VPM Daily Newscast: May 10, 2022
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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.
In Other News:
23 Va. school districts have taken books off shelves in past two years – Richmond Times Dispatch
Citizens committee members resign over county restrictions – The Daily Progress
Paranormal adventures in Goochland – VPM News
Petersburg calls for citywide clean up volunteers – The Progress-Index
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