Tuesday’s KDKA Afternoon News: Boating, iPad, Politics & More

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PITTSBURGH (NewsRadio 1020 KDKA) — Missed that all important newsmaker interviews on Tuesday’s edition of the KDKA Afternoon News?

Well, here’s a recap of what you missed.

KDKA Radio’s Bill Rehkopf opens the show with a two part interview on our local locks and dams.

In the first part, Bill talks with Ryck Lydecker of BoatUS & Jeff Hawk from the Pittsburgh division of the Army Corps of Engineers. Recently, the Corps announced they would be closing several locks along the Allegheny. This move would severely effect recreational traffic from the north headed to the Point…

Later, Bill spoke with Linda Hemmes and Mark Devinni from the Allegheny River Development Corporation who say they are working to keep the locks open…

Apple today unveiled the new iPad mini. The new device completely blows the doors off the current iPad. Bill is joined by CNET’s Bridget Carey for a look at the new device…

The WPIAL and The PIAA are at odds over how the transfer of student athletes and the recruitment of athletes should be handled. The two sides met this week to try to solve the issue they are having. Bill spoke with WPIAL Executive Director Tim O’Malley…

To open the final hour of the program, Bill talked with Accu-Weather’s Dave Bowers for an update on the chances for a major snowstorm of Pittsburgh next week…

Finally, Bill spoke with his pal Charlie Gerow from Quantum Communication for a recap of Monday night’s Presidential Debate…

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