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VPM Daily Newscast: May 9, 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 May 9, 2024:   

Richmond’s FY2025 budget amendments include $17M boost for city schools
Reported by VPM News’ Patrick Larsen

The city’s total contribution to the RPS operating budget sits at $239 million — less than the $246.5 million budgeted by the school division.

Williamsburg, James City County residents split on breaking up joint school district
Reported by WHRO News’ Ryan Murphy

The city and county set up the division in 1955, when Williamsburg was the area's population center.

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