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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Husband & Wife Endure After Both Diagnosed With Cancer

Over the course of four decades a marriage that lasts endures a lot—and shares even more. Marilyn and her husband, Steve, have redefined togetherness: but, not in the way that either of them would have imagined.

CBS 11–10/30/2014

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Native Americans Protest Redskins Name At AT&T Stadium

As waves of blue and red march toward AT&T Stadium—for most, all that matters is the tension on the field. But, for a crowd of two dozen or so Native American protestors, the battle is about something bigger.

CBS 11–10/27/2014

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Klyde Warren Park Celebrates 2 Successful Years

After making her first visit to Dallas’ Klyde Warren Park, Betty Foster was simply blown away: “Love it. Beautiful. Kudos to Dallas.”

10/24/2014

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Muslims: Misguided Actions Of Few Manage To Condemn Millions

When the latest horrible headline hits — and terror is the topic — Ali Mahmoud’s thoughts travel a familiar path: “Oh, God, please, please… don’t be Muslim. Please don’t be Muslim.”

CBS 11–10/23/2014

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Frisco HOA Fights House For Homeless Teens & Young Adults

A Frisco homeowners association is putting up a fight over some new neighbors who want to move into the community. The debate is over a house for homeless teens and young adults that would be incorporated in a neighborhood off Coit and Lebanon Road.

CBS 11–10/22/2014

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Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital Epicenter Of Nation’s Ebola Crisis

In a matter of weeks, Dallas’ Texas Health Presbyterian hospital has become the epicenter of the nation’s Ebola crisis.

10/15/2014

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North Texas Hospitals Respond To Nurse’s Ebola Diagnosis

News that a nurse caring for the nation’s first Ebola patient has now contracted the disease has other North Texas hospitals reviewing procedures and providing additional training. But, officials with Dallas’ Parkland hospital say their staffers are not panicking.

10/13/2014

Crime Watch

Frisco Neighborhood On Edge After Home Invasion

Police in Frisco are searching for an armed suspect following a rare home invasion.

10/10/2014

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Are Ebola Fears Impacting Visitors For Annual Red River Showdown?

OU/Texas weekend is Dallas’ biggest, busiest weekend of the year. But, something is missing this year — the buzz. But some are worried fears over Ebola will keep a lot of fans at home.

CBS 11–10/09/2014

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Talking To Children About Ebola

Ever since the first Ebola diagnosis on U.S. soil was confirmed last week, news of the Ebola scare has been impossible to avoid—even for kids.

10/08/2014

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North Texas Doctor Searching For More Efficient PTSD Treatment

The arrest of a Texas soldier for scaling the White House fence over the weekend has reignited the national conversation on the mental health of the nation’s returning veterans.

CBS 11–09/22/2014

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Would-be Homebuyers Consider Remodeling Instead

North Texas’ red hot real estate market causes would-be buyers have decided to stay put.

09/20/2014

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