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October 17, 2016
Archbishop Blase Cupich, an Omaha Native, Expected to Bring Heart of a Pastor to New Role as Cardinal

Omaha World-Herald, Oct. 16, 2016
Eileen Burke-Sullivan, a theologian and vice provost for mission and ministry at Creighton University said such comments show that Cupich is not going to force change in the church and cause divisions. “He’s going to invite people to look at new ways of looking at things,” she said.
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Abide Looks to Expand Mission with Bigger Space in North Omaha

Omaha World-Herald, Oct. 17, 2016
“We want this space to help change the perception of north Omaha,” said Josh Dotzler, Abide’s CEO and Creighton University alumnus.
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Death Penalty in Nebraska: Periodic Rise and Fall of Opposition

Omaha World-Herald, Oct. 16, 2016
A recent analysis by Creighton University economics professor Ernie Goss concluded that having the death penalty costs Nebraska an average of $14.6 million annually. Death penalty supporters contested his conclusions, saying the difference in costs is minimal.
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Omaha Church Begins Raising Fund for Shelter to Serve Survivors of Human Trafficking

Omaha World-Herald, Oct. 15, 2016
In the last year, more than 2,200 people were sexually exploited for money in the Omaha area on a classified advertising website that runs adult ads, Anna Brewer said, citing data from Creighton University’s Human Trafficking Initiative.
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4 Reasons You’re Not Seeing Workout Results

Omaha World-Herald, Oct. 17, 2016
Here are four reasons why your results might have plateaued, as well as some solutions to overcome this weight-loss dead zone, with tips from Brittany Baldwin, head trainer at the Creighton University campus recreation department.
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Good Deeds, Oct. 17

Omaha World-Herald, Oct. 17, 2016
The Creighton Foundation for Osteoporosis Research will hold its third annual “Move It or Lose It” 5K run/1-mile walk on Saturday, at Zorinsky Lake Park and Recreation Area. This year’s event will be held in memory of Dr. Robert P. Heaney, the first holder of the John A. Creighton University Professorship and founder of Creighton’s Osteoporosis Research Center.
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Longtime City Attorney Joe Barmettler, 83, Guided La Vista From Uncertain Beginnings to Bustling Surburb

Omaha World-Herald, Oct. 14, 2016
When Joe Barmettler took a gig as city attorney for the tiny, 335-lot village of La Vista in 1963, the three-year-old town was struggling. Barmettler was born in Omaha and went to Cathedral High School, where he met Jeanne Waller. The pair started dating while they attended Creighton University, and they were married in 1958.
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Dr. Steve Hoody, 89, Devoted Years to His Patients and Family

Omaha World-Herald, Oct. 17, 2016
Dr. Steve Hoody never retired. He continued to work until the last few weeks of his life. In 1952 he graduated from Creighton University School of Medicine. Following his residency at Creighton Medical Center, Hoody joined the Air Force as a flight surgeon for two years.
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