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USC raises student parking fees

University of South Carolina students will pay higher parking fees when they return to Columbia this fall. Students will pay $80 more – up to $800 total – for permits to park in the school’s garages over the next year. The price to park in surface lots on the school’s downtown campus will go up $10 to $110 a year.

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Memorial service Saturday for former CIU president

Robertson McQuilkin, a former president of Columbia International University, died Thursday at age 88. McQuilkin was known for his speaking ability, knowledge of the Bible and his decision to step away from CIU to care for his ailing wife, friends and colleagues say.

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‘Transformational’ Benedict College band director dies

The man known for growing and invigorating Benedict College’s marching band over the past decade passed away Friday. Herman Jones, 53, was a father figure for his pupils and a “transformational leader” who improved the band’s sound and bolstered its numbers, his friends and colleagues said. His passing on Friday at Providence Hospital is a huge loss for the private Columbia college and its band program, they say.

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