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South Carolina university project
chugs along after 15 years,
$24M cost to taxpayers

FOX News, by Staff

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Posted By:smcchk, 3/24/2013 10:53:38 PM

It was billed as a state-of-the-art transportation hub that was going to give students at South Carolina State University a leg up on the competition. The four building, 33-acre complex, named after its most famous alumnus, Rep. James Clyburn, would be a monument to the future -- where students could get hands-on experience and be a part of groundbreaking research in transportation. Fast forward 15 years and the site once called the "project of the future" has morphed into a money-sucking pit. Aside from the $24 million in federal funding already spent on the project, an estimated $80 million

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"Monument to the future" indeed!

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: montanabound, 3/24/2013 11:16:25 PM     (No. 9242095)

Requirements for incoming freshmen at South Carolina State - an 830 combined (math + English)SAT score or a 17 on the ACT.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: SheikYerBooty, 3/24/2013 11:27:45 PM     (No. 9242102)

A hundred million dollars is a tiny drop in the bucket compared to what the taxpayers have squandered on Clyburn and his parasitic ilk.

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Reply 3 - Posted by: TexasRed, 3/25/2013 12:26:09 AM     (No. 9242127)

What was their most famous alumnus degree in? Basket-weaving, mud-modeling or mud-slinging?
What a joke!

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