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News Roundup: AG Pushes Back on Pilgrim Deal; Tribe Bill Gets Hearing in 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 state’s Attorney General questions the financials behind the decommissioning of the Pilgrim Nuclear Plant; the Mashpee Wampanoag tribe gets a hearing on a bill to protect its lands; and Cape towns receive state money to help address the shark threat.

This week's guests are Cindy McCormick of the Cape Cod Times; Noah Asimow of the Vineyard Gazette; Tim Wood of the Cape Cod Chronicle; Josh Balling of the Nantucket Inquirer and Mirror; Ed Miller of the Provincetown Banner; and Brian Dowd of the Martha's Vineyard Times.

Other stories we talk about include: state buoys efforts to meet shark threat; surf schools get a thumbs-up in Wellfleet; AG deals blow to Brewster marijuana foes; longtime P&B owners seek to sell bus line; drug treatment experts say more money is needed; county dredges keep digging deep; teen task force tackles abuse; intergenerational model UN examines women's issues. 

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 and Weekend Outlook.