Shauna Johnson

Yesterday December 8, 2016

New financial literacy program launches for West Virginia students

"Make Cents WV" will provide financial literacy tools and resources to students, families and educators.

West Virginia GOP opposing possible Manchin position in Trump Administration

Ahead of Friday meeting for U.S. Senator Joe Manchin with President-elect Donald Trump, state Republican Party Chair Conrad Lucas said a "true conservative" is needed for the role of U.S. energy secretary.

Wednesday December 7, 2016

Author Tony Caridi draws a crowd at Charleston’s Taylor Books

The sports announcer's book for kids, his first, is out this month.

Tuesday December 6, 2016

Courtesy Patrol contract with Citizens Conservation Corps again in jeopardy

Lawmakers could take up a proposal in the New Year that would leave the future of the roadside assistance program up to the governor and state transportation secretary.

Casey: Governor-elect is ‘cut from a much, much different cloth’

The new chief of staff for Governor-elect Jim Justice was a guest on Tuesday's MetroNews "Talkline."

Monday December 5, 2016

New member of state Supreme Court takes oath

Justice-elect Beth Walker officially takes her seat in January, nearly eight months after being elected in West Virginia's 1st nonpartisan judicial elections.

Saturday December 3, 2016

USS West Virginia the focus of new Culture Center exhibit opening for 75th Pearl Harbor anniversary

A public reception is scheduled for Sunday.

Wednesday November 30, 2016

Health bill moving on Capitol Hill includes $1 billion for drug treatment

As of Wednesday, the bill was on track to pass before the end of the year.

Tuesday November 29, 2016

Time is short for Miners Protection Act

Continuing resolution may be used to keep health care benefits for retired UMWA coal miners and their families going into the New Year.

Monday November 28, 2016

On-campus autism support for students expanding to Concord University

The West Virginia Autism Training Center launched the 1st college program of its kind in the U.S. in 2002 at Marshall University.

Friday November 25, 2016

Shoppers out hours ahead of Cabela’s Black Friday opening in Kanawha County “for fun of it”

The doors remained closed until 5 a.m. Friday, though people started lining up outside on the afternoon of Thanksgiving Day.

Putnam County company may add Cuba to export destination list

CHARLESTON, W.Va. — Representatives with a Putnam County business plan to visit the Cuban Embassy in Washington, D.C. within the next couple of weeks to...

Wednesday November 23, 2016

Governor-elect sees “real pathway right to the White House” for West Virginia

The next governor of West Virginia talked with President-elect Donald Trump last Saturday and predicts it won't be the last such phone conversation.

Tuesday November 22, 2016

Keys presented for new homes in Rainelle, White Sulphur Springs

Including a home presented in October, ten families in Greenbrier County will be in new homes for Thanksgiving.

Monday November 21, 2016

Tomblin, business reps pitch trade with West Virginia in Cuba

The trip that was focused on export opportunities wrapped up Saturday.

Wednesday is deadline for RISE West Virginia small business grants made available after flood

Since July, a little more than $1.5 million has been allocated to 200 businesses with 1,000 employees in the flood zone.

Thanksgiving week starts out under snow in Tucker County, others

More than ten inches of snow fell in parts of Tucker County this weekend, according to National Weather Service observer reports.

Senate Finance chair calls any tax hikes in New Year a “non-starter” with Legislature

Senator Mike Hall (R-Putnam, 04) says budget balance will have to be found via other methods.

Sunday November 20, 2016

DOH crews out as 1st significant snow of season falls in parts of West Virginia

Spokesperson: Preparation for snow and ice started months ago.

Friday November 18, 2016

Obesity rate for West Virginia’s poorest kids is climbing

The Mountain State is now ranked No. 9 nationally for obesity among WIC recipients.

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