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VPM Daily Newscast: April 18, 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 18, 2024:   

Legislators, governor break budget deadlock, extend negotiations
Reported by VPM News’ Jahd Khalil

The House exercised an arcane constitutional maneuver to prevent a full budget veto.

Lynchburg City Schools turns suspensions into solutions
Reported by VPM News’ Keyris Manzanares

The school division has taken a new approach to discipline. Typically, when a student is suspended, they’re sent home.

But Lynchburg schools said students now serve suspensions at the Restorative Suspension Center, which focuses on conflict resolution, repairing past harm and healing relationships.

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