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July 27, 2009

Creighton in the News

Midlands Voices: Real reform calls for public option
Omaha World-Herald, July 25, 2009
An opinion piece written by Creighton professors of medicine Donald R. Frey, M.D., Roland L. Kleeberger Endowed Chair in the Department of Family Medicine and Richard L. O’Brien, M.D., a member of the Center for Health Policy and Ethics at Creighton.
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Fireflies offer bang for the bug
Omaha World-Herald, July 23, 2009
Fireflies are out in force. “I think this year has been a particularly good year,” said Ted Burk, a Creighton University biology professor whose specialties include insects.
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Are we scared stingy?
Omaha World-Herald, July 26, 2009
Ernie Goss, economics professor at Creighton University who conducts monthly surveys on the region's economic outlook, said several factors have pushed the savings rate higher.
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New Scribner city administrator helps community
Fremont Tribune, July 25, 2009
For the first time in its history, Scribner has a city administrator. Al Vacanti, who graduated from Creighton University with a business administration degree in 1973 and from Creighton Law School in 1976, stepped into that role in October.
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Basketball: Ex-Bluejays star Woodfox is weighing overseas offers
Omaha World-Herald, July 26, 2009
The former Creighton star is open to a number of offers he has received from international teams. Woodfox said his agent has received offers from teams in Germany, France, Italy and others.
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Baseball: Ex-Bluejay Venditte climbs minors ladder
Omaha World-Herald, July 22, 2009
Pat Venditte quickly learned a key difference between the low Class A and high Class A levels of the minor leagues. “They hit your mistakes a lot harder at high A,'' Venditte said, chuckling.
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