VPM Daily Newscast: Dec. 6, 2022
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Here’s a recap of the top stories on the morning of Dec . 6, 2022:
Youngkin antisemitism commission issues final report
Reported by VPM News’ Ben Paviour
The 21 solutions proposed by Gov. Glenn Youngkin’s Commission to Combat Antisemitism, led by former U.S. Acting Attorney General Jeff Rosen, focus on blunting perceived attacks on Israel in Virginia’s education system, doubling down on Holocaust education and strengthening discrimination protections for Jews.
Crime commission won't recommend roadside saliva screenings in suspected pot cases
Reported by VPM News’ Patrick Larsen
Del. Les Adams, a Republican representing Martinsville who’s a member of the panel, said before the vote he’s concerned about a recent state public opinion survey that shows Virginians don’t perceive pot to be as dangerous as alcohol.
In other news:
Miyares recasts attorney general’s office in conservative mold (The Washington Post)
Flying Squirrels win community impact award at winter meetings (Richmond Times-Dispatch)
Coast Guard rescues 4, including child, from sinking boat near Chesapeake Bay Bridge-Tunnel (The Virginian-Pilot)
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