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VPM Daily Newscast: March 14, 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 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.

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