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VPM Daily Newscast: Aug. 10, 2022

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VPM Daily Newscast for Aug. 10, 2022.

The VPM Daily Newscast contains all your Central Virginia news in just 5 to 10 minutes.     

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Here’s a recap of the top stories on the morning of Aug. 9, 2022    

Hanover schools weigh new rules around trans students’ bathroom access
Reported by VPM News’ Megan Pauly 

The Hanover County school board began discussing a new draft policy Tuesday that outlines if — and when — transgender students can access facilities that align with their gender identity. 

'Critical incidents' to be investigated at state-operated mental health facilities
Reported by VPM News’ Patrick Larsen 

Sixty-six patients died in state-operated behavioral health facilities during fiscal year 2021, according to the disAbility Law Center of Virginia.

In other news:  

Virginia drivers are buying more pro-choice license plates (Washingtonian) 

UVa looks to students to reform racist history (The Daily Progress) 

Youngkin criticizes FBI search of Trump's Mar-a-Lago (Richmond Times-Dispatch) 

In case you missed it:    

RPD shares quarterly crime update, dodges Dogwood Dell questions (VPM News) 

From the Archives: A look back at punk rock in Richmond (Richmond Times-Dispatch) 

Yesli Vega questions whether liberal states' abortion laws are ‘acceptable’ (VPM News) 

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