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VPM Daily Newscast: Feb. 6, 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 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.

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