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Mar 29, 2014 — Calling a ban on abortion after 20 weeks of pregnancy unconstitutional, Gov. Earl Ray Tomblin vetoed a bill that would have made it a crime to conduct such a procedure in West Virginia.
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Jan 29, 2014 — An environmental scientist from Marshall University said water samples taken from a downtown Charleston restaurant had traces of formaldehyde, a known carcinogen. "It's frightening, it really is frightening," he said.
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Jan 17, 2014 — Freedom Industries has been blamed for a chemical spill that left around 300,000 people without water for days. Last week, a chemical the company uses in cleaning coal leaked into the Elk River and into the public water system.
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Jan 17, 2014 — Eight days after a chemical spill led authorities to warn 300,000 people not to use the water coming from their taps, the all-clear has been given. Only those in a few small towns are still being cautioned.
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Jan 15, 2014 — The CDC says pregnant women should stick to bottled water until all traces of a coal-treatment chemical are gone from the local water supply.
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Jan 14, 2014 — Mayor Danny Jones says he's not "even sure they cared what happened to the public." Jones adds the West Virginia capital is considering taking legal action.
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Jan 14, 2014 — Officials are slowly lifting the bans on water use in areas that have been affected by last week's chemical spill.
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Jan 13, 2014 — Some 300,000 water customers have been under a ban since a chemical spill last Thursday. The ban on using tap water was lifted in at least three affected areas Monday.
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Jan 12, 2014 — Authorities said the numbers are moving in the right direction, but they're still days away from giving an all-clear.
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Jan 11, 2014 — A chemical spill contaminated the local water supply near Charleston. Inspectors found that the company responsible for the spill had not taken any steps to contain it by the time inspectors arrived on Thursday.
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