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VPM Daily Newscast: April 19, 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 19, 2024:   

Work on Lake Overton to address environmental issues, add walking trail

Reported by VPM News’ Lyndon German

The $1.5-million project aims to fix damage caused by Hurricane Gaston in 2004. Since the storm, a dam at the north Henrico lake has not met state safety requirements.

Restorative program kneads change through baking

Reported by VPM News’ Keyris Manzanares

In 2017, the nonprofit House of Bread started breaking down barriers to employment and stability for formerly incarcerated women in Roanoke. Since then, it’s expanded to include under-resourced women in the area as well.

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