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Analysis: South Carolina ranks 34th best in sales tax study

South Carolina finished 34th in a study by the Tax Foundation examining which states have the most business-friendly sales tax structures.

5.7 percent of University of South Carolina-Sumter students played sports on university teams in 2016-2017

In 2016-2017, 5.7 percentage of University of South Carolina-Sumter students participated in collegiate sports, according to data made available by the National Center for Education Statistics (NCES).

Analysis: South Carolina has 24th highest average credit card debt

South Carolina finished 24th in a study by the website 24/7 Wall St. examining average credit card debt among residents of the 50 states.

19.8 percent of North Greenville University students played sports on university teams in 2016-2017

In 2016-2017, 19.8 percentage of North Greenville University students participated in collegiate sports, according to data made available by the National Center for Education Statistics (NCES).

Inventories in petroleum and coal products industry climb 2.4 percent in February

Inventories for businesses in the petroleum and coal products industry increase $963 million, or 2.4 percent, to $40.4 billion in February, according to the U.S. Census Bureau.

Inventories in leather and allied products industry fall 1.7 percent in February

Inventories for businesses in the leather and allied products industry decrease $14 million, or 1.7 percent, to $797 million in February, according to the U.S. Census Bureau.

Inventories in machinery industry fall 0.2 percent in February

Inventories for businesses in the machinery industry decrease $148 million, or 0.2 percent, to $70.9 billion in February, according to the U.S. Census Bureau.

Inventories in nondefense capital goods industry climb 0.2 percent in February

Inventories for businesses in the nondefense capital goods industry increase $445 million, or 0.2 percent, to $183.7 billion in February, according to the U.S. Census Bureau.

Inventories in other computer peripheral equipment manufacturing industry climb 3.3 percent in February

Inventories for businesses in the other computer peripheral equipment manufacturing industry increase $38 million, or 3.3 percent, to $1.2 billion in February, according to the U.S. Census Bureau.

Inventories in nonmetallic mineral products industry climb 0.3 percent in February

Inventories for businesses in the nonmetallic mineral products industry increase $39 million, or 0.3 percent, to $14.9 billion in February, according to the U.S. Census Bureau.

Inventories in ships and boats industry fall 0.8 percent in February

Inventories for businesses in the ships and boats industry decrease $24 million, or 0.8 percent, to $3 billion in February, according to the U.S. Census Bureau.

Inventories in consumer nondurable goods industry climb 0.5 percent in February

Inventories for businesses in the consumer nondurable goods industry increase $810 million, or 0.5 percent, to $170.9 billion in February, according to the U.S. Census Bureau.

Inventories in consumer durable goods industry climb 1.3 percent in February

Inventories for businesses in the consumer durable goods industry increase $402 million, or 1.3 percent, to $31.3 billion in February, according to the U.S. Census Bureau.

Inventories in electrical equipment, appliances and components industry climb 1.2 percent in February

Inventories for businesses in the electrical equipment, appliances and components industry increase $236 million, or 1.2 percent, to $20.1 billion in February, according to the U.S. Census Bureau.

Inventories in search and navigation equipment, nondefense industry climb 0.6 percent in February

Inventories for businesses in the search and navigation equipment, nondefense industry increase $16 million, or 0.6 percent, to $2.7 billion in February, according to the U.S. Census Bureau.

Inventories in beverage and tobacco products industry climb 0.4 percent in February

Inventories for businesses in the beverage and tobacco products industry increase $103 million, or 0.4 percent, to $24.8 billion in February, according to the U.S. Census Bureau.

Inventories in defense capital goods industry climb 0.3 percent in February

Inventories for businesses in the defense capital goods industry increase $65 million, or 0.3 percent, to $23 billion in February, according to the U.S. Census Bureau.

Inventories in automobile manufacturing industry climb 3.4 percent in February

Inventories for businesses in the automobile manufacturing industry increase $145 million, or 3.4 percent, to $4.4 billion in February, according to the U.S. Census Bureau.

Inventories in apparel industry fall 0.4 percent in February

Inventories for businesses in the apparel industry decrease $7 million, or 0.4 percent, to $1.9 billion in February, according to the U.S. Census Bureau.

Inventories in motor vehicle bodies, trailers and parts industry climb 0.5 percent in February

Inventories for businesses in the motor vehicle bodies, trailers and parts industry increase $125 million, or 0.5 percent, to $26.3 billion in February, according to the U.S. Census Bureau.

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