VPM Daily Newscast: Dec. 2, 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 . 2, 2022:
Virginia Tourism Corporation has pattern of no-bid contracts
Reported by VPM News’ Ben Paviour
The Virginia Tourism Commission spent more than $11 million on contracts that didn’t include a public bidding process, according to public records obtained by VPM News.
High number of turtles stranded along Virginia coastline
Reported by WHRO News’ Katherine Hafner
When someone encounters a stranded turtle along our coastline, they call the Virginia Aquarium.
In other news:
Their wealth was built on slavery. Now a new fortune lies underground. (The Washington Post)
Drag performer Melanin Monroe is helping families through the holidays. (Style Weekly)
‘This hit hard’: Neighbors call for enforcement on Semmes after car accident killed RPS teen (NBC12)
In case you missed it:
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)