Robbie Owens

School-supplies

Waxahachie ISD Raises Money For Students In Need

Back to school shopping getting off to an early start this year. That’s according to local retailers. So, not surprisingly, so is the effort to help provide the needed tools for economically disadvantaged kids.

07/24/2015

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Restaurant Surveillance Video Turns Community Into Crime Fighters

In Plano, restaurant surveillance video of a pair of brazen pickpockets has turned the community into online crime fighters determined to catch the crooks.

07/16/2015

Lake Highlands Hardware Store Encourages Community To Buy Local

If a hardware store is not where you’d expect to find bath salts, candles, and cookies—all locally sourced, of course—then you probably haven’t had the pleasure of stumbling into Gecko Hardware in Dallas’ Lake Highlands neighborhood.

07/14/2015

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The Link Between Domestic Violence And Law Enforcement

A North Texas woman is speaking out today about a problem that she claims law enforcement has been reluctant to acknowledge: domestic violence in their own homes.

07/09/2015

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War Veteran Donates Kidney To Dallas Man

A rare kidney disorder left a Dallas man facing a near certain death if a donor couldn’t be found.

07/06/2015

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Melanoma Patient Given Months To Live Shares Survival Story

In April of last year, Kimberly Hinshaw felt a small, pea-sized bump on her thigh. It didn’t hurt and she says if she hadn’t been applying lotion she probably never would have noticed it

06/18/2015

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College Women Learn How To Repel Virtual Aggressor

Students first learn assertiveness skills. Then those skills are tested during a real time ‘virtual reality’ session.

02/20/2015

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Heat Out Again At Troubled Terrell Apartment Complex

In Terrell, the busted heat at the Virginia Anne apartments has become something of a broken record.

CBS 11–02/02/2015

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Teen Brings Fake Gun To Lewisville High School

A fake gun triggers a very real response at a Lewisville high school Thursday.

01/29/2015

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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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New Cedar Hill ‘Collegiate Pathway’ Schools Encourage Higher Education

Starting in the fall of 2015, Cedar Hill ISD will open what they’re calling ‘Collegiate Pathway’ schools that will begin with Pre-K.

11/18/2014

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Ray Rice Video Increases Domestic Violence Awareness, Not Donations

As Ray Rice fights to get his job back, domestic abuse shelters in North Texas are fighting to find the money to provide services to victims.

11/05/2014

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