluminum, and proposed tariffs on U.S. exports by foreign countries, could deal a heavy blow to states like South Carolina, where exports are worth some $3 billion annually according to the U.S. Chamber of Commerce. Earlier this year, U.S. President Donald Trump assigned steep new tariffs — 25 percent for steel and 10...

Duration:00:06:07

Breaking down the Four Schools Project

6/28/2018
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Reporter Adam Orr joins digital editor Gabe Whisnant to break down the stories within the Four Schools Project so far, including his most recent story on students who study English as a second language. He also previews his upcoming story on the "summer slide" students face.

Duration:00:06:37

Introducing ... Upstate Lowdown

6/19/2018
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Executive editor Michael Smith joins digital editor Gabe Whisnant to talk about our new project - Upstate Lowdown (www.goupstate.com/upstate-lowdown). What do you want to know about the Upstate? We want to know what makes you curious. More importantly, we want to investigate, report and write about questions you have about our community.

Duration:00:06:52

The ripples of the World Equestrian Games

5/30/2018
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Reporter Adam Orr talks about what some of the economic impact the Upstate could feel as the World Equestrian Games come to Polk County, NC this fall.

Duration:00:01:03

Meet the Reporters: Adam Orr

5/17/2018
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(New) news reporter Adam Orr joins digital editor Gabe Whisnant to discuss his journalism career, what he learned about going home to be an editor and what he's picked up about the business beat in Spartanburg so far.

Duration:00:04:13

Meet the Reporters: Samantha Swann

5/17/2018
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(New) news reporter Samantha Swann joins digital editor Gabe Whisnant to discuss her time at USC Upstate, her internship at the Herald-Journal and how that prepared her for a full-time gig and what interests her the most about being a reporter in Spartanburg.

Duration:00:03:59

Meet the Reporters: Conor Hughes

5/15/2018
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(New) news reporter Conor Hughes joins digital editor Gabe Whisnant to discuss his young career, journalism experience and what piqued his interest in the Herald-Journal and Spartanburg.

Duration:00:05:26

What we know about the investigation of Brechue Wiles' death

5/15/2018
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News reporter Conor Huges talks with digital editor Gabe Whisnant about the investigation into the death of 23-year-old Brechue Wiles. Wiles' body was discovered Friday morning in the lake at Duncan Park.

Duration:00:02:25

Dangers of blocked crossings

5/11/2018
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Spartanburg Fire Chief Marion Blackwell discusses the dangers of blocked railroad crossings when firefighters are responding to a crisis and how his department is dealing with it.

Duration:00:01:09

Challenges of dealing with railroad companies

5/11/2018
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Spartanburg Fire Chief Marion Blackwell talks the challenges of dealing with Norfolk Southern to alleviate congestion caused by blocked railroad crossings.

Duration:00:00:53

Wilkins: My son said, we've got to make him disappear

5/10/2018
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Charles Bridges, 19, along with his mother, Dawn Wilkins, 40, each face charges of murder and destruction, desecration or removal of human remains in relation to the Nov. 3 death and dismemberment of Gary James Stone, Wilkins’ common-law husband of about five years. Wilkins and Bridges were arrested Nov. 9 in Gaffney. Six months later, they spoke to Herald-Journal reporter, Conor Hughes, from the Cherokee County Detention Center. In this clip, Wilkins gives her description of the scene of...

Duration:00:03:27

Bridges: I regret taking the rap

5/10/2018
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Charles Bridges, 19, along with his mother, Dawn Wilkins, 40, each face charges of murder and destruction, desecration or removal of human remains in relation to the Nov. 3 death and dismemberment of Gary James Stone, Wilkins’ common-law husband of about five years. Wilkins and Bridges were arrested Nov. 9 in Gaffney. Six months later, they spoke to Herald-Journal reporter, Conor Hughes, from the Cherokee County Detention Center. In this clip, Bridges said he regrets "taking the rap."...

Duration:00:00:51

Bridges: Confession shouldn't stand

5/10/2018
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Charles Bridges, 19, along with his mother, Dawn Wilkins, 40, each face charges of murder and destruction, desecration or removal of human remains in relation to the Nov. 3 death and dismemberment of Gary James Stone, Wilkins’ common-law husband of about five years. Wilkins and Bridges were arrested Nov. 9 in Gaffney. Six months later, they spoke to Herald-Journal reporter, Conor Hughes, from the Cherokee County Detention Center. In this clip, Bridges talks about his confession and arrest...

Duration:00:02:09

Wilkins: Those sounds you can never unhear

5/10/2018
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Charles Bridges, 19, along with his mother, Dawn Wilkins, 40, each face charges of murder and destruction, desecration or removal of human remains in relation to the Nov. 3 death and dismemberment of Gary James Stone, Wilkins’ common-law husband of about five years. Wilkins and Bridges were arrested Nov. 9 in Gaffney. Six months later, they spoke to Herald-Journal reporter, Conor Hughes, from the Cherokee County Detention Center. In this clip, Wilkins talks about the act of dismembering...

Duration:00:01:56

Judge Mark Hayes discusses Law Day Essay Contest

5/2/2018
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Circuit Court Judge Mark Hayes discusses the Law Day Essay Contest, which he started in Spartanburg about a decade ago.

Duration:00:05:33

5th annual Spartanburg Soaring! International Kite Festival

4/21/2018
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Kristina Hernandez talks about coming to the kite festival in Spartanburg

Duration:00:00:26

GoUpstate PrepZone at Hub City Hog Fest

4/7/2018
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GoUpstate PrepZone was on site at the Hub City HogFest BBQ competition on Friday night. Jed Blackwell, Jamie McBee and Richard Brockman visited with organizer Grey Wicker and competition cook Greg Ray of Horns BBQ, as well as taking a look at the upcoming week in prep sports.

Duration:00:32:06

Carin Bloom, as 'Lady Catherine Littlefield Greene' at a Woman's War

3/25/2018
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Carin Bloom, portraying 'Lady Catherine Littlefield Greene' the wife of the American Revolutionary War General Nathanael Greene at Cowpens National Battlefield's 'A Woman's War' event.

Duration:00:00:49

Four Schools Project - Transience

3/23/2018
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At Spartanburg County’s four poorest schools, transience is a major problem. Part of the ongoing work of the Four Schools Project – a collaborative effort between Lone Oak, Jesse Bobo and Mary H. Wright elementary schools and the Cleveland Academy of Leadership – is targeted at dealing with how frequently students move around. Reporter Zach Fox and digital editor Gabe Whisnant talk about the issue.

Duration:00:07:52