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State of Emergency After Chemical Spill
CHARLESTON, W.V. (WKRC) -- A state of emergency is declared in parts of West Virginia after a chemical spill into the Elk River in Charleston.
Residents in nine counties are affected. It affects about 100,000 people.
The governor is telling people in those counties not to drink, bathe, cook or wash clothes in the water and to only use it for flushing. There have been no reports of sickness thus far.