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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    North Korea marks 7th anniversary of Kim Jong's Il death

    PYONGYANG, North Korea (AP) - North Koreans are marking the anniversary of the death of leader Kim Jong Il seven years ago with visits to statues and vows of loyalty to his son, Kim Jong Un.

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  • Sri Lanka president reinstates Wickremesinghe as premier

    Sri Lanka president reinstates Wickremesinghe as premier

    COLOMBO, Sri Lanka (AP) - Sri Lanka's president has reappointed Ranil Wickremesinghe as prime minister, nearly two months after firing him and setting off weeks of political stalemate. Wickremesinghe's United National Party says on its official Twitter account that Wickremesinghe took oath before President Maithripala Sirisena on Sunday.

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  • Alvarez stops Fielding in 3rd round for 3rd division title

    Alvarez stops Fielding in 3rd round for 3rd division title

    NEW YORK (AP) - Canelo Alvarez threw a Garden party Saturday night. A short and powerful fiesta. Alvarez landed dozens of body punches, knocking down Rocky Fielding four times and stopping him in the third round Saturday night to earn his third weight class title, taking the WBA super middleweight belt.

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  • Strike, lockdown shut Kashmir amid anger over killings

    Strike, lockdown shut Kashmir amid anger over killings

    SRINAGAR, India (AP) - A security clampdown and a strike sponsored by separatists fighting against Indian rule shut most of Indian-administered Kashmir on Sunday, a day after chaotic protests and fighting killed seven civilians and four combatants in the disputed region. Armed police and paramilitary soldiers in riot gear fanned out across the region in anticipation of anti-India protests and clashes. Shops and businesses closed in other areas with no security restrictions.

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  • Police visit 'Saturday Night Live' star after Instagram post

    Police visit 'Saturday Night Live' star after Instagram post

    NEW YORK (AP) - New York City police were concerned about Pete Davidson after he wrote "I don't want to be on this earth anymore" on Instagram. And they visited the "Saturday Night Live" star to make sure he was OK. A police spokesman declined to say where officers met with Ariana Grande's ex-fiance on Saturday. But his Instagram posting was deleted and NBC did not cancel its live show.

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  • Judge's ruling on 'Obamacare' poses new problems for GOP
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    Judge's ruling on 'Obamacare' poses new problems for GOP

    WASHINGTON (AP) - A federal judge's ruling that the Obama health law is unconstitutional has landed like a stink bomb among Republicans, who've seen the politics of health care flip as Americans increasingly value the overhaul's core parts, including protections for pre-existing medical conditions and Medicaid for more low-income people.

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  • San Diego beats Northern Colorado 85-65

    San Diego beats Northern Colorado 85-65

    SAN DIEGO (AP) - Olin Carter III had 18 points on 7-of-11 shooting, Isaiah Pineiro added 17 points and 10 rebounds, and San Diego beat Northern Colorado 85-65 on Saturday night. Tyler Williams made 7 of 8 from the field and added 16 points for the Toreros (9-3). Alex Floresca scored 12 and Isaiah Wright had 10 points, seven rebounds and five assists.

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  • Saturday's Scores

    Saturday's Scores

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  • Zinke resigns as interior secretary amid numerous probes

    Zinke resigns as interior secretary amid numerous probes

    WASHINGTON (AP) - Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke, facing federal investigations into his travel, political activity and potential conflicts of interest, will be leaving the administration at year's end, President Donald Trump said Saturday. In his resignation letter, obtained by The Associated Press, Zinke said "vicious and politically motivated attacks" against him had "created an unfortunate distraction" in fulfilling the agency's mission.

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  • Max Hazzard hits 10 3s to help UC Irvine set program record

    Max Hazzard hits 10 3s to help UC Irvine set program record

    IRVINE, Calif. (AP) - Max Hazzard set career marks Saturday night with 10 3-pointers and 32 points and UC Irvine had a program-record 18 3-pointers in an 86-52 rout of Denver. Hazzard opened the game with three straight 3-pointers and added another after Jonathan Galloway's layup to give UC Irvine a 14-0 lead. Hazzard had already surpassed his career bests with seven 3-pointers and 23 points in the first half when the Anteaters (10-2) built a 47-16 lead.

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