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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Some Fort Worth Schools Had No Power Yet Still Had Classes

15 Fort Worth ISD schools had only partial power or none at all – yet still had classes.

10/03/2014

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Congressmen Urge Tighter Screenings Of International Passengers

While enjoying a day at the park with her grandchildren, Donna Rodriguez was startled to hear the latest about Ebola patient Thomas Duncan.

10/02/2014

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Communication Mix-Up At Hospital Where Dallas Man Treated For Ebola

Doctors at Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital Dallas acknowledge there was a communication mix-up involving now patient Thomas Eric Duncan days before he was diagnosed with the Ebola virus.

CBS 11–10/01/2014

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Store Clerk Mourns For Security Guard Shot Dead

There may no longer be an active crime scene outside the Bruton Food and Deli convenience store in the Pleasant Grove section of Dallas… but it is still a very sad scene.

09/30/2014

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Debate Preview: What Texas Lt. Gov. Candidates Must Do To Win

With a 10 to 12 point lead in the polls, analysts say the race to be the next Lieutenant Governor of Texas is Republican Dan Patrick’s to lose.

09/29/2014

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Iraq & Afghanistan War Veteran: Don’t Take New Terror Threat Lightly

Scott LaMarca of Plano knows first hand about the war against terror. He was a non-commissioned officer who looked for roadside explosive devices. Now LaMarca is advising Americans not to take the new terror threat lightly.

CBS 11–09/24/2014

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Collin County Residents Hope To Slam Brakes On Proposed Toll Road

Hundreds of North Texas residents are worried a proposed toll road being reviewed for placement somewhere in the Blacklands Corridor, from Garland, into Rockwall, Collin and Hunt counties, could run through their neighborhood.

CBS 11–09/23/2014

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Jury Selection Begins In Kaufman Murders; Many Unhappy Trial Moved

Prosecutors and defense attorneys began interviewing the first three potential jurors in the upcoming Eric Williams murder trial, which made national headlines last year.

CBS 11–09/22/2014

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NFL Taking Public Relations Hit For Off-Field Controversies

With the Ray Rice video, Adrian Peterson’s child abuse charges, the lawsuit against Jerry Jones, and the league’s evolving drug policy — the NFL is taking a big public relations hit.

09/17/2014

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Dallas Police Association Offers 10-Point Reform Plan For DPD

A new survey finds many of the officers at the Dallas Police Department, who residents and business owners rely on, have a low morale. The head of the city’s largest police union says 80% of their members are unhappy on the job.

09/16/2014

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How Far Is Too Far When Using Corporal Punishment?

Eddie Reeves doesn’t shy away from it: as a child, he says his mother spanked him with switches or tree branches. But a child psychologist says in general, physical punishment is not effective.

CBS 11–09/15/2014

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No Toll Lanes For U.S. 75 In Plano & Richardson

After an outcry from Collin County residents and leaders, regional transportation planners officially slammed the brakes on a controversial plan to introduce tolls on a busy North Texas highway.

09/11/2014

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