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The word “tenor” is from the Latin tenere, “to hold”…and in medieval and Renaissance vocal music, from about 1250 to 1500, the tenor voice was the “holding voice.” It was the voice that held the principal melody, often with long held-out notes, and the voice around which the other voices were composed. The tenor voice, always a male voice, was not necessarily a high voice—or at least not originally.

A lot of Republicans will head to the polls in New Hampshire on Tuesday, motivated to vote against Donald Trump.

But because of a quirk in how the state party allocates delegates and how fractured the "establishment" field is, it could mean that an anti-Trump vote will actually be a vote for the New York billionaire.

Here's how:

The state party awards delegates on a proportional basis to presidential candidates based on their vote statewide in each congressional district.

But it also has a 10 percent threshold.

  “W” is for Waring, Joseph Ioor [1897-1977]. Pediatrician. Medical historian. Upon completion of his education, Joseph Waring spent three years in Tennessee before returning to South Carolina and establishing a private practice in Charleston. He also became an assistant in the pediatrics department at the Medical College of the State of South Carolina, where he rose to the rank of clinical professor of pediatrics. He published numerous articles in state and national medical journals. He had a tremendous interest in history and by 1949 was the librarian for the Medical Society of South Carolina. Under his stewardship, the Society's collections were greatly expanded. In 1969, this valuable archive was named in his honor. Between 1964 and 1971 Joseph Ioor Waring published a three volume History of Medicine in South Carolina, the first general and comprehensive history of medicine in the state.

House Centipede

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"House centipedes" are common in South Carolina homes. They have 15 pairs of legs.


John Warner

  A weekly update of the entrepreneurial activity in South Carolina. Mike Switzer interviews John Warner is co-founder of Concepts to Companies based in Greenville, S.C.

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02/17/16, 9:00 am to 02/18/16 - 12:00 pm: 2016 Workforce Development Symposium

  If you'd like to hear the key points once again, this audio presentation of the Statewide Faculty Meeting will meet your needs. The video and audio of the meeting are available at ed.sc.gov, which provided important updates on the New Assessment in Grades 3 - 8 "SC Ready" and changes for the immediate and long-term future for educator evaluation.

Chosen as one of the 25 Best Nursing Podcasts, 2015

  This week Bobbi Conner talks with Dr. William Moran about which vaccines are recommended for older adults (60+). Dr. Moran is the McKnight Professor of Aging Research and Director of the Division of General Internal Medicine and Geriatrics at MUSC.

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Conversations on Colonial & Revolutionary SC: the Colonial Melting Pot

Earlier this year, the University of South Carolina College of Arts and Sciences’ Institute of Southern presented a series of public conversations with Dr. Walter Edgar and guest scholars: “Conversations on Colonial and Revolutionary South Carolina”. In this first conversation, Dr. Larry Rowland talks with Dr. Edgar about “The Colonial Melting Pot.” All Stations: Fri, Feb 5, 12 pm | News Stations: Sun, Feb 7, 4 pm
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South Carolina: Flood and Recovery


An archive of bulletins and stories about disaster recovery aid from the Federal Emergency Management Agency.

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Monday -Friday, 7:51 AM -- The South Carolina Business Review offers news from the state's businesses, nonprofits, and small business support organizations.