VPM Daily Newscast: Oct. 5, 2022
The VPM Daily Newscast contains all your Central Virginia news in just 5 to 10 minutes. Episodes are recorded the night before.
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.
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.
In other news:
- Richmond’s property tax relief options constricted by state law – VPM News
- Short Pump mall seeks ‘open container’ ABC license to drink while you shop – Richmond BizSense
- Number of Virginia state employees teleworking rises – Richmond Times-Dispatch
In case you missed it:
- RPS School Board approves resolution to reject Youngkin transgender policies – Richmond Times-Dispatch
- Norfolk city officials deny allegations of racial bias in nightclub crackdown – The Virginian-Pilot
- Triangle Players set to deliver a tantalizing new take on “The Rocky Horror Show” musical - Style Weekly