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VPM Daily Newscast: Jan. 5, 2023

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The 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 Jan . 5, 2023:   

Barbara Rose Johns’ family to work with artist on sculpture headed to D.C. 
Reported by VPM News’ Ian M. Stewart 

The artist who will design a statue of Barbara Rose Johns that will reside in the U.S. Capitol was announced Wednesday. And Johns’ siblings were on hand to make sure their sister’s likeness is captured correctly.

Chesapeake group troubled by proposed commerce park 
Reported by WHRO News’ Katherine Hafner 

A group of Chesapeake citizens filed a voter petition as part of its fight against a proposed mega-site.

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