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VPM Daily Newscast: May 10, 2022

VPM's daily newscast contains all your Central Virginia news in just 5 to 10 minutes. Episodes are recorded the night before so you can wake up prepared.    

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Here’s a recap of the top stories on the morning of Tuesday, May 10, 2022  

Danica Roem seeks Virginia Senate seat
Reported by VPM News' Ben Paviour 

In 2017, Democrat Danica Roem became the first openly transgender person elected to a state legislature in the U.S. The delegate is now aiming for a new post in Virginia’s closely divided Senate next year. 

Library fees may soon go away in the City of Norfolk 
Reported by WHRO News' Ryan Murphy 

Norfolk’s City Council is expected to do away with those fines, in an effort to improve equity of access, as communities of color are more likely to be impacted by late fees. Norfolk’s fee elimination could go into effect in July. However, the move won’t wipe out existing fines and fees incurred before that.

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