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VPM Daily Newscast: Feb. 9, 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. 9, 2024:   

Virginia lawmakers consider proposal to legalize physician-assisted death
Reported by VPM News’ Ben Paviour

The debate over physician-assisted death remains as heated as ever. There's disagreement over what to call the practice; critics and some news organizations use "physician assisted suicide," while backers refer to it as "medical aid in dying."

Hanover officials discuss General Assembly priorities
Reported by VPM News’ Lyndon German

Rural localities like Hanover County are keeping an eye on which bills will have the greatest impact locally.

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