Shauna Johnson

Wednesday January 17, 2018

‘This is going to be a massive undertaking,’ Justice chief of staff says of regulatory review

Under executive orders, agencies must submit reports on all existing rules and regulations by Nov. 1.

Monday January 15, 2018

Father, daughter identified as Wood County flood victims; “It snuck up on them,” sheriff says of high water

The two were in a vehicle that was swept into Laurel Creek near Parkersburg back on Friday.

Saturday January 13, 2018

Governor calling for moratorium on, review of state rules and regulations

He signed two executive orders for as much this week.

Friday January 12, 2018

Weekend brings sleet, ice, snow to West Virginia

The National Weather Service was calling for a "flash freeze" on Friday night into Saturday morning.

Wednesday January 10, 2018

U.S. attorney: Federal marijuana laws will be enforced in southern West Virginia

Mike Stuart said, as a new U.S. attorney, he does not have the option of "picking and choosing" what laws to follow.

Tuesday January 9, 2018

Four years after Freedom spill, affected residents, businesses are a step closer to seeing payments for damages

A settlement agreement with West Virginia American Water Company and Eastman Chemical worth up to $151 million could be finalized next month.

Monday January 8, 2018

West Virginia Lottery reports big sales ahead of big jackpots

A Powerball ticket worth $150,000 for Saturday's drawing was sold in New Martinsville.

Friday January 5, 2018

Saturday is Election Day in Lewis County where a fire levy is on the ballot

A proposed levy renewal fell short of the required 60 percent threshold during the 2016 May primary election.

Thursday January 4, 2018

20 percent decline in West Virginia insurance exchange enrollment may grow

It'll be March before the numbers are finalized.

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.

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