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Analysis: Women's college outdoor track grosses $32.3 million

From Higher Education Tribune

University of Southern California men's outdoor track tops the list of highest grossing programs, reporting more than $900,000 – or $32,149 per athlete – in 2016, according to a Higher Education Tribune analysis of the latest federal data.

Analysis: Men's college outdoor track grosses $31.2 million

From Higher Education Tribune

University of Southern California men's outdoor track tops the list of highest grossing programs, reporting more than $900,000 – or $32,149 per athlete – in 2016, according to a Higher Education Tribune analysis of the latest federal data.

Pro-union vote at Boeing's South Carolina plant could eliminate jobs across the state

In spite of efforts by aircraft manufacturer Boeing to squash a union vote at the company’s North Charleston, South Carolina plant, workers there voted on May 31 to join the International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers, according to an NPR report.

Union attempting to create 'micro-unit' at Boeing has history of corruption

A union attempting to create a micro-unit within Boeing's Charleston facility has a history of corruption, according to a website called "IAM Exposed."

Analysis: College women's golf grosses $146 million

From Higher Education Tribune

Baylor University women's golf tops the list of highest grossing programs, reporting nearly $1.2 million – or $90,955 per athlete – in 2016, according to a Higher Education Tribune analysis of the latest federal data.

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: College baseball grosses $684 million

From Higher Education Tribune

Louisiana State University baseball tops the list of highest grossing programs, reporting more than $6.4 million – or $182,464 per athlete – in 2016, followed by Florida State University ($6 million), Vanderbilt ($5.9 million), UT Austin ($7 million) and University of Mississippi ($5 million), according to a Higher Education Tribune analysis of the latest federal data.

114,405 U.S. borrowers in default on student loans from private, nonprofit schools

From Higher Education Tribune

Everest University in Florida, Liberty University in Virginia, and International American University of Puerto Rico - Aguadilla Campus reported the largest share of borrowers from private, nonprofit institutions who defaulted on school loans they started repaying in 2014, according to the latest disclosure from the U.S. Department of Education.

Configure One streamlines Advanced Solutions

Louisville, Kentucky-based Advanced Solutions recently formalized an agreement with Configure One, provider of specialized configure-price-quote (CPQ) software solutions nationwide.

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.

Charleston voted top U.S. destination by Travel + Leisure readers

Charleston is the top city in the country, as ranked by Travel + Leisure readers, and the second-best city in the world.

BridgeTower Media acquires South Carolina Business Publications

BridgeTower Media has acquired South Carolina Business Publications, also known as SC Biz News.

Charleston BAR approves The Beach Company's final application for Sgt. Jasper

After a multi-year battle that was taken to the courts, as well as the court of public opinion, The Beach Company has finally won approval of its final application for the redevelopment of the Sergeant Jasper property on the Charleston peninsula.

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).

Will Charleston see negative impact from Trump's climate deal decision? 'No way', says scientist

Will the president’s decision truly have a drastic impact on the Lowcountry? "No way," said Dr. Jay Lehr, the science director at The Heartland Institute, a 32-year-old national nonprofit research and education organization.

Charleston debate over historic preservation and development is healthy, says adviser for National Trust for Historic Preservation

The long-running debate in the Charleston area about striking a balance between historic preservation and new development is healthy, according to Jon Hildreth, a Charleston-based senior adviser with the National Trust for Historic Preservation.

LandrumHR to offer Supervisory Boot Camp in Columbia

LandrumHR is offering a June 6 training workshop for those in management positions, according to a press release on the Columbia Chamber of Commerce website.

Residents discuss proposed changes to Charleston's architectural board

Members of the public shared views Thursday at Burke High School on the way the Charleston Board of Architectural Review (BAR) operates.

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."

GE Healthcare adds 100 jobs in Florence County investment

Allocating $40 million for facility expansion, Chicago-based medical technology provider GE Healthcare recently announced plans for expanding MRI equipment manufacturing operations in South Carolina, creating 100 new jobs in the process.

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