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April 19, 2013

Baltimore City Catholic School Celebrates Opening of Ben Carson Reading Room

Archbishop Borders School, a Catholic elementary school in Baltimore’s Highlandtown community, celebrated the opening of the Ben Carson Reading Room on Friday, April 19, 2013 with a ribbon-cutting ceremony. Dr. Ben Carson prepared a personalized video message and his wife, Mrs. Candy Carson, presented opening remarks. Superintendent of Catholic Schools, Dr. Barbara Edmondson, provided also...
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7 Quick Takes Friday (Vol. 7)

— 1 —Who knew that 5-year-olds came with so many questions? During just one half-hour drive this week I found myself explaining why bicyclists always have the right of way, why people steal credit card numbers, and how we try not to spend more money than we make. Leo thinks
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Cardinal O’Malley Whiffs on Obama Decision

Opportunities such as the one that presented itself Thursday for Cardinal Sean O’Malley, archbishop of Boston, come around maybe once in a lifetime. It’s baseball season, so a baseball analogy seems appropriate. Cardinal O’Malley, with all due respect – a big swing and a miss. At an interfaith service at Cathedral of the
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Father Breighner retires, but isn’t slowing down much

There’s not a day on Father Joseph Breighner’s calendar that isn’t packed with ministry.
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Ben Carson Reading Room opens at Archbishop Borders School

The 46th Ben Carson Reading Room will open doors for students of the Highlandtown school.
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Sporting statements, sacred and profane

High-profile sporting events have long been an inviting platform for someone looking to make a statement.
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Who’ll tax the rain?

In the flurry of activity in the 2012 Maryland legislative session, along with high-profile bills on same-sex marriage and the DREAM Act, our lawmakers passed a law that forced local jurisdictions to charge fees to remediate pollution in the Chesapeake Bay watershed. The fees on impervious surfaces – building roofs, parking lots, driveways, etc. that...
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