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Commentary: A tale from the gas station

A gas pump attendant standing next to a car pumping gas
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WSIU Radio commentator Pete Peterson is known for being a retired English professor at Southern Illinois University Carbondale and of course his long-running Reading Baseball essays and commentaries.

But, in his younger years, Pete had a job pumping gas, cleaning windshields and checking oil at a full-service gas station…stations that rarely exist throughout the country these days.

As a news producer and news anchor on All Things Considered, Brad provides the listeners with a recap of the day's top local and state news as well as breaking news at any given time. Contact WSIU Radio at 618-453-6101 or email wsiunews@wsiu.org
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