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VPM Daily Newscast: March 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 March 29, 2024:   

Gov. Youngkin smokes cannabis, minimum wage bills
Reported by VPM News’ Dave Cantor, Jahd Khalil, Meghin Moore and Dawnthea M. Price Lisco

Republican Gov. Glenn Youngkin vetoed a handful of bills Thursday — a day after his Alexandria arena deal seemed to be scuttled.

Hanover supervisors approve 1,200-acre data center development
Reported by VPM News’ Lyndon German

They approved the development of a 1,200-acre data center technology park in the county’s Beaverdam District, after putting the proposal on pause for more than three weeks.

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