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VPM Daily Newscast: Aug. 11, 2022  

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VPM Daily Newscast for Thursday, August 11, 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. 11, 2022   

Pulitzer winner Ryan Kelly reflects on iconic Unite the Right photograph
Reported by VPM News 

Five years after the Unite the Right rally in Charlottesville, VPM News Director Elliott Robinson chatted with the journalist about the impact of his iconic and troubling photograph.

Asked about transgender student privacy policies, Youngkin says schools have ‘obligation’ to keep parents informed
Reported by VPM News’ Patrick Larsen 

“I firmly believe that teachers and schools have an obligation to make sure that parents are well informed about what's happening in their kids' lives,” Youngkin said.

In other news: 

Ridership drops could mean less funding for Virginia transit agencies (Virginia Mercury)

‘Greatness resides in Portsmouth’: A street will now be named for Missy Elliott (WHRO)

Hanover School Board considering new bathroom access policy (VPM News)

In case you missed it:   

PolitiFact VA: Spanberger backs Biden in Congress, but they don't agree on every issue (VPM News)

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

High tides could flood Hampton Roads almost a third of the year by 2050, NOAA warns (WHRO)

Ian M. Stewart is the transportation reporter and fill-in anchor for VPM News.