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December 19, 2016
James B. Williams, 97, MLK doctor, was in Freeman Field Mutiny

Chicago Sun Times, Dec. 17, 2016
In an era when African-Americans were held firmly down by laws and attitudes, Dr. James B. Williams not only graduated from Creighton University Medical School and co-founded a Chicago clinic, he also became a Tuskegee Airman and risked his life in a World War II protest over separate, unequal facilities for black aviators.
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Pine Ridge's Personal Santa Knows This When He Sees the Children's Faces: a Toy Does Make a Difference

Omaha World-Herald, Dec. 19, 2016
More help came later. Bill Van Deest, a resident scenic and lighting designer at Creighton University’s theater program whose mother grew up on Pine Ridge, met up with the group in Gordon, joined by his friend Brad Howard.
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All Care Health Center Adds Staff, Begins Dental Care at MOHM’s Place

The Daily Nonpareil, Dec. 18, 2016
The clinic hired a second dentist, Linda Ho, who started on Dec. 6, with funding from the grant, said Amelia Stoltman, director of development. Ho, who is from Wichita, Kansas, earned bachelor’s and dental degrees from Creighton University, she said.
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Metropolitan Community College Poised to Ban Tobacco Use on Campuses

Omaha World-Herald, Dec. 17, 2016
Colleges here and across the nation are forbidding students and employees from using tobacco products on campus. Creighton University became tobacco-free in 2008.
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Rural Mainstreet Remains Weak, According to Survey

WIBW News Now, Dec. 16, 2016
“Agriculture just continues to limp along,” said Creighton University economist Ernie Goss. “Agricultural commodity prices and agricultural income are just not good, both in Kansas and in the rest of the region.”
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Seed to Table: Grains

Stillwater News Press, Dec. 18, 2016
Richard A. “Dick” Ortez earned a doctorate degree from Creighton University in microbiology. During the past 40 years, he has taught elements of food science at the university and medical school levels, operated a café, and run a truck farm and food processing business.
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Kelly: Omaha Federation of Labor President Terry Moore has Worked Hard for the Betterment of the Community

Omaha World-Herald, Dec. 17, 2016
Terry Moore has served on the boards of Metropolitan Entertainment and Convention Authority and Aksarben Future Trust, as well as the Creighton University President’s Council and the Omaha Schools Foundation board of trustees.
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