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The Point with Mindy Todd
WCAI's award-winning public affairs program. Tuesday through Friday, Mindy Todd hosts a lively and informative discussion on critical issues for Cape Cod & the Islands. Live broadcast at 9:30am and repeat at 7:30pm.
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This week on The Point:
May 20: Plastic Marine Debris
May 21: Gardening
We head into the garden with Horticulturist and Entomologist Roberta Clark. . Spring has sprung and now that the warmer weather has arrived many of us are heading into our gardens. We’ll find out about a killer fungus attacking impatiens and what you might plant instead.
May 22: Skin Cancer
According to the Centers for Disease Control new cases of Melanoma in Massachusetts are 26% higher than the national average with Nantucket County having one of the top 5 rates of new melanoma among counties nationwide. We’ll talk Dr. Peter Hopewood about ways to decrease our risk of skin cancer and why we're at greater risk for UV exposure in the spring than in the dog days of summer.
link to UV index http://www.epa.gov/sunwise/uvindex.html
May 23: Computer Gaming
Portable media devices like smartphones and tablets have made computer games more popular- and not just among teens and young adults. Whether it’s a pre-schooler in the back seat or a baby boomer in line at the grocery store it seems everyone is playing computer games. We’ll talk with Cape Cod Times Technology columnist Chris Boots-Faubert about some of the most popular games, how seemingly “free” games can end up costing a fortune and how games are being used in educational settings.
May 24: News Roundup
Editors discuss the top stories of the week.