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April 20, 2009

Creighton in the News

Economic survey finds some improvement
Omaha World-Herald, April 16, 2009
Creighton University economist Ernie Goss said that the Rural MainStreet index remains weak but has "bottomed out."
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'Long on Wyo, short on U.S.'
Wyoming Star-Tribune, April 15, 2009
Wyoming has not been dragged into much of the recession dogging the rest of the country, but the dismal national scene still affects the state, Creighton University economist Ernie Goss said at the annual economic forum presented by the Wyoming Business Alliance.
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Online gambling bucks could help cash-strapped governments
Vancouver 24hrs, April 20, 2009
Creighton Law professor Ed Morse said politicians could sell such gambling expansion as job creation and economic development amid the recession. The social cost of gambling, however, "tends to be hidden."
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With this $19.95 ring, I thee wed a spendthrift
The Oregonian, April 18, 2009
Money is such a lightning rod in marriages, particularly in the first five years, that researchers now simply accept it as fact. "The issues change a bit over the course of the marriage, but money is always an issue," said Gail Risch, a theology professor at Creighton University.
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Volunteers slosh through mud for cleanup
Omaha World-Herald, April 18, 2009
Close to 20 members of the Creighton women's rowing team participated. The Division I team trains at the lake six days a week in the early morning. Sometimes people who live in homes along the lake will drink coffee and watch them train, said team member Bree Rochford, a senior from Omaha.
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Lawyer Louis Seminara always put family first
Omaha World-Herald, April 20, 2009
Creighton School of Law graduate Louis Seminara was a hard-working Omaha lawyer who practiced from the end of World War II until 2008. He was active in such organizations as the Sierra Club and the Kiwanis Club. But he always put his family first.
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Kicks for a Cure: Playing soccer for a cause
Omaha World-Herald, April 19, 2009
Kicks for a Cure raised a record $152,000 for Liz's Legacy, a fund started in the memory of the late Liz Karnes to benefit research projects at the Hereditary Cancer Institute at Creighton University and the University of Nebraska Medical Center's Eppley Cancer Center.
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Rowing: Creighton women net title
Omaha World-Herald, April 20, 2009
The Upper Midwest Collegiate Sprints, hosted by Creighton, drew compliments from the regional coaches who had traveled from as far as Oklahoma to attend.
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Softball: CU's Oltman stifles Salukis
Omaha World-Herald, April 20, 2009
A pair of Southern Illinois errors sparked Creighton's three-run fifth inning while Tara Oltman took care of the Salukis' offense as the Bluejays won 3-0 on Sunday at the CU Sports Complex.
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Baseball: Insurance run pays off for Bluejays
Omaha World-Herald, April 20, 2009
Creighton capitalized on Illinois-Chicago's throwing error in the eighth inning to score what turned out to be the game-winning run as the Bluejays swept the two-game series with Sunday's 4-3 win at CU Sports Complex.
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