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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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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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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

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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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