Shauna Johnson

Wednesday January 3, 2018

Water access, heat are biggest concerns for West Virginia farmers in ongoing frigid weather

Overall, "Most farmers probably can deal with this," said Joe Hatton, deputy commissioner for the West Virginia Department of Agriculture.

Tuesday January 2, 2018

Health officials: West Virginia seeing more cases of flu, flu-like illnesses

The flu season typically peaks in February.

Tuesday December 26, 2017

‘Loot boxes,’ other pay to win game features raise red flags for problem gambling group

Those with Problem Gamblers Help Network of West Virginia are warning parents about in-game options that operate a lot like slot machines.

Monday December 25, 2017

Marshall expands efforts to address drug addiction with new hire

Dr. Daniel Langleben from the University of Pennsylvania will join Marshall's Joan C. Edwards School of Medicine full-time in August 2018.

Wednesday December 20, 2017

Manchin says tax plan is “not a responsible way;” Capito, Mooney disagree

All three were guests on Wednesday's MetroNews "Talkline" as the GOP tax bill neared finalization on Capitol Hill.

After passage in U.S. Senate, tax reform bill could be finalized today

U.S. Senator Joe Manchin (D-W.Va.) was the only member of West Virginia's Congressional delegation opposed to the proposal.

Monday December 18, 2017

State superintendent “very confident” about possible Nicholas school agreement soon

After recent meeting with mediator, Dr. Steve Paine said he and others involved are hopeful heading into 2018.

Friday December 15, 2017

“We can’t just sit back and do nothing,” Huntington community comes together for prayer vigil

West Virginia National Guard official describes role in Huntington amid surge in violence as a support one.

Thursday December 14, 2017

Two Marshall University students heading to South Korea for 2018 Winter Olympics

Their internships are part of an inaugural collaboration between Marshall and Yongpyong Resort, one of the host sites for the Olympics.

Wednesday December 13, 2017

Drug epidemic puts more West Virginia kids into foster care; ‘It is getting worse,’ agency official says

This is the story of a Putnam County family that's working with Pressley Ridge to foster a child who is among the many in West Virginia born addicted to drugs.

Thursday November 30, 2017

State GOP chair weighs in on Blankenship U.S. Senate candidacy

"We welcome the candidacy of anyone who is anxious to beat Joe Manchin," said Conrad Lucas.

Free internet marketing help available to West Virginia charitable organization

Bricks Without Straw is accepting applications now for the annual Frank Brown Community Partnership.

Tuesday November 28, 2017

Lawmakers visit Mount Olive to hear about long hours, low pay for workers

More than 90 of the 363 available positions at the maximum security facility are vacant, lawmakers were told.

Friday November 24, 2017

West Virginia’s small businesses prep for a busy Saturday

Small Business Saturday launched officially in 2010.

Thursday November 23, 2017

Thanksgiving Day outside Best Buy

In Kanawha County, the line for Thursday night's doorbusters started forming on Wednesday.

Tuesday November 21, 2017

Projections for W.Va deaths due to drugs, alcohol, suicide called ‘staggering, preventable’

The numbers were part of a report the Trust for America's Health and Well Being Trust released Tuesday.

Friday November 17, 2017

State BOE makes change at Schools for the Deaf and Blind

Superintendent Martin Keller fired Friday.

Thursday November 16, 2017

‘Stunned, angered’ House judiciary chairman says it’s time to focus on judicial spending accountability

Mercer County Delegate John Shott introduced a resolution for a Constitutional Amendment allowing legislative oversight in 2016 and said he will do the same in 2018.

Wednesday November 15, 2017

‘He said, they said’ continues in controversy about state Supreme Court renovation spending

Two of the five justices, including Chief Justice Allen Loughry, claim the spending issues go beyond a $32,000 couch.

Tuesday November 14, 2017

Potential new police officers are being recruited in Huntington

More than ten hires could be made in the coming year.

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