Mark D. Roberts
Noteworthy News Archives

No, this is not some strange March Madness basketball score, though I must say I wouldn’t put anything past this year’s NCAA men’s tournament. It has to be the strangest year on record. In fact, I’m referencing the fact that …Read More

The Catholic News Agency published an article today that deserves our attention, our sadness, and our prayers. Here’s the beginning: Persecution leading Iraqi Christians to draw harsh conclusionsBy Alan Holdren, Rome Correspondent Rome, Italy, Dec 17, 2010 / 02:40 pm …Read More

USA Today reports that the 22nd annual National Geographic Bee is happening this week in Washington D.C. Fifty-four fifth through eighth graders will compete in this annual competition. The article includes a mini-quiz using questions from previous years. How will …Read More

Good News for the Over-50 Crowd According to USA Today, “Daily stress and worry plummet after age 50.”  The Gallup Organization teamed up with Healthways Corp. to survey 340,000 adults concerning their psychological and emotional states. The report, published in …Read More

One of my favorite “quick” eating places is Panera Bread, which can be found all over the country. Now, the former CEO of Panera is trying a bold experiment in generosity. Ron Shaich has opened a restaurant in what was …Read More