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VPM Daily Newscast: Aug. 5, 2022

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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 Aug. 5, 2022:    

 Phase one of Creighton Court project completed 
Reported by VPM News’ Meg Schiffres  

The first of three phases in a project to replace Creighton Court in Richmond with a “mixed-income” development concluded last month.  An event was held recently to mark the occasion. 

North Carolina governor visits the commonwealth to examine wind turbines  
Reported by WHRO News’ Paul Bibeau 

Dominion Energy plans to build 176 wind turbines off Virginia’s coast to generate enough power for more than 600,000 homes. That’s just the beginning.  

In other news:  

John Hinckley’s Williamsburg concert announced and canceled on the same day (The Virginian-Pilot) 

Virginia's first high school recovery program opens (The Progress-Index) 

Another dead fish cleanup for Omega Protein’s contractor (News on the Neck) 

In case you missed it:  

The unsolved mystery of a Norfolk mayor's murder (WHRO) 

MAD RVA free store secures location in Richmond food desert (VPM) 

Move over, ‘National Landing’ — Amazon HQ2’s neighborhood tries ‘NaLa’ (The Washington Post) 

Mountain Valley Pipeline completion sought in economic agreement by national Democrats (VPM)