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WCAI's Local News Roundup: Fire Station Success in Hyannis; On the Lookout for Zika Virus

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WCAI News Director Sean Corcoran hosts a discussion with area journalists about the top local news stories of the week.

  Joining Sean this week are Gwenn Friss of the Cape Cod Times; Sam Houghton of the Mashpee Enterprise; Jim DeArruda of the New Bedford Standard Times; Ed Miller of the Provincetown Banner; Joshua Balling of the Nantucket Inquirer and Mirror; and Nelson Sigelman of the Martha's Vineyard Times.

Among the stories they discuss: the Pilgrim Nuclear Power Station, one of the worst-ranked reactors in the country, will continue operating until May 2019; the Falmouth Zoning Board of Appeals rejects a request that would have returned a town-owned turbine into operation; a judge rejects a lawsuit by the town of Bourne to stop land-based turbines in the neighboring town of Plymouth; efforts are underway to create housing for veterans in Dennis; Dennis voters take up Pay-As-You-Throw trash disposal; researchers on Cape Cod are searching for the species of mosquitos that carry the Zika virus; a debate is underway in Mashpee about what to do with 500 acres of tax-taken land; Wellfleet voters consider a warrant article that would allow residents to ban the use of pesticides or herbicides in areas near their properties' water wells; the Provincetown Center for Coastal Studies celebrates its 40th anniversary; and Martha's Vineyard residents go to Town Meetings.