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October 19, 2012
A Photographer and a Prayer

New York Times Lens Blog, Oct. 19, 2012
When the Rev. Don Doll arrived on the Rosebud Sioux Reservation in South Dakota in 1962, he was an earnest 24-year-old Jesuit who had joined the order straight out of a Milwaukee High School.
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Rural Mainstreet Index Soars: Bankers Expect 2.3 Percent Holiday Sales Growth

Hamburg Reporter, Oct. 19, 2012
Creighton University economist Ernie Goss said, "Our survey indicates that the negative impacts of the drought are being more than offset by the positives of very strong incomes from high agriculture and energy prices."
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Pioneer talks crops

Agri-View, Oct. 18, 2012
Art Douglas, professor emeritus of atmospheric sciences at Creighton University, doesn’t predict another drought in 2013 but all the conditions that led to the 2012 drought appear to be still in place for 2013. He says very dry soil and early heat in 2012 could account for about 40 percent of the drought which is the share of normal rainfall that is recycled water from surface evaporation.
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Creighton Ranked 15th In Coaches Poll

WOWT, Oct. 17, 2012
The Creighton University men's basketball team has earned the No. 15 spot in the preseason USA Today Coaches poll, released Wednesday morning. The Bluejays are the lone Missouri Valley Conference team represented, though future Bluejay opponents Wisconsin (No. 21) and Saint Joseph's (also receiving votes) appear in the poll.
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