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New River,

c.320 mi (510 km) long, rising in the Blue Ridge, NW N.C. It flows NE through SW Virginia, then NW into West Virginia where it joins with the Gauley River to form the Kanawha River. It is used extensively to generate electricity. Bluestone Dam (completed 1952), near Hinton, W.Va., provides flood control and power, and its reservoir extends 36 mi (58 km) upstream. The New River Bridge, built across the River Gorge, is the largest steel-arch bridge in the United States.
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There are over 1,600 established climbing routes in New River Gorge National River, making the park one of the largest climbing areas in the eastern United States.
After the ODO finished, I briefed my section on the conduct of the flight, which would involve flying from MCAS New River to MCAS Cherry Point.
The waste is compacted, and once they reach an acceptable gross weight, a truck drives the waste 36 miles to the New River Landfill.
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Carol, who took over the Grade II-listed pub lease in 1997, fears New River Retail may turn the community pub into a convenience store.
8220;The New River Gorge is beautiful any time of year, but May is when it really hits its peak.
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A EDT Friday about shots fired and a person with a gun at the New River Community College campus in the New River Valley Mall near Blacksburg, Va.
New River Retail Limited has also submitted a fresh planning application to demolish its Central Square Shopping Centre in Erdington High Street and build a major supermarket in direct competition to the proposed Sainsbury's store.
But as New River Retail had, until the 11th hour, given no indication of its intention to build a food store, the Sainsbury scheme was passed.

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