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SC Lede: Primary Hangover

6/13/2018
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On this week's edition of South Carolina Lede , host Gavin Jackson is joined by Meg Kinnard, South Carolina reporter for The Associated Press, and Jamie Lovegrove, statehouse reporter for The Post and Courier, to recap the results of the South Carolina Republican and Democratic primary elections.

Duration:00:32:11

SC Lede: Governor Battle Royale, Part 2

6/6/2018
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On this edition of South Carolina Lede , host Gavin Jackson speaks with The Post and Courier's Columbia Bureau Chief Andy Shain and Assistant Columbia Bureau Chief Seanna Adcox about the final round of Republican and Democratic gubernatorial primary debates.

Duration:00:32:32

SC Lede: Governor Battle Royale, Part 1

5/29/2018
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On this edition of South Carolina Lede , host Gavin Jackson is joined by Meg Kinnard, South Carolina reporter for The Associated Press, and Jamie Lovegrove, statehouse reporter for The Post and Courier, to discuss the first round of primary debates for Republican and Democratic candidates vying for the governor's seat.

Duration:00:30:30

SC Lede: No Cable For Old Bridge

5/22/2018
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It's been a week since the westbound lanes of the Wando River Bridge in Charleston were closed due to one of the eight cables holding the concrete segments together snapped, slowing traffic throughout the Lowcountry. On this edition of South Carolina Lede , host Gavin Jackson is joined by South Carolina Public Radio Reporter Victoria Hansen to discuss the latest on the bridge, including how its closure affects transportation of goods coming through Charleston's port. They also look at the...

Duration:00:28:25

SC Lede: So Long And Thanks For All The Bills

5/15/2018
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On this edition of South Carolina Lede , host Gavin Jackson is joined by Post and Courier Statehouse Reporters Andy Brown and Jamie Lovegrove to look back on the 2018 South Carolina legislative session. While lawmakers managed to pass several high profile bills to the governor's desk this session, they will reconvene later this month and in June to continue debate over the $8.2 billion state budget and bills dealing with the failed V.C. Summer nuclear project.

Duration:00:32:54

SC Lede: Finals Week 2018

5/8/2018
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This week is the final week of the 2018 South Carolina legislative session. On this edition of South Carolina Lede , host Gavin Jackson is joined by Post and Courier Statehouse Reporter Jamie Lovegrove and South Carolina Public Radio Repoter Russ McKinney to break down what the last three days of the session may hold, including the dozens of bill state lawmakers still have on their calendars. We also recap last week's filibuster by state Senate Democrats over legislation regarding abortions,...

Duration:00:27:45

SC Lede: Six More Days

5/1/2018
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There are six working days left in the 2018 South Carolina state legislative session, and the stage has been set to make these final two weeks a bit chaotic, with debates over budget spending, SCE&G rate reductions, and more. On this edition of South Carolina Lede , host Gavin Jackson looks at the biggest stories coming out of the statehouse with Andy Shain, Columbia bureau chief for The Post and Courier, and South Carolina Public Radio Reporter Russ McKinney.

Duration:00:27:37

SC Lede: Palmetto Spotlight - Deadly Prison Fights And Nikki Haley's Bite

4/24/2018
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Last week saw two South Carolina news stories make local and national headlines. First, a riot at the Lee Correction Institution maximum-security prison in central South Carolina left seven inmates dead and several others injured. The alleged gang fight was over territory and contraband, and was the deadliest prison riot in 25 years. Second, former South Carolina governor and current United Nations Ambassador Nikki Haley announced the United States would be rolling out new sanctions against...

Duration:00:27:07

SC Lede: Gubernatorial Arms Race

4/17/2018
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We're less than two months away from the June 12 South Carolina primary. On this edition of South Carolina Lede , host Gavin Jackson speaks with Post and Courier Statehouse Reporter Jamie Lovegrove about the latest on the race for the governor's office.

Duration:00:29:57

SC Lede: Nuclear Boondoggle II - Red Flags

4/10/2018
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On this edition of South Carolina Lede , host Gavin Jackson is joined by Post and Courier Statehouse Reporter Andy Brown to discuss the latest issues surrounding the V.C. Summer nuclear project. We'll talk about new revelations of what South Carolina Electric & Gas and Santee Cooper executives knew about the fate of the failed project, and examine recent actions taken by the Legislature concerning its future.

Duration:00:28:25

SC Lede: Amazing Race - SC Edition

4/3/2018
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On this edition of South Carolina Lede , host Gavin Jackson is joined by Post and Courier Statehouse Reporter Jamie Lovegrove for a dive into the 2018 South Carolina elections, including the races for governor, congressional seats, and more.

Duration:00:30:08

SC Lede: 1 Liquor Bill Split 6 Ways

3/27/2018
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On this edition of South Carolina Lede , host Gavin Jackson is joined by South Carolina Public Radio's own statehouse reporter Russ McKinney to discuss proposed legislation to increase the number of licenses liquor store owners can have statewide. We also look at the most pressing news coming out of the capital and more.

Duration:00:26:54

SC Lede: Budget Moves, School District Consolidation, And Booze Bill Blues

3/20/2018
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On this edition of South Carolina Lede , host Gavin Jackson is joined by The Post and Courier's Assistant Columbia Bureau Chief Seanna Adcox to break down the state budget approved last week by the South Carolina House of Representatives, school district consolidation, and a host of controversial bills currently before lawmakers.

Duration:00:25:53

SC Lede: Budget Bonanza

3/13/2018
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The 2018 South Carolina legislative session has passed its halfway point. Six pieces of legislation have so far been signed into law by Gov. Henry McMaster, and several more high-profile bills are currently working their way through the state House of Representatives and Senate. On this edition of South Carolina Lede , host Gavin Jackson speaks with Andy Shain, Columbia bureau chief for The Post and Courier, about major issues currently before the legislature, including the state budget...

Duration:00:24:45

SC Lede: Senate's Nuclear Slow Walk

3/6/2018
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Leadership in the South Carolina House of Representatives has accused the state Senate of sl0w-walking a number of bills concerning the failed V.C. Summer nuclear reactor project. On this edition of South Carolina Lede , host Gavin Jackson speaks with Andy Brown, statehouse reporter for The Post and Courier, about potential differences in approach between the two houses when it comes to this legislation.

Duration:00:26:26

SC Lede: Gun Reform Gridlock

2/27/2018
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On this edition of South Carolina Lede , host Gavin Jackson is joined by Post and Courier statehouse reporters Jamie Lovegrove and Joseph Cranney to discuss the variety of gun-related legislative proposals that are currently in front of state lawmakers.

Duration:00:28:57

SC Lede: The Waiting Game - Plea Deals and Nuclear Deals

2/20/2018
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On this episode of South Carolina Lede , host Gavin Jackson is joined by reporters Andy Brown and Andy Shain of The Post and Courier to discuss the sentencing of former state Rep. Rick Quinn, Jr. (R-Lexington) to two years of probation as part of the ongoing the statehouse corruption investigation. Quinn also will have to complete 500 hours of community service and pay a $1,000 fine. We also look at the latest news coming out of the state legislature regarding the V.C. Summer nuclear...

Duration:00:28:04

SC Lede: SCANA, Amtrak, and Bye Bye Trey Gowdy

2/6/2018
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On this edition of South Carolina Lede , host Gavin Jackson is joined by Post & Courier reporters Jamie Lovegrove and Andy Brown to discuss their story about a breakdown of trust between state lawmakers and SCANA Corp., the parent company of South Carolina Electric and Gas, over the failed V.C. Summer nuclear project. We also discuss the deadly collision of an Amtrak train with a parked CSX train this weekend in Columbia, SC, and the announcement by Rep. Trey Gowdy (R-South Carolina),...

Duration:00:30:47

SC Lede: Tariffs, Shutdowns, and Drilling, Oh My!

1/30/2018
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On this edition of South Carolina Lede , Jaime Lovegrove, reporter for The Post & Courier, joins Gavin Jackson to discuss national news stories which could have major impacts here in South Carolina. Topics include the government shutdown, tariffs, the State of the State, offshore drilling, and more.

Duration:00:23:27

SC Lede: The Art of the Nuclear Deal

1/23/2018
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On this episode of South Carolina Lede , host Gavin Jackson is joined by reporters Andy Brown and Andy Shain of The Post and Courier to discuss the prospect of a deal being reached on the current nuclear debacle unfolding in South Carolina.

Duration:00:25:37