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VPM Daily Newscast: Sept. 30, 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. 30, 2022:   

Virginia pilot program shows promise as state faces ‘eviction tsunami’ 

Reported by VPM News' Ben Paviour 

A state pilot program designed to help low-income households pay for one-off critical expenses like car repairs or medical bills – and in some cases, connect them to counseling services – shows promise in reducing evictions, according to a new study by the RVA Eviction Lab at Virginia Commonwealth University 

Is the monument to Confederate General A.P. Hill actually a monument or a grave marker? Judge to decide in coming weeks. 

Reported by VPM News'  

The City of Richmond wants to remove the AP Hill monument from a busy intersection. But a group of Hill’s descendants say the monument is not a monument. Since Hill is buried inside, they think laws governing cemeteries are more relevant to the case than laws on “war memorials.” A Richmond judge is expected to rule on the case within 30 days.  

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