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 2021-05-11 10:39 

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VPM Daily Newscast May 11, 2021...

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 2021-05-11 03:18 

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Glenn Youngkin’s Pitch: Tighter Voting Laws, Broader GOP Tent, and Money to Make it Happen...

Virginia Republicans have chosen businessman Glenn Youngkin to be their nominee for governor. It was a remarkable win for the former CEO of the Carlyle Group, who has not run for office before and was not widely known outside of GOP political circles even...

 2021-05-11 01:58 

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Richmond to Pay Public Defenders Moving Forward...

Richmond City Council has agreed to start supplementing the salaries of lawyers in the city's Public Defender's office. They've set aside $500,000 in this year's budget-- roughly half the amount the office asked for....

 2021-05-10 23:19 

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Richmond Officials Say New Investments In Road Paving Are Paying Off...

Potholes and bad roads are a common complaint of Richmond residents. So much so that Mayor Levar Stoney proposed doubling the budget for road and sidewalk paving last year....

 2021-05-10 16:35 

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Music In The Air: Concerts Are Back Amidst Great Optimism, Uncertainty...

Brown's Island was alive with music this weekend, but it's just a preview of what you'll see as summer comes and people return to live, outdoors music....

 2021-05-10 13:18 

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Efforts to End Child Poverty Intensify Locally, Nationally...

President Joe Biden proposed a $1.8 trillion dollar spending package last month, which could dramatically reduce the child poverty rate nationwide. It would support a broader Democratic push to eradicate the condition....

 2021-05-07 10:35 

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VPM Daily Newscast May 7, 2021...

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 2021-05-07 02:35 

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Access To Waterways In Chesterfield County Just Got Easier...

Chesterfield Parks and Recreation recently launched a GIS, or geographic information system, website dedicated to accessing waterways in the county. Users can click on more than two dozen places to boat, fish or take a hike by the water -- including parts...

 2021-05-07 02:35 

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Local Health Districts Launch Community Doula Program...

Health experts and lawmakers are working to address persistent racial disparities in maternal health through a community doula program....

 2021-05-06 19:53 

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Virginia COVID Restrictions Could End June 15...

Gov. Ralph Northam announced Thursday morning that he is prepared to lift the physical distancing and capacity restrictions implemented during the pandemic, if all goes well....

 2021-05-06 13:54 

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Watch Live: Virginia Coronavirus Briefings...

Governor Ralph Northam updates the Commonwealth on the latest developments concerning COVID-19....

 2021-05-06 10:34 

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VPM Daily Newscast May 6, 2021...

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 2021-05-06 01:53 

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Democratic AG Candidates Herring, Jones Debate Ahead of Primary...

Virginia Attorney General Mark Herring debated challenger Del. Jay Jones (D-Norfolk) Wednesday night, during a televised forum in Arlington....

 2021-05-06 01:10 

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Conflict Over George Wythe Continues Despite Calls for Collaboration...

During the first Education Compact meeting since the Richmond school board voted to take over school construction, Mayor Levar Stoney and members of the board doubled down on their conflicting views over how the construction of George Wythe High School sh...

 2021-05-05 20:30 

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Richmond Opens Walk-up COVID-19 Vaccination Site...

Health officials have transformed George Wythe High School in south Richmond into a walk-up COVID-19 vaccination clinic....

 2021-05-05 10:31 

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VPM Daily Newscast April 5, 2021...

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 2021-05-05 10:31 

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New Virginia Poll Shows Support for Progressive Ideas, but Not Labels...

A new poll from Christopher Newport University finds the average Virginians describes themselves as slightly right-of-center when it comes to politics. At the same time, more than two-thirds of those polled support ideas associated with liberals, like pas...

 2021-05-05 00:29 

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“Like every river, it's got a personality:” Preparation Key to Safety on James...

Each summer, visitors flock to the banks of the James River - to swim, paddle and cool off on Virginia's largest river. But experts say it's important to be aware of the risks involved with recreation on the river....

 2021-05-04 21:51 

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Amid Summer Camp Sexual Abuse Lawsuit, Experts Say Policies, Oversight Needed...

Eight women recently filed a lawsuit against a Virginia summer camp, claiming they were sexually abused by staff. The complaints raise questions about training and prevention across the industry as camps reopen for the summer....

 2021-05-04 19:09 

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City Council Setting Aside $204,000 For Civilian Review Board...

Richmond City Council members have agreed to provide roughly $204,000 for a civilian review board examining police misconduct, about a third of the funding requested....

 2021-05-04 17:49 

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PolitiFact VA: Cline Skips Context with Green New Deal Claim...

U.S. Rep. Ben Cline (R-Va.) claimed last month the Green New Deal will cost the average American household about $75,000 each year....

 2021-05-04 14:26 

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Open to the Public? Creating Truly Inclusive Museums...

For more than half a century — before it became the Science Museum of Virginia — the building at 2500 W. Broad St. in Richmond was a transportation hub. Now it, and other public museums in Richmond, are the focus of a three-part series into di...

 2021-05-04 10:31 

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VPM Daily Newscast May 4, 2021...

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 2021-05-04 02:27 

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Seeking Safe Space, Pop-Up Market Puts Down Roots...

In the time of social distancing and heightened political violence, people from marginalized groups say finding a sense of community has become increasingly important....

 2021-05-03 19:09 

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VCU Changes Adjunct Policies as Professors Seek Better Compensation...

Amid a push by adjuncts for increased pay and benefits, Virginia Commonwealth University is changing how it classifies professors. An email notifying the coming policy change was sent days after VCU adjuncts announced they'd formed a union....

 2021-05-03 16:29 

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MenToHeal: Creating Spaces to Process Black Trauma...

Communities across Virginia and the country are grappling with trauma from police brutality. Joi Bass interviewed psychologist James Harris, from Men to Heal, about ways interracial friend groups can create inclusive spaces to talk about racism. Harris be...

 2021-04-30 20:24 

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Civilian Review Board Task Force Hosting Public Town Halls...

Richmond's Task Force for the Establishment of a Civilian Review Board for police misconduct has kicked off a series of town halls where they'll collect community input....

 2021-04-30 10:23 

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VPM Daily Newscast: April 30, 2021...

VPM's daily newscast contains all your Central Virginia news in just 5 to 10 minutes. Hosted by Benjamin Dolle, episodes are recorded the night before so you can wake up prepared....

 2021-04-29 20:59 

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VCU Student Harassed After Right-Wing Media Reports Anti-Police Views...

The president of the student body at Virginia Commonwealth University is facing hundreds of insults and threats online after a Canadian conservative media outlet wrote about their anti-police political views....

 2021-04-29 20:19 

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Democrats in Va. Governor Race Push For Rapid Min Wage Hike...

Virginia is set to see its first minimum wage increase in over a decade on Saturday. But Democratic candidates for governor are vowing to go farther, pushing for a swiffer minimum wage increase to $15 an hour as early as 2023....

 2021-04-29 19:39 

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Advanced Math Isn't Going Away in Virginia, So Why Did It Dominate Headlines?...

After an inaccurate story about the Virginia Department of Education and plans for advanced math courses broke last week, it quickly took off on social media....

 2021-04-29 10:18 

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VPM Daily Newscast: April 29, 2021...

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 2021-04-28 22:20 

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High Traffic Intersection On Route 60 In Chesterfield Could Be Getting A Makeover...

A virtual community meeting about a major road improvement project for Route 60 in Chesterfield County's Midlothian District is scheduled for Thursday. If approved, it'll be one of a few projects dubbed "innovative intersections."...

 2021-04-28 20:55 

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Richmond's Butcher Brown Makes NPR Tiny Desk Concerts Debut...

Last week, jazz band Butcher Brown made their NPR Tiny Desk debut. It was the latest breakthrough for the Richmond-based musicians after the coronavirus pandemic forced them to rethink their trajectory....

 2021-04-28 19:35 

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Court To Reconsider Case of VA Men Sentenced to Life, Despite Jury’s Not-Guilty Verdict...

The Virginia Court of Appeals will consider the case of two men serving life in prison for the murder of a police officer, despite a federal jury's 'not guilty' verdict. It's a complicated case that highlights how federal and state crimina...

 2021-04-28 15:00 

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President Biden’s First Joint Address to Congress | PBS NewsHour...

President Joe Biden will address a joint session of Congress for the first time on April 28. Biden is expected to speak at 9:00 p.m. ET....

 2021-04-28 10:18 

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VPM Daily Newscast: April 28, 2021...

VPM's daily newscast contains all your Central Virginia news in just 5 to 10 minutes. Hosted by Benjamin Dolle, episodes are recorded the night before so you can wake up prepared....

 2021-04-27 21:43 

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The Late Adele Johnson Impacted Black History, Black Futures...

People who knew her called Adele Johnson a graceful visionary. Johnson, executive director of the Black History Museum & Cultural Center of Virginia, died from pancreatic cancer this week....

 2021-04-27 21:01 

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Despite Reports, Virginia Not Eliminating Advanced Math Classes...

The Virginia Department of Education said it would not be eliminating advanced math courses for 11th graders, despite media reports saying otherwise. A curriculum change is coming but it's only in the early stages....

 2021-04-27 19:38 

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City Moving Forward With $2.5M in Police/Fire Raises, Rejects More Costly Plan...

Richmond City Council has rejected a proposed $4.4M pay plan for police officers and firefighters, an alternative to the approved $2.5M increase, at least for this year....

 2021-04-27 19:38 

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Richmond/Henrico Streamline Vaccination With New Portal...

Registering for vaccination became easier in Richmond and Henrico today, with the launch of a new web portal and phone number for people seeking COVID-19 vaccines....

 2021-04-27 15:42 

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Watch Live: President Biden’s First Joint Address to Congress | PBS NewsHour...

President Joe Biden will address a joint session of Congress for the first time on April 28. Biden is expected to speak at 9:00 p.m. ET....

 2021-04-27 10:21 

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VPM Daily Newscast April 27, 2021...

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 2021-04-26 22:59 

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City Council Approves Red Bus Lanes On Broad Street...

The GRTC bus-only lanes on Broad Street will soon take on a new color....

 2021-04-26 20:59 

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Endorsements Change Landscape In Democratic Race For LG Nomination...

Governor Ralph Northam, House Speaker Eileen Filler-Corn and House Majority Leader Charniele Herring made the biggest endorsement yet in the Democratic primary for lieutenant governor today. They announced their support for Del. Hala Ayala (D-Prince Willi...

 2021-04-26 20:56 

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VCU Workers Unionize, Demanding Better Pay, Conditions...

Faculty, staff and student workers at Virginia Commonwealth University announced Monday they are forming a union....

 2021-04-26 18:21 

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PolitifactVA: Cox Questions Strength of New Marijuana Law...

No Republican in the General Assembly voted for a coming law on July 1 that will legalize possession of an ounce of marijuana in Virginia. Beyond the legalization, their list of objections includes what they say are light penalties for people possessing m...

 2021-04-26 15:41 

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New Law Will Create Virginia’s First Secretary of Labor...

The General Assembly is giving Megan Healy a promotion. On July 1, she'll take on a role no one has held before: Virginia secretary of labor....

 2021-04-26 14:58 

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GOP Updates Convention Plans With Less Than Two Weeks to Spare...

In a swift reversal, Virginia Republicans will allow observant Jews and other people with religious obligations to vote early in their upcoming May 8 nominating convention for governor, lieutenant governor, and attorney general....

 2021-04-23 21:33 

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Miners’ Union Supports Biden Energy Plan, Demands Jobs and ‘Clean Coal’...

The country's largest miners' union is backing the Biden administration's proposed transition to clean energy. In a release, United Mine Workers of America made it clear that they understand coal is well on its way out....

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