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Boston’s economy is booming, but schools seem cash poor. Why?

How can the economic engine of the state not have enough money to fund its school system?

Senator Kamala Harris spoke in Columbia, S.C., Friday.

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Diverse electorate tests Democratic field in South Carolina

Kamala Harris, Elizabeth Warren, Bernie Sanders, and others already have their sights set on the increasingly crucial primary state of South Carolina.