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VPM Daily Newscast: Sept. 21, 2022

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VPM Daily Newscast

The VPM Daily Newscast contains all your Central Virginia news in just 5 to 10 minutes. Episodes are recorded the night before.   

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Here’s a recap of the top stories on the morning of Sept. 21, 2022:      

Law experts, state Democrats question legality of Youngkin administrations new education proposal 

Reported by VPM News’ Megan Pauly and Whittney Evans 

Governor Glenn Youngkin’s administration has rolled out a new draft policy regarding the treatment of transgender students. It seeks to supersede a separate guidance developed by the Virginia Department of Education last year, stemming from a 2020 law.  

Youngkin to campaign for Arizona Republican who leans into election conspiracy theories  

Reported by VPM News’ Ben Paviour 

Gov. Glenn Youngkin has acknowledged the legitimacy of the 2020 election. But he’s set to campaign next month for Kari Lake, who has leaned into election conspiracy theories as a candidate in the Arizona governor's race. VPM News reporter Ben Paviour sat down with KJZZ politics reporter Ben Giles to hear more about the visit. 

Researchers eye Dominion offshore wind farm, whimbrel migratory pattern 

Reported by WHRO News’ Katherine Hafner 

Dominion Energy plans to build a wind farm 27 miles off the coast of Virginia Beach. It would consist of 176 wind turbines each standing at more than 800 feet — taller than the Washington Monument. The location was already chosen to be out of the way of most bird migrations, but some species could still be impacted, the company and researchers said.

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