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Iranian And Russian Presidents Meet In Moscow

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Bowl and Doily Spiders

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Several Bowl and Doily Spider's webs wet with dew, on a trail in the Adirondacks, between Long Pond and Bessie Pond, St. Regis Canoe Area.
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This spiders create webs with bowl shapes over a relatively flat plain of silk, reminiscent of a "doily."

"B" is for Barnwell County [548 square miles; population 23,478]. Barnwell County originally encompassed 1,440 square miles but lost more than one-half its territory to the formation of several newer counties: Aiken, Allendale, and Bamberg. The county was named for Revolutionary War hero, John Barnwell. Traditionally an agricultural county, Barnwell is better known today for the political clout it enjoyed for much of the 20th century.

When we last interviewed our next guest, he indicated that a lot of trepidation existed among economists who were trying to make forecasts based on the policies espoused by the new administration in Washington.  But that was in December.  Today, we have him on the phone for an update.

Mike Switzer interviews Bruce Yandle, Clemson Alumni Distinguished Professor of Economics Emeritus and Dean Emeritus of Clemson's College of Business & Behavioral Science. Yandle Economic Situation Report.

This week Bobbi Conner talks with Dr. Shane Woolf about common foot and heel injuries that occur during physical exercise and sports.  Dr. Woolf is an Associate Professor and the Chief of Sports Medicine in the Department of Orthopaedics at MUSC.

President Trump faced a whopping defeat on Friday, when Republicans pulled their bill to repeal and replace Obamacare as it was headed to certain failure.

But this isn't the first time Trump has faced defeat.

Nor it is the first time a president has faced defeat on the very issue of healthcare.

Pick a street corner in downtown Hamtramck, Mich., and you'll be struck by the incredible mix of cultures crammed into this tiny, 2-square-mile city.

A Catholic church across the street from a mosque. Polish pastry shops, sausage factories, and grocery stores promising "the best Polish food, shipping to Eastern Europe," side by side with Bengali clothing shops that sell richly embroidered dresses and headscarves. And you'd be remiss if you didn't stop in the many Yemeni restaurants serving fragrant lamb and discs of flatbread the size of hubcaps.

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