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VPM Daily Newscast: Nov. 29, 2022

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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 Nov . 29, 2022:   

Inflation spikes Christmas tree prices 
Reported by VPM News’ Ian M. Stewart 

“Virtually everything a grower buys has gone up,” Tim O’Connor, of the National Christmas Tree Association, said. “It’s simply just cost them more to do business.”

Virginia Crime Commission to discuss drugged driving legislation
Reported by VPM News’ Patrick Larsen 

Tests often relied on to gauge if a driver’s been drinking — Blood Alcohol Content and visible drunkenness — don't have reliable equivalents for detecting if someone’s under the influence of cannabis.

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