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3:55 am on Wednesday August 20, 2008

Charleston airmen shipping supplies to Georgian conflict

Air crews stationed at Charleston's Air Base are helping to package ship out supplies to the Georgian government after its conflict with Russia. The shipments consist largely of food rations. Live 5 News has the story, here's an excerpt: In just...
4:36 am on Wednesday June 25, 2008

S.C. pastor released from Russian prison

Update: The Post and Courier reports that Pastor Phillip Miles has been released from prison. No word on when he'll be returning home to South Carolina, although he said that he hope to continue his humanitarian work in Russia, despite the incident...
6:50 am on Friday May 30, 2008

Oil expert: Three nations control prices

Image by flickr user Bryan BurkeImage by oil.jpg The Ineos Grangemouth petrochemical site in Scotland At the South Carolina International Trade Conference, Michael J. Economides of the University of Houston had this to say: Iran, Russia, and...