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Steve Junker

Managing Editor of News

Steve is Managing Editor of News. He came to WCAI in 2007. He also hosts the weekly News Roundup on Friday mornings, and produces The Fishing News and Weekend Outlook.

A writer, a fisherman, an occasional boat builder, a recovering musician, a longtime chicken rancher, a beekeeper... Steve keeps busy in Woods Hole, where he lives with his wife and two children.


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Going out this weekend? Here's what's happening.

Looking to go out this weekend? Here's a round-up of events to check out.

One degree or so below normal - that's all this spring has been, though it has felt colder. Meteorologist Phil Burt explains why we've been staying bundled, and he makes a forecast for a return to warmer temperatures.

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April springs forth with events across Cape Cod and the Islands. Here's a roundup of things to do and places to go, including the seasonal re-opening of Highfield Hall in Falmouth. Harwich Junior High presents the area premiere of the musical "Freckleface Strawberry." In Hyannis, a dance marathon is raising funds for cancer research.


No need to hunt far for Easter egg hunts and other great activities this weekend. We have a rundown of things to do, including a couple of egg hunts on the Cape and one on Martha's Vineyard. Also this weekend, the exhibition Mutual Muses pairs poets and visual artists.

Colder than normal temperatures may prevail into April, thanks in part to a negative North Atlantic oscillation. Say what? Meteorologist Phil Burt of explains why temperatures should remain cooler than average over the next couple of weeks.

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Conor Doherty

There's plenty to do this weekend. The Chatham Chorale presents a “Celtic Invasion,” which includes St.

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As the slow-moving storm begins to pull away, it appears the Cape coastline caught a break. Wind gusts did not peak as high as anticipated, meaning erosion was not so drastic as feared. Meteorologist Phil Burt of explains what happened with the wind, and marvels at the spotty distribution of snow accumulation across our region, while Talking Weather on All Things Considered.

Greg Berman, Sea Grant & Barnstable Co.

A coastal geologist assesses storm impacts along Cape Cod Bay this morning, in expectation that a similar assessment late tomorrow morning will reveal erosion wrought by the storm. Greg Berman talks about barrier beaches already being overwashed, and how the storm could contribute to reshaping the coast.

Credit Cape Cod Times/Steve Heaslip

Let the mighty winds blow! There are still great events to get out for this weekend, including the Cape Cod St. Patrick's Parade, two fine nights of music at the Cotuit Center for the Arts, and a Natural History Conference is happening at 4Cs, open to the public and natural history professionals.

March 1st marks the beginning for meteorological spring. Steve Junker and meteorologist Phil Burt of talk weather - and it looks like a classic blustery early-spring forecast for the weekend. 

Aquinnah's Master of the Telecaster, Arlen Roth, stopped by All Things Considered to say hi, talk about his Grammy-nominated CD, his latest project "The Slide Guitar Summit," and an upcoming benefit for the families of Newtown.

“Puddle jumping” © 2012 by trec_lit via Creative Commons/WJLA

Rain and wind dominate the weekend forecast. After the last two weekends, that's nuthin'! Steve Junker and meteorologist Phil Burt discuss the chance of picking up a little snow with all that rain, and look to next week as well.  Guess what's coming... could be another storm.

Lots to do this weekend on the Cape and Islands. Steve Junker and Kathi Scrizzi Driscoll have a rundown of events. There's an Oscar watching party on Martha's Vineyard with a real Oscar you can hoist, and a concert of Oscar music with the Cape Cod Opera. The "King and I" is in production with a father-and-son angle. A Rogers and Hammerstein review features a notable harp. And Chinese-American dancers celebrate the Lunar New Year at Cape Cod Community College.

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Last weekend's blizzard ranked 25th on the NESIS scale, which rates winter storms in the US Northeast. Steve Junker and meteorologist Phil Burt of talk weather, including how the storm scored, and look ahead to snow and colder temperatures in the forecast for the Presidents Day Weekend.

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