Kennedy Dendy joined the KEZI 9 News team as a news reporter in January 2020. Before KEZI 9 News, she interned at CBS This Morning in New York City. Working with the features team, Kennedy produced a variety of daily content.
Kennedy graduated from Baylor University with a degree in journalism. While at Baylor, she worked as a reporter, anchor and executive producer for Lariat TV News, where she covered many stories, including the controversial Shawn Oakman trial and acquittal.
Kennedy was born and raised in Texas and is looking forward to telling western Oregon’s stories. When she’s not covering the news, Kennedy loves to watch movies, play tennis and find new restaurants to try.
Have a story idea? Email Kennedy at firstname.lastname@example.org. You can also follow her on Facebook or Twitter.
“I call these pens Margaret. My mom was Margaret. When we first came to America, she fell in love with Oregon’s myrtlewood. Myrtlewood pens are all made for my mom.”
A restaurant relief proposal written by U.S. Rep. Earl Blumenauer (D-OR) puts $25 billion toward grants for food service and drinking establishments -- a step closer toward relief for a sector hit hard from the pandemic.
There’s a 16-person steering committee, largely composed of Black residents. Meetings for the launch began back in August, as each member brought forth their areas of expertise.
KEZI 9 News spoke to several families, as well as experts about the issue that many say deserves more attention.
The Coalition of Graduate Employees was in negotiations with the university for six months to try to establish on-demand testing on campus.
Eugene resident Bernice Homan, 104, is one of many who received her second dose.
This is the largest and heaviest rover, and it landed at the most difficult landing site crews have seen -- Jezero Crater.
"You have to really appreciate that your family got through it."
Lane County shares their plan for how they hope to handle the variations moving forward.
"I take care of a gentleman over here that is 76 and has cancer. I went and bought him two batteries this morning for his RV because they both went dead.”
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