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VPM Daily Newscast: May 7, 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 May 7, 2024:   

Sen. Tim Kaine shares his approach to the health care workforce crisis
Reported by VPM News’ Henry Brannan

Roughly 1 in 4 Virginia hospitals are critically short-staffed, according to federal data.

Dinwiddie prosecutor drops charges for 5 in Otieno death 
Reported by VPM News’ Ian M. Stewart

In her nolle prosequi motions, Commonwealth’s Attorney Amanda Mann wrote, "The order in which the defendants are tried is of strategic importance to the Commonwealth."

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