VPM Daily Newscast: Dec. 1, 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 Dec . 1, 2022:
Chesterfield oral history project collects stories of everyday residents
Reported by VPM News’ Ian M. Stewart
A recently launched oral history project called “ Chesterfield Remembers” is gathering stories from residents that — so far — include a journey from Columbia to the county; and about being a Black race car driver at Southside Speedway.
Legislation would protect same-sex, interracial marriage at the federal level moves forward
Reported by VPM News’ Ben Paviour
Speaking to reporters on Wednesday, Virginia Sen. Tim Kaine said the bill was spurred by the Supreme Court’s June decision on abortion.
In other news:
Jim Crow-era champion of Black education celebrated with statue (VPM News)
King George DSS facing a staffing crisis (News on the Neck)
Final Three candidates for Charlottesville police chief face off in candidate forum (The Daily Progress)
In case you missed it:
Youngkin to set special election to fill McEachin seat (VPM News)
Sea level rise follows an East Coast island community (The Washington Post)
Facebook parent Meta adding to Henrico footprint with code-named ‘Project Tropical’ data center (Richmond BizSense)