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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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Mayor Peduto Wants New Guidelines In Place For Big Events

Enough is enough. That’s the message from Mayor Bill Peduto after this weekend’s mess left behind after the Luke Bryan concert at Heinz Field.

06/23/2014

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Officals Warn Of Scammers Coming To Your Home

Local police and the Better Business Bureau are both warning people about the dangers of being robbed and scammed by people who are claiming to be door-to-door salespeople.

NewsRadio 1020 KDKA–06/10/2014

FILE PHOTO (Photo via Mt. Lebanon Police dash cam)

Officials Investigating Mt. Lebanon Bear Sighting

Officials are investigating a reported bear sighting in Mount Lebanon.

06/09/2014

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Arts Fest Kicks Off Downtown This Weekend

It finally feels like summer as the Three Rivers Arts Festival kicks off this weekend.

06/06/2014

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Police Investigating Several Butler Co. ‘Distraction Burglaries’

Police in Butler County are warning residents about so-called “distraction” burglaries.

06/05/2014

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Blue Angels’ Flight Over Downtown Delights Pittsburghers

Did you see the special show in the sky over Downtown Pittsburgh this afternoon?

06/04/2014

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Local Veteran Gives Take On Bowe Bergdahl Situation

Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl has become a hot button issue since his release in exchange for five Taliban members this past weekend.

NewsRadio 1020 KDKA–06/04/2014

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1st Local GetGo To Sell Beer Opens In Elizabeth

Giant Eagle opened its first GetGo convenience store to offer a selection of various beers Monday morning.

06/02/2014

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Squirrel Hill Tunnel Inbound Lanes Closed This Weekend

Drivers in the East End will have to find another way to get around the Squirrel Hill Tunnel this weekend.

05/30/2014

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Some Locals Worried, Others Not By NSA Leaker Snowden’s Allegations

The government is watching our every move – that’s what NSA leaker Edward Snowden now claims.

05/29/2014

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Residents Drying Out After Flash Flooding In Bridgeville, Other Areas

As homeowners continue to dry out after Tuesday night’s storms caused flash flooding in parts of the area, they are hoping that we don’t get more rain tonight.

05/28/2014

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Summer Road Construction Season Kicks Off

Summer construction season is kicking off and it could mean delays for many drivers.

05/27/2014

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National Weather Service Issues Boating Alert For Holiday Weekend

It was a relentless battle that Chris and Kurt were waging using limbs, and sometimes their hands to keep the onslaught of debris moving downstream from not damming up around Chris’ boat, “Beachburg.”

05/23/2014

Left: Jeffrey Marks, Right: Brian Zimmer (Photo Credit: Attorney General’s Office)

2 Child Predators Arrested In Undercover Sting

The Attorney General’s Office announced the arrest of two child predators Thursday.

05/22/2014

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Electric Rates About To Go Up For Many Local Customers

What do you say we jump right to the bottom line? On June 1, 70 percent of West Penn Power customers and 47 percent of Duquesne Light customers are going to see their electric bills go up.

05/21/2014

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