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VPM Daily Newscast: May 16, 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 16, 2024:   

Prince Edward schools that helped usher in Brown v. Board still in disrepair
Reported by VPM News’ Megan Pauly

The fight for equal schools in Virginia began in Prince Edward County. State records show it’s been nearly 20 years since schools there have received significant renovations.

Read part 1 of the series marking the 70th anniversary of the Brown v. Board decision.

Richmond ‘Speed Symposium’ highlights work addressing speeding drivers
Reported by VPM News’ Ian M. Stewart

The city’s Department of Public Works has spent roughly $25 million during the past several fiscal years on improvements to reduce speeding.

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