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VPM Daily Newscast: Jan. 16, 2023

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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 Jan. 16, 2023:   

Ahead of MLK Day, Institute for Contemporary Art holds discussion on wealth
Reported by VPM News’ Patrick Larsen
Richmond’s Deputy Chief Administrative Officer Reggie Gordon and University of Richmond professor Thad Williamson discussed wealth building efforts ahead of Martin Luther King Jr. Day.

Community members get sneak peek of new Fox Elementary design 
Reported by VPM News’ Megan Pauly 
Work to install a new roof on Richmond’s Fox Elementary School is expected to begin next month and a design plan for the renovated building is underway – with final drawings expected by April.

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