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

VPM Daily Newscast

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

Most Recent Episodes

06/24/22 - State health board reprimands VDH commissioner

Virginia health commissioner Dr. Colin Greene was formally reprimanded by the State Board of Health yesterday; Goochland High School hosted a screening of a film promoting the false claim that the 2020 election was stolen on Thursday night; U.S. Senator Tim Kaine says he's hopeful the next vote he casts will make gun control a priority in America; and other local news stories.

06/23/22 - 50 years after Title IX passed, LGBTQ+ students still seeking protections at pr...

A Regent Law School graduate is suing the U.S. Department of Education to end religious exemptions to Title IX; Two years after being toppled during protests, the statue of Jefferson Davis is now on display in the designer's museum; The Norfolk Botanical Garden is launching a major expansion, with an emphasis on so-called green building; and other local news stories.

06/23/22 - 50 years after Title IX passed, LGBTQ+ students still seeking protections at pr...

06/22/22 - Youngkin condemns state health commissioner's statements regarding racism in pu...

Governor Glenn Youngkin once again condemned comments made by Virginia health commissioner Colin Greene; Governor Youngkin signed the two-year budget yesterday, which included $100 million towards funding new lab schools; Virginia State University has extended the contract of the school's president until 2029; and other local news stories.

06/22/22 - Youngkin condemns state health commissioner's statements regarding racism in pu...

06/21/22 - Republican primary voters hope to flip two key House of Representatives seats

Republicans in Virginia are heading to the polls today; The Chesterfield Board of Supervisors is accepting applications through Thursday to fill a vacant seat; The state health commissioner is walking back dismissive comments he made about the role of structural racism in public health; and other local news stories.

06/21/22 - Republican primary voters hope to flip two key House of Representatives seats

06/20/22 - 'Sounds Like Hate' podcast explores culture of racism at Virginia Military Institute

Structural racism and sexism at Virginia Military Institute were heavily scrutinized in 2020 and 2021, leading to leadership changes at the school. In Sounds Like Hate, a podcast from the Southern Poverty Law Center, Jamila Paksima and Yvonne Latty explore how VMI's confederate roots are felt by the students and graduates of today.

06/20/22 - 'Sounds Like Hate' podcast explores culture of racism at Virginia Military Institute

06/17/22 - Local health districts affirm racism's role in disparate medical outcomes

State Health Commissioner Colin Greene has been the subject of controversy after the Washington Post quoted him downplaying the role of racism in public health; The Virginia Department of Health is adjusting COVID-19 exposure guidelines;Governor Glenn Youngkin has proposed an amendment to the state budget that bars the use of taxpayer dollars for abortion-related services; and other local news stories.

06/17/22 - Local health districts affirm racism's role in disparate medical outcomes

06/16/22 - Pivotal Title XI case changed the course of girls' sports in Virginia

This month marks the 50th anniversary of the federal law that banned sex discrimination in education; Data from the University of Virginia shows that roughly 10% of people charged with assaulting a police officer have a history of mental illness; The Hanover County School Board narrowly voted to keep the book "A Place Inside of Me: A Poem to Heal the Heart" on elementary library shelves following a parent complaint; and other local news stories.

06/16/22 - Pivotal Title XI case changed the course of girls' sports in Virginia

06/15/22 - GOP congressional primaries in Virginia clouded by 2020 election

Republicans in two closely watched Virginia Congressional districts are making their final pitch to voters ahead of the June 21st primary; This weekend is Juneteenth, the anniversary of when the last enslaved people were freed after the Civil War, but some are upset about Norfolk's plans to mark the holiday; Richmond will offer a gun buyback program later this year; and other local news stories.

06/15/22 - GOP congressional primaries in Virginia clouded by 2020 election

06/14/22 - Virginia science and tech incentives fall short, study says

State lawmakers want Virginia's economy to become more innovative, but a state report released yesterday says incentives designed to push the change aren't working; Researchers with the nonprofit Climate Central found that Virginia could lose up to 42 percent of its tidal wetlands by 2100 due to sea level rise; Big local cities do a lot of work on flood resilience, but it's even harder for smaller localities in coastal Virginia that have fewer resources; and other local news stories.

06/14/22 - Virginia science and tech incentives fall short, study says

06/13/22 - Feline siblings entertain guests at Richmond's Poe Museum

2022 is a special time for the Edgar Allen Poe Museum in Richmond as it celebrates its centennial anniversary. This also marks 10 years after the discovery of its infamous black cat sibling duo, Edgar and Pluto.