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January 9, 2017
New CUMC Facility is Just What the Doctor Ordered for North Omaha

Omaha World-Herald, Jan. 9, 2017
Creighton University’s Medical Center — the old St. Joseph Hospital — will soon close its doors, but it won’t be leaving the neighborhood behind: It’s opening day for the long-planned community health center at 24th and Cuming Streets.
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Gospel Music, Lunch will Honor MLK at Creighton

Omaha World-Herald, Jan. 9, 2017
Creighton University will hold several events from Jan. 16 to 19 to celebrate the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr.’s life. Among the activities are a Unity Prayer Luncheon from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Jan. 18 at the Harper Center Ahmanson Ballroom (register at Creighton.edu/about/mlk) and a Cake and Choir event from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Jan. 19 at the Skutt Student Center fireplace lounge.
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The Perks of Having a Workout Buddy

Omaha World-Herald, Jan. 9, 2017
“If you are someone struggling to find time to exercise or just looking for a way to switch things up, I encourage you to find a fitness partner,” said Brittany Baldwin, head trainer at Creighton University’s campus recreation department. “Your workout buddy can come in the form of a friend, a coworker or just someone you see at the gym often.”
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Saving Money Shouldn’t Mean Giving Up Life’s Little Luxuries

Seattle Times, Jan. 7, 2017
“If your goal is to deprive yourself of any pleasure, it’s going to backfire,” said Brad Klontz, a financial psychologist and associate professor at Creighton University.
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New View of Judge’s Courtroom for Hoeft

North Platte Telegraph, Jan. 8, 2017
Kortnei Hoeft begins her role as a Lincoln County District Court deputy county attorney today. After graduating with her law degree from Creighton University in 2015, Hoeft returned home to North Platte.
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PSC Commissioners Johnson, Ridder Sworn in During Capitol Ceremony

KRVN, Jan. 6, 2017
Public Service Commissioner Mary Ridder, Callaway, begins her first term as a member of the Public Service Commission representing the 5th District. A cattle rancher and freelance writer, Commissioner Ridder holds a bachelor’s degree from Creighton University.
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Three New Members Appointed to Salvation Army Advisory Board

Omaha World-Herald, Jan. 9, 2017
New members include Dr. Joann Schaefer, executive vice president of Health Delivery Engagement for Blue Cross Blue Shield Nebraska. Schaefer earned her medical degree from Creighton University.
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Branstad Fills Vacancy in Northwest Iowa Judicial District

Business Record, Jan. 6, 2017
Gov. Terry Branstad has appointed Julie Schumacher as judge to the 3B Judicial District. Schumacher received her law degree from Creighton University School of Law in 1993.
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