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VPM Daily Newscast: Feb. 13, 2024

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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 Feb. 13, 2024:   

Delegates push forward Glenn Youngkin’s arena plan 

Reported by VPM News’ Jahd Khalil

Virginia delegates voted to forward a heavily amended plan of Gov. Glenn Youngkin’s to create a government authority for a professional sports arena in Alexandria — after a key Democrat denied the plan a hearing in the state Senate.

Fredericksburg Civil Rights Trail gains national status 

Reported by VPM News’ Patrick Larsen and Shaban Athuman

Over 100 people gathered in Fredericksburg’s Shiloh Baptist Church (Old Site) last week to celebrate a new stop on the U.S. Civil Rights Trail.

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