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.
In Other News:
PolitiFact VA: Nearly all abortions in Virginia take place during the first 15 weeks of pregnancy – VPM News
No more Confederate flags at Hollywood Cemetery - Virginia Mercury
State bans on abortion don’t apply to emergency health care, White House reminds providers – Virginia Mercury
In Case You Missed It:
Hundreds of tenants facing eviction from Henrico apartment complex next month – VPM News
Lawsuit over COVID-19 outbreak at Farmville immigrant detention center settled - The Washington Post
Breach exposed personal data of organ donors and recipients at VCU Health since 2006 – Richmond Times-Dispatch