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Analysis: College men's golf grosses $173 million

From Higher Education Tribune

West Virginia University men's golf tops the list of highest grossing programs, reporting nearly $2.1 million – or $190,559 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.

Civil engineers call for optimism, more funding to rebuild state's infrastructure

South Carolina has a lot of work to carry out -- and needs to spend considerable sums -- on its infrastructure and delaying investment only escalates the cost, the American Society of Civil Engineers concluded.

Strict land-use regulations threaten Charleston's affordability, economist warns

Charleston runs the risk of economic stagnation if it follows the example of other once-dynamic regions, such as Manhattan and San Francisco, by passing overly strict land-use regulations, author and economist Tyler Cowen said.

Sharp hikes in insurance premiums likely helped Trump win election, analyst says

Reports of sharp rises in the cost of health insurance premiums through the exchanges likely helped President Donald Trump defeat Hillary Clinton in key states in November’s presidential election, according to one political analyst.

Critics say Leatherman bill is attack on free speech

Opponents of a bill filed in the South Carolina Senate that would place more stringent reporting requirements on independent expenditure committees believe it is an attack on free speech.

IAM vote at Boeing was driven by union 'bosses in Washington State,' says national labor expert

"This was a big statement by the workers in Charleston that they aren’t buying what IAM bosses are selling," said Mark Mix, president, National Right to Work Committee.

DCGT to begin construction of Charleston Project following federal approval

Dominion Carolina Gas Transmission recently received approval from the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) to advance its Charleston Project into the construction phase.

Impact of Wednesday's union vote at Boeing SC to be felt throughout Lowcountry

While most Lowcountry voters will have to wait until later this year to cast their vote in local Elections, a sizable group will head to the polls this Wednesday.That’s the date that has been set for an election for many Boeing employees to vote on whether or not to join the International Association of Machinists labor union.

Growing your business in a tumultuous political climate the topic of Charleston Metro Chamber Annual Meeting keynote

Celebration and intrigue are in store for attendees of the Chamber’s Annual Meeting on February 9, 2017 as members connect, engage and learn how to navigate the year ahead. From Patrick Bryant, Chairman of the Board to the keynote speakers from Purple Strategies, members will walk away with powerful information and new insight for their business success.

South Carolina sued over telemedicine eye exam ban

A company that wants to provide online eye examinations is suing South Carolina after the legislature overwhelmingly voted to ban the practice in the state.

Sen. Scott: Did DoD violate law by spending funds to investigate GITMO "mainland" alternatives?

Senator Tim Scott (R-SC) wants to know whether the U.S. Department of Defense violated federal law by spending federal monies "surveying potential sites in three states for the transfer of Guantanamo Bay detainees."

House passes Gowdy-supported bill to end federal ‘settlement slush funds’

“The Obama administration is not allowed to circumvent Congress to reward groups, simply because they share an agenda with the White House,” Gowdy told Palmetto Business Daily last month.

Gowdy signs on to bill targeting federal settlement ‘slush funds’

U.S. Rep. Trey Gowdy (R-S.C.) added his name to 32 other co-sponsors of a bill aimed at stopping the Department of Justice (DOJ) from “funneling” settlement money to third parties.

DHG announces leadership changes

On the heels of the announcement of a strategic leadership succession plan, officials from public accounting and advisory firm Dixon Hughes Goodman (DHG) recently announced changes in the company's upper management structure.

Reform of Hollings-sponsored Telephone Consumer Protection Act to be considered in U.S. Senate hearing

Reform of an anti-telemarketing law sponsored by former U.S. Sen. Fritz Hollings (R-SC) and signed into law in 1991 will be discussed during a U.S. Senate Commerce Committee hearing at 10 a.m. Wednesday. 

Study to examine South Carolina's aerospace, defense manufacturing sectors

Penton's Aviation Week Network, South Carolina Council on Competitiveness partner on aerospace study.

Industry veteran joins Charleston office of Atlantic Bay Mortgage Group

Jim Hanrahan, an industry veteran with more than 25 years of experience, has joined the Charleston, South Carolina office of Atlantic Bay Mortgage Group.

Seiner tapped as new executive director for South Carolina Bar Foundation

 Megan Sweeney Seiner, who has been with the University of South Carolina School of Law as director of externship and special academic programs since 2014, has been tapped as the bar foundation's executive director.

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