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WCAI's Local News Roundup: Nuclear Plant Operated Without Backup Generators; Sports Complex Planned

Jul 1, 2016

WCAI's Sean Corcoran hosts a discussion about the week's top local news.  His guests include journalists Anne Brennan of the Cape Cod Times; Tim Wood of the Cape Cod Chronicle; Jim DeArruda of the New Bedford Standard-Times; Joshua Balling of the Nantucket Inquirer and Mirror; Nelson Sigelman of the Martha's Vineyard Times; and Ed Miller of the Provincetown Banner.

A proposed rule change allowing the sale of farm-raised, undersized quahogs has commercial shellfishermen concerned.
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Among the stories they discuss this week: a proposed rule change allowing the sale of farm-raised, undersized quahogs has commercial shell fishermen up in arms; uncertainty persists around a proposed commuter rail extension to the South Coast; on Nantucket, public safety officials gear up for what could be a crazy weekend; Provincetown residents and visitors react to the Orlando shootings; a Marine gunnery sergeant from Martha's Vineyard receives a medal for heroism in Afghanistan; a report concludes that the Pilgrim Nuclear Power Station operated for a short time in April without any backup power generators online; CVS pharmacy agrees to pay a $3.5 million settlement for filling forged painkiller prescriptions over a period of years; a South Yarmouth neighborhood is upset by a proposed workforce housing development; Cape Cod Community College staff members outline why they're concerned about the atmosphere on campus; and a sports complex planned for Hyannis could open as early as next year.