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Crownover plans ‘to exit on top’

State Rep. Myra Crownover, R-Denton, announced Monday that she will not run for re-election in 2016, giving potential successors plenty of time to decide whether to file for the office and mount a campaign next year.

Crownover, first elected in 2000, said it’s time to close this chapter of her life and see what’s next. Fellow Republican Read King has been the only contender to formally announce his candidacy, though more are expected from both Republicans and Democrats.

Crownover touted her success at this past legislative session as part of her decision not to seek re-election.

“I had such a good session. We...

Football: Former UNT coach Moore elected to College Football Hall of Fame

Greg Davidson was set to finish his college football career at North Texas in 1979 when Jerry Moore surprised him.

Davidson was one of the Mean Green’s top players and found out just before UNT left for East Carolina that his head coach had arranged for his father, Merle Davidson, to go along on the trip.

“That was special because I didn’t know if I would ever play again,” Davidson said. “When your dad gets to come to your last game, that is pretty cool.”

The gesture is one Davidson recalled Thursday, when Moore was included in the College Football Hall of Fame’s 2014 class of 16 inductees.

Former TCU...

Aaron Rodgers Named Ohio Women's Soccer Head Coach

ATHENS, Ohio - Ohio University Director of Athletics Jim Schaus named former Kentucky Wildcats assistant Aaron Rodgers as the new head coach of the Bobcats women's soccer program. With over 20 years of experience as a player and coach, Rodgers becomes the third head coach in school history.

"I am very excited about welcoming Aaron Rodgers as our new head women's soccer coach," Schaus said. "He is an enthusiastic and high energy...

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2 university presidential search groups meet Fri.

BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — Committees set up to find presidents for the University of Louisiana System and Louisiana Tech University will be meeting Friday in Baton Rouge.

The system search committee will interview Sandra Woodley, its only finalist, at 9 a.m.

The Tech search committee will meet at noon to choose finalists. Nine people have applied so far.

Both meetings are open and will be webcast live.

The one in-state applicant for president of Tech is the university's executive vice president and vice president for research and development, Leslie K. Guice. Those from out of state include Marshall...

Preview the new UNT App

The new UNT App includes two brand new features to provide students with Campus Parking information and Student Services right on their phone. We've also dramatically refreshed our interface to let students stay connected easier than ever, with customizable homescreens and more at-a-glance information.

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