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VPM Daily Newscast: Feb. 29, 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. 29, 2024:   

$230M heading to transit projects in Central Virginia

Reported by VPM News’ Ian Stewart

Some initiatives are large in scope, like adding extra lanes to a portion of Hull Street near Chippenham Parkway. While others are smaller, like creating a shared-use path in the Village of Midlothian or installing a roundabout in Goochland County.

Tribal consultation bill moves forward

Reported by VPM News’ Jahd Khalil

If passed, the proposal would require the appointment of a tribal ombudsman, who would create a list of localities where projects require consultation with Virginia Indigenous tribes.

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