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VPM Daily Newscast: Nov. 1, 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 Nov. 1, 2022:   

Virginia elections office finds another 149,000 records affected by IT glitch 
Reported by VPM News’ Ben Paviour 

In a statement, the department said the problem is “directly related” to an IT error that caused a separate batch of 107,000 records last month to sit in limbo from May through September.

Virginia receives $22.8M to reclaim mine sites 
Reported by VPM News’ Patrick Larsen 

Virginia has about 3,000 abandoned mine sites, according to Tarah Kesterson, of the Virginia Department of Energy. Those sites might contain waste coal piles that can leach into groundwater, unstable excavations that threaten to collapse, or conditions ripe for harmful runoff and erosion.

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