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VPM Daily Newscast: June 2, 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 Thursday, June 2, 2022  

New marijuana possession penalties could be signed into law soon
Reported by VPM News’ Whittney Evans  

Virginia’s two-year budget deal includes a new penalty for marijuana possession. If Gov. Glenn Youngkin signs the budget, carrying more than four ounces but less than a pound of marijuana will be a misdemeanor. 

State safety officials remind Virginians to prepare for hurricane season
Reported by VPM News' Patrick Larsen 

As meteorologists predict another overly active season, officials urge Virginians to get ready now before any storm makes its way to the commonwealth. They recommend residents to create emergency kits, that include first aid kits as well as enough food, water and additional supplies to last a week. 

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