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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SOPHIA, W.Va. (AP) - A Raleigh County man faces first-degree murder and arson charges in connection with a fire that killed another man. West Virginia State Police say Cox is accused of setting a fire that broke out late Sunday night at a mobile home in Soak Creek near Sophia.

MOUNDSVILLE, W.Va. (AP) - The Marshall County Commission has approved an agreement for a proposed natural gas-fired power plant. Under the agreement, the commission would own the 549-megawatt plant and lease it back to Moundsville Power to operate. Moundsville Power would pay about $1 million annually to the county over 30 years in lieu of property taxes.

HUNTINGTON, W.Va. (AP) - Allegiant Air is adding nonstop service between Huntington Tri-State Airport in West Virginia and Punta Gorda Airport in Florida.

The new service will begin Nov. 20. Flights will be offered twice a week on Sunday and Thursday.

BUFFALO, W.Va. (AP) - Police say a Buffalo man has died after his pickup truck collided with a train at a crossing. The Putnam County Sherriff's Department says 73-year-old Charles Harrison was driving the pickup across an unguarded crossing when a Norfolk Southern train hit the vehicle yesterday.

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