PITTSBURGH (KDKA) – This will be the final week at KDKA for Jon Burnett.

On Tuesday he received a special proclamation from Pittsburgh City Council.

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The proclamation was a surprise to Jon, who was brought to the council meeting with a phony cover story about The Great Race.

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But, he came to find out that this Saturday, his final day at KDKA, will be “Jon Burnett Day” in Pittsburgh.

“I can’t believe I have my own day,” said Burnett. “It’s beyond belief. Pittsburgh has been for me such a perfect home.”

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Jon also received a souvenir magazine cover, designed by Pittsburgh Magazine, as a tribute to his longtime support of The Great Race.