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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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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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Water Main Break Causes Disruptions Near Etna, Aspinwall

A 60-inch water line broke Friday afternoon in Sharpsburg, causing problems in areas near Etna and Aspinwall.

04/11/2014

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2014 Trout Season About To Kick Off

Get your rods, reels and bait ready. Trout season starts April 12 in Pennsylvania. Dennis Tubbs with the PA Fish and Boat Commission joined John Shumway to discuss what you need to know for trout opening day and what affect the harsh winter has had on trout supply.

NewsRadio 1020 KDKA–04/11/2014

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Rep. Murphy Pressuring FDA To Approve Meningitis B Vaccine

A state lawmaker is pushing for FDA approval of a meningitis vaccine, after a local college student died of Meningitis B.

04/07/2014

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PennDOT Considering Major Changes At Fort Pitt Tunnels

It’s the busiest stretch of road in the region, and in just a few months, it could be shut down.

04/04/2014

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PennDOT Releases Road Improvement Projects For 2014

PennDOT is revealing its plans for your money. Those higher fees for drivers are going help foot the bill for 250 transportation projects statewide, nearly two dozen of them right here in southwestern Pennsylvania.

04/03/2014

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Pirates Expecting A Lot From Themselves As Spring Training Wraps Up

As they took to McKechnie Field for a final workout Thursday morning, it was against a backdrop of published pundits not giving them much of a shot to return to the playoffs.

03/27/2014

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Pirates Spend Quality Time With Kids, Travel To Exotic Locales During Off-Season

Baseball from February to October leaves little time for family, so the off-season is filled with making up for lost time for the Pittsburgh Pirates.

03/26/2014

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Buccos Beaming With Confidence Going Into New Season

There is no question what happened at PNC Park last fall.

03/25/2014

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Burnett Ready To Play Against Pirates In New Season

They were the pivotal figures of the 2013 season. McCutchen and Burnett and they could not have had more contrasting off seasons; Burnett into seclusion and National League MVP Andrew McCutchen delivering the highest profile proposal of the year.

03/24/2014

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GM Issues Words Of Caution Over Heavy Key Chains

Easily lost in a purse and sometimes a pain in the pocket, our key rings are a necessary evil and sometimes a catch all.

03/13/2014

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Nasty Storm Ushers In Winter’s Return After Taste Of Spring

Putting the plows back on their trucks was the last thing local public works crews wanted to do today.

03/12/2014

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1 Killed After Plane Crashes At Washington Co. Airport

One person was injured in a plane crash at the Washington County Airport Tuesday afternoon.

03/11/2014

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