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Feds sending clean water to West Virginia in wake of chemical spill

The federal government began moving in water to help hundreds of thousands of people struggling on Friday to cope with the effect of a chemical spill that has left water in nine counties around Charleston, W.Va., off limits for drinking, bathing and cleaning.  Even as aid was being rushed to the area, the U.S. Attorney's office announced it would investigate the spill of a chemical used to prepare coal flow into the Elk River.   President Obama issued a federal disaster declaration for the state on Friday and the Federal Emergency Management Agency and other emergency teams began transporting water to the region where as many as 300,000 people were warned not to use...

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