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Week of September 22, 2014

MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 22, 2014 (Listen to the archived program)
Rural strategies for dropout prevention
(Listen to the segment)
Rural states such as South Carolina face their own unique challenges in dropout prevention. Marty Duckenfield examines strategies for success in another rural state, Montana. Her guest is Deborah Halliday, Community Learning Partnerships Policy Advisor with the Montana Office of Public Instruction.

Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (Listen to the segment)
Bobbi Conner gathers information about Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder
in children from Dr. Angela La Rosa, associate professor of Developmental and Behavioral Pediatrics at the Medical University of South Carolina. Video about ADHD.

Peaceful Valley Donkey Rescue (Listen to the segment)
Are you a fan of Winnie-the-Pooh's cute but pessimistic pal Eeyore?  Join us on a radio field trip to the Peaceful Valley Donkey Rescue satellite adoption center in Johnston, S.C., and meet Kim Walker and some of the cute and very sweet donkeys she cares for there.

An amazing arboretum (Listen to the segment)
Clemson Extension horticulturist and garden writer Dr. Bob Polomski visits with Mark Weathington, assistant director and curator of collections at the J.C. Raulston Arboretum, and hears about the unique collection of plants growing there.

A live call-in conversation about birds
Join our live birding conversation with Clemson University naturalist Patrick McMillan, host of Emmy-winning Expeditions With Patrick McMillan, and Dr. J. Drew Lanham, Forest Wildlife Ecologist and Certified Wildlife Biologist in the Clemson University School of Agricultural, Forest and Environmental Sciences. Our toll-free line will be open for listeners' observations and questions at 888-539-8859. More information and birdcalls are available online at Birds of North America and at the Cornell Lab of Ornithology. For additional information on birds and other wildlife, visit and
Link to BirdCast for real time migration information.

Your pet's health
Does your pet suffer from fall allergies or other seasonal concerns? Here's a chance to get advice on pet allergies or any other issue bothering your pet. Dr. Glenn Birrenkott of the Clemson University Department of Animal and Veterinary Sciences, and his guests
, Dr. Nathan Craddock of Tiger Town Animal Hospital and Dr. Tony Holtzclaw, with Blue Ridge Animal Hospital in Greer and the mobile Dr. House Claw veterinary service, address listeners' questions in this live, call-in pet care edition. Listeners may call in on our toll-free line at 888-539-8859.

Tech talk live

Join our tech team, Eric Rogers, director of Clemson Broadcast Productions, and blogger Phil Yanov, founder and president of Tech After Five, for a live and lively discussion of the electronic and digital technology that can ease and also complicate in our lives. Listeners may call our toll-free line with their technology questions: 888-539-8859.


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