Shauna Johnson

Yesterday May 27, 2015

W.Va. joins list of states with abortion ban at 20 weeks

The U.S. Supreme Court could eventually take up the issue of fetal pain.

Appalachian Power president defends rate increase

Residential customers of Appalachian Power and Wheeling Power will eventually be paying 16.1 percent more for electricity each month.

Tuesday May 26, 2015

Manchin calls Justice campaign ‘tremendous for the state’

U.S. Senator Joe Manchin (D-W.Va.) said the businessman contacted him after he decided not to seek another gubernatorial term.

Cole: One Republican gubernatorial candidate is best for party

Senate President Bill Cole (R-Mercer, 06) plans to make a decision on his 2016 campaign within next few weeks.

Congress punts again on road bill, extension approved through July

1st District Congressman David McKinley (R-W.Va.) said it's past time for a multi-year plan.

Friday May 22, 2015

House roads chair predicts ‘war zone’ if Turnpike tolls stay

Republican Marty Gearheart said toll collections should end in 2019 as law mandates.

McKinley ‘not intimidated’ by other possible Republican gubernatorial candidates

The 1st District Congressman said there's plenty of time to decide if he'll run for governor next year.

Thursday May 21, 2015

Blue Ribbon chair predicts quick response to road report

Jason Pizatella calls the long-delayed report a "start."

Misdemeanor charges against former Kanawha prosecutor dismissed

The move came after Mark Plants completed a batterers' intervention program in Putnam County.

Wednesday May 20, 2015

Questions raised as trainers get trained on giving overdose-reversing meds

The new state law expanding use of naloxone takes effect next week.

Tuesday May 19, 2015

3 Music Hall of Fame inductees to perform this weekend in Braxton County

John Ellison, Russ Hicks and Bob Thompson will be at Cafe Cimino Sunday.

Monday May 18, 2015

Girl Scouts to descend on Summit Bechtel Reserve in July

This year will be the first year for "Jamboree at the Summit" for Girl Scouts in grades 4-12.

Charleston mayor pledging to back off vocal opposition to gun law changes

Mayor Danny Jones was re-elected to a 4th term Saturday.

Sunday May 17, 2015

Who will run? 3 Republicans reportedly still sorting out gubernatorial race

U.S. Sen. Shelley Moore Capito (R-W.Va.) is involved in the discussions, but she's not yet endorsing a candidate.

Friday May 15, 2015

NRA t-shirt wearer’s family now suing Logan County school officials

The lawsuit comes two years after a run-in with school officials at Logan Middle School.

Thursday May 14, 2015

State BOE weighing possibility of year-round sports coaching

It would allow for practices outside of the respective sports seasons.

Capito wary of federal program focused on economic diversification

The POWER Initiative is focused on coordinated investments in 'distressed' communities along with their workers.

Wednesday May 13, 2015

Changes in works for WVU’s Greek system

The new policies will take effect this fall.

Tuesday May 12, 2015

Justice files to run for governor, hits the campaign trail

The businessman is seeking the Democratic nomination in next May's primary election.

Monday May 11, 2015

No ‘Justice effect’ on Kessler who calls himself only ‘real Democrat’ in gov race

Senate Minority Leader Jeff Kessler (D-Marshall, 02) announced his gubernatorial campaign earlier this year.

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