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News Roundup

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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: Pilgrim Nuclear Power Station may be moving out of the lowest performing category; offshore wind company Vineyard Wind is making deals with fishermen and conservationists; and the town of Barnstable is looking at sites for new municipal wells.

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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 town of Yarmouth will be suing the Dennis-Yarmouth School Committee; the company that wants to decommission the Pilgrim Nuclear plant is facing closer scrutiny; Vineyard Wind has a lot at stake in the federal government shutdown; and a needle exchange proposed for Falmouth will be relocating in response to neighborhood opposition.  

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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: Good news! A right whale calf is spotted – the first since 2017; the government shutdown is affecting local federal workers; and a community comes together to bring home a Dennis Port teen after a car crash in Jamaica.

WCAI News Director Steve Junker hosts a special year-end news roundup looking back at the top local news stories of 2018. Joining him in the studio is Patrick Cassidy, News Editor at the Cape Cod Times.

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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: an independent review of the Steamship authority finds a need for significant changes; a federal report describes chaotic scenes at a Hyannis head start program; and a recount is coming to Dennis and Yarmouth over a vote for a new regional middle school. 

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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: hackers target Cape Cod Community College and nab $800,000; two local hospice organizations are merging; and a little island off Martha’s Vineyard gets a start-up population of New England’s only native cottontail rabbit.

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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: a vote on a new regional middle school highlights a divide between Dennis and Yarmouth; the Army Corps of Engineers wants to hear from you, as officials are taking comment on the future of the Bourne and Sagamore bridges; and a new government report on Vineyard Wind finds no major obstacles for the proposed offshore windfarm.  

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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: a move to modify water quality regulations in Barnstable draws town-wide attention, some Wellfleet residents have concerns about an extension to the Rail trail, and a popular observation tower on the mid-Cape’s highest hill is closed for repairs. 

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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.

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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: 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.

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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: Yarmouth and Barnstable react to the state’s wind farm cable review; Senator Warren sends the NRC a sharp letter about Pilgrim Nuclear Power station; and a local juror from the trial of Whitey Bulger reacts to news of the gangster’s death.

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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: a new report suggests the Cape’s housing situation is on a precipice; Pilgrim Nuclear Power Station will be relocating its spent fuel rods; and Governor Baker signs a lease agreement with offshore wind developer Vineyard Wind.

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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: Falmouth hopes to turn a profit out of one of its beleaguered wind turbines; Hyannis is looking at big changes in its retail landscape; and towns prepare for the opportunity, and administrative headache, that is early voting.

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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: State fisheries officials back the Covell Beach site for a power transmission cable; the Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe holds a march to emphasize sovereign lands; Falmouth residents object to the design of the Steamship Authority’s new ferry terminal.

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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 offshore wind company Vineyard Wind pushes ahead on siting its power transmission cable, as Yarmouth residents raise concerns; the state is working to expand shark research; and a drowning calls attention to the dangers of big waves along the Outer Cape.

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