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.
Building good relationships — with realtors. It’s how Cedar Hill school officials are working to counter the often negative perception of public schools.
“It’s horrible,” says Dallas therapist Ashley Berges. “This is almost like a wartime experience.”
Once a South Oak Cliff economic engine, the nearly empty mall has been running on fumes for years.
“I’m not doing this for the money,” says Erica Wilkins. “I’m not doing this to get rich… I’m doing this to make a change.”
On the 70th anniversary of the day that women were officially allowed into the military, Texas became the first state in the nation to honor female veterans.
Four women reported being touched inappropriately at the park near Mid-Cities and North Industrial.
Police announced Crime Stoppers is offering a $5,000 reward for information.
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“You have to fund it,” says Rena Honea, a veteran educator and President of AllianceAFT, a DISD teacher’s union. “You cannot expect our school districts to do more and more with less and less.”
The move follows a racially-charged incident caught on camera in Philadelphia last month that the company’s executive chairman has called “reprehensible.”
The game simulates a school shooting.
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