Rebecca Pepin

POSTED: 2:12 PM Jun 05 2012   UPDATED: 3:10 PM Jul 30 2014

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Rebecca moved to the Tri-Cities in 2005 after living in Columbia, South Carolina for 5 years and working for WIS-TV.

She grew up in Canada, and got her undergraduate degree in Ontario at Queen’s University, before moving to upstate New York to pursue a master’s degree in broadcast journalism at Syracuse University.

Rebecca proudly became a US Citizen in 2006.

She was the original news anchor for Fox Tri-Cities News at 10, and she began co-anchoring on WCYB in 2007.

Rebecca has worked on a volunteer project to raise money for wounded veterans that resulted in a book called Faces of Freedom: Profiles of America’s Fallen Heroes ~ Iraq and Afghanistan. The book profiles one fallen hero from each of the 50 states, D.C. and Puerto Rico, with the proceeds going to Fisher House and Wounded Warrior Project.

Rebecca and her husband Derek have two children and a rescue dog.

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Last week, Elijah Ray Lambert, 21, was with a group of friends testing a bulletproof vest when one decided to put on the vest. Police say Lambert then shot and killed his 19-year-old friend. "What can you say? It’s tragic and dumb, you know?"

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2012 NHRA pro stock champion Allen Johnson and defending pro stock champion Erica Enders-Stevens made a stop in Bristol on Wednesday to preview the upcoming NHRA Thunder Valley Nationals.

New tennis center coming to Bristol

Bristol, Tennessee announces plans to build eight lighted tennis courts at the former site of Central Elementary School. It will be home to Tennessee High tennis and will be open to the public.

Elizabethton man makes donation, tours new stadium

A project more than seven years in the making is nearly complete at Elizabethton High School. But for one man, it's more than just a project. It’s a way for him to honor his late wife's memory.

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Children's Advocacy Center gets facilities pet

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