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VPM Daily Newscast: April 27, 2022

VPM's daily newscast contains all your Central Virginia news in just 5 to 10 minutes. Episodes are recorded the night before so you can wake up prepared.    

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Here’s a recap of the top stories on the morning of Wednesday, April 27, 2022  
State lawmakers to vote on Governor’s changes to legislation
Reported by VPM News’ Ben Paviour 

Lawmakers are heading back to the state Capitol today to consider Gov. Glenn Youngkin’s vetoes and changes to legislation, but they won’t be taking up the state’s two year-budget. A small group in the General Assembly is still negotiating a deal. Youngkin also wants to create new crimes for marijuana possession. Democrats in Virginia’s Senate are threatening to reject the amendments to state cannabis laws. 

Admissions process at governor’s school continues, amid court proceedings  
Reported by VPM News’ Megan Pauly 
The U.S. Supreme Court is allowing a Northern Virginia governor’s school to continue selecting students for its incoming class. This week, the court denied a request to stop the admissions process for the time being. Litigation surrounding Thomas Jefferson High School for Science and Technology’s admissions policy is still ongoing.  

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