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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Property Values Way Up In North Texas

Homeowners have until midnight Monday to file notice of a protest. Read article for quick links to how to protest in Dallas, Denton, Collin and Tarrant Counties.

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Lake Arlington on Memorial Day.
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Folks Flock To Lake Arlington On Memorial Day

With the sun stingy, and the sky a moody blue, it didn’t feel much like the unofficial start to summer. But folks made the most of it at Lake Arlington.

05/25/2015

Temporary bridge at Joe Pool Lake.
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Rain Is Killing Business On The Lakes

Workers build a floating bridge across what was once a parking lot. Still, the popular Oasis restaurant on Joe Pool Lake is closed.

05/22/2015

Mansfield flooding

Flood Concerns Continue In North Fort Worth

In North Fort Worth, Harriett Creek, near the Texas Motor Speedway, is back in its banks… for now.

05/21/2015

First Baptist Church in Mineral Wells damaged by Tuesday night tornado.

Mineral Wells Church Deals With Significant Tornado Damage

Wednesday evening’s service at the church has been cancelled. But, Pastor Buchanan says he hopes to worship in the sanctuary on Sunday if the building is deemed safe.

05/20/2015

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Five Biker Gang Members Killed Sunday Were From North Texas

There is no word, yet, on who fired the fatal shots in each case—a rival biker, or police.

05/19/2015

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New Evidence Into Concussions Uncovered In Dallas

Concussions in former NFL players are suspected to lead to brain changes later in life. That’s the preliminary finding of a study that UT Southwestern Medical Center is calling a “first” of its kind.

05/18/2015

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Texas Neighbors ‘Pay It Forward’ After Cashier’s Act Of Kindness

What is the cost of kindness? For a North Fort Worth cashier, it was $6.

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Analysts Fear DFW Housing Market Too Hot

Experts worry the lack of inventory in North Texas could lead to big trouble.

05/06/2015

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Fine Line Between Texas Touting & Taunting

North Texas gun range owner, retired FBI agent feel some Texans are going too far on social media after failed terror attack.

05/05/2015

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Retired FBI Agent Says Home-Grown Terrorists A Real Threat

Gil Torrez says it doesn’t take much to incite people these days and says Sunday’s attack should be a warning to Americans.

05/05/2015

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Garland Residents Fear What’s Next After Attack

Naaman Forest High School students stayed away in droves day after attack at nearby events center on Sunday.

05/04/2015

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