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Here’s everything you need to celebrate National Pi Day — a day dedicated to celebrating pi — the irrational number beginning 3.14 that represents a constant for the ratio of the circumference of any circle to the diameter of that circle. (Yeah, geometry.)

But Pi Day also is a day to celebrate eating pi(e). Don’t eat too much.

In other headlines:

North Charleston mayor says Burgess is qualified to lead the city. North Charleston Mayor Keith Summey announced over the weekend that he would not seek reelection in November and said his preferred choice for a successor is Police Chief Reggie Burgess.

Charleston school board discusses ban on ‘sexually charged topics’. The Charleston County School District is discussing a policy that would ban teachers from talking about sex, sexual orientation and other gender fluidity topics at schools in anticipation of a state law proposed by the S.C. House.

D’Allesandro’s Pizza owners open new bar Sugey’s. Ben and Nick D’Allesandro of downtown Charleston’s D’Allesandro’s Pizza and Cutty’s opened a new bar on King Street.

Haley wants entitlement program changes for younger generations. At a campaign rally Monday night in Myrtle Beach, S.C., Republican presidential candidate Nikki Haley is proposing changes to entitlement programs for younger generations without taking away from Social Security and Medicare for seniors.

Roper St. Francis gives $10K to help fight community hunger. Roper St. Francis Healthcare’s Community Investment Program donated $10,000 to the Charleston County Public Library for use in its Free and Fresh Community Fridge program that distributes free fruits and vegetables at select locations in areas of higher food insecurity and need.

Foundation creates Union Pier website to get more public input. The Historic Charleston Foundation created a website to solicit public input on the State Ports Authority’s redevelopment plan for Union Pier.

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