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VPR Newscast, Wednesday, June 26, 2013, 5:50 p.m.

In Vermont long time supporters of equal rights for same sex couples celebrated today’s U.S. Supreme Court ruling striking down the federal Defense of Marriage Act; Vermont’s political leaders are also praising the Supreme Court’s DOMA decision, and commentator Abigaail Mnookin says the DOMA decision is a cause for celebration.

Neal was a reporter and VPR's All Things Considered host from 2001 to 2014. He joined VPR in 1996, hosting VPR's jazz programming, including live performances from the VPR studios and the Discover Jazz Festival. Prior to VPR, Neal was a programmer and host for WNCS in Montpelier and WDEV in Waterbury. He holds a B.A. from Sarah Lawrence College.
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