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June 25, 2010

Creighton in the News

Legal battle expected over Fremont's immigration status ordinance
KIOS, June 23, 2010
A Creighton law professor expects the city of Fremont to face a long, costly legal battle over a new immigration ordinance.
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Fire at Will? President Obama removed Gen. McChrystal from his job as top commander in Afghanistan. Can he fire him altogether?
Slate, June 24, 2010
Law Professor Sean Watts is credited as one of two sources for information in a Slate article on President Obama's decision to replace General McChrystal as commander in Afghanistan.
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Baghdad dental officials visit CU
Omaha World-Herald, June 24, 2010
Two administrators from the dental college visited the Creighton University School of Dentistry this week for ideas and partnership.
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Business startups lag
Omaha World-Herald, June 25, 2010
“Second to last is surprising,” said Creighton University economist Ernie Goss. “But on the flip side it's not surprising, because a lot of new business formation comes from unemployed workers, and when you have fewer unemployed workers there's a smaller pool.”
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Budget cuts hit small towns harder, KC Fed reports
Kansas Reporter, June 23, 2010
Raising property taxes is a non-starter for most small towns and rural communities facing this dilemma, said Ernie Goss, a Creighton University economist who keeps monthly tabs on business and economic developments in rural dominated economies throughout the Midwest.
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Genetic Warfarin Test Reduces Hospitalizations
Pharmacy Practice News, June 2010
Kelly Nystrom, PharmD, assistant professor of pharmacy practice at Creighton University, Omaha, Neb., offered a more cautious view about the utility of genomic testing for warfarin sensitivity.
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Assistant principal retiring after years of devotion to Prout
South County Independent, June 25, 2010
“There is no one more dedicated to Prout than Louise Pearson,” said Timothy J. Cook, associate professor of education at Creighton University and a former Prout principal.
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