VPM Daily Newscast: March 14, 2023
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Here’s a recap of the top stories on the morning of March 14, 2023:
Researchers urge policymakers to build pedestrian greenspaces
Reported by VPM News’ Patrick Larsen
According to the nonprofit Trust for Public Land, 80% of Richmonders live within a 10-minute walk of a park. But scientist Jeremy Hoffman says in order to experience the benefits of strolling through greenspaces, you first need a place to walk.
Gallery: K-9 Veterans Day Dog Walk
Photographed by VPM News’ Scott Elmquist
The inaugural 0.9K for K-9 Veterans Day dog walk happened Saturday morning at the Virginia War Memorial. Great Danes, pugs, bloodhounds, dachshunds, yellow labs and more mingled in the amphitheater while preparing for the walk.
In other news
- Virginia banks don't face same risks as failed institutions (Richmond Times-Dispatch)
- Need clothes for work? This Richmond nonprofit wants to help (WTVR)
- After fallout from lost Ford project, Southside officials undaunted in marketing of mega park. (Danville Register & Bee)
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