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VPM Daily Newscast: April 4, 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 April 4, 2024:   

$10M state grant to fund crisis response, mental health initiatives in Henrico

Reported by VPM News’ Lyndon German

The county’s investments in alternative care and response strategies were being developed as early as 2019, when Henrico’s Board of Supervisors established the Recovery Roundtable.

Lawmakers, advocates urge Youngkinto approve drug affordability board

Reported by VPM News’ Patrick Larsen

Proponents of the legislation said it’s essential for many Virginians — anda popular policy choice.

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