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February 18, 2011
Midwest, Plains bankers optimistic on economy

Bloomberg, Feb. 18, 2011
Creighton University economics professor Ernie Goss, who oversees the survey, said the region's economy benefited from the strengthening global economy, a cheap dollar and alternative energy production.
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Rural Midwest growth slows in poll


Omaha World-Herald, Feb. 18, 2011
Although the index declined, it still remains above 50, which is considered growth-neutral, said Ernie Goss, the Creighton University economist who conducts the survey.
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Editorial: Muslim Brotherhood fears overblown

The Sheaf, Feb 16, 2011
“This [fear] has been one of the justifications for the bureaucratic, authoritarian regimes in the Middle East,” said history professor John Calvert of Omaha’s Creighton University.
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Creighton professor’s first story collection features “despicable” young man

Examiner, Feb. 17, 2011
Before winning $2,000 and the publication of his short stories in a book, Creighton University English Professor David Philip Mullins had his collection rejected by about 28 New York publishing houses even though he had appeared in such respected journals as the New England Review.
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Timberwolves’ Anthony Tolliver owns a blueprint for financial success

Pioneer Press, Feb. 18, 2011
Tolliver, who graduated from Creighton in 2007 with a finance degree, is a few steps ahead of programs and resources offered by the NBA to help players handle their money and prepare for life after basketball.
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Wragge's season likely over

Omaha World-Herald, Feb 18, 2011
Even though he was able to lead his teammates in a line-drill sprint after practice Thursday, Creighton forward Ethan Wragge is all but convinced he won’t be back on the court for a game this season.
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Echenique back; Lawson out for practice

Omaha World-Herald, Feb. 17, 2011
A sore-necked Gregory Echenique was able to practice Thursday with the Creighton basketball team, but Kenny Lawson could not.
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Bluejays slide past Sycamores

Omaha World-Herald, Feb. 17, 2011
Creighton’s ability to slip the early punches that Indiana State landed at the start of each half Thursday night allowed the Bluejays to walk away with a 71-62 victory.
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