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Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte, who has insulted the U.S. and called for an end to joint military exercises between the two countries, said on Wednesday that he'd like all foreign troops to leave his country — possibly within the next two years.

Duterte was speaking to an audience in Japan, where he's on a three-day visit.

What The Real Witches Of America Eat

28 minutes ago

What do witches eat? If you're thinking of blood and feathers and cauldrons bubbling with eye of Newt and toe of frog, you couldn't be more off-menu.

The correct, and disappointingly dull, answer is pizza, bread, fruit, nuts, granola bars, Cornish hens, Dunkin' Donuts, Starbucks coffee, leg of lamb, beer, cheese, Merlot, frozen cheesecake, and other supermarket comestibles.

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Using safe practices to prevent home fires is a good start, but you need to have an emergency plan in case of a fire and every family member should be well familiar with that plan.  Sit down with your family to create and then practice a fire escape plan.

Great Quotations 3

1 hour ago

Words today from the great writer and critic Jacques Barzun. I’ve combined several related passages:

“Music is a medium through which certain unnamable experiences of life are exquisitely conveyed through equivalent sensations for the ear…

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Nearly two decades after California banned bilingual education, voters next month will have a chance to restore it. Proposition 58 would officially end the era of English-only teaching and re-introduce instruction in English and a second language as an option.

About 1.4 million English Language Learners, or ELLs, make up roughly 23 percent of California's public school students. Most are Spanish-speakers.

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Though it has been months since the floods of October 2015, many South Carolinians are still in recovery. Narrative presents the personal reflections of these survivors.

Re-building and Renewing

Stories of people and communities going about the work of recovery from the floods of 2015.

WLTR-FM, Columbia, 91.3 and WSCI-FM, Charleston, 89.3 Reception

In Columbia, WLTR-FM is at low power. During antenna replacement for WITV, Charleston, WSCI-FM may operate at low power. This may cause reception problems.

From books to barbecue, from current events to colonial history, Walter Edgar's Journal delves into the arts, culture, history of South Carolina and the American South.

NPR Politics Podcast

ETV Endowment Internship Program

On The South Carolina Business Review, Mike Switzer, focuses on news from the state's business community with interviews of small business owners and business leaders …

Piano Jazz

Jazz legend Marian McPartland hosted Piano Jazz for over 30 years. The show continues showcasing the top musicians of all time with broadcasts and podcasts from the archives.

Song Travels with Michael Feinstein

Song Travels with Michael Feinstein is a syndicated series produced by South Carolina Public Radio, is hosted each week by five-time Grammy-nominee Michael Feinstein…