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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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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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Concerns Mounting Over Ice Growth On Rivers

The ice on the Allegheny River at East Brady is a solid crust.

01/30/2014

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Winter Supplies Running Low In Prolonged Arctic Blast

Evey True Value hit the equivalent of the salt Powerball jackpot overnight.

01/29/2014

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Public Urged To Stay Inside, Conserve Energy During Deep Freeze

Shuttering the schools is almost a no-brainer when the roads are too snowy. But when it comes to temperature, it’s more of a judgment call.

01/27/2014

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Prolonged Cold Snap Taking Toll On Pittsburghers

Miserable, look it up and you’ll find the definition – wretchedly unhappy or uncomfortable. That pretty much sums up the impact of the weather lately.

01/24/2014

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Ice Jam Flooding Could Be Worst Area Has Seen In 2 Decades

Our three rivers are quickly becoming less flowing and more rock solid on the surface.

01/24/2014

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Frigid Temps, Nuisance Snow Taking Toll On Local Salt Supply

It’s the only thing between us and gridlock each winter – salt. And most days, since Thanksgiving, road crews have been out there spreading.

01/22/2014

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Pittsburghers Deal With Cold As Another Snowstorm Hits Northeast

A swirling snowstorm clobbered parts of the mid-Atlantic and the urban Northeast on Tuesday, grounding thousands of flights, closing government offices in the nation’s capital and making a mess of the evening commute.

01/21/2014

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Locals Divided After Movie Theaters Start Selling Beer And Wine

Like soup and sandwich, mom and apple pie, refreshments and movies are inseparable.

01/20/2014

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Cleanup Set To Begin On Route 28 Rockslide

Drivers traveling on Route 28 near the Etna bypass this weekend will have to slow down as crews will be working to clean up a massive rockslide.

01/16/2014

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Phase II Of Southern Beltway Underway

The Findlay connector cuts a path from Pittsburgh International Airport to Route 22, where its concrete has come to a teasing end for years — a symbol of what could be.

01/14/2014

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Ice Jam Leaves Behind Impressive Display On Allegheny River

The pent up Allegheny had returned to a hasty flow by midday Monday, after the ice jamming it had broken up and moved down stream or pushed to the East Brady banks.

01/13/2014

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PennDOT Planning Several Major Construction Projects For 2014

PITTSBURGH (KDKA) — As you exit the Fort Pitt Tunnel, you are entering one of the biggest construction zones of 2014, as PennDOT plans many changes. “A complete restoration of the Parkway West from the [...]

01/01/2014

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Tomlin Thanks Fans As Season Ends

The Steelers’ 2013 season came to an end during a crazy day of football on Sunday.

12/30/2013

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Electronic Tablets For Children: The Good And The Bad

Electronic tablets are a must-have gift for many adults and fast becoming a must-have for children as well.

NewsRadio 1020 KDKA–12/27/2013

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