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VPM Daily Newscast: March 10, 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 10, 2023:   

Virginia made community college tuition-free — for some students
Reported by VPM News’ Megan Pauly

It’s been over three years since former Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam announced a program called G3 — “Get skilled, Get a job, Give Back” — to help pay for the education of community college students in high-demand fields across the state.

How is it going?

Richmond City Attorney Haskell Brown III charged with DWI
Reported by VPM News

Haskell Brown III was arrested Wednesday and was arraigned on a first-offense DWI charge, with a blood-alcohol concentration between 0.15-0.20%. The legal BAC limit in Virginia is 0.08%. Brown was later released on his own recognizance.

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