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VPM Daily Newscast: Sept. 6, 2022

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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 Sept. 6, 2022:    

What would it take to permanently close Carytown to cars? 
Reported by VPM News’ Ian Stewart 

The idea of permanently closing Carytown’s business district to cars is nothing new. During the height of the pandemic, an  online petition was circulated to close the street like many  cities across the country did to streets with retail businesses. Some cities saw increases in business because of that decision and kept them closed.  Many locals say now’s the perfect time for Richmond to do the same.   

Historically Black colleges and universities see increase in applicants 
Reported by WHRO News’ Ryan Murphy 

Virginia State University saw a more than 28 percent jump in applications between 2019 and 2020. It’s part of a larger trend among historically Black colleges and universities. 

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