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October 16, 1996 | JEFF FLETCHER, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Ryan Fien can't keep a straight face as he details how perfectly his life seems to be going these days. His grin becomes a chuckle and Fien shakes his head, almost in disbelief. Hard to explain how quickly things have changed. Since pulling off a UCLA football uniform for the last time 10 months ago at the Aloha Bowl--ending what the quarterback described as the worst year in his life--Fien's football fortunes have taken a dramatic turn for the better.
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October 16, 1996 | JEFF FLETCHER, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Ryan Fien can't keep a straight face as he details how perfectly his life seems to be going these days. His grin becomes a chuckle and Fien shakes his head, almost in disbelief. Hard to explain how quickly things have changed. Since pulling off a UCLA football uniform for the last time 10 months ago at the Aloha Bowl--ending what the quarterback described as the worst year in his life--Fien's football fortunes have taken a dramatic turn for the better.
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February 17, 1995 | ZAN STEWART, SPECIAL TO THE TIMES
The archives of Leonard Feather, the late Times jazz critic and author, are being donated by Feather's family to the Lionel Hampton School of Music at the University of Idaho. The archives, comprising letters, manuscripts, interview tapes, original music, books, phonograph records, CDs and other memorabilia, will be housed in the newly formed Leonard Feather Library at the Hampton School's Center for Jazz Study, according to publicist Virginia Wicks.
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February 17, 1995 | ZAN STEWART, SPECIAL TO THE TIMES
The archives of Leonard Feather, the late Times jazz critic and author, are being donated by Feather's family to the Lionel Hampton School of Music at the University of Idaho. The archives, comprising letters, manuscripts, interview tapes, original music, books, phonograph records, CDs and other memorabilia, will be housed in the newly formed Leonard Feather Library at the Hampton School's Center for Jazz Study, according to publicist Virginia Wicks.
NATIONAL
October 21, 2008 | Robin Abcarian, Abcarian is a Times staff writer.
What can we learn about our political stars from impressions they made in college? Sen. John McCain is remembered as a passionate contrarian who won the hearts of his classmates at the Naval Academy. Sen. Barack Obama, who attended Occidental College, Columbia University and Harvard Law School, is remembered as a daunting scholar and calming influence. Sen. Joe Biden, who had a brush with plagiarism at Syracuse University College of Law, is remembered fondly by professors who found him charming.
NEWS
January 2, 1987 | United Press International
A university professor and his son, who spent a chilly night on a mountain after becoming lost on a ski outing, were rescued by searchers who spotted them from a helicopter. Paul Dierker, 48, a University of Idaho mathematics professor, and his son Tom, 23, were reported in good health Thursday after being rescued a day earlier.
SPORTS
February 3, 1986
Tom Jadwin, formerly of UCLA, set a world indoor javelin best with a toss of 232 feet 9 inches Saturday night at the Vandal indoor track and field meet at the University of Idaho's Kibbie Dome in Moscow, Ida.
BUSINESS
October 5, 2010 | David Lazarus
The credit card reform law now prohibits lenders from charging a fee for paying your bill by phone, particularly if you use an automated system. But apparently the same doesn't apply to mortgage payments. Such practices ? let's call them pay-to-pay ? are a particularly obnoxious example of ways some businesses reach deeper into customers' pockets with unwarranted or overblown fees. If you have a mortgage with Chase bank, for example, the company says on its statements that "Chase Fast/Pay is a quick and convenient payment option ?
ENTERTAINMENT
February 26, 1988 | John Voland, Arts and entertainment reports from The Times, national and international news services and the nation's press
Veteran vibist Lionel Hampton has announced that a $20,000 grant that the National Endowment for the Arts is giving to a foundation under his control will be channeled to a music school at the University of Idaho named in his honor. He called the school a place "where high school students, college students, professional people and educators and jazz musicians can come . . . to listen and improve the great art we foster."
NATIONAL
June 3, 2004 | From Times Wire Reports
Jurors in Boise completed their first day of deliberations without reaching a verdict in the case of a University of Idaho graduate student accused of fostering terrorism on the Internet. The jury must decide whether Sami Omar Al-Hussayen, 34, was exercising his right to free speech or breaking the law when he lent his Internet skills to websites the government claimed promoted terrorism.
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