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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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What Do You Need To Know Before Bringing Home A Stray Animal

What do you need to know before taking in a stray pet? We go to the professionals!

NewsRadio 1020 KDKA–09/12/2013

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R is for…

KDKA to Z visited different locations all through the month of October. Check back to find out where KDKA to Z is headed next!

NewsRadio 1020 KDKA–09/09/2013

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CMU Grads Developing Heart Valve For Children

Three CMU grads are looking to help children with a birth defect avoid multiple open heart surgeries with their newly designed heart valve.

NewsRadio 1020 KDKA–08/06/2013

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Local EMS Helps Little Boy With Rare Disease

Baby Jackson is getting the help he needs from local EMS!

NewsRadio 1020 KDKA–07/25/2013

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Lt. Dan And His Band Are Helping A Local Hero

Gary Sinise and his Lt. Dan Band are coming to Pittsburgh to help a local Hero!

NewsRadio 1020 KDKA–07/24/2013

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Taking You Across The Pond For Royal Baby Watch

The world is on Royal Baby Watch and we take you across the pond.

NewsRadio 1020 KDKA–07/16/2013

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Local Figures Discuss Zimmerman Verdict On KDKA Radio Panel

The not guilty verdict in the George Zimmerman case came down on Saturday and has everyone talking.

NewsRadio 1020 KDKA–07/15/2013

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VisitPittsburgh Looking For Your Photos In “Say Cheese Pittsburgh” Contest

Take a picture of how you see Pittsburgh, it could be worth $1,000.

NewsRadio 1020 KDKA–07/11/2013

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Drugs, Even A Hitman On A Hidden Internet?

A completely anonymous internet that you can not be found on, does it really exist?

NewsRadio 1020 KDKA–07/01/2013

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Pirates’ Broadcasters Weigh In On Top Seeded Buccos

The Pittsburgh Pirates have the best record in the major leagues and are on a 9 game winning streak.

NewsRadio 1020 KDKA–07/01/2013

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Bizarre Foods Star Stops By The Afternoon News

Bizarre Foods Star Andrew Zimmern previews the new season of his show on the Afternoon News.

NewsRadio 1020 KDKA–06/26/2013

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EQT Pittsburgh Three Rivers Regatta

America’s largest 4th of July Celebration hits the Point July 2 – 4th.

NewsRadio 1020 KDKA–06/14/2013

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UPMC Amends Lawsuit Against The City

UPMC Amends the lawsuit they have filed against the city.

NewsRadio 1020 KDKA–06/06/2013

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Sen. Toomey Applauds Court’s Transplant List Ruling

Ten-year-old Sarah Murnaghan’s desperately needs a lung transplant.

NewsRadio 1020 KDKA–06/05/2013

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Former Ocean City Mayor Says They’re Ready For Your Visit

Plenty of Pittsburghers head to the beaches of Ocean City, Md., every summer. SuperStorm Sandy may have hit New Jersey and New York the hardest, but Ocean City got hit as well.

NewsRadio 1020 KDKA–05/24/2013

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