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Week of November 17, 2008

MONDAY, NOVEMBER 17, 2008
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A degree in Public Administration.
Dr. Bob Becker, director of the Strom Thurmond Institute on Government and Public Affairs talks with Dr. Bob Smith, director of a joint Masters in Public Administration degree program, a partnership of Clemson University and the University of South Carolina offered at the University Center of Greenville.

A teleconference in support of suicide survivors. John Brown, Director of Crisis and Forensic Services at Columbia Mental Health Center, and Morgan Gable, a nurse and member of the board of the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention (AFSP) discuss the 10th annual National Survivors of Suicide Day planned for Saturday, Nov. 22, 2008. In addition to a webcast on the AFSP website, there will be three teleconference sites available in South Carolina. For information call John Brown in Columbia at 803-898-4850, Michelle Morton in Greenville at 864-467-3598, or Charlotte Anderson in Charleston at 843-566-7183.

Twilight Turtle. Eric Rodgers talks with Phil Yanov, executive director of the GSA Technology Council and president of ThinkHammer Communications, about the Twilight Turtle that projects a starry sky onto the ceiling of a child's room.

Basket weaver Pati English. Roy Scott introduces us to Oconee County artist Pati English, who will be featured on a Your Day on the Road special about the SC National Heritage Corridor Region I Art Trail. Your Day on the Road will air on ETV's South Carolina Channel on Sunday, Nov. 23 at 1:00 pm and on your local ETV station on December 21.

Carolina Clay. A look back at the life of an Edgefield County artisan. South Carolina writer Leonard Todd describes the research behind his book Carolina Clay: the Life and Legend of the Slave Potter Dave.

Pear Pecan Stuffing. Donna London visits with Chef Michael Granata, who serves as Executive Chef for catering activities for Table 301, creating menus and experiences for groups of all sizes as well as for Soby's on the Side, the group's deli-bakery open for breakfast and lunch.

TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 18, 2008
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A live call-in hour on gardening topics.
Co-hosted by Clemson Extension agents Mark Arena of Berkeley County and Shawn Jadrnicek of Colleton County. Listeners may call in with questions on gardening practices via the tollfree number 888-539-8859. For additional information on gardening, visit the website of the Clemson Extension Home and Garden Information Center (HGIC).

WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 19, 2008
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A live call-in hour on the Internet and related technologies.
Eric Rodgers hosts Internet expert and blogger Phil Yanov, executive director of the GSA Technology Council and president of ThinkHammer Communications. Listeners can call in via the tollfree number 888-539-8859 to ask questions about using the Internet, computers, new digital devices, and related topics.

THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 20, 2008
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A Bark Park on the Isle of Palms.
Donna London, director of the Jim Self Center on the Future talks with Mayor F. Michael Sottile of Isle of Palms, SC, about a program that has earned the city a 2008 achievement award from the Municipal Association of South Carolina.

Medicare plans for 2009. Roy Scott talks with Irving Albrecht, Assistant Vice President of BlueCross BlueShield of South Carolina about the latest from the Medicare Advantage program.

Nutrition and wellness in the news. National health and wellness specialist Dr. Ann Kulze, MD takes questions from listeners on the latest news related to diet, exercise, and wellness via the tollfree number 888-539-8859. Dr. Ann is the author of Dr. Ann's 10-Step Diet: A Simple Plan for Permanent Weight Loss and Lifelong Vitality.