News Minute: Here is the latest West Virginia news from The Associated Press - WSLS 10 NBC in Roanoke/Lynchburg Va

News Minute: Here is the latest West Virginia news from The Associated Press

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CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) - Freedom Industries may try to enter a state program to help ease cleanup at the site where a chemical spill polluted the Charleston area's water supply. No decisions have been made and the company has not yet submitted a formal application for the program.

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) - Yeager Airport officials are exploring a project that could make the airport run entirely on solar power. The project would place solar panels atop the parking garage closest to the airport's terminal and in the airfield near the runway. The money for the $15.3 million project would come from the Federal Aviation Administration.

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) - Congressman David McKinley says a center that helps educate parents of children with disabilities is getting a $200,000 grant from the U.S. Department of Education. All services to parents and families from the center are free and are available across the state.

ATLANTA (AP) - Alabama's quarterback competition gets another test tomorrow against West Virginia. Florida State transfer Jake Coker and fifth-year senior Blake Sims have been vying for the top job throughout preseason practice and coach Nick Saban says they have been running neck-and-neck. The Crimson Tide's opener against West Virginia at the Georgia Dome is likely another audition.

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