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VPM Daily Newscast: July 26, 2022

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VPM Daily Newscast

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Here’s a recap of the top stories on the morning of Tuesday, July 26, 2022      

Richmond police have arrested dozens based on list of potential ‘shooters’ 
Reported by VPM News’ Meg Schiffres 

Representatives of the Richmond Police Department said last week that they’ve been compiling a list of people suspected of being “shooters” in an effort to combat gun violence in the city. Those on the list primarily reside in Richmond’s public housing neighborhoods, RPD officials say. 

RPD documents on 2020 teargassing incident available to public at Library of Virginia
Reported by VPM News’ Whittney Evans 

The public can now get a behind the scenes look at Richmond Police communications before officers teargassed protesters at the former Robert E. Lee monument during protests in 2020. The department was forced to provide the materials to the Library of Virginia as part of a settlement between protesters and police.

New boat gets Virginia Aquarium visitors closer than ever to wild dolphins 
Reported by WHRO News’ Ryan Murphy 

The Virginia Aquarium has offered dolphin boat tours for many years, but the new Atlantic Scout gives a different experience because it is much closer to the water. Aquarium officials say they hope this opportunity creates more interest in conservation efforts 

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