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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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Methodist Dallas Hospital Helps Their Own Get Healthy

According to researchers at the University of Maryland, some 55% of the nation’s nurses or overweight or obese—citing stress, and the hectic pace as some of the reasons that it’s so hard to focus on their own health.

04/01/2015

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Texas Has Its Own Religious Freedom Law

While there is outrage and shock nationwide over a religious freedom act in Indiana, several stated already have similar laws in the book, including Texas.

03/31/2015

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Irving Businessman Says Oak Cliff Robber Hit His Business Too

An Irving businessman believes a man who robbed his business is also the suspect in an Oak Cliff robbery.

CBS 11–03/30/2015

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Semi In I-35 Fatal Bridge Crash Didn’t Have Proper Permit

State investigators say it could take a week or more to determine what led to a fatal Interstate-35 bridge crash near Salado Thursday. Meanwhile, troubling revelations are surfacing about the trucking company at the center of the crash.

CBS 11–03/27/2015

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Texas WWII Vet Gets Back Duffel Bag Lost On Normandy Beach

It’s been 70 years since then Staff Sergeant Waymon Blundell jumped onto the beach at Normandy. But, the World War II vet still draws a crowd with his stories… and that’s exactly what he was doing today.

CBS 11–03/26/2015

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Devoted Coach Helps Turn Troubled Girl Into State Wrestling Champ

A year ago, Kymber’Lynn Jackson was angry, annoying — her words — and savoring bad choices. “I used to like getting in trouble,” the North Dallas High sophomore said with an incredulous laugh. “I used to like getting in trouble!”

CBS 11–03/25/2015

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Texas Family Learns 6-Year-Old’s Growth Spurt Caused By Tumor

At 6-years-old, Bryce Aswell towers over his kindergarten classmates — and eats like a teenage boy! But, two months ago the couple learned what was really behind Bryce’s growth spurt: a brain tumor.

CBS 11–03/24/2015

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Dallas ISD Student Discipline Problem Still Needs Work

Follow CBSDFW.COM: Facebook | Twitter DALLAS (CBS 11 NEWS) – New numbers suggest the Dallas Independent School District still has work to do in addressing its discipline gap. Last month, a survey out of UCLA found that […]

CBS 11–03/18/2015

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North Texas Special Olympics Squad Will Leave You Cheering

With pom-poms in hand, and relentless joy in their hearts, the cheer squad at Dallas’ Notre Dame school polishes their big routine: and they’re not at all territorial with their support.

CBS 11–03/06/2015

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Joyriders End Up Saving The Day For Stuck Big Rig

At Loop 12 and Keeneland Parkway, ice got the upper hand on an 18-wheeler.

03/05/2015

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Prevention vs. Punitive: Addressing DISD’s Discipline Gap

Follow CBSDFW.COM: Facebook | Twitter DALLAS (CBS 11 NEWS) – A recent study found that African American students in Dallas Independent School District secondary schools are more than twice as likely to be suspended for discipline issues […]

CBS 11–03/03/2015

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Legends Join DSO Principal Trumpeter For “Cancer Blows” Concert

As a 7-year-old, Ryan Anthony picked up the trumpet to be like his grandpa. Decades later, that love of music may very well have helped save the Dallas Symphony Orchestra trumpeter’s life.

CBS 11–03/02/2015

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