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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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High School Quarterback, Students Charged With Stealing Packages From Doorsteps

Flower Mound police have arrested three Timber Creek High School students, including the football team’s quarterback, for allegedly stealing packages from neighborhood doorsteps.

11/24/2014

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North Texans Taking Special Steps To Protect Packages

Surveillance video capturing crooks following delivery trucks to steal packages still manage to amaze. It’s happened all across the country — including North Texas.

CBS 11–11/21/2014

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New Cedar Hill ‘Collegiate Pathway’ Schools Encourage Higher Education

Starting in the fall of 2015, Cedar Hill ISD will open what they’re calling ‘Collegiate Pathway’ schools that will begin with Pre-K.

11/18/2014

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SMU Grad, Like Other Women, Works To Beat Gender Pay Gap

Hannah Mendoza graduated with her MBA from Southern Methodist University’s Cox School of Business in May and was determined to buck gender pay gap statistics and secure the salary she deserved.

CBS 11–11/17/2014

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Residents Near Joe Pool Lake Say Wild Animal Sightings Are Common

Folks near Joe Pool Lake are reporting more and more bobcat and coyote sightings. One pet owner said the animals said the animals are being displaced. “They’re coming around because they’re finding other things to eat.”

CBS 11–11/14/2014

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Denton Police Warning Drivers About Wide Load, Traffic Problems

The transport of a transformer from Denton to Bryan is expected to cause a slew of traffic problems Thursday afternoon.

CBS 11–11/13/2014

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Program Helping Parkinson’s Sufferers Through Voice Therapy

In June, Jason Arwine said ‘I do.’ The commitment to Heather, he says, came easy. Saying his vows clearly, required hard work.

CBS 11–11/11/2014

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Revolutionary Prostate Cancer Research At North Texas University

Prostate cancer impacts some 200,000 American men every year. But, fascinating research happening right here in North Texas could one day provide new options for early detection and treatment.

CBS 11–11/10/2014

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‘Food Insecurity’ Is A Growing Problem In Collin County

Poverty is a problem in second wealthiest texas county.

CBS 11–11/07/2014

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Beating Victim Files Lawsuit Against Dallas Restaurant, Nearby Business

A 70-year-old man severely beaten near a popular Dallas restaurant earlier this year has filed a $1 million dollar lawsuit.

CBS 11–11/06/2014

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Ray Rice Video Increases Domestic Violence Awareness, Not Donations

As Ray Rice fights to get his job back, domestic abuse shelters in North Texas are fighting to find the money to provide services to victims.

11/05/2014

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Dez Bryant, Joseph Randle Argue At Practice After Jail Booking Video Released

There was a little drama at Valley Ranch on Friday, as teammates Joseph Randle and Dez Bryant appeared to get into a heated discussion on the Dallas Cowboys practice field.

CBS 11–10/31/2014

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