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Analysis: College softball grosses $451 million

From Higher Education Tribune

Florida State University softball tops the list of highest grossing programs, reporting more than $2.2 million – or $95,837 per athlete – in 2016, according to a Higher Education Tribune analysis of the latest federal data.

Analysis: 31,936 college athletes play softball

From Higher Education Tribune

California, Pennsylvania and New York are the most popular states for college softball, federal data shows.

Analysis: 58,361 college athletes play baseball

From Higher Education Tribune

California, Texas and New York are the most popular states for college baseball, federal data shows.

OPINION: Next Step in Dismantling Obamacare: IPAB

Taxes are lower, ISIS is on the run, and the regulatory agencies are in a ceasefire with the US economy.

Is Graham's trial lawyer tax giveaway going to fund GOP defeat?

Sen. Lindsey Graham’s (R-South Carolina) trial lawyer tax giveaway may fund a defeat for the Republican Party, according to at least one letter to the editor writer in the Wall Street Journal.

Small Business Administration offers disaster-relief loans after Hurricane Irma

The U.S. Small Business Administration's (SBA) deadline for submitting hurricane disaster-relief loan applications is Dec. 4.

AAR Airlift chairman refutes safety allegations

Palmetto Business Daily's recent article on the DynCorp and AAR Airlift dispute has ruffled the feathers of the latter, prompting a letter in which the chairman of AAR dismissed allegations of his company's wrongdoing while highlighting errors he claims his competitor has made.

CFPB ruling met with opposition from many sides

Since its introduction in July, the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau's ruling which prevents class-action waivers in almost all instances of financial consumer-service agreements, has been met with contention, which has come from financial institutions and politicians alike.

From new office, Bryant talks business, taxes, tort reform and regulations

It is almost exactly six months since Kevin Bryant was unexpectedly propelled into the lieutenant governor's position following Gov. Nikki Haley's appointment as U.N. ambassador, which moved then-Lt. Gov. Henry McMaster into the Governor's Mansion.

RX Drug Lawsuit Ads Could Scare Millions Out of Taking Their Medications (SPONSORED)

One in four Americans taking certain prescribed medicines say they would stop taking them immediately—without consulting their doctor—after seeing ads promoting lawsuits against the drugs’ manufacturers, according to a new national survey released by the U.S. Chamber Institute for Legal Reform.

Gowdy subcommittee to examine impact of plaintiff lawyer TV ads on Rx drug adherence

A U.S. House subcommittee on which South Carolina Congressman Trey Gowdy (R-4) serves will hold a hearing tomorrow regarding the impact and oversight of plaintiff lawyer television ads that pitch lawsuits against makers of prescription drugs.

South Carolina ranks 14th in revenue generated by college athletics

South Carolina ranks 14th across the country for revenue from college athletics, according to data obtained from the U.S. Department of Education.

Trump Administration set to issue permits for Atlantic energy exploration

The Trump Administration is set to bring the Atlantic coast one step closer to energy exploration and development, as the National Marine Fisheries Service is expected to request five Marine Mammal Protection Act permits for companies to engage to seismic testing to determine how much oil and natural gas reserves exist in the Atlantic Outer-Continental Shelf (OCS).

Charleston Harbor Deepening Project receives $17.5 million in funding

Yesterday was a good day for the South Carolina Ports Authority (SCPA) as the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers announced it has allocated $17.5 million for the Charleston Harbor Deepening Project.

SC Vets4Energy leader pushes back on effort to halt offshore energy production

Following President Donald Trump's April executive order encouraging offshore oil and natural gas exploration, Rep. Mark Sanford (R-SC) introduced legislation to suspend East Coast offshore drilling for a decade.

LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Congress Must Follow South Carolina’s Infrastructure Leadership

Brian P. McGuire, president & CEO of Associated Equipment Distributors, urges Sens. Graham and Scott and the entire South Carolina congressional delegation to "work in a bipartisan manner with their colleagues and the Trump administration to immediately address the nation's infrastructure crisis."

Trump Hispanic Advisory Committee member fires back at Bakari Sellers over 'Cinco de Mayo' tweet

"Many Hispanics, like me, support Trump precisely because he's pledged to protect Hispanics — whether native-born or legal immigrants — from the economic and street crime ravages of mass illegal immigration," said Steve Cortes, member of President Trump's Hispanic Advisory Committee.

Clyburn only member of SC congressional delegation to vote against Obamacare replacement bill

"The American Health Care Act ensures under no circumstance can people be denied coverage because of a pre-existing condition," said Congressman Trey Gowdy (R-SC).

Ad applauds Duncan, others for opposing Obamacare

Close associates of President Donald Trump have launched a commercial campaign calling on people to thank a South Carolina congressman for opposing the Affordable Care Act.

Palmetto State's low education ranking must lead to decisive action, state official says

A new report ranking South Carolina's education system the worst in the country should be a huge wake up call, according to the chair of the state's education oversight committee.

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