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VPM Daily Newscast: Nov. 24, 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. 24, 2022:    

Seven dead, including shooter, after Walmart employee opens fire in Chesapeake store, police say 

Reported by WHRO’s Katherine Hafner 

Seven people are dead and another four injured after a Walmart employee opened fire in the Sam's Circle store location in Chesapeake late Tuesday. Police confirmed the male shooter is among the dead.

Youngkin hosts annual tribute ceremony for Pamunkey and Mattaponi tribes 

Reported by VPM’s Ian Stewart 

Representatives from the Mattaponi and Pamunkey Indian Tribes delivered fresh game to Govenor Glenn Youngkin Wednesday in lieu of paying taxes to the state. The treaty and ceremony that dates back hundreds of years was overshadowed by the recent mass shootings in Chesapeake.

In other news:  

After Chesapeake, UVA shootings, Youngkin to propose mental health agenda (Virginia Mercury) 

Va. public employees begin union contract talks for first time in decades (Washington Post) 

Virginia, Longtime Gun-Rights Bastion, Recently Tightened Its Firearms Laws (The New York Times) 

 
In case you missed it:  

Realtor trio planning to convert rundown old nursing home into apartments near Forest Hill (Richmond Bizsense) 

Saturday's Virginia-Virginia Tech football game canceled (Richmond Times-Dispatch)

After meltdown paralyzed I-95, Virginia agencies prepare for winter driving (Washington Post)