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VPM Daily Newscast: April 24, 2024

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VPM Daily Newscast

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 April 24, 2024:   

Former Ginter Park ES renamed to honor school’s first Black teacher, principal
Reported by VPM News’ Megan Pauly

Frances W. McClenney was known as a dedicated teacher who tutored students at her home. She also implemented parent report cards to assess parents’ engagement and to get them more involved in students’ learning.

Richmond Mayor Levar Stoney drops out of 2025 governor’s race
Reported by VPM News’ Dave Cantor

The two-term Richmond mayor is now in a three-way race for lieutenant governor along with Democrats Babur Lateef, chairperson of the Prince William County School Board, and state Sen. Aaron Rouse — who also announced his candidacy Tuesday.

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