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News Roundup: Pause for J&J Vax Puts Some Clinics on Back Foot; Fed Delegation Asks for Gun Range Scrutiny

April showers amid the magnolias.
S Junker
April showers amid the magnolias.

In our weekly local news roundup, we discuss top stories, how the pause on the Johnson & Johnson vaccine is impacting local vaccination efforts. Also, case numbers are dropping across the region. And Senators Markey and Warren, and Congressman Keating, all want closer examination of a proposed machine gun range at Joint Base Cape Cod.

We have those stories and more, as CAI News Director Steve Junker speaks with some of the region’s leading journalists.

This week's guests include CAI's Jennette Barnes and Sam Houghton; Brian Dowd of the Martha's Vineyard Times; Ed Miller of the Provincetown Independent; Jessica Hill of the Cape Cod Times; Jack Spillane of Politics New Bedford, Louisa Hufstader of the Vineyard Gazette; CAI's Kathryn Eident speaking with Statehouse reporter Mike Deehan; and CAI's Eve Zuckoff.

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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.