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VPM Daily Newscast: Nov. 8, 2022

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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. 8, 2022:   

Are Virginia’s U.S. House races a bellwether? 
Reported by VPM News’ Ben Paviour

Three close Congressional elections in Virginia could give a hint of whether election night will bring a red wave. One of those matchups is the 7th District showdown between Democratic Congresswoman Abigail Spanberger and Republican Yesli Vega.

Nonpartisan state auditors recommend Virginia funds education programs in wake of COVID 
Reported by VPM News’ Patrick Larsen 

 The Joint Legislative Audit and Review Commission found increased behavioral issues, a decline in academic achievement and a depleted teacher workforce in schools across Virginia following the peak of the COVID-19 pandemic. They’re recommending the state fund a series of short-term programs to help bolster public education in Virginia.

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