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VPM Daily Newscast: Nov. 7, 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. 7, 2022:   

Poll workers in Virginia navigate tough terrain 
Reported by VPM News’ Ian M. Stewart 

In the past two elections, Virginia poll workers had to navigate pandemic protocols. This year, election officials have a new safety concern — brought on in part because of potential interference from people who believe elections are fraudulent.

In other news:

Virginia Supreme Court hears case of teacher who refused to use students’ pronouns (VPM News)

In Virginia, candidates in tight congressional races make closing pitches (The Washington Post)

Cannabis dispensary opens in Carytown (Richmond BizSense)

In case you missed it:  

Youngkin administration shut down education ‘tip line’ in September (VPM News)

Sen. Joe Morrissey: 'Perhaps I was wrong' to allow private management of state prison (WTVR)

Danville once thrived on the success of its mills. Now, its economic future could lie in their redevelopment. (Cardinal News)

Little Wicomico Oyster Co. loses VMRC appeal (News on the Neck) 

VPM News is the staff byline for articles and podcasts written and produced by multiple reporters and editors.