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News Roundup: D-Y Eyes Regional Middle School; Wampanoag Go to D.C.

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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 Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe goes to DC to press Congress for protections; a proposed regional middle school for the Dennis-Yarmouth School district is drawing plenty of scrutiny; and the Army Corps of Engineers announces a series of public meetings on what to do about the Bourne and Sagamore bridges.

This week's guests include: Geoff Spillane of the Cape Cod Times, Bill Eville of the Vineyard Gazette, Tim Wood of the Cape Cod Chronicle, Ed Miller of the Provincetown Banner, and George Brennan of the Martha's Vineyard Times.

Other stories we talk about include: Barnstable looks at growining its highway business district; Groups end protests against Trump; consultant to study need for cell antennas; Barnstable County keeps rest area on life support; Oceanside plan spurs complaints; shark meeting draws a crowd; whale-watch handbook lauds local vessels; Provincetown Theater’s fundraising efforts panned.

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.