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VPM Daily Newscast: Oct. 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 Oct. 6, 2022:  

Tourism CEO says Youngkin ad agency hired partly because of ‘familiarity’ with governor 

Reported by VPM News' Ben Paviour 

Virginia Democrats are calling for an investigation into a state contract awarded to an ad agency connected to Governor Glenn Youngkin. Poolhouse produced Youngkin’s TV ads as a candidate and won a contract worth more than $250,000 to produce a tourism video for the state.

New report on Chesapeake Bay shows pollution reduction goals are not being met

Reported by WHRO News’ Katherine Hafner 

The Chesapeake Bay Foundation released its annual report assessing how well bay states are lowering pollution. The outlook isn’t good. 

The Virginia Capital Trail turns seven  

Reported by VPM News' Ian Stewart 

The 50-mile multiuse trail from Richmond to Williamsburg has seen a huge increase in use since its inception and officials hope to connect other trails to this route.

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