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(ăsh`lənd). 1 Industrial city (1990 pop. 23,622), Boyd co., E Ky., on terraces along the Ohio River near the influx of the Big Sandy; settled 1786, inc. 1854. Located in a region that produces chemicals, lumber, steel, oil, and natural gas, Ashland is a river and rail shipping point with large repair yards. Its many manufactures include marble and paper products, consumer goods, apparel, furniture, and construction materials. Tobacco and alfalfa are raised and there is dairying. The city is part of a tristate urbanized area that includes IrontonIronton,
industrial city (1990 pop. 12,751), seat of Lawrence co., S Ohio, on the Ohio River; inc. as a city 1865. Chemicals, dyes, metal pipes, plastics, and iron products are manufactured, and some coal is mined. Ironton was a great iron-producing center during the Civil War.
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, Ohio, and HuntingtonHuntington.
1 City (1990 pop. 16,389), seat of Huntington co., NE Ind.; inc. 1848. It is a farm trade center and an industrial city. Manufactures include automotive parts, machinery, construction materials, food and beverages, cleaning agents, fireplaces, electrical
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, W.Va. 2 City (1990 pop. 20,079), seat of Ashland co., N Ohio, in a farm area; inc. 1844. Machinery, steel, and rubber products are manufactured. Ashland College is there.
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Having the advantage of her in altitude, the driver had stood his ground and even ventured to attempt to speak; and the result had been a furious altercation, which, continuing all the way down Ashland Avenue, had added a new swarm of urchins to the cortege at each side street for half a mile.
Through Siskiyou County and across high mountains, they came to Ashland and Medford and camped beside the wild Rogue River.
Carol Wise, senior manager of the two Medford Starbucks shops and the future manager of the Ashland Starbucks, acknowledged the company has faced initial opposition in some cities.
Nothing was allocated to the RICO or punitive damages claims; Ashland insisted that no amounts be allocated to these claims.
Since people often ask questions about the pieces, Ashland tries to include explanatory labels, and a few years ago, some employees organized lunchtime discussion sessions about the art to gain a greater appreciation of it.
At Ashland Oil, one of our most successful initiatives has been the creation of a computer-based math instruction program, which we put to use in Kentucky elementary schools.
A webcast will be presented live and can be accessed, along with supporting materials, through the Ashland website at www.
Swartzlander joined Ashland Specialty Chemical in 1989 as manager of business development and moved into the Foundry Products Division in 1990 as director of marketing and technical services.
Its operations include four wholly owned divisions: Ashland Paving And Construction, Inc.
We are very excited to invest in Ashland Distribution, which Ashland has built into one of the leading global chemical distribution companies," said Michael MacDougall, partner at TPG Capital.
Ashland and Mitsubishi also will enter into a transitional service agreement under which Ashland will continue to provide warehousing, customer service and select administrative support.
Serving customers in more than 100 countries, it operates through five commercial units: Ashland Aqualon Functional Ingredients, Ashland Hercules Water Technologies, Ashland Performance Materials, Ashland Consumer Markets (Valvoline) and Ashland Distribution.