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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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Port Authority Probing Fraudulent Connect Cards

Connect Cards are quickly growing in demand among Port Authority riders.

02/27/2014

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GM Adds 842,000 Vehicles To Ignition Switch Recall, Fix Not Available Till April

The U.S. government’s auto safety watchdog likely is looking into whether General Motors was slow to report problems that led to 13 deaths and a massive recall of small cars.

02/26/2014

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Could Cars Become The Next Target For High-Tech Hackers?

Imagine driving down the road and all of a sudden you no longer have control of your car, it’s actually being driven by someone else.

02/25/2014

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3-Alarm Fire In Market Square Causes $1 Million In Damage

Firefighters are battling a three-alarm blaze at a restaurant in Market Square.

02/24/2014

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Pothole Patching Efforts Only A Temporary Fix

Pittsburgh Public Works crews were at it again Friday, fast and furious.

02/21/2014

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Polar Vortex May Mean Fewer Stink Bugs

If there’s some good news coming out of this brutally cold winter, it’s that we could be seeing less stink bugs.

02/20/2014

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Milder Temperatures Have Road Crews Out Filling Potholes

From the South Side to Shaler to Shippingport to Somerset, pothole anguish is universal.

02/19/2014

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Local Emergency Medical Professional Sees Void In School Bus Driver Training

It is a daily routine of trust. Our children climb onto school buses and parents believe in the highly-trained professionals behind the wheel.

02/18/2014

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Towns Forced To Find Creative Solutions To Salt Shortage

Walk into the Sewickley Heights salt dome and the problem is obvious: what’s left won’t last long.

02/17/2014

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Cell Phones Not Immune From Telemarketers

Even if you have put your phone number on the Do Not Call List, the calls may be coming through. And not just on your home phone; your cell phone is not immune from the telemarketers reach.

02/11/2014

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Many Municipalities Salting Roads After Snow As Supplies Run Short

The sunshine was a blessing Friday for those living out the battle of the salt.

02/07/2014

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Beaver, Butler Counties Hit Hardest By Latest Winter Storm

The snow came down so fast, road crews had a hard time keeping up.

02/05/2014

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Harsh Winter Has Municipalities Struggling To Stretch Salt Supplies

It may look like Bethel Park has an abundant supply of salt heading into this latest winter storm, but the drain on the supply has been wide open lately.

02/04/2014

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2 Arrested For Dealing Heroin, Unknown If “Theraflu” Related

Police have made more arrests in relation to a particular kind of heroin, blamed for several overdose deaths.

01/31/2014

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Local Company Creates Smart Credit Card Technology

Whether it’s Target, Neiman Marcus or Michael’s, customers whose credit card or debit card information is stolen by hackers feel violated and left watching their accounts like a hawk.

01/30/2014

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