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January 5, 2009

Creighton in the News

Midwest business conditions hit new lows
Minneapolis Star Tribune, Jan. 2, 2009
Creighton University economics professor Ernie Goss said the results of his latest Mid-America Business Conditions survey indicates recession will deepen in months ahead.
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Questions raised on no-plea-bargain policy
Omaha World-Herald, Jan. 4, 2009
Patrick Borchers, Creighton University's former law dean, said the decision by Gage County Attorney Randall Ritnour to drop plea bargains is "certainly unusual."
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Cure for the common hangover
Omaha World-Herald, Dec. 29, 2008
Dr. Edward DeSimone, a professor of pharmacy sciences with Creighton University's School of Pharmacy and Health Professions said "There's nothing effective to prevent other than not drinking or cure a hangover."
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Heart Attack Deaths Spike Around Holidays, Doctor Says
MSNBC, Dec. 31, 2008
A Creighton University cardiologist said more people seem to suffer heart attacks around the holiday season.
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Diet pop sales flat at schools as kids find ways around ban
Omaha World-Herald, Dec. 29, 2008
Dr. Birgit Khandalavala, a family practice doctor and an assistant professor at Creighton University School of Medicine, recommends cutting all pop out of the diet. Read Full Story

Test your knowledge on the business events of 2008
Omaha World-Herald, Jan. 1, 2009.
Creighton program included in Business section quiz: What is the new Creighton University entrepreneurship program that encourages collaboration among students studying science, medicine, law and business?
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Omaha Student Interns for Sen. Grassley
WOWT, Jan. 2, 2009
Kayla Erickson, Creighton University student from Omaha, has just finished the fall semester in Washington, D.C. working as an intern for Iowa Senator Chuck Grassley. Read Full Story