VPM Daily Newscast: Aug. 8, 2022
The VPM Daily Newscast contains all your Central Virginia news in just 5 to 10 minutes.
Here’s a recap of the top stories on the morning of Aug. 8, 2022
Richmond muralist covers walls across the world
Reported by WMRA’s Randi B. Hagi
Richmond artist Nils Westergard grew up in Falls Church and attended Virginia Commonwealth University — originally for painting. He said that wasn't a conducive environment for someone working in spray paint. So, he switched to film. Then, the Richmond Mural Project started up in 2012, bringing international artists — quite literally — to his backyard.
In other news:
Appalachian Voices sues state over release of carbon market document (Virginia Mercury)
In case you missed it:
Richmond eliminates one of 3 finalists for Diamond District project (Richmond Times-Dispatch)
Yesli Vega questions whether liberal states' abortion laws are ‘acceptable’ (VPM News)
Gersi restaurant owners opening new eatery in former Secco space (Richmond BizSense)