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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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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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2014 Slate Of Road Construction Projects In South Hills Is Extensive

What asphalt the big trucks and traffic have not chewed up already on the southernmost portion of Route 51 in Allegheny County – milling machines will remove with the breezes of spring.

12/26/2013

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Squirrel Hill Tunnel Project To Wrap Up In 2014

PennDOT has plenty of construction plans for 2014, but the Squirrel Hill Tunnel project is nearing completion.

12/24/2013

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Parkway West To Get Major Facelift, Some Closures Planned

As you exit the Fort Pitt Tunnel, you are entering one of the biggest construction zones of 2014, as PennDOT plans many changes.

12/23/2013

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Girl Injured While Jumping From Vehicle Rolling Into Creek

Emergency crews were called to the scene of an accident where a girl’s legs were run over by a car Wednesday morning.

12/18/2013

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Mega Millions Jackpot Soars To $636 Million

The Mega Millions jackpot soared to an estimated $636 million on Tuesday, making it the second largest lottery jackpot in U.S. history.

12/17/2013

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Phase 5 Construction Starts This Week On Rt. 28

The four-lane reprieve has been well received and the finished portions of Route 28 are getting good reviews.

12/16/2013

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Gold Medalist Shawn Johnson Visits KDKA

Olympic gold medalist and season eight champion of “Dancing With the Stars” Shawn Johnson joined KDKA Radio’s John Shumway to talk about the upcoming event.

NewsRadio 1020 KDKA–12/16/2013

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Tips On Dealing With Cars, Pipes In Cold Weather

Getting stranded in morning rush hour traffic is one thing.

12/11/2013

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Snow, Icy Conditions Impact Morning Commute

Another round of winter weather moved through the area Tuesday and had an effect on the morning commute.

12/10/2013

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Electric Cars: Are They Worth The Price?

The idea of paying $3 a month for gas for your car sounds like a fairytale. But that is exactly what KDKA’s John Shumway found when he visited a man in Bethel Park who is celebrating the first anniversary of his electric car by taking it to the gas station for the very first time.

12/05/2013

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Is There A State Tax You Are Not Paying?

PITTSBURGH (NewsRadio 1020 KDKA) A lot of people are doing their shopping online these days. Are there state taxes you aren’t paying for online sales? PA Secretary of Revenue Dan Meuser joined KDKA’s John Shumway to explain the law.

NewsRadio 1020 KDKA–12/04/2013

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Fake Memories Plague Everyone Says New Study

A new study claims that false memories affect everyone.

NewsRadio 1020 KDKA–12/02/2013

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31st Street Bridge To Reopen To Route 28 Traffic

Closed in March of 2011, drivers have spent two and a half years in detour purgatory.

11/21/2013

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Gov. Corbett: ‘Public Safety’ Main Reason For Transportation Bill

Gov. Tom Corbett is defending a transportation funding bill that raises what he calls “fees” on gasoline suppliers.

NewsRadio 1020 KDKA–11/21/2013

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