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January 18, 2017
Slender Man: Morgan Geyser's Mom Begs Court to Toss Confession

Rolling Stone, Jan. 17, 2017
According to Raneta Lawson Mack, Professor of Law at Creighton University, the process of signing away Miranda rights "is flimsy, because understanding the consequences of waiving them goes beyond knowing your age and your address. That requires them to understand 'I'm here, talking to the police, this could affect the rest of my life.' It requires various levels of thinking to comprehend what you are signing."
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Cutting Out All the Little Luxuries You Enjoy Might Do More Harm than Good to your Finances

Omaha World-Herald, Jan. 14, 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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Following His Dream: Local Events Planned to Celebrate the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.

Omaha World-Herald, Jan. 16, 2017
Cake and Choir, a musical celebration at the Fireplace Lounge in the Skutt Student Center on the Creighton University campus, will be held from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Entertainment will be provided by the Antioch Baptist Church praise team and St. Mark Baptist Church. Cake will be served. The event is free and open to the public.
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Kelly: Lutherans, Catholics Extend Gestures of Unity for Reformation’s 500th Anniversary

Omaha World-Herald, Jan. 16, 2017
On Oct. 29, Reformation Sunday, as many as 1,000 Lutherans are expected for the big event, which will be held at St. John’s Catholic Church on the campus of Creighton University. “It’s a profound and very warm extension of Christian hospitality,” said the Rev. H. Ashley Hall, a Lutheran pastor working on the event, and an associate professor of theology at Creighton University. “It’s a spirit-filled moment.”
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Bankruptcies at Lowest Level Since 2005

Lincoln Journal Star, Jan. 14, 2017
Creighton University economist Ernie Goss said a rise in borrowing costs by itself is not likely to cause an increase in bankruptcy filings. "Yes, rising interest rates will produce more loan defaults. However at this point in time, rates are expected to increase by no more than 0.75 percent in 2017," Goss said. "This is unlikely to force significantly more bankruptcies/defaults."
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Revenue Report Not Great, But OK

The Emporia Gazette, Jan. 16, 2017
The Mid-American Business Conditions Index, overseen by Creighton University economist Ernie Goss, showed solid regional economic growth in the last two months.
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Jerram is Back in the Running for City Council

WOWT, Jan. 18, 2017
Omaha City Councilman Chris Jerram wants another turn at the wheel. He's running for election to another term. Jerram is a graduate of Creighton University School of Law.
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'World Peace': Artist Scherich’s Timely Murals Open in Lied Art Gallery at Creighton University

The Reader, Jan. 16, 2017
Decades in the making, the completed mural cycle “World Peace” by Bellevue artist Alicia Scherich will be on view at Creighton University’s Lied Art Gallery beginning Jan. 20.
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Missouri Valley Superintendent to Retire at End of School Year

The Daily Nonpareil, Jan. 18, 2017
Deidre Drees, superintendent for the Missouri Valley Community School District, will step down in June to retire at the end of the school year. Drees’ education includes a master’s degree in counseling from Creighton University.
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