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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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Texting 911 Now An Option For Verizon Customers In Allegheny Co.

What happened at Virginia Tech and Sandy Hook brought into the nation’s spotlight the need to be able to text a 911 call center for help.

05/14/2014

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PennDOT Uses Survey To Make Wish List Of Repairs To Parkway

If you asked your customers how well your business was serving them and 76 percent said “poor,” it would definitely get your attention.

05/13/2014

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Work Underway For New Overpass Connecting Washington And Allegheny Counties

With a pounding relentless, the steel beams for the beltway bridge are being driven down to Washington County bedrock.

05/12/2014

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Dumping Summer Blend Gas By 2015 May Be Unrealistic

Before you pull into your neighborhood gas station anxious to see a dramatic drop in prices because the state is dumping summer blend RVP gasoline, there is something you should know.

05/08/2014

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Fitzgerald: Much Of The Deer Lakes Park Drilling Money To Go To County Parks

A chorus of frogs echoed across the waters of Deer Lakes Park Wednesday, heralding a perfect day to fish or walk.

05/07/2014

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Supreme Court Ruling Allows Prayer At Council Meetings

In municipalities all over, they’re taking another look at how their meetings begin.

05/06/2014

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Magic Tank Promises To Keep Vehicle Running When Out Of Gas

There’s nothing like that sinking feeling when the low fuel light comes on or the “miles to empty” hits single digits.

05/05/2014

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Heavy Security Presence Expected During Pittsburgh Marathon

For many, the Pittsburgh Marathon is more than a race.

05/02/2014

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State Police Stepping Up Speed Enforcement On I-70

Concerned by the rising number of accidents on Interstate 70, state police are stepping up speed enforcement.

05/01/2014

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Marathon, Pens & Pirates’ Fans Could Cause Weekend Traffic Woes

It is hands down Pittsburgh’s biggest spectacle of the year.

04/30/2014

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Steelers Weigh In On Controversy Surrounding Clippers Owner

The NBA has banned Los Angeles Clippers owner Donald Sterling for life.

04/29/2014

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Drivers Frustrated By Planned, And Unplanned, Road Closures

There will be some major headaches for drivers, as two bridge projects get underway.

04/28/2014

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Range Resources Issued Violation For Leaking Impoundment

Officials are investigating after a Range Resources impoundment started leaking.

04/18/2014

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City, Team Gear Up For Stanley Cup Playoffs

The banners are hung, the CONSOL Energy Center is dressed in its Stanley Cup finest and the last-minute ticket shuffle is on.

04/16/2014

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Mt. Washington’s LeMont Reopens As Engineers Continue Examining Landslide Area

The LeMont restaurant on Mount Washington has reopened following a landslide earlier this week.

04/11/2014

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