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VPM Daily Newscast: Jan. 25, 2024

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VPM Daily Newscast

VPM Daily Newscast: Jan. 25, 2024

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 Jan. 25, 2024:   

Curious Commonwealth asks: Why are there so many tattoo parlors in Richmond?
Reported by VPM News’ Patrick Larsen and Ben Paviour

Richmond is known for many things: the James River, the Virginia State Capitol, its Confederate history and its modern protests. But it’s also known for tattoos.

Del. Paul Krizek proposes study of state litter tax
Reported by VPM News’ Patrick Larsen

A 2023 study by Clean Virginia Waterways, a statewide nonprofit based at Longwood University, found that Virginia localities bring in the least revenue from the litter tax of any other state with a similar policy.

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