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WCAI's Local News Roundup: Tribe Gets Land into Trust; Turbine Turmoil in Falmouth

Sean Corcoran
As a young tribe member plays, Mashpee Wampanoag Tribal Historic Preservation Director Ramona Peters talks about the tribe's history in light of the recent federal decision to put tribal land into trust. Behind Peters is tribe chairman Cedric Cromwell.

WCAI News Director Sean Corcoran hosts a discussion about the top local news stories of the week. Joining him are Patrick Cassidy of the Cape Cod Times; Jim DeArruda at the New Bedford Standard-Times; Tim Wood of the Cape Cod Chronicle; Joshua Balling of the Nantucket Inquirer and Mirror; and Nelson Sigelman of the Martha's Vineyard Times.

Among the stories they discuss: The Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe gathers to celebrate the creation of a tribal reservation; the state gaming commission is considering what to do about casino proposals in Southeastern Massachusetts; Bourne officials grapple with a wind turbine project in Plymouth; a body is found at a Route 6 rest stop; parents of some private school students scramble after RTA bus service ends to the schools; MCAS scores are released for area 10th graders.

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