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VPM Daily Newscast: March 27, 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 27, 2024:   

Pending education bill would create local option for financing new public schools
Reported by VPM News’ Megan Pauly

Localities currently have to seek individual permission from the General Assembly before taking the issue to voters. This bill would streamline that process for new school construction statewide.

Port of Virginia ready to help after Baltimore bridge collapse 
Reported by WHRO News’ Laura Philion

Ships stuck outside Baltimore Harbor will have to be rerouted, and it’s likely the Port of Virginia will accommodate some of them.

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