Shauna Johnson

Today July 22, 2014

Ohio banned animal list to get a look Wednesday

It will now be the starting point for West Virginia's Dangerous Wild Animal list.

House Minority Leader says judges and juries should decide parole question for juveniles

A new state law gives juveniles convicted of violent crimes the chance for parole after 15 years.

Theatre West Virginia back from brink for summer season

Performances of 'Hatfields & McCoys' continue through Aug. 2 in Grandview.

GOP chair confident two Republican House candidates will stay on ballot

Officials with the state Democratic Party are asking that Melissa Lewis and Suzette Raines be removed because of alleged election law violations.

Yesterday July 21, 2014

Charleston’s mayor says fee hikes are needed

He said the city cannot keep up with rising pension costs.

Taylor prosecutor calls on Legislature to revisit law dealing with prison sentences for juveniles

John Bord said, as it stands now, those convicted as juveniles are eligible for parole in 15 years -- no matter what.

nTelos preparing for another step with 4G LTE service

The company is among the many wireless providers working to expand 4G options in West Virginia.

Thursday July 17, 2014

DEP secretary: New law will address problems CSB found at Freedom

The U.S. Chemical Safety Board found corrosion was to blame for the Jan. 9 chemical spill.

Wednesday July 16, 2014

National Republican groups see potential for flips in both state Senate and state House

They'll be getting involved in legislative races ahead of the November General Election.

Tuesday July 15, 2014

Comments on banned animal list already under review

Members of the Dangerous Wild Animals Board will meet Thursday.

Monday July 14, 2014

Warren says Tennant will give working families a ‘fighting chance to succeed again’

The Massachusetts Senator was part of a rally for Secretary of State Natalie Tennant, the Democratic U.S. Senate candidate, on Monday in Jefferson County.

Ryan: Republicans need Senate control to stop ‘War on Coal’

On Monday, the Wisconsin Congressman joined Congresswoman Shelley Moore Capito, the Republican U.S. Senate candidate, for a campaign event in Charleston.

Advocacy group wants candidates on record about research funding

Research America has launched a new voter education initiative.

Friday July 11, 2014

Teacher groups opposing so-called ‘high stakes’ tests

Testing for new Common Core standards has been a topic at conventions for both the NEA and AFT.

Thursday July 10, 2014

Oklahoma House member: Social Security disability is not unemployment

Rep. Jim Lankford (OK-5) was a guest on Thursday's MetroNews 'Talkline.'

Power problems persist

Mon Power and Potomac Edison officials now estimate it will be the weekend before service is restored throughout northern West Virginia.

Wednesday July 9, 2014

Ongoing road projects in West Virginia may have to wait on federal funding

The Highway Trust Fund is on track to run out of money for current contracts next month.

Power companies working to add up storm damage

First Energy: It could be the weekend before power is fully restored in some areas following Tuesday's storms.

Tuesday July 8, 2014

Democrat registrations drop below 50 percent; Republican Party leaders laud numbers

Democrats still outnumber Republicans by large numbers in West Virginia. It's the number of independents that's growing.

One of Ryan Diviney’s attackers up for parole

A hearing in front of the state Parole Board was scheduled for Wednesday.

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