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Rutherford leading Maryland trade mission to Europe

Rutherford leading Maryland trade mission to Europe

Lt. Gov. Boyd Rutherford began a trade and diplomatic mission to Europe Friday with stops planned in France, Belgium and Estonia.

Among the topics Rutherford will discuss with European officials are cybersecurity and opioid abuse. The latter has been a particular focus of Rutherford’s service as lieutenant governor, having led a task force on Maryland’s response to the problems of heroin and opioid abuse.

In France, Rutherford will join Baltimore Archbishop William Lori of the Archdiocese of Baltimore at the reopening of the newly restored Jesuits Chapel in Saint Omer in the Hauts-de-France region. The chapel memorializes the 275th anniversary of the arrival of...

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