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      Revenues at SC ports up sharply last fiscal year

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      CHARLETSON, S.C. (AP) - Revenues at South Carolina's ports were up sharply during the fiscal year that ended June 30th.

      The South Carolina Ports Authority reports that revenues for the fiscal year were $164 million, a 17 percent increase over the previous year.

      Operating earnings were about $14 million. That's about 20 percent above the agency's projections.

      The ports authority says the April-through-June quarter of this year was the strongest quarter for the ports since 2007 when the Great Recession began.

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