Jackie Kent

Jackie Kent

Multimedia Reporter

Jackie returned to the beautiful southwest after spending more than two years in the plains as NBC Nebraska’s weekend anchor/producer and weeknight multi-media journalist. There, she covered stories impacting Central Nebraskans from the death of University of Nebraska-Lincoln Husker punter, Sam Foltz, to a former death row inmate’s effort to keep the ban on the state’s death penalty.

Prior to her time in the Cornhusker state, she was an award-winning web producer and a digital news reporter for Tucson News Now, the affiliate for Southern Arizona’s CBS and Fox stations.

She is a proud graduate of the University of Arizona where she served as general manager of the student-run TV station throughout her junior and senior years.

Jackie, originally from Huntington Beach, Calif., is excited to explore the Land of Enchantment! If you have a great story idea, feel free to send Jackie an email.

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  • Ancient coins, bracelets looted from Romania return home

    Ancient coins, bracelets looted from Romania return home

    BUCHAREST, Romania (AP) - A treasure trove of coins and bracelets from the 1st century that were stolen from western Romania and illegally smuggled out of the country has been put on display. The gold and silver artifacts, stolen between 2000 and 2001, were presented Thursday at Romania's National History Museum, after being found in Austria and returned following a cross-border investigation.

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  • Convicted ex-high school athlete wants off sex offender list
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    Convicted ex-high school athlete wants off sex offender list

    STEUBENVILLE, Ohio (AP) - A judge is hearing arguments about whether a man convicted as a juvenile of raping a 16-year-old girl should be removed from Ohio's sex offender registry. Judge Thomas Lipps scheduled the hearing for Thursday in Juvenile Court in Steubenville to consider the request of former Steubenville High school football player Ma'Lik (muh-LEEK') Richmond.

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  • Russia joins bid to win compensation over US metals tariffs

    Russia joins bid to win compensation over US metals tariffs

    GENEVA (AP) - Russia has joined the European Union, India and China in demanding compensation from the United States for its tariffs on foreign steel and aluminum. The World Trade Organization's web site posted Thursday a filing from Russia that, like other countries, argues that the tariffs that took effect March 23 amount to a "safeguard" measure aimed to protect U.S. domestic producers from surging imports.

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  • P&G reports flat 3Q profit, buys Merck unit

    P&G reports flat 3Q profit, buys Merck unit

    NEW YORK (AP) - Procter & Gamble Co. reported flat fiscal third-quarter profit as it faces increased competition for consumer products such as shaving cream and household goods. The Cincinnati company also said it is paying $4.2 billion for Merck KGaA's consumer health unit, adding products and geographic reach. Products include nutritional supplements for pregnant women, cod liver oil capsules and back pain balm.

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  • Reds fire manager Bryan Price after 3-15 start

    Reds fire manager Bryan Price after 3-15 start

    CINCINNATI (AP) - The Reds have fired Bryan Price after a 3-15 start, the first managerial change in the major leagues this season. Price was in his fifth season leading the rebuilding team. The Reds have lost at least 94 games in each of the last three seasons while finishing last in the NL Central. Bench coach Jim Riggleman will manage the team on an interim basis.

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  • Tractors worth $50,000 stolen from Scottie Pippen's farm

    Tractors worth $50,000 stolen from Scottie Pippen's farm

    HAMBURG, Ark. (AP) - Authorities in rural Arkansas are investigating the theft of more than $50,000 worth of equipment from a farm owned by former NBA star Scottie Pippen. Investigator Mark Griever of the Ashley County Sheriff's Office says two tractors were stolen from the farm in Hamburg, about 110 miles (180 kilometers) southeast of Little Rock. According to the Arkansas Democrat-Gazette , Pippen's family is offering a $2,500 reward for information leading to an arrest and conviction.

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  • Protesters want release of frat video deemed racist, sexist

    Protesters want release of frat video deemed racist, sexist

    SYRACUSE, N.Y. (AP) - Protesters at New York's Syracuse University are demanding that the school release video showing racist and sexist behavior by members of a now-suspended fraternity. School officials say the videos involved members of Theta Tau, a professional engineering fraternity.

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  • Kirtland Dog Park Celebration to include games, activities and dog adoptions
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    Kirtland Dog Park Celebration to include games, activities and dog adoptions

    The city of Albuquerque will be holding an event for a much-anticipated dog park.

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  • Alabama mayor: 'Poop train' finally empty; sludge gone

    Alabama mayor: 'Poop train' finally empty; sludge gone

    ATLANTA (AP) - An Alabama mayor says the last train car full of New York City sewage sludge that has stunk up her town has finally been emptied. For more than two months, the sludge has blown an unbearable stench throughout the small town of Parrish. Mayor Heather Hall said on social media Wednesday that all of the containers have been emptied. Some are still awaiting shipment back to the northeast U.S.

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  • Global stocks take a breather as oil price rally continues
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    Global stocks take a breather as oil price rally continues

    LONDON (AP) - Global stock markets traded in fairly narrow ranges Thursday following a solid rebound based on waning fears about a trade war. Oil prices though pushed ahead to touch fresh multi-year highs on improving optimism about the global economy.

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