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  • Oil drilling most likely cause of 2013 earthquakes in N. Texas, scientists conclude

    DALLAS Oil and gas operations most likely caused dozens of earthquakes that began rattling the North Texas towns of Azle and Reno in November 2013, a group of scientists has concluded in a paper that all but rules out natural causes. The study, led by...
  • Study links Texas earthquakes to drilling activity

    FORT WORTH, Texas Wastewater injection wells, along with brine production related to oil and gas drilling, are the most likely cause of a rash of earthquakes in the Azle and Reno area northwest of Fort Worth a couple of years ago, according to a newly...
  • Ted Cruz's Latino heritage not seen as part of his 'political persona'

    WASHINGTON Ted Cruz has a Latino name. He has a Latino background. And he's one of the few Latinos to have ever run for the presidential nomination of a major party. But is he Latino enough? The Hispanic community in his home state of Texas gave him...
  • Study finds a disputed Shakespeare play bears the master's mark

    Study finds a disputed Shakespeare play bears the master's mark
    Chalk up another one for The Bard. "Double Falsehood," a play said to have been written by William Shakespeare but whose authorship has been disputed for close to three centuries, is almost certainly the work of the 16th century poet and playwright, new...
  • North Texas students petition for a speaker other than Texas Gov. Abbott

    Texas Gov. Greg Abbott will speak at the University of North Texas graduation next month even though some students promise to boycott their own commencement ceremony if he gives the keynote address. More than 2,000 students have signed an online petition...
  • Three Northbrook schools prepare for SuperState Band Concert Festival

    Three Northbrook schools prepare for SuperState Band Concert Festival
    When music students at Field Middle School in Northbrook enter the band room everyday, a handwritten sign greets them: "A championship win doesn't happen on the field, but in the hours of preparation before that. If you want something extraordinary...
  • If Indiana Chooses To Exclude, Let's Exclude It From Sports

    If Indiana Chooses To Exclude, Let's Exclude It From Sports
    ALBANY — The year was 1985 and the NCAA women's Final Four was in Austin. Geno Auriemma remembers arriving at the University of Texas, looking around and thinking, "They have buildings bigger than our campus. It's another world." Auriemma was...
  • Angel Rodriguez named L.A. Times sports editor

    Angel Rodriguez named L.A. Times sports editor
    Times Editor Davan Maharaj and Managing Editor Marc Duvoisin have announced that Angel Rodriguez is The Times' new sports editor. Rodriguez comes to The Times from the Washington Post, and previously was sports editor of the Cincinnati Enquirer and home...
  • Oklahoma fraternity racism investigation expands to other colleges

    Oklahoma fraternity racism investigation expands to other colleges
    Investigations into racism at Sigma Alpha Epsilon fraternity chapters have extended to college campuses in Louisiana and Texas, the organization said Thursday, after its national office received word that members in those places had direct knowledge of...
  • Chuck Carlton: Shaka Smart ready to tap into 'unbelievable potential' at Texas

    AUSTIN, Texas Even Shaka Smart had difficulty envisioning himself coaching at a school other than Virginia Commonwealth. He had turned down schools with national championship banners in the rafters and waiting checkbooks, such as UCLA and Maryland, among...
  • SAE lawyer: 'We're talking about one incident with nine seconds of video'

    SAE lawyer: 'We're talking about one incident with nine seconds of video'
    The actions of some fraternity members at the University of Oklahoma caught engaging in a racist chant are inexcusable, but student members still have due process rights that must be protected, an attorney hired to represent the local chapter said Friday....