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Kanawha

(kənô`wə), principal river of W.Va., 97 mi (156 km) long, formed by the confluence of the New and Gauley rivers, S central W.Va., and flowing NW to the Ohio River at Point Pleasant; Charleston, W.Va., is the largest city on the river. The Kanawha flows through a rich coal, natural-gas, and salt-brine region with numerous chemical plants in the valley. There are navigation locks and power dams on the river; its tributaries have flood-control works.
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The small profit did little to counteract the $16,193 net loss for the solid waste authority during fiscal year 2016--a loss that was cushioned by a $50,000 contribution from the Kanawha County Commission and Department of Environmental Protection.
Sayre has been appointed market president for its Kanawha Region.
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Crist said West Virginia American Water was testing to see if Kanawha River water had become contaminated.
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Workers have been renovating the interior and exterior of Goodwill Industries of the Kanawha Valley building on Virginia Street West in Charleston, and when the project wraps up in March, Goodwill will have turned the building into its new "Prosperity Center"--a modern facility complete with a public computer lab, classrooms for college credit classes, interview space and a "professional clothes closet," among other amenities.
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"The desired outcome that we're looking for is to control the overuse of Sudafed and ensure that it's being properly used," said Lynne Fruth, the company's president, at meeting of the Kanawha County (W.Va.) Commission's substance abuse task force.
The declaration involves customers of West Virginia American Water in the counties of Kanawha, Boone, Jackson, Lincoln and Putnam.
This essay will apply Greene's ideas to an explanation of a disturbance that began in Kanawha County, West Virginia when schools opened on September 3, 1974.
Kanawha County Sheriff's Department said that the autopsies completed on Tuesday confirmed the three men died from the gas that could have filled the car because of the clogged exhaust pipe.
The decrease in production will occur at three Southern West Virginia mine complexes, Kanawha Eagle, Rocklick and Wells, over the next 60 days.