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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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Protestors, Armed With Assault Weapons, March In Dallas

In some regards, it was a provocative and potentially dangerous mixed message: protestors armed with assault weapons simultaneously calling for an end to police shootings—while also advocating self-defense.

CBS 11–08/20/2014

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North Texas Suicide Calls Up After Robin Williams’ Death

The much publicized suicide of actor/comedian Robin Williams, experts say, may help save others struggling with depression. Local suicide hotlines are already seeing an increase in calls.

CBS 11–08/13/2014

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Diabetic North Texas 6-Year-Old Tests Bionic Pancreas

For a little while this summer, 6-year-old Elise Cunha got to be kid. Not just the kind of kid that gets to swim and play, but also the kind that gets to eat her food without weighing it or worrying about it.

08/12/2014

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Home Surveillance A Valuable Resource For Police

Chances are, either you or someone you know has a home security system—and if your home is in Richardson, police there want to know, too.

CBS 11–08/08/2014

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City Agrees With Patrons: Gexa Pavilion Needs A Makeover

Thursday Dallas’ park board opted to forgo discussing the aging Gexa Energy Pavilion at Fair Park—but, the problems aren’t going away. The 20,000 seat amphitheater, which first opened in 1988, is showing its age.

CBS 11–08/07/2014

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Proposed Ordinance Details Where Sex Offenders Can Live

A proposed Dallas city ordinance would prohibit registered sex offenders from living near places where children gather. The locations would include areas close to schools, playgrounds and parks.

CBS 11–08/06/2014

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Price Among Topics At Commissioners Court Meeting

As the Dallas County Commissioners Court convened for the first time since Commissioner John Wiley Price and three others were arrested and charged in a federal corruption probe, it was business as usual.

CBS 11–08/05/2014

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Cedar Hill Officer Says Being Burned Was A Blessing

The Cedar Hill police officer who was set on fire by a suspect, then saved by a Good Samaritan has reunited with the man who helped rescue her.

08/01/2014

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Allergy Sufferers Can’t Get A Break This Summer

There’s usually a silver lining to Texas’ hot, dry summers — no pollen and a break for seasonal allergy sufferers, but not this year.

07/29/2014

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John Wiley Price Supporters Speak Out For “Our Man Downtown”

Supporters say Price is unapologetic and unwavering in what he believes, and they believe that often makes him a target.

07/25/2014

Children learn about healthcare carers.

Camp Shows Kids Healthcare Career Possiblities

Kids find out about varies healthcare careers at summer camp.

CBS 11–07/20/2014

LITTLE GIRL

North Texas 6-Year-Old Helping Perfect Bionic Pancreas

Six-year-old Elise Cunha is an adorable, happy little girl but, keeping her healthy is an around the clock job.

07/18/2014

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