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VPM Daily Newscast: Aug. 15, 2022 

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VPM Daily Newscast for Monday, August 15th, 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. 15, 2022    

Eze Amos reflects on his experiences as an immigrant in Charlottesville 
Reported by VPM News’ Whittney Evans  

Photojournalist Eze Amos has a new exhibit in Charlottesville that includes images he captured five years ago — around the time of the Unite the Right rally.  

In other news:  

The story of Richmond’s smart, hard-hitting alternative tabloid, The Richmond Mercury, began 50 years ago (Style Weekly) 

Virginia center is first stop in U.S. for thousands of Afghan refugees (The Washington Post) 

How one 'former' helps people leave violent extremist groups (VPM News) 

He chose preservation over profit to protect this historic Henrico farm: ‘This land should be as it is’ (WTVR) 

In case you missed it:    

State education board to consider new history standards (VPM News) 

In court filing, Stoney tells his side of ex-police chief’s early departure (WRIC) 
I was injured by a white supremacist in Charlottesville. Strangers lifted me up. (The New York Times) 
Nigerians claiming to be Richmond construction firm defrauded VCU of $470,000 (Richmond Times-Dispatch) 

Former Virginia police officer sentenced to more than 7 years for role on Jan. 6 (The Hill) 


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