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C. Fraser Smith: High risk but high reward in hospital deal

Is there a more entrepreneurial entity in our state than the University of Maryland Medical System? Already the third-largest employer in the Baltimore region, the system appears poised to daringly expand its reach even further. Last Friday UMMS was named ...

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Jack L.B. Gohn: Contraception, an unrepresentative church, and unresponsive courts

At this writing we still don’t have an outcome, either regulatory or political, in the fight between the President and the bishops over the proposed mandate that employers, including Catholic hospitals and universities, offer their employees health insurance plans with ...

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Loyola University receives $5.2 million gift

Loyola University Maryland, a Jesuit-run, Catholic university in Baltimore, announced it received a $5.2 million gift from H. Edward “Ed” Hanway, current chair of its Board of Trustees, and his wife, Ellen. The gift, which university officials said is the ...

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East Coast quake closes historic Baltimore church

The Archdiocese of Baltimore says a church damaged by the East Coast earthquake is expected to be closed for weeks while damage to a steeple is repaired. Church officials say St. Patrick Catholic Church in Fells Point has been deemed ...

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O’Malley, archbishop at odds over same-sex marriage

ANNAPOLIS — Letters released by Gov. Martin O’Malley’s office show that he and the archbishop of Baltimore were at odds over a same-sex marriage bill. The letters released Monday reveal that two days before O’Malley announced plans to sponsor a ...

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