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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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Young boys sleep in a holding cell where hundreds of mostly Central American immigrant children are being processed and held by U.S. Customs and Border Protection. (credit: Ross D. Franklin-Pool/Getty Images)

Judge Acknowledges Possible Unaccompanied Children Housing Delays

Dallas County Commissioners Court Judge Clay Jenkins says he knows he set an ambitious goal: By the end of this month, bring to Dallas County two thousand unaccompanied children from Central America who crossed the Texas border illegally.

CBS 11–07/10/2014

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Obama Calls Meeting With Perry “Constructive”

After all the back and forth criticism between Governor Perry and The White House, the Governor got what he wanted Wednesday: a one on one meeting with President Obama.

CBSDFW.COM–07/09/2014

Cleveland was chosen as the site for the 2016 Republican National Convention, on July 8, 2014. (credit: Jeff Swensen/Getty Images)

Big Disappointment For Big D After Losing 2016 Republican Convention

Dallas pulled out all the stops to woo Republicans and win their 2016 political convention. But on Tuesday, all of the dazzle fizzled into reality: Big D lost the convention to Cleveland.

CBS 11–07/08/2014

Men wearing cowboy hats stand on the arena floor before the start of the abbreviated first day of the Republican National Convention at the Tampa Bay Times Forum on August 27, 2012 in Tampa, Florida. (credit: Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

Dallas Loses Bid To Host 2016 RNC

Dallas will not be hosting the Republican National Convention in 2016. The party’s site selection committee has selected Cleveland. This is a big loss for Dallas.

07/08/2014

Hazmat crews called to The Hockaday School in Dallas to dispose of a potentially explosive chemical. (credit: CBS 11 News)

Dallas Private School Evacuated, Hazmat Crews Called To Campus

Firefighters evacuated part of the Hockaday School in Dallas, when a potentially explosive chemical was discovered on campus.

07/07/2014

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Criticism Building Against Plan For Unaccompanied Minors

Opposition and criticism are building against Dallas County Commissioner Clay Jenkins’ plan to bring to Dallas 2,000 unaccompanied minors from Central America who crossed the Texas border.

07/03/2014

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John Wiley Price’s Attorney Cancels Meeting With Federal Prosecutors

John Wiley Price’s attorney, Billy Ravkind, claimed he called off Wednesday’s meeting because of all the publicity.

07/02/2014

California Senator Ted Gaines. (credit: CBSDFW.COM)

California Senator Visits Texas, Vows To Keep Jobs In Home State

Republican California State Senator Ted Gaines visits Texas this week trying to keep jobs in the Golden State.

07/01/2014

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Children Crossing The Border To Escape Violence At Home

Experts say the tens of thousands of unaccompanied children from Central America have come to the Texas-Mexico border desperate to escape violence back home.

06/20/2014

U.S. Border Patrol patch.  (Associated Press photo)

Republicans & Democrats Support State Border Surge Operations

During its newly ordered surge operations along the Texas-Mexico border, the state Department of Public Safety says it will target drug dealers, human traffickers, and gangs.

06/19/2014

Border Patrol (Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images)

Texas Leaders Announce New Border Security Plan

Texas’ top three leaders, Governor Rick Perry, Lt. Governor David Dewhurst, and House Speaker Joe Straus are working on a plan to boost border security.

06/18/2014

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Wendy Davis Calls For Re-Examining State’s $44 Billion In Tax Loopholes

When Democratic candidate for Texas Governor Wendy Davis outlined her economic plan in Fort Worth Tuesday there was no mistaking who she said she’s fighting for.

CBS 11–06/17/2014

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