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February 20, 2017
Creighton Study of Backpage.com Finds Signs of Human Trafficking Throughout Nebraska

Omaha World-Herald, Feb 20, 2017
The research, conducted through the Heider College of Business at Creighton University, looked at Backpage, a classified advertising website that features ads for “escorts.” According to the report, Backpage accounts for 80 percent of online commercial sex advertising.
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Church, Community Come Together to Offer Prenatal Care to Women

Catholic Philly.com, Feb 20, 2017
The second model is based on PIH, but was developed to create a more well-rounded perspective of community health. The Creighton University Institute for Latin American Concern (ILAC) model implemented in the Dominican Republic was examined.
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Creighton University Law Professor Reinstated After Brief Suspension

Inside Higher Ed, Feb. 19, 2017
A professor at Creighton University has agreed to return to the law school today after he was temporarily suspended by the school’s dean.
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Midwest Economy ‘Less Bad’, According to Survey

WIBW, Feb. 16, 2017
“I guess we could say negatives are getting less negative,” said Creighton economist Ernie Goss. “The index is still below growth neutral. Most of the bankers are reporting contracting economic conditions.”
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Bass Pro-Cabela’s Deal Could Be Hindered by Capital One Dropping Bid for Credit Card Business

The Grand Island Independent, Feb. 16, 2017
Lee Dunham, a finance professor at Creighton University, said he isn’t concerned about FTC approval, or any bank tie-ups. He says the Cabela’s-Bass Pro deal most likely will get done, even if it means finding a new buyer for the credit card business.
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