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VPM Daily Newscast: Dec. 22, 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 . 1, 2022:   

Youngkin’s revised history standards draw from broader conservative movement 
Reported by VPM News’ Ben Pavior 

The Virginia Department of Education is set to publish updated standards this week. But it’s still not clear how the previous document — assembled largely by an outside education consultant — came together.

Richmond announces five groups bidding on City Center redevelopment 
Reported by VPM News staff

Five development teams submitted proposals to redevelop 9 acres near downtown Richmond.

Virginia’s economy could struggle with looming recession 
Reported by WHRO News’ Ryan Murphy 

Old Dominion University’s latest State of the Commonwealth report says that inflation is slowing, but Virginia could soon be looking at an economic downturn.

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