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Bill Reker

bill reker 1 Bill RekerBill Reker re-joined KMOX in September of 1995. His duties at the station include anchoring the evening and nighttime newscasts. A veteran in the broadcast industry, Bill brings experience, knowledge and enthusiasm to the KMOX news team.

Bill got started in radio in high school doing play by play for high school football, for a small station. From there he served as News Anchor at station WINZ, Miami, Oklahoma City, and KOMO, Seattle. Bill also served as News Director, Morning Anchor and Reporter for WIBV for nearly five years.

Bill has won numerous awards for his reporting including “Radio Festival of New York” GOLD award for a feature on mentally disabled children.

Bill is married with two daughters and lives in the Metro East. Bill is also active in the American Cancer Society’s “Relay for Life.”

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PROMO: Missouri’s Ban on Same-Sex Marriage Costing State $36 Million

Missouri’s ban on same-sex marriage is causing the state to lose big money, according to the group PROMO.

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Brew Hub to Open in Chesterfield in 2016

With a growing demand for craft beers, a former Anheuser-Busch marketer is bringing a Brew Hub to the St. Louis area.

09/09/2014

St. Louis County Police Chief Jon Belmar briefs media on shooting of Mike Brown. (Photo: Michael Calhoun/KMOX)

St. Louis County Police Chief Invites Department of Justice Scrutiny

The Justice Department has launched its investigation into police practices in Ferguson, and yesterday St. Louis County Police Chief Jon Belmar said the DOJ will also look at practices in his department.

09/05/2014

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Cor Jesu Responds to Criticism After Firing of 2 Gay Teachers

A much-anticipated response has come from Cor Jesu Academy after stories that Alumni were upset with the decision to fire two gay teachers.

09/04/2014

Police officers work to keep order as demonstrators express their feelings on August 18, 2014 in Ferguson, Missouri. Violent outbreaks have taken place in Ferguson since the shooting death of unarmed teenager Michael Brown by a Ferguson police officer on August 9th. (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

1 Officer Resigns, 1 Fired For Response to Ferguson Protestors

Two officers who once patrolled the streets of Ferguson are out of jobs.

08/29/2014

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Attorney: Police ‘Spoon-Fed’ Suspect With Information About Armed Robbery

A 17-year-old is suing St. Clair County and seven sheriff’s officials for allegedly being forced to confess to an armed robbery.

08/28/2014

Captain Ronald Johnson (L), of the MIssouri HIghway Patrol is seen with St. Louis Police Chief Sam Dotson prior to the funeral of slain 18-year old teenager Michael Brown Jr. at Friendly Temple Missionary Baptist Church in St. Louis, Missouri on August 25, 2014. (Michael B. Thomas/AFP/Getty Images)

Missouri National Guard Completes Departure from Ferguson

The Missouri National Guard has completed its departure from Ferguson where the citizen-soldiers were summoned to help quell unrest after the fatal police shooting of Michael Brown.

08/27/2014

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Groups Ask Mayor, Council to Forgive Warrants, Fines in Ferguson

Part of the healing process for Ferguson could be to wipe the legal slate clean for non-violent offenders in the community.

08/26/2014

Former St. Louis County Police Chief Tim Fitch.  (KMOX/file photo)

Former Police Chief Predicts Difficulty in Recruiting Officers to Police Departments

While there is a new cry for more African Americans to be hired in predominantly minority communities such as Ferguson, Mo., former St. Louis County Police Chief Tim Fitch doesn’t see that happening.

08/26/2014

Demonstrators protest the killing of teenager Michael Brown outside Greater St. Marks Family Church while Browns family along with civil rights leader Rev. Al Sharpton and a capacity crowd of guests met inside to discuss the killing on August 12, 2014 in St Louis, Missouri. Brown was shot and killed by a police officer on Saturday in the nearby suburb of Ferguson. Ferguson has experienced two days of violent protests since the killing but, tonight the town remained mostly peaceful. (Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images)

800 Cyclists to Observe St. Louis Moment of Silence

Some 800 cyclists plan to ride to the Arch grounds later today for a moment of silence.

08/14/2014

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