VPM Daily Newscast: Aug 11, 2023
The VPM Daily Newscast contains all your Central Virginia news in just 5 to 10 minutes. Episodes are recorded the night before.
Here’s a recap of the top stories on the morning of Aug. 11, 2023:
The amendments passed unanimously by the board were meant to give educators a grace period before submitting their inventory of books and magazines, particularly for those in elementary classrooms.
Teachers in secondary classrooms have until Jan. 12, 2024, to compile their list of books for the 2024-25 school year. Those lists are to be reviewed by school librarians and administrators in accordance with the professional materials identified and approved by the school board.
The Richmond Jazz and Music Festival hasn’t been held since 2019. But this weekend at Maymont, a raft of performers ranging from vocalist Chaka Khan to saxophonist Kamasi Washington are set to perform.
In other news:
- Virginia museum will return ‘Wounded Indian’ statue to Boston (The New York Times)*
- Virginia's Obamacare premiums to spike with reinsurance program end (Richmond Times-Dispatch)*
- $68.1 million ‘stormwater park’ in Virginia Beach aims to reduce flooding, create rec space (The Virginian-Pilot)*
In case you missed it:
- Democrats question Youngkin election order and ex-lawmaker’s status as judge (Virginia Mercury)
- Nelson's drug court coordinator aiming to help offenders 'fight the fight' (The Daily Progress)*
- Mystery developer eyes residential conversion for former Dominion office complex in the Fan (Richmond BizSense)*
*This outlet utilizes a paywall.