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News Roundup: Election Wrap-up; Murder Verdict in Ridley Case

S Junker

WCAI News Director Steve Junker hosts a roundup of some of the top local and regional news of the week, including: big voter turnout for the election, but the incumbents remain, for the most part; a murder conviction is delivered in Barnstable Superior Court; and a bald eagle dies on the Cape after a likely poisoning.

This week's guests include: Patrick Cassidy of the Cape Cod Times, Landry Harlan of the Vineyard Gazette, Tim Wood of the Cape Cod Chronicle, K.C. Myers of the Provincetown Banner, and George Brennan of the Martha's Vineyard Times.

Other stories we talk about include: new estimate lowers number of right whales; Pilgrim Nuclear Station powers down day after favorable report; Eversource misses window for herbicide spraying; Bass River bridges in need of attention; Appeals Court upholds decision on Falmouth wind turbines; and Sandwich OKs surcharge for water fund.

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.