Carrie Hodousek

Friday April 7, 2017

American Heart Association pushes sugary drink tax in final days of legislative session

Governor Jim Justice has proposed a 2 cent per bottle or can sugary drink tax to help fill the state's budget hole.

Thursday April 6, 2017

Parental notification bill being considered in Senate

HB 2002, amended back to its original version, will be on second reading in the state Senate Friday.

Flooded teachers move into portable classrooms

Portables will house Bridge and Clendenin Elementary students.

West Virginia prepares for April snow

Mountain counties will see several inches of snow Thursday into Friday.

Wednesday April 5, 2017

U.S. House committee holds hearing on RECLAIM Act

The legislation would provide funds to redevelop mine sites in West Virginia.

Tuesday April 4, 2017

Capito: Senate Dems are obstructing Gorsuch vote with filibuster

Republicans need a total of 60 votes to end the filibuster.

Charleston mayor concerned with city’s growing homeless population

Mayor Danny Jones says homeless people are taking advantage of free services in the city.

Former delegate urges House to vote down medical marijuana bill

The bill was up for passage Monday in the House.

Monday April 3, 2017

Paine returns to job as state School Superintendent

Steve Paine replaced Dr. Michael Martirano last week.

W.Va. House, Senate honor NASA mathematician Katherine Johnson

Resolutions were passed Monday to declare August 26 as "Katherine Johnson Day."

Book about Yeager Airport, Charleston aviation to be released next month

The book, titled "Yeager Airport and Charleston Aviation", was written by the airport's Assistant Director Nick Keller.

Sunday April 2, 2017

WVSSAC opposes bill to allow home schooled athletes

HB 2196 passed the House and is now before the Senate Education Committee.

Friday March 31, 2017

WVU marching band director to resign

Jay Drury will leave the job June 1; plans to spend more time with family.

Public hearing held on DUI court proceedings bill

SB 212 is before the House Judiciary Committee.

Thursday March 30, 2017

Putnam County man sentenced to life without mercy in 2015 murder

Emotional two hour-long testimony includes family of Jennifer Evans, shot and killed by Philip Casto.

Wednesday March 29, 2017

Bill to change DUI court proceedings met with opposition

MADD, law enforcement officers and doctors were at the state Capitol Wednesday to oppose the bill.

Tuesday March 28, 2017

Former Roane County sheriff gets home confinement for stealing drug evidence

Matthew "Bo" Williams, 31, was sentenced Tuesday in Roane County Court.

Monday March 27, 2017

Flood survivor named director of Greater Kanawha Long-Term Recovery Committee

Susan Jack, of Clendenin, heads the committee.

Mon Power to invest $166 million in infrastructure projects statewide this year

Projects will help enhance the system, reduce the number of power outages.

Saturday March 25, 2017

VP Pence addresses small business leaders, rally in West Virginia

Vice President makes stops in Putnam, Kanawha counties to talk jobs, health care.

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