“My family and I are deeply sorry for all that Vice President Cheney and his family have had to go through this week.”

An apologetic Harry Whittington, the 78-year-old man Vice President Dick Cheney accidently shot in the face during a quail hunt two weeks ago. Whittington, an old friend of the veep, suffered a mild heart attack after being shot. Authorities have deemed the shooting an accident and won’t press charges. Source: FOX News

$1.3 million

That’s how much award-winning I’On developer Vince Graham’s “compound” in I’On will list for. The three buildings include a main house, guesthouse/garage and a cottage. The main house is a 1,900-square-foot, three-floor, four-bedroom, four-bath Greek Revival style home reminiscent of a Nantucket home. “This compound represents my interpretation of something Thomas Jefferson might come up with if he had traveled to the Lowcountry via Nantucket,” says Graham. “I hope whoever settles here will find the structures and the surrounding neighborhood as inspiring and comfortable as they were for me.”

$8 million

That’s how much Laura Cabiness, public works director for the City, expects it will cost to repair the entire high and low portions of The Battery that form its “tip.”

“As the Iranian Regime continues to undermine peace and stability, leaders of free nations must work together to seriously address this grave threat. While President Ahmadinejad continues to pursue his agenda of terror, the Iranian people deserve a brighter future of economic expansion, not a war-mongering leader.”

U.S. Rep. Joe Wilson (R-S.C.), on the floor of the U.S. House on Valentine’s Day. Pack your bags, kiddies, G.I. Joe wants to take us to Tehran.

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