Shauna Johnson

Today October 28, 2016

Justice out with more details on timber, agricultural development plans

"We've got to do something," the Democratic gubernatorial nominee said during an appearance on Friday's MetroNews "Talkline."

Yesterday October 27, 2016

“Absolutely the proper verdict,” prosecuting attorney says of Raleigh County murder conviction

Michael Stines, 49, of Beckley, shot and killed his girlfriend's husband, Christopher Ward, 39, in Beaver in April 2013.

Two 3rd Congressional District candidates debate on WVOW Radio in Logan

Congressman Evan Jenkins (R-W.Va.) and Democrat Matt Detch differ on who's to blame for coal's downturn in southern West Virginia.

Wednesday October 26, 2016

Jan. 2 is new goal for modular installations to temporarily replace flooded schools

The five affected schools are in Nicholas County and Kanawha County.

Tuesday October 25, 2016

West Virginia’s high school graduation rate hits all-time high

Dr. Michael Martirano, state superintendent of schools, said he's hopeful the Class of 2017 will cross the 90 percent threshold for high school graduation.

Monday October 24, 2016

Making the grade? 1st report cards are out next month for West Virginia’s public schools

The groundwork for the West Virginia A-F School Accountability System was part of 2013 education reform law.

Open house this week at Sugar Grove property; Pendleton BOE still looking for help with sale delay request

The former U.S. Naval Station property is in the process of being sold at auction for a 2nd time.

Thursday October 20, 2016

“Keep going,” U.S. education secretary tells educators after hearing about West Virginia’s early learning success

U.S. Education Secretary John King visited Charleston Thursday to talk about pre-k support within the Every Student Succeeds Act.

Tuesday October 18, 2016

West Virginia’s executive branch needs trimmed, Republican gubernatorial candidate says

Senate President Bill Cole (R-Mercer, 06) was a guest on Tuesday's MetroNews "Talkline," three weeks ahead of Election Day.

Monday October 17, 2016

‘This is a program that saves lives,’ Kanawha health official says ten months into harm reduction program

Some weeks, the Kanawha-Charleston Health Department is see upwards of 150 patients for syringe exchanges and other health services.

“The Pride of West Virginia” may get prime spot in Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade

WVU's Mountaineer Marching Band is one of ten bands chosen to march in the 90th edition of the holiday parade in New York City.

Sunday October 16, 2016

West Virginia actors, others needed for short film set in Mountain State after Freedom Industries spill

Ursula Kay Ellis, a graduate student at Columbia University, wrote and will direct "Crick in the Holler" for her MFA thesis project.

Thursday October 13, 2016

5K race is part of Saturday’s Bridge Day in Fayette County

The Active Southern West Virginia race be the first running event to ever cross the New River Gorge Bridge.

Wednesday October 12, 2016

Membership in West Virginia State Medical Association being extended to physician assistants

"Natural allies" is how association executive director sees doctors and physician assistants.

Tuesday October 11, 2016

Flood damage moves several polling places in three counties for Election Day

Most precincts were not affected by June flood, according to election officials in central and southeastern West Virginia.

Coal leaders split on West Virginia gubernatorial race

Tuesday marked four weeks until Election Day.

Monday October 10, 2016

FCC chairman to visit West Virginia Tuesday

Stops with U.S. Senator Joe Manchin (D-W.Va.) are planned in Thomas, Mount Storm, Moorefield and Wardensville.

After Matthew, evacuation orders lifted in Myrtle Beach, S.C.

Storm damage varied by county; local reports indicated the main roads had reopened to traffic by Monday.

Friday October 7, 2016

Talkline: Eyewitness reports from Florida as Hurricane Matthew hit

Huge storm surge coupled with heavy rain was feared as the hurricane moved north up the East Coast.

Thursday October 6, 2016

New headquarters for Buckskin Council of Boy Scouts dedicated in Charleston

The $4.1 million facility is named for West Virginia's first Boy Scout, H. Bernard Wehrle, Sr.

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