Shauna Johnson

Today May 1, 2016

Heavy rain leads to high water in parts of southern West Virginia

Storms on Sunday evening could pack enough rain for more flash flooding in problem areas, according to National Weather Service.

Friday April 29, 2016

Central Taylor County takes hard hit from hail

Friday was a cleanup day for many.

Cruz campaign starting West Virginia convention delegate work at grassroots level

Ken Cuccinelli with the campaign said Cruz supporters could see a list of delegates to vote for ahead of May 10 election.

Thursday April 28, 2016

Education, public health organizations & others join calls for $1 cigarette tax hike

Their argument is that higher tobacco taxes would benefit West Virginia's fiscal and physical health.

Wednesday April 27, 2016

Ballots are already being cast ahead of West Virginia’s May primary election

The early voting period opened Wednesday in all 55 counties.

Tuesday April 26, 2016

Voting begins Wednesday for May primary with start of early voting

Whenever they vote, Secretary of State Natalie Tennant says West Virginia voters will see a long ballot this year.

Presidential campaign invades Mountain State

Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders in Huntington tonight.

Monday April 25, 2016

Report: 1 in 10 West Virginia kids growing up with incarcerated parent

The effects on the kids are "tremendous," according to Kids Count interim director.

Friday April 22, 2016

Another $100 million may be needed to fill state budget hole for current fiscal year

Personal income taxes will likely be biggest drag on revenue collection numbers for April, according to secretary of the Department of Revenue.

Wednesday April 20, 2016

Justice makes a campaign coal promise on MetroNews “Talkline”

The Democratic gubernatorial candidate also said he thinks he won Saturday's candidate forum sponsored by the West Virginia Democratic Party.

Raleigh County judge warns of ‘hidden’ judicial races on primary ballot

Circuit Judge John Hutchison says many voters don't realize a law change means West Virginia judges will be elected in May.

Tuesday April 19, 2016

On the Campaign Trail: Justice Brent Benjamin, state Supreme Court candidate

The tone of the 2016 Supreme Court race, three weeks out from the May election, was much different than the one that lead to the election of Justice Brent Benjamin 12 years ago.

Who should replace Gainer? MetroNews asked the three Democrats running for auditor

The resignation of longtime Auditor Glen Gainer takes effect four days after the May primary election. It's up to Governor Earl Ray Tomblin to appoint a temporary replacement.

Monday April 18, 2016

On the Campaign Trail: Bill Wooton, state Supreme Court candidate

A Raleigh County attorney and former longtime lawmaker, Wooton says the role of the West Virginia Supreme Court is to ensure the law is fairly applied by "calling balls and strikes."

Wednesday April 13, 2016

Morgantown business owner being recognized nationally

Diane Lewis Jackson, president and CEO of Action Facilities Management based in Morgantown, is the 2016 U.S. Small Business Administration 8(a) Graduate of the Year.

Tuesday April 12, 2016

On the Campaign Trail: Darrell McGraw, state Supreme Court candidate

The former longtime West Virginia attorney general was first elected to the state Supreme Court in 1976.

Monday April 11, 2016

On the Campaign Trail: Wayne King, state Supreme Court candidate

The longtime Clay attorney is making his first run for public office.

McKinley to wait until after May primary to endorse presidential candidate

If he had to vote now, 1st District Congressman David McKinley said he would vote for Ohio Governor John Kasich.

On the Campaign Trail: Beth Walker, state Supreme Court candidate

  HUNTINGTON, W.Va. — The Morgantown attorney who lost a possible seat on the West Virginia Supreme Court in 2008 by less than one percentage...

Sunday April 10, 2016

Calls continue for $1 tax hike to pack of cigarettes

Annette Santilli, West Virginia volunteer lead ambassador for the American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network, says it makes the most sense for health and financial reasons.

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