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Jack Fink

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Jack moved to Dallas after three years at WESH-TV, the NBC affiliate in Orlando. While there, he worked to become the station’s investigative reporter. Among the┬ástories he broke was a series on Orlando firefighters’ claims that the city ignored their serious medical problems to save money. Jack won an Associated Press award and the International Association of Firefighters’ award for those reports.

Before Orlando, Jack won other awards for his reporting at the Orange County Newschannel in Orange County, California, and WINK-TV, the CBS affiliate in Fort Myers, Florida. He began in television news in 1990 as a reporter and anchor for WUTR-TV, the ABC affiliate in Utica, New York.

Jack studied in Spain for a semester as part of a study abroad program. During his senior year, Jack became a radio news anchor and reporter for WHEN-AM in Syracuse.

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Elderly Couple In West Rebuilds After Watching Their House Be Demolished

Syble Bohanan loves her new kitchen and her brand new home in West. But it’s not something she and her husband Bo ever wanted.

15 hours ago

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West Volunteer Firefighter On-Duty Again

Months after surviving the fertilizer plant explosion, which rocked the small town of West, volunteer firefighter Robert Payne has started going out on calls again.

22 hours ago

Mayor Tommy Muska of West, Texas is backstage chatting with the press at Texas Thunder Festival 2013 on May 18, 2013 in Gardendale, Texas. (credit: Rick Diamond/Getty Images For Texas Thunder)

1 Year After Blast, West Mayor Sees Progress

One year after the deadly fertilizer plant explosion in West, the town’s leader likes what he sees. “It’s a smile on my face,” said Mayor Tommy Muska. “That humming is progress.”

04/16/2014

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Residents Who Recorded West Plant Explosion Tell Story Behind Video

It was around 7:30 p.m. on April 17, 2013. Derrick Hurtt had just picked up his then 12-year-old daughter, Khloey, from their church in West, when they spotted a rising plume of dark smoke, and went to check it out.

CBS 11–04/15/2014

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Tightly Knit Community Honors Slain DA & Wife With Quilt

Recently more than two dozen members of the Kaufman Quilt Guild gathered to make a quilt for one of their former members, Cynthia McLelland, who along with her husband, Mike, the Kaufman County District Attorney, were murdered one year ago.

CBS 11–04/14/2014

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How Often Residents Water Depends On Where They Live

Love them or hate them, water restrictions are a fact of life in North Texas.

04/11/2014

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American Eagle, Possibly 7-11 To Relocate To Irving

It’s a new destination for American Eagle Airlines and in the next several months, Dallas-based 7-11 may move its corporate headquarters to this city.

CBS 11–04/09/2014

Montana Brown, 15, died after experimenting with the synthetic drug called "N-bomb", similar to LSD. (credit: CBS 11 News)

Father In Mourning Warns Of Dangers of Synthetic Drugs

It was before last Christmas, when Eric Brown and his family’s lives changed in an instant. “It’s the phone call no parent ever wants to get.”

04/08/2014

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Police: 3 Students Overdose On “N-Bomb”

McKinney police said three teenagers — two boys and a girl — younger than 17 were rushed to two different hospitals after overdosing on drugs Saturday.

04/07/2014

Mugshots of accused Kaufman County murderers Eric and Kim Williams. (credit: Kaufman Co. Sheriff's Dept.)

Murdered Kaufman County DA’s Mother Wants Death Penalty For Accused Killers

The mother of the Kaufman County DA murdered last year speaks out about the suspects & remembers her son.

04/04/2014

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Groundbreaking Symbolizes Hope In West One Year Later

More than 100 West residents & community leaders gathered to break ground on a new 75,000 square foot nursing home.

04/04/2014

DPS divers searching Lake Tawakoni (Photo by L.P.Phillips, 1080 KRLD)

New Evidence Found In Lake In Kaufman Murders

It took more than a year to make the discovery in Lake Tawakoni, but on March 5th, a dive team recovered two pistols and a black mask.

CBS 11–04/02/2014

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