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VPM Daily Newscast: Oct. 12, 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. 12, 2022:   

Youngkin commission looks to fight antisemitism, but critics disagree on strategy 
Reported by VPM News' Ben Paviour 

There’s been a rise in reports of antisemitism in Virginia, according to data from the Anti-Defamation League. A commission created by Virginia Governor Glenn Youngkin is taking on the issue, not everyone agrees with their approach. 

Richmond schools filled bus driver vacancies, but still looking for backups
Reported by VPM News' Megan Pauly 

The pandemic has intensified a shortage of school bus drivers across the state, including in Central Virginia. But in Richmond Public Schools, all driver vacancies have been filled.  

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