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VPM Daily Newscast: Jan. 31, 2023

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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 Jan. 31, 2023:  

Transparency questions persist over history standards proposal
Reported by VPM News’ Ben Paviour

The Virginia Board of Education will consider a new draft of state history standards on Wednesday.

Bill that would increase penalties for fentanyl distribution advances
Reported by VPM News’ Whittney Evans

As Virginia deals with the opioid addiction crisis, some state lawmakers want to increase penalties for distributing any controlled substance that contains fentanyl.

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