VPM Daily Newscast: Nov. 8, 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 Nov. 8, 2023:
The house didn’t win as the Richmond Wins, Vote Yes referendum committee conceded defeat at about 9 p.m. Tuesday — prior to many Southside precincts reporting results.
The latest casino referendum’s failure also presented Mayor Levar Stoney, who’d vocally advocated for the project, with a defeat of his own. He responded to the outcome in an emailed statement.
The Virginia Living Museum has long cared for hundreds of species native to the commonwealth. And soon, visitors will be able to get up close and personal with some of them.
The museum plans to open a 5,000-square-foot Wild Care Center focused on providing animal care — and showing children what careers in biology and veterinary medicine look like.
In news that has nothing to do with elections:
- Charlottesville poised to kill apartment development by Rivanna River (The Daily Progress)*
- ‘The parkway is suffering. If we don’t do something to protect it, we are going to lose it’ (Cardinal News)
In case you missed it:
- Russian asylum seekers find their way to Roanoke (The Roanoke Times)*
- Old City Hall restoration, new General Assembly Building lead Golden Hammer award winners (Richmond BizSense)*
*This outlet utilizes a paywall.