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VPM Daily Newscast: April 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 April 29, 2024:   

Clean energy bank could help funnel $300M to Virginia projects
Reported by VPM News’ Patrick Larsen

Senate Majority Leader Scott Surovell (D–Fairfax) sponsored a proposal to establish the Virginia Clean Energy Innovation Bank and fund it with $10 million.

Richmond region’s evolving restaurant scene reaches the suburbs
Reported by VCU CNS

The number of food permit requests has decreased in the city when compared to pre-pandemic numbers. Meanwhile, food permits in suburban Henrico and Chesterfield counties have trended up compared to 2019, according to data from the Virginia Department of Health.

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