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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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Dallas Woman’s Amazing Recovery After Shark Attack

Lacey Webb Martin of Dallas is making an amazing recovery and spoke from a Florida hospital about her harrowing experience.

CBS 11–01/27/2015

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Teen Drowning Suspect Appears Before Judge

The 14-year-old girl accused of drowning a baby could be at the Henry Wade Juvenile Center for several months.

CBS 11–01/27/2015

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New Research Raising Questions About E-Cigarettes

According to a recent letter published in the New England Journal of Medicine, researchers have detected high levels of formaldehyde—a known carcinogen—when the product is used at extremely high temperatures.

CBS 11–01/22/2015

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Red Alert Helps Save The Day For Dallas Pets

A red alert helped Dallas Animal Service save a group of pets from being euthanized.

01/21/2015

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‘Save Our Sons’ Hopes To Stop Negative Judgement Of Black Children

With choirs raising their voices in praise and knees bent in prayer, the African American Pastors Coalition celebrate Dr. King’s legacy by looking forward: challenging the community to ‘Save Our Sons’.

CBS 11–01/19/2015

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U.S. Gov’t Makes Push For Paid Leave

Administration officials have called the U.S. lack of paid family leave an ‘embarrassment’—especially when compared to leave policies in other developed nations.

01/15/2015

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Dallas Couple Reflects As Appeals Court Hears Gay Marriage Case

Like most couples who have spent more than a half century finishing each others sentences — and interrupting others — Jack Evans and George Harris fit like an old pair of jeans.

CBS 11–01/09/2015

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Fatal Heart Attacks Occur On Christmas More Than Any Other Day

Researchers, more than a decade ago, found that more fatal heart attacks occur on Christmas Day than any other day of the year.

CBS 11–12/18/2014

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Holiday Stress May Increase Risk Of Child Abuse

The joy and happiness most people associate with the holidays doesn’t always ring true for some families.

12/16/2014

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Displaced Elderly Residents Devastated After Deadly Fire

The flames are now out at the Gatewood Apartments. Two people died there in an early morning fire. Now, many of the surviving residents are saddled with worry.

CBSDFW.COM–12/10/2014

A man takes part during a protest in support of Eric Garner, who  died after being put in a chokehold during an alteration with NYPD officers. (credit: Kena Betancur/Getty Images)

NYPD Chokehold Death Prompts Protest In Dallas

Once upon a time, Dominique Alexander of Dallas considered ‘civil rights’ a collection of grainy, black and white images of our nation’s past. But now, the new father says the crisis of police brutality is ushering in a new era.

CBS 11–12/04/2014

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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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