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John Shumway

shumway1 John ShumwayJohn Shumway joined NewsRadio 1020 KDKA in 2004 as co-host of The KDKA Morning News with Larry Richert. John began his broadcasting career as a disc jockey for WLAP Radio in Lexington, Kentucky, while he was in college and later moved into the newsroom. After 10 years at WHAS TV and Radio in Louisville, Ky, John came to Pittsburgh in October of 1988. John has been recognized throughout his broadcasting career with regional, state, and national awards.

He resides in the Pittsburgh area with his wife, Sonya, and their two children. In his spare time, John enjoys golf, running, hiking, camping and singing in his church choir.

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Eager Steelers Fans Brave The Rain At Training Camp

Despite the dance with the raindrops, loyal Steelers fans sought the best spots they could for autographs they hoped would come.

16 hours ago

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Smart Traffic Signals To Be Installed In Cranberry

We have smartphones, smart cars, even smart houses, so why not smart traffic signals?

07/24/2014

Pieces of wreckage of the Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 are pictured on July 18, 2014 in Shaktarsk, the day after it crashed.  (Photo Credit: DOMINIQUE FAGET/AFP/Getty Images)

Obama Calls For Immediate Access To MH 17 Crash Site

President Barack Obama is calling for international investigators to have “immediate and full access” to the site in eastern Ukraine where a passenger jet was shot down last week.

07/21/2014

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PennDOT, Turnpike Say No Orchestrated Delay In Implementing Speed Limit Increase

Vacationers and road trippers know all too well that Pennsylvania lacks the 70 mile per hour speed limit many other states have.

07/18/2014

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Alleged Assault Victim Files Lawsuit Against Pouncey Brothers

Steelers center Maurkice Pouncey and his twin brother who plays for the Miami Dolphins are facing a lawsuit following allegations that they assaulted a man at a nightclub in Miami.

07/16/2014

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Wabash Tunnel A Good Alternative During South Hills Road Construction

Plug a tunnel and you get – slow, crawling, agonizing traffic.

07/15/2014

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Outbound Liberty Tunnel To Close For 16 Days

The outbound Liberty Tunnel will close Friday night at 8 p.m. and remain closed for 16 days.

07/11/2014

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Turnpike Commission Issues Alert About EZ Pass Scam

There’s a new scam alert for Pennsylvania Turnpike EZ Pass customers.

07/10/2014

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Parkway West Construction Begins Near I-79 Decision Point

After more than 20 years of Pittsburgh winters, summers and rush hours, the Parkway West is in need of an overhaul.

07/09/2014

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Pa. State-Owned Schools See 3 Percent Tuition Jump

Students at Pennsylvania’s 14 state-owned universities will see tuition increase by about 3 percent in the coming school year.

07/08/2014

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New Walmart Could Bring Extra Traffic To McCandless

After its original tenants of Kmart and Kroger, one corner in McCandless has been a retail underachiever.

07/03/2014

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New Study Questions Long-Lasting Effects Of Mosquito Repellent

A new study suggests that DEET, a mosquito repellent, may not be effective in the long run, but local experts argue otherwise.

07/03/2014

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Officials Cracking Down On Drinking While Boating This Weekend

Everyone knows it’s illegal to drink and drive, but officials are also cracking down on drinking and boating.

06/27/2014

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Pens Hire Mike Johnston As Head Coach

The Pittsburgh Penguins’ search for a new coach appears to be complete.

06/25/2014

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2 Children Killed, 4 Others Injured When Tree Falls On Car

Two children have died after a tree came crashing down on top of the car they were riding in Monday afternoon in Somerset County.

06/24/2014

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