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VPM Daily Newscast: March 5, 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 March 5, 2024:   

Senate Finance sends surveillance definition bill to floor vote 
Reported by VPM News’ Jahd Khalil

A bipartisan House of Delegates bill to define surveillance technology and study how law enforcement agencies in Virginia are using it is before the state Senate after stalling in the House.

Vashti Harrison wins Caldecott Medal 
Reported by VPM News’ Phil Liles and Kelley Libby

The Caldecott Medal recognizes the “most distinguished American picture book for children” in a given year. 2024’s winner is Big by author and illustrator Vashti Harrison, who grew up on Virginia’s Eastern Shore and graduated from the University of Virginia.

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