VPM Daily Newscast: Nov. 29, 2022
The VPM Daily Newscast contains all your Central Virginia news in just 5 to 10 minutes. Episodes are recorded the night before.
Here’s a recap of the top stories on the morning of Nov . 29, 2022:
Inflation spikes Christmas tree prices
Reported by VPM News’ Ian M. Stewart
“Virtually everything a grower buys has gone up,” Tim O’Connor, of the National Christmas Tree Association, said. “It’s simply just cost them more to do business.”
Virginia Crime Commission to discuss drugged driving legislation
Reported by VPM News’ Patrick Larsen
Tests often relied on to gauge if a driver’s been drinking — Blood Alcohol Content and visible drunkenness — don't have reliable equivalents for detecting if someone’s under the influence of cannabis.
In other news:
The Park at RVA, a multi-entertainment venue with bowling, mini-golf, food halls, opens this week (Richmond Times-Dispatch)
In case you missed it:
Youngkin warns of recession but vows to pursue tax cuts — cautiously (The Washington Post)
Save Northern Neck Ginger Ale group asks Westmoreland for support (News on the Neck)
Plans for a slavery museum and memorial park in Shockoe inch forward (Richmond magazine)