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May 20, 2011
Gas prices hurt growth of rural economy

Omaha World-Herald, May 20, 2011
Creighton University economist Ernie Goss said Thursday that the Rural Mainstreet Index, based on responses from 175 rural bankers in 10 states, receded to a “still healthy” 54.9 in May.
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Midwest, Plains bankers worried about energy costs

Forbes, May 19, 2011
"Bankers remain concerned about the level and growth in energy prices. Given the importance of energy prices to agriculture, any significant increase in oil prices would certainly reduce business confidence," said Creighton University Ernie Goss.
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Obama's Mideast speech: Pragmatic? Dangerous?

Omaha World-Herald, May 20, 2011
“The Arab Spring is like Jell-O” — highly unstable, said Terry Clark, head of Creighton University’s graduate program in international relations.
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There is relief for allergies

St. Louis American, May 19, 2011
And just in case you think your allergies this spring are worse than ever, it may not be your imagination, says allergist/immunologist Dr. Jeff Stokes, an associate professor of medicine with Creighton University School of Medicine.
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Kelly: Interfaith exchange

Omaha World-Herald, May 18, 2011
Project Interfaith, led by Katz, is separate from the tri-faith campus venture. Katz, who is Jewish and a 2000 Creighton University graduate, said that for efforts to work globally, “the interfaith movement needs a lot of capitals all over the place.”
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Pitching leads Bluejays to victory

Omaha World-Herald, May 19, 2011
Trever Adams knew Creighton was running out of time to get something started in Thursday’s game against Missouri State.
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Jays sets sights on Valley title, NCAA tournament bid

Omaha World-Herald, May 14, 2011
Creighton’s position heading into its final Missouri Valley regular-season baseball series this year is in stark contrast to a season ago.
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