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August 26, 2016
Milwaukee Nun One of Two Slain in Mississippi

Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, Aug. 25, 2016
Sister Margaret Held earned her nursing degree at Creighton University and during the 1980s worked as a community health nurse in Omaha, Nebraska before performing social work at a health center in Holly Springs, Miss.
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Many Companies Now Rate Job Performance Using Management Software, Frequent One-On-Ones

Omaha World-Herald, Aug. 26, 2016
Creighton University installed a web-based tool three years ago that tracks achievements and documents, professional and personal goals and manager/employee conversations.
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'I'm Very Proud That I Came to This Country': 40 People Become U.S. Citizens at Omaha Ceremony

Omaha World-Herald, Aug. 26, 2016
After living in the United States for 13 years, Dr. Nada Skaf can officially call herself a U.S. citizen. A rheumatologist at Creighton University Medical Center, Skaf was one of 40 people on Thursday to gain U.S. citizenship at a naturalization ceremony at the National Park Service’s Midwest office along the Missouri River.
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'Mercy Sisters' Make Peaceful Pilgrimage

Peabody Gazette-Bulletin, Aug. 25, 2016
On a walk at Creighton University in Omaha, they experienced what they called another little miracle. They noticed the elegant steeples of St. John’s Parish, and decided to investigate despite the steep incline of the hill it rests on.
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Kelly: Omaha Performer Miloni was 'Elegant' Talent Whose Vibrant Nature Continued Offstage

Omaha World-Herald, Aug. 26, 2016
The theater community is mourning Joseph Miloni’s death at 61. Miloni grew up the son of a bar owner, graduated from Creighton Prep and attended Creighton University.
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Weak Crop Prices Felt Across US Agriculture

FG Insight, Aug. 26, 2016
Dr. Goss said: “Weak agricultural commodity prices are pushing farm income lower and sinking the overall Rural Mainstreet economy.”
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Rural Mainstreet Index: Farmland Expected to Decline Further

Kentucky Ag Connection, Aug. 25, 2016
"Rural Mainstreet employment is down by approximately 1.6 percent from this time last year," said Goss. "This contrasts to employment gains for urban areas of the region of approximately 1.5 percent for the same 12-month period."
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Nebraska State Fair, Millard Days Plus More Than 30 Other Fun Things to Do This Weekend

Omaha World-Herald, Aug. 25, 2016
Come to Cold Stone Creamery/Rocky Mountain Chocolate Factory in Midtown Crossing for a fundraiser to benefit Best Buddies International. The event will take place Sunday from 5 to 10 p.m. Special volunteers from Best Buddies Creighton University will help scoop ice cream.
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