Shauna Johnson

Thursday July 2, 2015

Huntington needle exchange program is a first for W.Va.

The state Department of Health and Human Resources is putting $20,000 into the one-year pilot program.

Wednesday July 1, 2015

Water company president defends trio of line repairs, rate increase request

Jeff McIntyre said on Wednesday's MetroNews "Talkline" no amount of money spent can prevent all possible water service problems.

Commerce Secretary calls Greenbrier ‘incredible commercial’ for W.Va.

Keith Burdette and other state officials are hosting business leaders during the ongoing PGA Tour event.

Tuesday June 30, 2015

Construction rep predicts “not a very pretty picture” without prevailing wage

The minimum set for large, state-funded construction projects ends Tuesday.

West Virginia part of lawsuit challenging federal water rule

The Waters of the United States rule defines which rivers, streams, lakes and marshes fall under federal jurisdiction.

Monday June 29, 2015

Prevailing wage repeal may have to be revisited, says original bill sponsor

Sen. Craig Blair (R-Berkeley, 15) argued the current way WorkForce West Virginia is calculating the wage is not what lawmakers intended.

Sunday June 28, 2015

West Virginia Girl Scouts to be part of campout at White House

First Lady Michelle Obama will host the first-ever event on Tuesday.

Thursday June 25, 2015

Thousands of West Virginians keep health subsidies

Supreme Court's decision upheld another major component of the Affordable Care Act, one that impacts 26,000 in the Mountain State.

State superintendent calls low attendance ‘unconscionable’

Dr. Michael Martirano said on Thursday's MetroNews "Talkline" he's not going to waver on the 180 instructional day requirement.

Wednesday June 24, 2015

Kanawha County woman run over, killed while unloading groceries

Cynthia Adams, 49, of Charleston was killed early Wednesday in what authorities called "a tragic accident."

Tuesday June 23, 2015

Parkersburg seeks new finance director after Flowers’ dismissal

Interim mayor Jimmy Colombo said the firing of Ashley Flowers was about job performance.

DOH defends sign work along Interstate 79

Signage is among the agency's responsibilities, spokesperson said.

Monday June 22, 2015

Interstate 79 twice signed in places

Republican leaders are questioning sign replacement project at a time of many other road needs.

Manchin says trade deal and conditions “more secretive” than Iran nuclear deal

He's pledging to continue to oppose fast-track authority ahead of another vote scheduled for Tuesday.

School year continues in 4 West Virginia counties

It'll be Wednesday before the 2014-2015 school year comes to a close in all public schools.

Thursday June 18, 2015

Absenteeism reported in parts of W.Va. where school year continues

It'll be next Wednesday before all county school systems close.

Wednesday June 17, 2015

W.Va. psychologist offers take on New York prison escapees

Dr. Jeff Hammond talked prison psychology on Wednesday's MetroNews "Talkline."

Tuesday June 16, 2015

Parkersburg South junior is MVB Bank WV Scholar

Breaunna Haynes gets full ride to Wesleyan.

Monday June 15, 2015

2 still hospitalized after Tucker County ledge collapse

It happened at a traditional picture spot for those wrapping up camps at Camp Horseshoe near Lead Mine.

New law reduces how many aboveground storage tanks are regulated

DEP official says the focus will now be on the tanks that pose the greatest threats.

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