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Leila Rahimi comes to Austin from Sherman, Texas. She reported sports for KXII, covering local high schools and the Big XII team north of the Red River, the Oklahoma Sooners. She also spent time as a news reporter in East Texas, and before that worked for Fox Sports Net and Sports Radio 1310 "The Ticket," in Dallas.
Leila RahimiWhat is your position?
Sports ReporterWhen did you start at KXAN?
Nov. 6, 2007What was your most memorable story?
Just this year, near Sherman, I had a story about a Little League football team coping with the death of their teammate, who was only 8 years old when he was killed in a car crash. The players had to learn lessons they were too young to learn, and even though they were just in elementary school, their sense of respect and understanding was amazing.How did you get started in TV
Meet me on the bridge - 2017-Dec-08 00:04:00
When she was 20, American Kati Pohler discovered her Chinese birth parents were searching for her.
Below the line - 2017-Dec-11 00:32:00
Millions of jobs have been created in the US economy, but many people still live in poverty.
Golden Globes: Christopher Plummer nominated for Kevin Spacey role - 2017-Dec-11 16:01:00
Other nominees for the Golden Globe awards include Helen Mirren and Judi Dench.
Wing and a prayer - 2017-Dec-11 00:15:00
More than 250 crashed planes are still missing in the US - but a team of volunteer detectives is on the case.
California's Thomas Fire scorches area larger than New York City - 2017-Dec-11 15:36:00
The Thomas fire is the fifth largest blaze in recorded state history and has grown significantly.