Vets come to SC to push for energy independence

NORTH CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) - South Carolina veterans are joining their counterparts from across the country in a push for energy independence.

The veterans will hold a news conference in North Charleston on Thursday. They will visit Charleston and Beaufort (BEW'-furt) on Friday.

It's part of a four-month Veterans for American Power National Tour. The veterans are pushing for a federal policy for energy independence, saying the money Americans send overseas for oil often goes into the pockets of the nation's enemies.

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