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VPM Daily Newscast: Dec. 9, 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 Dec . 9, 2022:   

UVA shooting suspect set for March preliminary hearing 
Reported by VPM News’ Whittney Evans 
A preliminary hearing is set for March 30 after the man accused of fatally shooting three University of Virginia students last month appeared in an Albemarle County courtroom on Thursday. Christopher Darnell Jones Jr., 22, is facing 10 charges, including second-degree murder and malicious wounding.

Virginia State Police requests funds for new staff, pay raises, helicopters 
Reported by VPM News’ Ben Paviour 
Officials at Virginia State Police are aiming to grow their ranks by hiring nearly 250 new employees, provide pay raises to current staff and purchase two new helicopters, according to budget requests the department submitted in October.

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