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VPM Daily Newscast: Jan. 19, 2023

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VPM Daily Newscast

The VPM Daily Newscast contains all your Central Virginia news in just 5 to 10 minutes. Episodes are recorded the night before.

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Here’s a recap of the top stories on the morning of Jan. 19, 2023:   

Future of the grocery tax being debated
Reported by VPM News’ Jahd Khalil

The Senate Finance & Appropriations Committee killed a pair of Republican proposals that would allow localities to eliminate local sales tax on groceries in a meeting Wednesday morning.

Legal challenge to Democrats’ 4th District primary dismissed
Reported by VPM News’ Whittney Evans

A Richmond federal judge declined Wednesday to halt the upcoming special election to fill the late Representative Donald McEachin’s seat in Congress.

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