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VPM Daily Newscast: July 21, 2022

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VPM Daily Newscast

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.                

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Here’s a recap of the top stories on the morning of Thursday, July 21, 2022     

Fillmore Place under investigation over missing stimulus checks  
Reported by VPM News Megan Pauly 

Adult Protective Services is investigating a Petersburg assisted living facility after residents reported never receiving federal stimulus money, according to The Progress-Index. A handful of Fillmore Place residents told the newspaper that they hadn’t received their stimulus checks in an investigation published last month.

The deadly emerald ash borer continues to invade Virginia trees  
Reported by WHRO News’ Katherine Hafner  

 The invasive species from Asia first appeared in the United States two decades ago in Michigan. Since then, it’s been spreading and decimating the country’s ash population. 

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