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Week of April 19, 2010

MONDAY, APRIL 19, 2010
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Personal Investing in an uncertain economy. Dr. Bob Becker, director of the Strom Thurmond Institute on Government and Public Affairs gets some strategic investment advice for individuals when he is joined again by Dr. John C. Alexander, the Breazeale Professor of Financial Planning in the Clemson University School of Business.

The Motorola Devour. Eric Rodgers and Phil Yanov, founder  of the GSA Technology Council and president of Thinkhammer, give us a hands-on overview of an upcoming smartphone offering from Motorola.

Coca-Cola Valued Youth Program. Marty Duckenfield, public information director for the National Dropout Prevention Center, learns about the unique cross-age tutoring program when she speaks with Program Director Linda Cantu.

Spring-time Bulb Planting. Clemson University Extension horticulturist Dr. Bob Polomski gets some advice on bulb planting from Andy Cabe, director of the Botanical Garden at Riverbanks Zoo & Garden in Columbia. Watch the bulb-planting video.

On the Foothills Trail. Bob McAnally and Foothills Trail Conference board member Heyward Douglass take us on a hike on the Lower Whitewater Falls Section of the Foothills Trail.

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A live call-in hour on garden, lawn, and landscape plants. Clemson Extension Horticulturist and garden writer Dr. Bob Polomski, the author of Month-by-Month Gardening in the Carolinas, takes gardening questions, accompanied by his guest, Steve Johnston of Bartlett Tree Experts and Dr. Judy Caldwell, professor emerita in the Clemson University Environmental Horticulture Department.  Listeners can call in using the toll-free number 888-539-8859.

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A live call-in hour on the Internet, computers, and related technologies. Eric Rodgers hosts Internet expert and blogger Phil Yanov, founder  of the GSA Technology Council and president of Thinkhammer.  Listeners can call in via the toll-free number 888-539-8859 to ask questions about the Internet, computers, digital devices and related topics in consumer electronics.

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County Health Rankings in South Carolina. Donna London, Director of the Jim Self Center on the Future learns about the impacts for the individual of county health rankings from a newly completed study, County Health Rankings Mobilizing Action Towards Community Health, when she speaks with Dr. Patrick Remington, Associate Dean for Public Health at the University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health.

Golden Anniversary of the Greenville Zoo. Bob Schuster talks with Jeff Bullock, director of the Greenville Zoo, about some of the activities surrounding the 50th Anniversary of the zoo.

Innoventure Southeast 2010. Dr. Kathy Kegley a researcher and business consultant on creativity with Synchlora LLC, speaks with John Warner, founder and a principal of InnoVenture LLC, about Innoventure Southeast 2010, a conference planned for May 11-12, bringing together leaders and innovators to further creative ideas.

Asleep at the Wheel. Roy Scott speaks with Asleep at the Wheel front-man Ray Benson about the band's music and recent collaboration with Willie Nelson, Willie and the Wheel.  Watch a video of their April 24 encore performance on Austin City Limits.

Painted Alice. Premiere of a play called Painted Alice produced by the Palmetto Theater Experiment in the black box theater at ARTworks, April 22-25.  For more information visit Beaufort County Arts or call 843-379-2787.