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    Saturday, April 19 2014 8:49 PM EDT2014-04-20 00:49:48 GMT
    Pope Francis baptized 10 people Saturday and urged them to bring their faith "to the ends of the Earth" as he presided over an Easter Vigil in St. Peter's Basilica.More >>
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    Astronomers spot most Earth-like planet yet

    Saturday, April 19 2014 8:34 PM EDT2014-04-20 00:34:48 GMT
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  • UPDATE: Missing man with autism found safe

    UPDATE: Missing man with autism found safe

    Saturday, April 19 2014 7:32 PM EDT2014-04-19 23:32:46 GMT
    Jerome Parks, 23, was reported missing around 3:00 p.m. from his group home in the 5100 block of Guion Road on the northwest side, according to authorities. Search crews found him around four hours later in the area of 16th Street and Senate Blvd.More >>
    Jerome Parks, 23, was reported missing around 3:00 p.m. from his group home in the 5100 block of Guion Road on the northwest side, according to authorities. Search crews found him around four hours later in the area of 16th Street and Senate Blvd.More >>

Bob Gregory

Bob Gregory
SkyTrak Weather

For nearly three decades, Hoosiers relied on Bob Gregory to get them through the best and worst of Indiana weather. Bob anchored "SkyTrak Weather" weeknights at 5 p.m., 5:30 p.m., 6 p.m.,10 p.m. and 11 p.m. on channel 13 Eyewitness News before "semi-retiring" after 28 years in December, 2000.

Bob's work has earned the American Meteorology Society's Seal of Approval. He has been awarded Indiana's Sagamore of the Wabash by two governors. He was selected as a member of the Hall of Fame by the Indiana Associated Press Broadcasters and the Indiana Broadcast Pioneers. In 2000 he received a Lifetime Achievement Award by the Indianapolis Chapter of Women in Communications. In 2005 the Regional Chapter of the National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences (NATAS) honored Bob with its Silver Circle Award.

Bob is known for his hilarious on-air-crack-ups, but when the weather turned severe, Bob's forecast literally saved lives. When the Blizzard of '78 struck, Bob was on the air all night keep viewers updated. He has covered central Indiana's worst weather, including the "Super Outbreak" of tornadoes in April, 1974.

Bob hosted the "Brain Game" for 28 years, a high school quiz show promoting the values and benefits of a solid education. He is also the spokesperson for "Bob Gregory's Coats for Kids," a campaign that has provided about 170,000 coats free to kids since 1986.

His broadcasting career started at WGEZ Radio is his hometown of Beloit, Wis. Then in 1961 his television career began at WREX-TV in Rockford, Illinois. There were stops in Peoria, Illinois and Albany, NY, before coming to WTHR-TV in 1972.

Bob has two sons, Robert Jr., a manager in Flight Operations for United Airlines in Chicago and Kevin, chief meteorologist for WRTV6 in Indianapolis.

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