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TCN AROUND TOWN - June 22, 2020

TCN AROUND TOWN - June 22, 2020

June 22, 2020

'CHURCH' SINGER SAYS EVEN DRIVE-INS CAN BE WORSHIPFUL

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In this edition of TCN AROUND TOWN, the podcast from The Twin-City News, we talk with Christian music singer/songwriter MICHAEL COCHREN, whose anthemic song "Church (Take Me Back)" has taken on a whole new meaning in the age of COVID-19 and social distancing. COCHREN is on tour with Christian superstar TobyMac, playing a series of concerts at drive-in theaters across the country. 

TCN AROUND TOWN - June 16, 2020

TCN AROUND TOWN - June 16, 2020

June 16, 2020

ODDSMAKERS TRYING TO REASON WITH HURRICANE SEASON

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In this edition of TCN AROUND TOWN, the podcast from The Twin-City News, we talk with JAMES MURPHY, a professional oddsmaker for SportsInsider.com, which sets betting odds on sports, current events and other topics about which some people wager. Believe it or not, pro oddsmakers study hurricanes, and Mr. Murphy talks about "the line" on how busy the 2020 Atlantic hurricane season will be.

TCN AROUND TOWN - June 11, 2020

TCN AROUND TOWN - June 11, 2020

June 11, 2020

THE VALUE OF EXERCISING THE BRAIN - ESPECIALLY NOW

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In this edition of TCN AROUND TOWN, the podcast from The Twin-City News, we talk with DR. HENRY MAHNCKE, who serves as CEO of BrainHQ. We discuss the benefits of exercising the human brain with simple (and often fun) activities to combat depression and improve overall cognitive health - especially during this time of COVID-19 social distancing. Check out his company's website at www.brainhq.com.

TCN AROUND TOWN - June 8, 2020

TCN AROUND TOWN - June 8, 2020

June 8, 2020

PRIMARY 2020 PREVIEW: U.S. REP. JOE WILSON

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In this edition of TCN AROUND TOWN, the podcast from The Twin-City News, we continue our preview of the June 9th primary election by talking with 2nd District CONGRESSMAN JOE WILSON. Rep. Wilson (R-Springdale) faces opposition in Tuesday's Republican Party primary from Springdale Mayor Michael Bishop. Here, he discusses the new House bill addressing police brutality, the economic recovery from the COVID-19 outbreak, and addresses the question of why more Republicans seemingly are losing faith in and distancing themselves from President Donald Trump.

TCN AROUND TOWN - June 3, 2020

TCN AROUND TOWN - June 3, 2020

June 3, 2020

PRIMARY 2020 PREVIEW: SHERIFF JAY KOON

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In this edition of TCN AROUND TOWN, the podcast from The Twin-City News, we continue our preview of the June 9th primary election in a conversation with Lexington County SHERIFF JAY KOON. He faces opposition in the Republican Party primary and here discusses his re-election bid, the struggle to regain trust after a previous sheriff was indicted and removed from office, and the burning question of police brutality that has gripped the national headlines. 

Sheriff Koon's opponent in the June 9th primary has been invited to interview but has not yet responded to that request.

TCN AROUND TOWN - May 30, 2020

TCN AROUND TOWN - May 30, 2020

May 30, 2020

U.S. SENATE PRIMARY PREVIEW: "DUKE" BUCKNER

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In this edition of TCN AROUND TOWN, the podcast from the The Twin-City News, we continue our series of interviews previewing the June 9th primary elections in South Carolina. Today, we talk with DWAYNE "DUKE" BUCKNER, one of three Republican challengers in the U.S. Senate primary against 17-year incumbent Sen. Lindsey Graham. 

All candidates, including Sen. Graham, have been invited to be interviewed prior to the June 9th vote. 

TCN AROUND TOWN - May 29, 2020

TCN AROUND TOWN - May 29, 2020

May 29, 2020

U.S. SENATE PRIMARY PREVIEW: JOE REYNOLDS

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In this edition of TCN AROUND TOWN, the podcast from the The Twin-City News, we continue our series of interviews previewing the June 9th primary elections in South Carolina. Today, we talk with JOE REYNOLDS, one of three Republican challengers in the U.S. Senate primary against 17-year incumbent Sen. Lindsey Graham. 

All candidates, including Sen. Graham, have been invited to be interviewed prior to the June 9th vote. 

TCN AROUND TOWN - May 28, 2020

TCN AROUND TOWN - May 28, 2020

May 28, 2020

U.S. SENATE PRIMARY PREVIEW: MICHAEL LaPIERRE

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In this edition of TCN AROUND TOWN, the podcast from the The Twin-City News, begins a series of interviews previewing the June 9th primary elections in South Carolina. Today, we talk with MICHAEL LaPIERRE, one of three Republican challengers in the U.S. Senate primary against incumbent Sen. Lindsey Graham. 

All candidates, including Sen. Graham, have been invited to be interviewed prior to the June 9th vote. 

TCN AROUND TOWN - May 18, 2020

TCN AROUND TOWN - May 18, 2020

May 18, 2020

DARLINGTON: DRIVING 200 MPH TOWARD 'THE NEW NORMAL'

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In this edition of TCN AROUND TOWN, the podcast from The Twin-City News, we talk with KERRY THARP, president of Darlington Raceway, the day after the return of organized sports in America and the return of motorsports to Darlington as we ease back toward the uncertain future of a world profoundly changed by COVID-19. The grandstands were empty, but NASCAR has returned to racing - and South Carolina is leading the pack. 

TCN AROUND TOWN - May 15, 2020

TCN AROUND TOWN - May 15, 2020

May 15, 2020

YOU ARE NOT ALONE: MENTAL HEALTH IN THE AGE OF COVID-19

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In this edition of TCN AROUND TOWN, the podcast of The Twin-City News, we talk with DR. GARIANE GUNTER, M.D., to discuss the mental health impacts of the coronavirus outbreak and the social isolation. It's been a dark time for a lot of folks, and Dr. Gunter offers insight into how folks can cope with the psychological burden of COVID-19.