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VPM's daily newscast contains all your Central Virginia news in just 5 to 10 minutes. Hosted by Benjamin Dolle and Phil Liles, episodes are recorded the night before so you can wake up prepared.

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VPM's daily newscast contains all your Central Virginia news in just 5 to 10 minutes. Hosted by Benjamin Dolle and Phil Liles, episodes are recorded the night before so you can wake up prepared.

    03/17/22 - Used car taxes on the rise this year

    03/17/22 - Used car taxes on the rise this year

    Next month, taxes on personal property are due in Virginia. That includes used cars, a tax that normally decreases as a vehicle ages. That’s not the case this year; Richmond Mayor Levar Stoney is calling on Governor Glenn Youngkin to declare a state of emergency in the commonwealth to help families struggling to access baby formula; Governor Youngkin is creating a new task force to fight violent crime in Virginia; and other local news stories.

    • 7 min
    05/16/22 - How can Virginia gardeners attract pollinators?

    05/16/22 - How can Virginia gardeners attract pollinators?

    VPM’s Morning Edition Host Phil Liles spoke with entomologist and host of “What’s Buggin’ You?,” Dr. Art Evans, to find out what pollinators are native to Virginia – and what we can do to attract them in our gardens. 

    • 5 min
    05/13/22 - Richmond-area feeling the impact of Islamophobia again

    05/13/22 - Richmond-area feeling the impact of Islamophobia again

    Experts say recent events in Virginia show the commonwealth still struggles to address hate crimes against Muslims; Governor Glenn Youngkin’s administration is adding religious concepts to its mandatory diversity training for state employees; Virginians will have a difficult time challenging any new state laws that would restrict abortion, if the U.S. Supreme Court decides to overturn Roe v. Wade; and other local news stories.

    • 11 min
    05/12/12 - Sen. Joe Morrissey lashes out at his radio producer when pushed on abortion position

    05/12/12 - Sen. Joe Morrissey lashes out at his radio producer when pushed on abortion position

    Senator Joe Morrissey could be the deciding vote on any new proposals to restrict abortion access in the state; A sailor at Fort Story in Virginia Beach has died after a helicopter experienced a “hard landing” during training exercises last week; The housing market in Hampton Roads is breaking records as prices continue to surge; and other local news stories.

    • 6 min
    05/11/22 - Police investigating after bullet pierces window of Virginia Attorney General’s Office in Richmond

    05/11/22 - Police investigating after bullet pierces window of Virginia Attorney General’s Office in Richmond

    Virginia Capitol Police is increasing patrols around the capitol complex, after a bullet pierced the window of the Attorney General’s office in Richmond Monday night; Electric bills are rising across the country, including here in Virginia; The search begins again for a new head of the Virginia Department of Motor Vehicles after reports that the incoming commissioner was accused of inappropriate behavior at his previous job; and other local news stories.

    • 6 min
    05/10/22 - Danica Roem seeks Virginia Senate seat

    05/10/22 - Danica Roem seeks Virginia Senate seat

    Democrat Danica Roem is aiming for a new post in Virginia’s closely divided Senate next year; Over the past two years, 23 Virginia public school districts have taken at least one book off their shelves due to content reasons; The City of Norfolk is looking to get rid of library late fees; and other local news stories.

    • 4 min

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