VPM Daily Newscast: July 5, 2022
VPM's daily newscast contains all your Central Virginia news in just 5 to 10 minutes. Episodes are recorded the night before so you can wake up prepared.
Here’s a recap of the top stories on the morning of Tuesday, July 5, 2022
Polystyrene ban gets pushed back to 2028
Reported by VPM News’ Patrick Larsen
Virginia legislators have pushed back a statewide commitment to ban polystyrene foam to-go containers by five years. The move comes after several restaurants fought to delay the ban amid a rise in to-go orders due to the pandemic.
Secret aid society of Black women recognized with marker in Norfolk
Reported by WHRO’s Ryan Muprhy
In the wake of the Civil War, two former slaves founded a secret society for Black women. It cared for the sick, elderly and destitute. Last week, a new historical marker recognizing the group was unveiled in Norfolk.
In Other News:
Two teens arrested in shooting death at Chesterfield party – The Richmond Times-Dispatch
Asian grocery taking over former Stein Mart store space on Broad St. – Richmond Bizsense
In Case You Missed It:
Tara Carroll sworn in as interim Midlothian supervisor – The Richmond Times-Dispatch