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VPR Newscast: Thursday, June 13, 2013, 7:34 a.m.

A lawsuit by a Brattleboro publisher and the American Civil Liberties Union of Vermont is raising a question about what happens to the idea of access to public records when government services are privatized. Senator Patrick Leahy faces one of his biggest legislative challenges as the U.S. Senate begins its debate over an immigration reform bill. In New Hampshire, Governor Maggie Hassan is planning to sign a bill that encourages the preservation of historic buildings.

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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