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VPM Daily Newscast: Jan. 19, 2024

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VPM Daily Newscast

VPM Daily Newscast: Jan. 19, 2024

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, 2024:   

Henrico approves $17-million purchase of historic Varina Farms

Reported by VPM News’ Lyndon German

The purchase agreement between the county and Varina on the James LP represents Henrico’s single largest investment in land preservation.

Even with warmer winters, road salt can pollute waterways

Reported by WAMU/DCist’s Jacob Fenston

Salt causes billions of dollars in damage to roads and bridges — not to mention cars. It also corrodes drinking water pipes, leaching metals including lead into the water supply.

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