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VPM Daily Newscast: March 13, 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 13, 2023:   

City grant would support solar workforce training
Reported by VPM News’ Patrick Larsen

Richmond City Council will consider a measure sponsored by Mayor Levar Stoney to approve a $30,000 grant to nonprofit Bridging the Gap at its March 13 meeting.

The money would cover a solar panel installation training program organized by the nonprofit, which was founded by Richard Walker.

Monopoly Richmond is coming in fall 2023
Reported by VPM News’ Scott Elmquist

The real-life mascot Mr. Monopoly elicited stares from pedestrians last week on Broad Street at the announcement that Richmond's getting its own version of the Monopoly board game.

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