VPM Daily Newscast: Oct. 14, 2022
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Here’s a recap of the top stories on the morning of Oct. 14, 2022:
Jackson Ward residents look to be made whole again
Reported by VPM News’ Jahd Khalil
From a gazebo in Jackson Ward’s Abner Clay Park, the neighborhood’s history is in view: The Ebenezer Baptist Church built in 1858, the former Armstrong High School and the Black History Museum. Tours often go through the neighborhood to highlight its notable past and present.
College grading policies have changed since the pandemic
Reported by VPM News’ Megan Pauly
Many colleges across the country — including in Virginia — opted for an alternative grading system early on in the pandemic. And some are keeping components of that grading system around.
Youngkin blames voter registration glitch on Northam administration
Reported by VPM News’ Ben Paviour
A recent backup in voter registration data, affecting an estimated 40,000 voters, was caused by Virginia’s aging election IT system, Gov. Glenn Youngkin said Wednesday.
In other news:
In Cumberland, how will a planned landfill impact a historic Black school? (VPM News)
Virginia men not guilty of interfering with 2020 election, but convicted on gun charges (Richmond Times-Dispatch)
Biden’s federal action dispels ‘taboo’ around marijuana (VPM News Focal Point)
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