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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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Tips From A Professional: How To Avoid Tax Season Scams

With tax season deadlines around the corner, make sure you are prepared to defend against scams.

NewsRadio 1020 KDKA–03/17/2014

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Green Lane Projects Gives Pittsburgh The Green Light

The Green Lane bike project is coming to Pittsburgh, bringing a safer way of transportation for cyclists.

NewsRadio 1020 KDKA–03/13/2014

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Chatham U. Alum: “Women’s Education” Something “Worth Preserving”

Chatham University is looking into going coed in order to save their dwindling enrollment numbers.

NewsRadio 1020 KDKA–03/11/2014

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Help Out A Local Family Dealing With Disease

Help out a local family suffering with a common, yet not so familiar disease.

NewsRadio 1020 KDKA–03/07/2014

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Missionary Offers Insider’s View Of Unrest In Ukraine

A local missionary is in Ukraine and gives us his unique perspective on the protests and unrest.

NewsRadio 1020 KDKA–03/06/2014

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10 Clergy Members Arrested During UPMC Protest

10 clergy members arrested today during a protest of UPMC.

NewsRadio 1020 KDKA–02/27/2014

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Dennis Miller’s Bolder, Fresher Tour Coming To Pittsburgh

Dennis Miller is coming home to Pittsburgh and bringing his Bolder, Fresher tour with him.

NewsRadio 1020 KDKA–02/27/2014

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Funeral Home Scam Trying To Catch You Off Guard

Scam artists are trying to use funeral home newsletters as a way to hack into your computer.

NewsRadio 1020 KDKA–02/20/2014

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Penn State Attempting To Curb State Patty’s Day Drinking

Penn State and State College Officials are making attempts to get rid of State Patty’s Day.

NewsRadio 1020 KDKA–02/19/2014

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School Cancellations Taking Their Toll On Districts

School cancellations taking a toll on summer vacation.

NewsRadio 1020 KDKA–02/18/2014

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CMU, Yahoo Joining Together In New Partnership

CMU and Yahoo team up for a new $10 million partnership.

NewsRadio 1020 KDKA–02/12/2014

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Bob Costas Replacement Sheds Light On Pink Eye

Pink eye – how you can avoid it and what to do if you have it.

NewsRadio 1020 KDKA–02/11/2014

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Local Organization Hopes To Send Mother, Sons To Disney World

Jamie’s Dream Team, a local organization, is hoping to fulfill the dream of a mother of two, who three years ago was diagnosed with breast cancer.

NewsRadio 1020 KDKA–02/10/2014

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KDKA Afternoon News Remembers The Beatles

The KDKA Afternoon News remembers the Beatles invasion 50 years ago today.

NewsRadio 1020 KDKA–02/07/2014

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Be On The Lookout For The “One Ring” Cell Phone Scam

The Better Business Bureau is warning consumers to be on the look out for the “one ring” cell phone scam.

NewsRadio 1020 KDKA–01/30/2014

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