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VPM Daily Newscast: July 13, 2022

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Here’s a recap of the top stories on the morning of Wednesday, July 13, 2022     

Records of transgender students could have been disclosed amid unrelated investigation 
Reported by VPM News’ Megan Pauly 

A grand jury investigation into the Loudoun County School District’s handling of two sexual assaults is moving forward. While the gender identity of the accused student is unclear, the assaults have been swept up into the political debate about transgender student bathroom policies. Advocates and a family are raising concerns after records about their child, an unrelated transgender student, were subpoenaed by the Attorney General’s office as part of the investigation.

Veterans want to build a memorial to U.S. service members who died in Iraq  
Reported by WHRO News’ Paul Bibeau 

A group of local veterans wants to build a monument in Newport News to remember the 201 Virginians who died during military operations in Iraq. The nonprofit would include casualties from Desert Storm in 1990 through the invasion more than a decade later. The group hopes to build it in Huntington Park next to a Vietnam War monument.

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