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VPM Daily Newscast: Nov. 22, 2022

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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 Nov. 21, 2022:   

Unemployment in Virginia up slightly from September to October

Reported by VPM News' Jahd Khalil 

October’s state-level job data has Virginia’s unemployment rate up just slightly at 2.7%. But the Commonwealth is still ahead of the nationwide rate which is at 3.7%. An economist looks at the dynamics at play.

In other news:

With two SCC seats open, Senate and House work on two-way deal (Richmond Times-Dispatch)

Saison shutting down restaurant and market after 10-year run (Richmond BizSense)

As mental health problems in schools soar, provider pulls out of southwestern districts (Virginia Mercury)

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