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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  • Denver airport renovation project faces possible delay

    Denver airport renovation project faces possible delay

    DENVER (AP) - A new report says the ongoing renovation project at Denver International Airport could be delayed up to 10 months after tests show weaker-than-expected concrete in the main floor of the airport's terminal. The Denver Post reports that airport spokeswoman Stacey Stegman says the extent of the delay - and the severity of the problems - won't be known until at least April. That's when more testing of the concrete is expected to be complete.

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  • Police: Colorado man wanted another woman to kill fiancee
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    Police: Colorado man wanted another woman to kill fiancee

    DENVER (AP) - A man charged with murder in the death of his missing fiancee tried to convince a woman he was having an affair with to commit the killing, investigators testified Tuesday.

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  • Former Dodgers great Don Newcombe has died at 92
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    Former Dodgers great Don Newcombe has died at 92

    LOS ANGELES (AP) - Don Newcombe, the hard-throwing Brooklyn Dodgers pitcher who was one of the first black players in the major leagues and who went on to win the Rookie of the Year, Most Valuable Player and Cy Young awards, has died. He was 92. The team confirmed that Newcombe died Tuesday morning after a lengthy illness.

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  • AP Explains: Venezuela opposition's fight to win over troops
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    AP Explains: Venezuela opposition's fight to win over troops

    CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) - U.S. President Donald Trump and Venezuela's opposition are pushing the military to let in humanitarian aid in the belief that it could break a month-long standoff over power in the troubled South American nation. But top commanders are showing no signs of breaking their loyalty to Nicolas Maduro and disgruntled rank-and-file troops have yet to act.

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  • APD: Man killed in crash on I-40 near Rio Grande
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    APD: Man killed in crash on I-40 near Rio Grande

    A stretch of I-40 was shut down Tuesday afternoon as police searched the river for two kids.

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  • O'Rourke won't rule out being vice presidential candidate
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    O'Rourke won't rule out being vice presidential candidate

    EL PASO, Texas (AP) - Beto O'Rourke said Tuesday that he hasn't ruled out being a 2020 vice presidential candidate - even as he plans to decide in the next 10 days if he'll seek the presidency. Answering a question in Spanish about the possibility of being another candidate's running mate, the Democratic former Texas congressman answered in Spanish: "I'm going to consider every way to serve this country. And, yes, that will include anything."

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  • Haiti probes US men detained with weapons, no license plates
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    Haiti probes US men detained with weapons, no license plates

    PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti (AP) - Authorities in Haiti said Tuesday that five U.S. citizens are among eight men who have been detained with automatic weapons and other arms, and they are investigating whether anyone authorized their entry into the country.

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  • McDowell defends Daytona 500 decision not to push Logano
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    McDowell defends Daytona 500 decision not to push Logano

    CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) - Michael McDowell was still digesting his fifth-place finish at the Daytona 500 when Joey Logano appeared at the front of his car, angrily pointing at the Ford logo. He was questioning McDowell's loyalty to the brand.

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  • Dog reunited with family 101 days after California wildfire

    Dog reunited with family 101 days after California wildfire

    PARADISE, Calif. (AP) - An Akita named Kingston is back with his family 101 days after he jumped out of their truck as they fled a devastating Northern California wildfire. The 12-year-old was reunited with the Ballejos family of Paradise on Monday, Sacramento television station KXTV reported .

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  • Flynn pushed to share nuclear tech with Saudis, report says
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    Flynn pushed to share nuclear tech with Saudis, report says

    WASHINGTON (AP) - Senior White House officials pushed a project to share nuclear power technology with Saudi Arabia despite the objections of ethics and national security officials, according to a new congressional report citing whistleblowers within the administration. Lawmakers from both parties have expressed concerns that Saudi Arabia could develop nuclear weapons if the U.S. technology were transferred without proper safeguards.

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