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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
Trump-Russia inquiry: Lawyer Alex van der Zwaan pleads guilty - 2018-Feb-20 20:47:00
Alex van der Zwaan, the 19th person to be charged, pleads guilty to making false statements.
Florida students to lawmakers: 'Shame on you' - 2018-Feb-17 19:56:00
Students have been addressing a rally after the February 14 shooting in which 17 people died.
Winter Olympics: USA beat Slovakia to reach men's ice hockey quarter-finals - 2018-Feb-20 15:09:00
The USA men's ice hockey team reach the quarter-finals at the Winter Olympics with victory over Slovakia in Pyeongchang.
Woman challenges definition of 'feminine' on Thesaurus.com - 2018-Feb-17 01:14:00
Thesaurus.com says it will review its entry after Kaya Day complained about the word's "comical" synonyms.
How Canada's Tessa Virtue and Scott Moir beat France - 2018-Feb-20 19:31:00
Canadian ice dancers Tessa Virtue and Scott Moir trained alongside the French - their biggest rivals.