VPM Daily Newscast: Oct. 21, 2022
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. 21 , 2022:
Richmond City Council is debating various tax-rate proposals
Reported by VPM News’ Connor Scribner
Mayor Levar Stoney supports keeping the city’s real property tax rate unchanged. A Richmond city official told city council’s finance committee Thursday that Stoney favors a 3 percent rebate instead.
Arbor Day RVA aims to protect, replenish trees in Southside
Reported by VPM News’ Patrick Larsen
Reforest Richmond is working with grassroots groups and the city to celebrate Arbor Day RVA all week with tree plantings, giveaways and more to build momentum toward the city’s tree cover goals.
In other news:
With a newly renewed contract as VSU’s president, Makola Abdullah rides the endorsement of the Board of Visitors and a wave of popularity with his students (Chesterfield Observer)
Monkeypox cases in Virginia are almost gone (Richmond Times-Dispatch)
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