VPM Daily Newscast: Feb. 13, 2023
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Here’s a recap of the top stories on the morning of Feb. 13, 2023:
Historic Bray School for Black students moves to Colonial Williamsburg
Reported by VPM News’ Jahd Khalil
The Williamsburg Bray School primarily educated enslaved students and operated from 1760 to 1774, but the structure wasn’t formally identified until 2021. And on Friday, it was moved to its new permanent home in the Colonial Williamsburg Historic Area.
Pollution-reduction projects run behind as GA considers relief for farmers
Reported by VPM News’ Patrick Larsen
Although state leaders along the Chesapeake Bay acknowledge that 2025 nutrient-reduction goals will likely be missed, two bills in the Virginia House and Senate are trying to take some pressure off farmers.
In other news:
- Parents still hopeful Fox Elementary will be rebuilt one year after devastating fire (WTVR)
- Amidst ongoing investigation, Richmond Jail found to be ‘in compliance’ after annual inspection (WRIC)
- VCU collaborates on a study showing dogs make students calmer, better in the classroom (Richmond magazine)
In case you missed it:
- Northern Va. is the heart of the internet. Not everyone is happy about that. (The Washington Post)
- The abortion battle on Virginia’s border (The Washingtonian)