VPM Daily Newscast: Jan. 30, 2024
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 Jan. 30, 2024:
A 2018 report estimated that Virginia loses over $1 billion yearly due to invasive species.
Jack Berry reflects on 31 years leading Richmond Region Tourism
Reported by VPM News’ Phil Liles
Richmond Region Tourism President Jack Berry will retire later this year.
VPM News Morning Edition Host Phil Liles recently spoke with Berry about his career and the transformation of Richmond’s tourism industry.
In other news:
- Norfolk Southern is first big freight railway to let workers use anonymous federal safety hotline (The Associated Press)
- Va. wildlife expert disputes report of mountain lions in Richmond area (Richmond Times-Dispatch)*
In case you missed it:
- A single storm, 6M gallons of wastewater in a Charlottesville waterway and no answers (The Daily Progress)*
- Leaders aboard Norfolk-based warships report high morale despite tense climate in the Middle East (The Virginian-Pilot)*
*This outlet utilizes a paywall.