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VPM Daily Newscast: June 14, 2023

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VPM Daily Newscast

VPM Daily Newscast: June 14, 2023

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 June 14, 2023:   

Richmond casino fight moves to next stage after City Council vote
Reported by VPM News’ Jahd Khalil

City Council voted on Monday to put a casino referendum on November ballots, which will be approximately the second or third formal attempt in as many years — depending on how you want to look at it.

Next is for the Virginia Lottery to review and approve the gaming operator, which the city submitted for approval Tuesday. Then, the Richmond Circuit Court can put it on the ballot. But campaigning appears to already be underway, and new messaging for the casino has emerged: It's a resort, not just a casino.

Gov. Glenn Youngkin will travel to France to pay respects to D-Day fallen, visit Paris air show
Reported by The Associated Press

Gov. Glenn Youngkin will travel to France later this month to visit the gravesites of Virginia service members killed during World War II’s D-Day invasion and attend an international air show. His office made the announcement Monday.

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