SC colleges want $1.1 billion more in state money

State lawmakers expect to have an extra $446 million to spend in next year’s budget. S.C. colleges, universities and technical schools want all of that and more. They have requested more than $1.1 billion in added money.

No passport? No military ID? You could soon be grounded

It’s hard to imagine how anyone who’s worried about terrorism — or even illegal immigrants who are not terrorists — could object to the idea that it ought to take more ingenuity than that of a college fraternity to counterfeit the IDs that we use to board planes and walk around on military bases and nuclear facilities. And yet, South Carolina objected. We could soon pay a price for that.

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Clemson's Dabo Swinney recaps ACC Championship win

Dabo Swinney recaps the ACC Championship Game in Orlando
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Clemson's Dabo Swinney recaps ACC Championship win 2:21

Clemson's Dabo Swinney recaps ACC Championship win

Deshaun Watson's Heisman statement 1:20

Deshaun Watson's Heisman statement

Clemson's Deshaun Watson says 2nd ACC title sweeter 0:44

Clemson's Deshaun Watson says 2nd ACC title sweeter

Dabo Swinney's message to Clemson defense 1:08

Dabo Swinney's message to Clemson defense