VPM Daily Newscast: Oct. 26, 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. 26 , 2022:
Leaked email shows AG’s office tried to limit in-person public comment on trans policy
Reported by VPM News’ Ben Paviour
In an Oct. 18 email obtained by VPM News, Senior Assistant Attorney General Deborah Love told Daniel Gecker, chair of the board of education, that the board had no authority over the policies.
Virginia Education Association analyst calls for more support in low-income schools
Reported by VPM News’ Megan Pauly
Black and Hispanic students – as well as English language learners – saw the steepest declines, most pronounced in 4th-grade reading and math.
In other news:
VCU is licensing its own beer, despite objections from school community (Richmond Times-Dispatch)
Defying odds, quadriplegic woman in Virginia has twins (The Washington Post)
Their America is vanishing. Like Trump, they insist they were cheated. (The New York Times)
In case you missed it:
The Downtown Mall is getting its first ever public bathroom — and community members are ‘ecstatic’ (Charlottesville Tomorrow)
Officials got rid of an abandoned road culvert. Now migrating fish can swim freely. (Virginia Mercury)
Studio Two Three buying Dogtown Dance Theatre, listing price $1.8 million (Richmond Times-Dispatch)