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VPM Daily Newscast: Oct. 5, 2022

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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 Oct. 5, 2022:  

Richmond School Board votes to review math, reading, science curricula
Reported by VPM News' Megan Pauly 

Following weeks of discussion and controversy, with concerns about teachers being unable to make necessary adjustments to lessons while teaching, the Richmond School Board voted on Monday to review its math, reading and science curricula.

Virginia brewery uses Eastern Shore eelgrass in conservation-themed brew 

Reported by WHRO News’ Katherine Hafner  

Jon Warner of Richmond’s Väsen Brewing Company spends a lot of time in his lab testing out flavors. But this year he ventured a bit farther to collect a more unusual ingredient: eelgrass. Warner went out to the seaside bays of Virginia’s Eastern Shore alongside local scientists to grab the underwater plants for a conservation-themed brew.

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