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VPM Daily Newscast: Dec. 15, 2022

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VPM Daily Newcast

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 . 15 , 2022:   

Stoney discusses road safety, quality at City Hall 
Reported by VPM News’ Patrick Larsen 

Mayor Levar Stoney offered an update on Richmond’s “three-pronged stool” of road quality and safety measures at City Hall on Wednesday. Virginia saw a  33% increase in estimated traffic fatalities this year, compared to 2021. Richmond has recorded 27 fatal accidents this year, according to the Richmond Police Department.

VDOT issues first road map for infrastructure climate resilience 
Reported by WHRO News’ Katherine Hafner 

Rapid changes to the environment will endanger state and local infrastructure in the coming decades, according to a new report from the Virginia Department of Transportation.

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