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VPM Daily Newscast: May 20, 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 20, 2024:   

Shenandoah Valley free clinic highlights gaps in rural care
Reported by VPM News’ Henry Brannan

The nonprofit Remote Area Medical is a safety net that doesn't come with strict eligibility guidelines, require mountains of paperwork or only serve U.S. citizens.

Virginia establishes commission to study Black communities uprooted by public universities
Reported by VCIJ at WHRO’s Louis Hansen

The panel will have 19 members chosen by legislators and state education officials. State lawmakers approved $57,520 over two years to fund the commission.

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