Shauna Johnson

Today February 26, 2015

Reworked revisions to storage tank law moving in Senate

With the changes, fewer aboveground storage tanks would be subject to state regulation.

Final vote nears for coal jobs and safety bill at State Capitol

Democrats say they don't have the numbers to stop it.

Yesterday February 25, 2015

Senate approves bill allowing for indoor smoking exemptions

With the bill, veterans' organizations would automatically be exempt while other adult-only businesses would have to request waivers from any county smoking bans.

Common Core repeal bill moving in House of Delegates

It came out of the House Education Committee on Wednesday.

Tuesday February 24, 2015

Former Capital High principal pleads not guilty to delaying assault report

A trial date for Clinton Giles is scheduled for March 23.

Monday February 23, 2015

Medical marijuana bill introduced in Senate

Nearly two dozen other states already have laws legalizing cannabis for medical uses.

Proposed bill would guarantee workers paid sick leave

Several other states already have similar laws.

Sunday February 22, 2015

Charter school bill still in Senate with less than 3 weeks left in session

Measure has taken lots of time.

Friday February 20, 2015

House Speaker supports narrow focus of state assistance drug testing bill

It's moving in the House of Delegates.

Fires out at train derailment site, evacuation order mostly lifted

State officia: Crews are working to recover spilled oil while removing what's left in derailed tanker cars.

Thursday February 19, 2015

Federal official: CSX train going 33 mph in 50-mph zone prior to derailment

Sarah Feinberg says the Federal Railroad Administration continues seeking cause of Monday's accident.

Parkersburg finance director acknowledges affair with mayor

A Parkersburg city council member says Mayor Bob Newell must decide if he can effectively lead at a controversial time.

3 indicted for allegedly faking U.S. Coast Guard member’s death

U.S. Attorney: The noncommissioned officer originally hid out in Gilmer County before returning to Martinsburg.

Wednesday February 18, 2015

Some Fayette Co. residents still waiting to go home as derailment cleanup continues

There was no word Wednesday on when an evacuation order could be lifted.

Tuesday February 17, 2015

CSX apologizes for derailment as fire still burns

Appalachian Power crews were working to restore power to 700 sites in Fayette County on Tuesday.

Monday February 16, 2015

Bill would exempt some businesses from smoking rules

A public hearing on the proposal will be held Tuesday at the State Capitol.

DOH crews working to get a handle on roads throughout W.Va.

Heavy snow and cold make for slick road conditions throughout West Virginia.

West Virginia getting Presidents’ Day winter wallop

Much of the state will see heavy snow today.

Sunday February 15, 2015

Opponents of Republican agenda to “Show Up & Stand Up” Monday at State Capitol

A 12 p.m. rally is planned.

Friday February 13, 2015

Former distillery co-owner says state liquor taxes forced site out of business

State ABCA officials said they're working to address the issues.

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