VPM Daily Newscast: Feb. 6, 2023
The VPM Daily Newscast contains all your Central Virginia news in just 5 to 10 minutes. Episodes are recorded the night before.
Here’s a recap of the top stories on the morning of Feb. 6, 2023:
StoryCorps founder says his work has made him more hopeful about humanity
Reported by VPM News’ Whittney Evans
Dave Isay, the founder of StoryCorps, was in Richmond recently to talk about the organization’s One Small Step initiative. StoryCorps has been working with VPM to connect people with divergent political views for a conversation.
Board of Education splits vote on latest history standards draft
Reported by VPM News’ Megan Pauly
A group proposed alternative standards they’re calling the “collaborative draft,” which has garnered the support of groups like the Virginia NAACP.
In other news:
- People to Watch: A rising class of dining industry standouts (Richmond magazine)
- General Assembly to consider protecting natural gas access (VPM News)
In case you missed it:
- Data center legislation faltering (InsideNova)
- Orange County board yanks arts center funding after backlash over drag design class (The Free Lance-Star)
- Northern Virginia’s public libraries and the fight to integrate them (The Washington Post)