VPM Daily Newscast: Feb. 2, 2023
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 Feb. 2, 2023:
Youngkin, Miyares take part in anti-abortion March for Life rally
Reported by VPM News’ Ian M. Stewart
At least 1,000 anti-abortion protesters marched on Richmond’s Capitol Square Wednesday at the 5th annual March for Life.
Stoney takes different approach in recent State of the City
Reported by VPM News’ Jahd Khalil
Richard Meagher is a political science professor at Randolph-Macon College. And in Tuesday’s speech, he said Richmond Mayor Levar Stoney displayed a new focus.
In other news:
- Should Richmond schools have classes year-round? The superintendent thinks so. (WTVR)
- Bodycam footage, RPD’s 'evidentiary issues' make commonwealth prosecutors uncomfortable (Richmond Times-Dispatch)
- Youngkin says Virginians should own 'rich and vibrant' farmland, not the CCP: 'That's common sense' (Fox News)
In case you missed it:
- Credit unions look to legislators for expansion (Virginia Business)
- [Blue Ridge] Parkway planning partnerships with neighboring communities (Galax Gazette)
- Local property assessments rose 25% in two years (Charlottesville Tomorrow)