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VPM Daily Newscast: March 7, 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 March 7, 2023:   

Richmond mayor proposes city budget to council
Reported by VPM News’ Patrick Larsen

Mayor Levar Stoney shared a $3 billion fiscal 2024 budget proposal with City Council Monday — a $300 million increase over last year’s budget largely credited to revenue increases in property, sales and prepared meals taxes.

Mobile Soul Sunday kicks off Richmond's Black Restaurant Experience
Photographed by VPM News’ Scott Elmquist

Now in its seventh year, the opening festival showcased cuisine from more than 20 restaurants, food trucks and caterers. The event continues through Sunday.

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