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 stories 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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Storm Blows Over Semi, Rips Off Roof In Joshua

Storm damage on Friday was most severe in Joshua, where EMS officials estimated 40-60 homes were damaged.

04/24/2015

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Several Inches Of Rain Causes Flooding In Denton

Parts of Denton County saw nearly four inches of rain Friday, and residents are bracing for more as the city gets ready for its big arts and jazz festival.

04/24/2015

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New Cleaning & Training Procedures To Begin At Blue Bell Plants

Blue Bell Creameries says it’s going to start new, intensive cleaning and training procedures at all four of its plants, including the two in its hometown of Brenham, Texas.

CBS 11–04/23/2015

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Conservatives Call Pre-K In Public Schools “Godless Environment”

While Governor Greg Abbott is pushing to expand Pre-K in public schools, Lt. Governor Dan Patrick’s Grassroots Advisory Board criticized the legislation’s $130 million plus price tag in a letter to State Senators who are considering the bill.

04/22/2015

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Blue Bell’s Hometown Showing Support During Massive Recall

Joanne Kasten and her friends didn’t mind that they didn’t get to tour the Blue Bell plant in Brenham — even after their 110 mile journey on motorcycle.

04/21/2015

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South Dallas Residents Hopeful About Plans For New Homes, Stores

Southern Dallas hasn’t experienced the job and development boom that much of North Texas has.
But since the University of North Texas at Dallas opened its campus, just across Camp Wisdom Road in Dallas in 2010, DART started expanding its Blue Line.

CBS 11–04/20/2015

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Remembering West Fertilizer Explosion 2 Years Later

Jeni Janek says she can’t believe two years have passed since the fertilizer plant in West exploded, changing this city of 2800 residents forever.

CBS 11–04/17/2015

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Prayer Service & Candlelight Vigil 2 Years After West Plant Explosion

In West, the community gathered in prayer and held a candlelight vigil to remember the 15 people, mostly firefighters, who died two years ago at 7:51 p.m.

CBS 11–04/17/2015

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Dallas Council Embraces New Trinity Parkway, Without Scrapping Toll Road

For years, the planned Trinity toll road has divided Dallas City Hall and residents.

04/16/2015

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New Details In Deadly Shooting Of Double Murder Suspect In Dallas

Portland police say Robinson is accused of murdering Susie and Gary Pham, and shooting Gary’s brother Andrew. Police say he remains in critical condition, but is expected to survive.

04/15/2015

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Arlington Company Will Pay For Delay In Reporting Emergency

It took two hours for a company to report an emergency to Arlington officials, and Arlington’s mayor is not happy.

04/14/2015

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After Sexual Assault Arrests, Fate Of Volunteer Fire Dept. Uncertain

Going into an emergency meeting, the future of the Emergency Services District No. 6 volunteer fire department in Ellis County was up in the air.

CBS 11–04/13/2015

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