News Roundup: AG Pushes Back on Pilgrim Deal; Tribe Bill Gets Hearing in D.C.

Apr 5, 2019

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WCAI News Director Steve Junker hosts a roundup of some of the top local and regional news of the week, including: the state’s Attorney General questions the financials behind the decommissioning of the Pilgrim Nuclear Plant; the Mashpee Wampanoag tribe gets a hearing on a bill to protect its lands; and Cape towns receive state money to help address the shark threat.

This week's guests are Cindy McCormick of the Cape Cod Times; Noah Asimow of the Vineyard Gazette; Tim Wood of the Cape Cod Chronicle; Josh Balling of the Nantucket Inquirer and Mirror; Ed Miller of the Provincetown Banner; and Brian Dowd of the Martha's Vineyard Times.

Other stories we talk about include: state buoys efforts to meet shark threat; surf schools get a thumbs-up in Wellfleet; AG deals blow to Brewster marijuana foes; longtime P&B owners seek to sell bus line; drug treatment experts say more money is needed; county dredges keep digging deep; teen task force tackles abuse; intergenerational model UN examines women's issues.