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VPM Daily Newscast: March 13, 2024

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VPM Daily Newscast

VPM Daily Newscast: March 13, 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 March 13, 2024:   

Some Black leaders say engagement outside election cycles would drive voters to the polls

Reported by VPM News’ Jahd Khalil

“It's a tough sell only because down through the years in history, a lot of people didn't see the vote being something that was beneficial to our community,” said Rev. Lester Frye, president of the Baptist Ministers Conference of Richmond & Vicinity.

Virginia foster care support for families falters, as opioid epidemic persists

Reported by Virginia Center for Investigative Journalism’s Leah Small

State data shows a 60% surge in children entering foster care due to parental drug abuse from 2010 to 2019.

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