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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.

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UPMC Professor Explains How To Avoid Frostbite

UPMC Professor of Emergency Medicine gives tips and advice on how to avoid frostbite or hypothermia in these frigid temperatures.

NewsRadio 1020 KDKA–01/03/2014

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12 Days Of Christmas With KDKA Radio

The 12 Days of Christmas by members of the KDKA staff!

NewsRadio 1020 KDKA–12/20/2013

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Surviving Winter Storm Travel with AAA

AAA’s Ruth Nagy gives KDKA Listeners tips on how to prepare for traveling during winter storms

NewsRadio 1020 KDKA–12/09/2013

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Burgh Blogger Spreads Christmas Cheer

This Pittsburgh Blogger mom, Michelle, spends the holiday season spreading joy to those in need.

NewsRadio 1020 KDKA–12/09/2013

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Street Harassment Activist Helping Empower Pittsburgh Women

Four local women have teamed up to end street harassment in the Pittsburgh area.

NewsRadio 1020 KDKA–12/03/2013

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Bob Schieffer Remembers The Kennedy Assassination 50 Years Later

Hear Bob Schieffer’s amazing story about how he experienced the Kennedy assassination.

NewsRadio 1020 KDKA–11/22/2013

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Local Woman’s Non-Profit A Finalist In Nationwide Contest

Beverly’s Birthdays needs your help so they can continue to help children have a birthday to remember!

NewsRadio 1020 KDKA–11/21/2013

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Pittsburgh Region Cancer Risk Is Among Highest In The Nation

Pittsburgh region has cancer risk among the highest in the nation caused by hazardous air pollution.

NewsRadio 1020 KDKA–11/21/2013

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How Effective Are Kmart’s Controversial Ads?

Kmart’s controversial ads are at it again, but are they really effective?

NewsRadio 1020 KDKA–11/19/2013

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Remembering The Gettysburg Address 150 Years Later

Remembering the Gettysburg Address 150 years later.

NewsRadio 1020 KDKA–11/19/2013

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Tornadoes Ravage Through The Midwest

Six are dead after tornadoes ravage Midwest but many lives were saved due to early predictions and tracking of these severe storms.

NewsRadio 1020 KDKA–11/18/2013

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New Pa. Bill Makes Apologies Not An Admission Of Fault

A new law passed in Pennsylvania will allow health care providers the opportunity to apologize without backlash.

NewsRadio 1020 KDKA–11/14/2013

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UPMC, Highmark Reach Tentative Agreement

UPMC and Highmark have reached a tentative agreement.

NewsRadio 1020 KDKA–10/23/2013

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Jim Leyland Talks About His Decision To Retire

Jim Leyland talks about retiring as the Manager of the Detroit Tigers.

NewsRadio 1020 KDKA–10/22/2013

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A is for AAA Travel!

A is for AAA Travel! KDKA to Z visited different locations all through the month of October. We visited AAA Travel on Thursday, October 17!

NewsRadio 1020 KDKA–09/26/2013

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