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Bill Rehkopf

Bill-RehkopfBill is a native of Murrysville and attended Franklin Regional High School before studying communications at Clarion University.

He returns to KDKA after helping to launch sister CBS station All News 99.1 WNEW in Washington, D.C.

Before that, Bill was the morning news anchor at KDKA, succeeding the retiring Bob Kopler.

Prior to coming home to Pittsburgh, Bill was the News Director at WPOC in Baltimore, where he led the station’s marathon local coverage of the events of September 11.

He also provided coverage of the D.C. sniper story and the funerals of Presidents Reagan and Ford for stations across the country.

Bill is a volunteer firefighter and emergency medical technician and enjoys church, boating and sports with his wife and two children.

This 19 August, 2004 NASA Solar and Heliospheric Administration (SOHO) image shows a solar flare(R) erupting from giant sunspot 649. The powerful explosion hurled a coronal mass ejection(CME) into space, but it was directed toward Earth. (Photo Credit: HO/AFP/Getty Images)

Pitt Professor Explains Importance Of 2012 Solar Flare Close Call

Could a solar flare knock out our access to the technology we use everyday? A local professor explains the chances and circumstances.

NewsRadio 1020 KDKA–5 hours ago

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Pittsburgh Downtown Partnership Celebrates 20 Years Of Business

The Pittsburgh Downtown Partnership is celebrating 20 years of business.

NewsRadio 1020 KDKA–07/15/2014

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Best And Worst 4th Of July Locations – Where Does Pittsburgh Rank?

Find out where Pittsburgh ranks on the list of 2014 Top Cities for the 4th of July.

NewsRadio 1020 KDKA–07/02/2014

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Avoiding Scams Like Alleged KFC Scarred Child Hoax

The story that started a fund for a 3 Year Old kicked out of a KFC turns out to be a hoax. Are there more stories like this out there? How common are they?

NewsRadio 1020 KDKA–06/25/2014

Luke Bryan

Afternoon News Dives Into The Luke Bryan Wrap Up

The KDKA Afternoon News is taking a look at Luke Bryan this weekend from a variety of viewpoints.

NewsRadio 1020 KDKA–06/23/2014

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First Bald Eaglet Leaves The Nest

Have you checked out the Hays bald eagle cam lately?

06/20/2014

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Pittsburgh Hospital Makes U.S. News Honor Roll

UPMC Children’s Hospital ranks in U.S. News World Reports Top 10 Children’s hospitals.

NewsRadio 1020 KDKA–06/10/2014

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World War II Veteran Remembers D-Day

World War II Veteran talks about his experience with D-Day.

NewsRadio 1020 KDKA–06/05/2014

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Local Woman Remembers Renowned Author, Poet Maya Angelou

Remembering author and poet Maya Angelou, who died at the age of 86.

NewsRadio 1020 KDKA–05/28/2014

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Surviving Student Loans And Moving Forward

College grads are putting life milestones on hold because they are dealing with piles of student debt.

NewsRadio 1020 KDKA–05/27/2014

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Doctors Offer Tips On How To Prevent Lyme Disease

The ticks are out, hear what you can do to prevent Lyme disease.

NewsRadio 1020 KDKA–05/22/2014

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AT&T’s New Acquisition And Its Effect On Consumers

AT&T looks to acquire Direct TV, what consumers need to be aware of.

NewsRadio 1020 KDKA–05/19/2014

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VA Official Resigns After Testifying During Scandal

VA Official resigns in wake of scandal

NewsRadio 1020 KDKA–05/16/2014

Evgeni Malkin #71 of the Pittsburgh Penguins celebrates with teammates Chris Kunitz #14, Brooks Orpik #44 and Sidney Crosby #87 after scoring a goal in the first period against Henrik Lundqvist #30 of the New York Rangers during Game Four of the Second Round in the 2014 NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs at Madison Square Garden on May 7, 2014 in New York City. (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

The Man Behind The Jerseys: Meet Pittsburgh’s Jersey Tailor

Meet the man behind the detail that goes into your favorite players jersey.

NewsRadio 1020 KDKA–05/09/2014

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VisitPittsburgh Announces Summer Schedule Of Events

Looking for something to do this summer, Visit Pittsburgh has got your back.

NewsRadio 1020 KDKA–05/08/2014

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