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Robbie Owens

Robbie Owens

Robbie grew up in northeast Texas, in a tiny town where her family’s history spans six generations.

After working in the business world for several years, Robbie received a Masters of Science in Journalism from Northwestern University’s Medill School. She completed her graduate work with a 4.0 GPA, earning her the school’s highest honor – the Harrington Award.

After graduate school, Robbie moved back to Texas where she began her career at KWTX-TV in Waco. Robbie later worked in Austin as an Education Reporter at KVUE-TV.

After a brief stop in Kansas, she returned to Dallas where she worked briefly at a local station before roaming the state with the News of Texas.

In her spare time, Robbie enjoys refinishing antique furniture and spending family time with her husband and daughter.

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Children learn about healthcare carers.

Camp Shows Kids Healthcare Career Possiblities

Kids find out about varies healthcare careers at summer camp.

CBS 11–07/20/2014

LITTLE GIRL

North Texas 6-Year-Old Helping Perfect Bionic Pancreas

Six-year-old Elise Cunha is an adorable, happy little girl but, keeping her healthy is an around the clock job.

07/18/2014

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Does Job Hopping Help The Economy?

Although economic indicators, such as new construction, housing and hiring are all steady, experts say many younger workers are reluctant to change jobs and chase the higher earnings that often accompany them.

07/16/2014

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Doctors: More & More People Suffering From Technology Allergies

North Texas parents have yet another reason to limit the time that little ones spend with tech gadgets in their hands — devices containing nickel are being blamed for itchy, uncomfortable rashes, and not necessarily on users’ hands.

CBS 11–07/14/2014

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Plano Non-Profit Helps Survivors Of Domestic Violence

Domestic violence, with its complicated causes and immunity to quick fixes, leaves many advocates focusing on the survivors.

07/11/2014

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Are Your ‘Forgetful Moments’ Actually Small Seizures?

As we hurry about our busy lives unusual occurrences can be overlooked. For instance, have you ever had your brain just pause?

CBS 11–07/10/2014

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‘Urban Land Bank’ Offers Dallas Residents The American Dream

A City of Dallas project has city leaders hoping to bring a fresh outlook to neighborhoods battling the telltale signs of urban decay. The ‘Urban Land Bank’ program offers vacant lots and tax-seized properties at bargain basement prices.

CBS 11–07/08/2014

Male undocumented immigrants rest at the U.S. Border Patrol detainee processing center on April 11, 2013 in McAllen, Texas.  (Photo by John Moore/Getty Images)

Dallas Prepares To Provide Housing, Health Care For Immigrant Children

The tens of thousands of immigrant children who somehow make their way to America do so not knowing the language or what will happen next. But local leaders are calling on North Texans to put politics aside, and respond as parents.

06/30/2014

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Innovative Procedure Offers Migraine Relief

One North Texan has finally experienced relief from her migraines thanks to a new procedure called the Omega.

06/19/2014

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Kids Injured In Fall From Mother’s Moving Car

It’s not clear whether six children wanted to ride home from the neighborhood pool on top of the car or the Mom didn’t want to get her car wet.

06/18/2014

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More North Texans Taking On Role Of Stay-At-Home-Dad

Say the words ‘stay-at-home’ Dad and no doubt a mental picture of Michael Keaton from the hilarious movie “Mr. Mom” will come to mind. But for more and more men the role is becoming less unusual and they say very enjoyable.

CBS 11–06/13/2014

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Student Uses Entrepreneurial Vision To Finance College

News about skyrocketing college tuition costs and the resulting student loan burden seems ever-present. But, one young North Texan found a unique way to finance his education — without debt!

CBSDFW.COM–06/13/2014

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