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VPM Daily Newscast: April 15, 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 15, 2024:   

Virginia crime commission to review cases of former lab employee

Reported by VPM News’ Megan Pauly

It’s estimated that about 100 people are still incarcerated from cases Mary Jane Burton worked on during the 1970s and ’80s, though that number could change as the case reviews progress.

60 years ago, Gen. MacArthur was laid to rest in Norfolk

Reported by WHRO News’ Barry Graham

Gen. Douglas MacArthur was born in Little Rock, Arkansas, but he had deep family ties to Norfolk, according to MacArthur Memorial archivist James Zobel.

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