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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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Preparing War Veterans For Civilian Life

Soldiers who have been trained to lay down their lives in service to the country are often poorly prepared, experts say, to live the American dream they fight to defend.

02/20/2014

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Doctors Recommend Genetic Retesting For Breast Cancer

Over the past decade, the phrases ‘BRCA 1’ and ‘BRCA 2’ went mainstream as genetic testing to assess breast cancer risk became common. But, now, doctors are telling patients whose tests were negative to get retested.

CBS 11–02/18/2014

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Kids Visit Bush Presidential Library On President’s Day

While classmates hit the books on this President’s day, fifth grade students from Carrollton’s Janie Stark elementary were learning history—hands on.

CBS 11–02/17/2014

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Suspect Poses As Officer In Pair Of Fort Worth Sexual Assaults

A pair of sexual assaults at an East Fort Worth apartment complex has female residents looking over their shoulders, though police have a “person of interest” in custody.

02/14/2014

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Does Making Up Snow Days Matter? Study Says No

Even in the midst of the pure joy that kids call `a snow day,’ lurks the reality that the cancelled classes will one day come at a cost.

CBS 11–02/12/2014

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North Texas Districts Defend Decision To Close Schools

Although freeways and major thoroughfares remained for the most part free of ice, a handful of North Texas school districts cancelled classes Friday — citing icy conditions on side streets, sidewalks and parking lots.

CBS 11–02/07/2014

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4-Year-Old’s Response To Sad Song Is Latest Online Sensation

A Plano 4-year-old is a rambunctious, Hot Wheels crashing, rough and tumble boy… who manages to stay in touch with his softer side. Now his emotional response to what he calls ‘the sad song’ has become the latest YouTube sensation.

CBS 11–02/04/2014

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RadioShack Seeks Change, Starts With Laughable Super Bowl Ad

Fort Worth-based RadioShack embraces a Super Bowl spot that’s being called a launching pad for rebuilding the struggling brand.

02/03/2014

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Stomach Bug Creeps Through Richardson High School; Dozens Sick

At Richardson High School, what appears to be a gastrointestinal bug of some sort is spreading faster than an internet rumor… with dozens of students and staff complaining of stomach ache, vomiting, nausea and diarrhea.

01/31/2014

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Father Of Murdered Toddler Blames Himself

A Plano father is struggling with both grief and guilt after his former fiancé was charged with murder in his young daughter’s death.

01/29/2014

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Argyle Leaders Approve Grocery Store Plan

Town leaders in Argyle voted late Tuesday to move forward with a controversial plan to build a new grocery store along US Highway 377.

CBS 11–01/28/2014

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Fort Worth’s JPS Hospital Extends Hours

JPS hospital in Fort Worth is extending hours at a network of neighborhood clinics to help relieve the crush of flu patients.

01/18/2014

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