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December 20, 1990 | From Staff and Wire Reports
Dennis Parker was named football coach of the University of North Texas, replacing Corky Nelson, who was fired Nov. 17.
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December 14, 2004 | Thomas Bonk, Times Staff Writer
He wore a green, hooded sweatshirt, torn blue jeans and black sneakers. His camouflage cap was set at the approximate angle of an off-tackle play. And if Jamario Thomas had walked any slower, he would have been standing still. This is college football's leading rusher? "Oh, just give him the football and he looks a lot different," says teammate Andy Brewster.
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August 27, 2004 | Jamie Stengle, Associated Press
From Givenchy and De la Renta to Balenciaga and Chanel, a dazzling array of haute couture hangs in an unlikely place: a storage room at the University of North Texas. Rarely seen by the public, the colorful collection of about 15,000 dresses, coats, suits, purses, shoes and more is housed in a climate-controlled room on campus at Scoular Hall, operated as an appointment-only research tool for designers, educators and students.
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August 27, 2004 | Jamie Stengle, Associated Press
From Givenchy and De la Renta to Balenciaga and Chanel, a dazzling array of haute couture hangs in an unlikely place: a storage room at the University of North Texas. Rarely seen by the public, the colorful collection of about 15,000 dresses, coats, suits, purses, shoes and more is housed in a climate-controlled room on campus at Scoular Hall, operated as an appointment-only research tool for designers, educators and students.
SPORTS
December 14, 2004 | Thomas Bonk, Times Staff Writer
He wore a green, hooded sweatshirt, torn blue jeans and black sneakers. His camouflage cap was set at the approximate angle of an off-tackle play. And if Jamario Thomas had walked any slower, he would have been standing still. This is college football's leading rusher? "Oh, just give him the football and he looks a lot different," says teammate Andy Brewster.
SPORTS
October 14, 1994 | MIKE DiGIOVANNA, TIMES STAFF WRITER
After nearly a decade of stability, the Big West Conference will undergo its fifth major change in four years with Thursday's announcement that Boise State, Idaho, Cal Poly San Luis Obispo and North Texas will be added to the league for the 1996-97 school year. Boise State, Idaho and San Luis Obispo officially accepted the invitation Thursday. North Texas will announce its intentions Monday, but the school issued a statement saying it was "extremely excited" about the invitation.
SPORTS
October 14, 1994 | MIKE DiGIOVANNA, TIMES STAFF WRITER
After enjoying nearly a decade of stability, the Big West Conference will undergo its fifth major change in four years with Thursday's announcement that Boise State, Idaho, Cal Poly San Luis Obispo and North Texas will be added to the league for the 1996-97 school year. Boise State, Idaho and San Luis Obispo officially accepted the invitation Thursday. North Texas will announce its intentions Monday, but the school issued a statement saying it was "extremely excited" about the invitation.
NEWS
September 24, 2010
You know that texting while driving is dangerous. But just how dangerous is it? According to researchers from the University of North Texas Health Science Center in Ft. Worth, texting behind the wheel accounted for 16,141 deaths between 2002 and 2007. The researchers arrived at that figure by analyzing nationwide traffic data from the Fatality Accident Reporting System and texting records from the Federal Communications Commission and CTIA, the wireless telecom industry group.
NEWS
February 4, 2001 | From Times Wire Reports
The University of North Texas in Denton has suspended a fraternity chapter for five years after members allegedly used racial slurs and waved a Confederate battle flag at a group of mostly black football recruits. Kappa Alpha must vacate its house and withdraw from activity at the university until the suspension ends, officials said. School officials said that Kappa Alpha violated the student code and that members gave misleading information about the incident.
SPORTS
December 19, 1990 | From Times Wire Services
Dennis Parker, whose high school is playing Saturday for the Texas state football championship, was named today as head football coach of the University of North Texas. Parker replaces Corky Nelson, who was fired on Nov. 17 after nine seasons as the Eagles' coach. Parker is head football coach and athletic director of Marshall High School, which plays Converse Judson in the Astrodome for the Class 5A big school state championship. Marshall is 13-2 this season.
SPORTS
October 14, 1994 | MIKE DiGIOVANNA, TIMES STAFF WRITER
After nearly a decade of stability, the Big West Conference will undergo its fifth major change in four years with Thursday's announcement that Boise State, Idaho, Cal Poly San Luis Obispo and North Texas will be added to the league for the 1996-97 school year. Boise State, Idaho and San Luis Obispo officially accepted the invitation Thursday. North Texas will announce its intentions Monday, but the school issued a statement saying it was "extremely excited" about the invitation.
SPORTS
October 14, 1994 | MIKE DiGIOVANNA, TIMES STAFF WRITER
After enjoying nearly a decade of stability, the Big West Conference will undergo its fifth major change in four years with Thursday's announcement that Boise State, Idaho, Cal Poly San Luis Obispo and North Texas will be added to the league for the 1996-97 school year. Boise State, Idaho and San Luis Obispo officially accepted the invitation Thursday. North Texas will announce its intentions Monday, but the school issued a statement saying it was "extremely excited" about the invitation.
SPORTS
December 20, 1990 | From Staff and Wire Reports
Dennis Parker was named football coach of the University of North Texas, replacing Corky Nelson, who was fired Nov. 17.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
January 11, 2005 | From Times Staff and Wire Reports
Frank E. Vandiver, 79, a military historian and former finalist for the National Book Award, died of heart and lung problems Friday at his home in College Station, Texas. Vandiver was a history teacher and administrator at Texas A&M University, the University of North Texas and Rice University, and also taught at Washington University in St. Louis, the U.S. Military Academy at West Point and Oxford, among others.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
April 9, 2002
A.C. Greene, 78, Texas historian and columnist whose books include "Taking Heart" about receiving the transplanted heart of a 31-year-old woman in 1988, died Friday at his home in Salado, Texas, of unspecified causes. Born Alvin Carl Greene Jr. in Abilene, he adopted his first two initials for what became a familiar byline in the Dallas Morning News. He wrote its column Texas Sketches for 19 years.
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