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September 8, 2010

Creighton in the News

Robert Nelson: Wheel fee may be legal, but is it fair?
Omaha World-Herald, Sept. 3, 2010
What you’ll first learn from a constitutional law expert is that the “taxation without …” phrase, or the idea, never appears in the U.S. Constitution. Basically, said Creighton constitutional law pro¬fessor Mike Fenner, Omaha lead¬ers are well within their rights to assess outsiders who work in Omaha, because there is no right not to get taxed.
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Sing a New Song
The grass-roots debate about liturgical music
America Magazine, Sept. 8, 2010
Elizabeth Elliott is a freelance writer in Omaha, Neb., who majored in music and journalism at Creighton University. For over 20 years she has played flute for church-related events and can be heard on the recordings “Days of Yesteryear” by Patrick J. Cullen, and “Spirit & Life” by Tony Ward.
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For the birds
Our mixed economic signals
Tulsa World, Sept. 8, 2010
The folks at Creighton University - no birdbrains, they - make a study of predicting Oklahoma's economic future, and their auspices are bullish on the Sooner state right now.
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Adrian Blake of TownCommons.com, a ‘Google News for local events’
Town Commons.com, Sept. 8, 2010
Town Commons' history is rooted in a site many in the Omaha area may be familiar with: OmahaWiki.org., founded by Creighton University professor John Workman.
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Geiger takes the helm at St. Joe’s
York News-Times, Sept. 6, 2010
In addition to her head teacher’s duties, she is still teaching the second grade in the morning, and working on her master’s degree in school administration at Creighton University.
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Retired judge Sam Cooper dies at 88
Omaha World-Herald, Sept. 5, 2010
After graduating from the University of Omaha and Creighton University’s law school, he worked at a private law firm, became involved in local politics and eventually was elected a judge. He retired in 2005 after 32 years on the bench.
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Caniglia was popular musician
Omaha World-Herald, Sept. 4, 2010
Caniglia was an Omaha native who attended Creighton University and served in the Army in World War II. He was a member of the local musicians union since 1946.
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CU men top Santa Barbara
Omaha World-Herald, Sept. 7, 2010
Creighton’s Andrew Duran scored the game’s lone goal as the CU men’s soccer team defeated UC Santa Barbara 1-0 on Tuesday.
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CU women tie North Dakota State
Omaha World-Herald, Sept. 7, 2010
Creighton’s Lauren Cingoranelli and Brittney Neumann each scored goals on Tuesday at Morrison Stadium, but the Creighton women’s team could manage only a 2-2 tie with North Dakota State.
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