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VPM Daily Newscast: Dec. 8, 2022

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VPM Daily Newscast

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 . 8, 2022:   

Revised legislation would ban transcript withholding in limited situations 
Reported by VPM News’ Megan Pauly 

State Sen. Ghazala Hashmi plans to reintroduce her legislation from last session to prohibit public colleges from withholding student transcripts over unpaid debt — but with some tweaks.

Chesapeake Bay menhaden harvest won’t get new restrictions — for now
Reported by WHRO News’ Katherine Hafner 

The Virginia Marine Resources Commission chose to not place new limits on harvesting menhaden. A proposal would have banned menhaden fishing close to shorelines and near the Chesapeake Bay Bridge-Tunnel.

In other news:  

The year Virginia rewrote the rules of popular culture (The Atlantic)

City proposes rule changes for Airbnb-style rentals, accessory dwelling units (Richmond BizSense)

Air board takes another step toward leaving RGGI (Richmond Times-Dispatch)

In case you missed it:  

Virginia to get $16.8 million in $434.9 million Juul settlement agreement (Richmond Times-Dispatch)

Plan to build apartments on Charlottesville church property advances (The Daily Progress)

Judge dismisses part of transgender policy lawsuit against Harrisonburg City Public Schools (Daily News-Record) 

VPM News is the staff byline for articles and podcasts written and produced by multiple reporters and editors.