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Erica Peterson

reporter at West Virginia Public Radio

Erica Peterson appears in the following:

A Summery Spread That's As Cool As A Cucumber

Saturday, July 13, 2013

It's summertime and cucumbers are abundant. If you don't feel like making pickles, why not try Benedictine? This blend of cream cheese, cucumbers and onion is a Kentucky classic, dating back a century to a Louisville tearoom.

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Deadly Storms 'Worst Case Scenario' In Indiana

Saturday, March 03, 2012

Across the Midwest and South, residents are cleaning up from Friday's outbreak of late winter storms. A seemingly nonstop barrage of tornadoes roared across rural farmland and cities all day and all night. Southern Indiana was among the hardest-hit areas.

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White House Eyes Mountaintop Removal Coal Mining

Thursday, October 29, 2009

As Congress begins to debate climate change legislation, a fight between environmentalists and industry over a particular type of coal mining is ratcheting up in West Virginia. The Obama administration threatened to revoke a permit to one of Appalachia's largest mountaintop removal mines earlier this month, and all sides are bracing for pivotal policy decisions after decades of controversy. We speak to Erica Peterson, reporter at West Virginia Public Radio, along with Roger Horton, founder of the advocacy group "Citizens for Coal." Horton works at a mountaintop mine as a truck driver.

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