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Charleston County needs board members who can help guide us through the end of the pandemic and see the mission-critical proposals to improve education in the poorest districts, increase diversity in the best schools and improve early childhood education. We believe the candidates who are best equipped for and committed to doing this are Charles Monteith, Courtney Waters, Lauren Herterich, Chris Fraser and Hunter Schimpff.

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Marcela Ochoa, a Venezuelan immigrant, was disappointed by the dearth of empanadas and perico she last year encountered after moving to the Charleston area. She and her husband, Armando Garcia, recently launched RikiQuito is make up for what was missing.

Amy Coney Barrett was confirmed to the Supreme Court late Monday by a deeply divided Senate, with Republicans overpowering Democrats to install President Donald Trump’s nominee days before the election and secure a likely conservative court majority for years to come.

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