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VPR Newscast, Monday, May 20, 2013, 7:35 a.m.

The regional commissions in Windham and Bennington counties have received $472,000 in disaster recovery funding from the federal government. Sen. Patrick Leahy’s plan to strengthen an investment visa program has been added to the massive immigration reform bill that’s currently being considered by the U.S. Senate Judiciary committee. Several Vermont hospitals will put off implementing the state's new aid-in-dying law. Police in South Burlington say a woman sold heroin out of a motel rented with state vouchers. A Killington restaurant once considered the area's most upscale eatery has a new owner.

Peter was a Producer/Announcer at VPR until 2015. He began his public radio career in 2007 at WHQR-FM in Wilmington, North Carolina where he served as Morning Edition host and reporter, covering county government and Camp Lejeune Marine Corps Base. His work has won several Associated Press awards and has appeared on NPR's All Things Considered, Weekend Edition, and PRI's This American Life. A graduate of the creative writing program at the University of Maine at Farmington, Peter enjoys writing, cooking and traveling.
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