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News Roundup: Winds Leave Thousands Without Power; Shark Study Offers Little New

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Eve Zuckoff
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A beachfront home on Falmouth's Surf Drive sits in a pool of water on Thursday. A windy and wet nor'easter hit the Cape and Islands on Wednesday night and continued through Thursday.

WCAI News Director Steve Junker hosts a roundup of some of the top local and regional news of the week, including: a storm knocks out power to parts of the Cape and Islands, causing schools to close; the long-awaited shark safety study underwhelms many people with its conclusions; State Senator Vinny deMacedo announces his mid-term retirement; and a defaced Israeli flag draws widespread condemnation. 

This week's guests are Kristen Young of the Cape Cod Times; WCAI's Sarah Mizes-Tan; 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 Independent; George Brennan of the Martha's Vineyard Times; and WCAI's Sam Houghton. 

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.