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WCAI News Director Sean Corcoran hosts a discussion about the top local news stories of the week with area journalists. Joining Sean this week are Anne Brennan of the Cape Cod Times; Tim Wood of the Cape Cod Chronicle; Sara Brown of the Vineyard Gazette; Sam Houghton of the Mashpee Enterprise; Jim DeArruda of the New Bedford Standard Times; and Nelson Sigelman of the Martha's Vineyard Times.

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WCAI News Director Sean Corcoran hosts a discussion about the top local news stories of the week with area journalists. Joining Sean this week are Patrick Cassidy of the Cape Cod Times; Tim Wood of the Cape Cod Chronicle; Joshua Balling of the Nantucket Inquirer and Mirror; Sara Brown of the Vineyard Gazette; Ryan Bray of the Falmouth Enterprise; Jim DeArruda of the New Bedford Standard Times; and Nelson Sigelman of the Martha's Vineyard Times.

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WCAI News Director Sean Corcoran hosts a discussion about the top local news stories of the week with area journalists. Joining Sean this week is George Brennan of the Cape Cod Times; Tim Wood of the Cape Cod Chronicle; Joshua Balling of the Nantucket Inquirer and Mirror; Caitlyn Russell of the Register in Dennis-Yarmouth; Jim DeArruda of the New Bedford Standard Times; and Nelson Sigelman of the Martha's Vineyard Times.

WCAI News Director Sean Corcoran hosts a discussion about the top local news stories of the week with area journalists.

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 WCAI News Director Sean Corcoran hosts a discussion with journalists about the top local news stories of the week.

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WCAI news director Sean Corcoran is joined by George Brennan of the Cape Cod Times; Tim Wood, the editor of the Cape Cod Chronicle; Jim DeArruda of the New Bedford Standard Times; Sally Rose of the Provincetown Banner; Joshua Balling of the Nantucket Inquirer and Mirror; and Nelson Sigelman of the Martha's Vineyard Times.

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A look at some of the week's top news with local journalists George Brennan of the Cape Cod Times; Tim Wood of the Cape Cod Chronicle; Joshua Balling of the Nantucket Inquirer and Mirror; Sally Rose of the Provincetown Banner; and Nelson Sigelman of the Martha's Vineyard Times.

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The Friday News Roundup on The Point: the Massachusetts Legislature patches a hole in state law that made it legal for someone to take photos up someone's skirt in public.  Hyannis officials are disappointed in the failure of a plan to fund a new fire station.  Former Congressman William Delahunt says the medical marijuana business is not a golden calf.  Orleans approves a plan that would allow beach drivers to be escorted past piping plover nests.

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In the News Roundup on The Point, Host Sean Corcoran talks about the familiar names behind one effort to open a marijuana dispensary on Cape Cod. We'll hear about the potential for more Sagamore Bridge traffic jams because of ongoing work there. And legislators are taking a serious look at new laws surrounding drones.
 

Our year-end wrap of the region's top news stories includes: Pilgrim Nuclear Power station made headlines several times this year with shutdowns, the two Wampanoag tribes continued efforts for casinos, and voters in Falmouth overwhelmingly rejected an initiative to take down two town-owned turbines. Senior reporter Sean Corcoran speaks with journalists from around Cape Cod and the Islands.

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This week on the Friday News Roundup: After a self-imposed moratorium, the utility NStar resumes spraying herbicides to kill plants beneath its power lines, despite local opposition. People are paying close attention to the casino prospects of the Wampanoag Tribe of Gay Head (Aquinnah), after a tribal election there.  And the Audubon Society puts aside a proposal to install a wind turbine in Wellfleet.

WCAI Senior Reporter and Editor Sean Corcoran discusses these stories and more with some of the region's top journalists. 

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The Wampanoag Tribe of Gay Head (Aquinnah) says it has federal approval to open a casino on Martha's Vineyard; an arrest is made in the death of Trudie Hall of Nantucket, and the controversy surrounding two wind turbine in Falmouth continues to generate debate- these stories and more are discussed on the Friday News Roundup.  WCAI Senior Reporter Sean Corcoran speaks with reporters and editors from around the region.

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The Pilgrim Nuclear Power plant will receive extra scrutiny from regulators as it falls below federal standards; Provincetown breathes a sigh of relief as police arrest a suspect in a string of arson cases; and state Sen. Dan Wolf is cleared to run for reelection.

Sean Corcoran hosts a discussion with regional news editors about these stories and more from the Cape and Islands.

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On the News Roundup with Sean Corcoran this week, the Dennis-Yarmouth School District moves to install solar panels despite the objections of the zoning board, the Wampanoag tribe sees some progress in its casino efforts, and Senator Dan Wolf drops his run for governor. Those stories and more from around our region are discussed in the audio posted above.

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In this week's News Roundup: proposed changes to state law would soften the blow of rises in flood insurance rates; Chatham Police consider Tasers; and changes are coming to the Wellfleet OysterFest. 

Host Sean Corcoran speaks with columnist Sean Gonsalves of the Cape Cod Times, Tim Wood of the Cape Cod Chronicle, and Nelson Siegelman of the Martha's Vineyard Times.

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WCAI's Sean Corcoran speaks with Anne Brennan, assistant managing editor for digital media at the Cape Cod Times, Tim Wood, editor of the Cape Cod Chronicle, and Nelson Sigelman, managing editor at the Cape Cod Chronicle.

On the weekly News Roundup, the U.S. Supreme Court gives legally married same-sex couples the same federal benefits as heterosexual couples; and parents upset with news of a merger between two Catholic schools in Hyannis turn to Cardinal O'Malley for help; and more. Mindy Todd speaks with reporters and editors for the weekly news roundup.

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On the weekly News Roundup: the first great white shark of the season is spotted off Nauset Beach; the Cape Cod Baseball League season gets under way; and top science stories of the week. Mindy Todd speaks with reporters and editors from around the Cape and Islands. 

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Eastham agrees to nearly $2 million settlement for well pollution; Cape Cod's young professionals work to reverse the trend of young people leaving the Cape; latest science news; and more. Mindy Todd speaks with reporters and editors from around the Cape and Islands on the weekly News Round-up.

On the Weekly News Roundup: 7 towns across Cape Cod held elections, voters in Falmouth rejected a ballot question that would have funded the removal of 2 town-owned wind turbines, Yarmouth discusses what and how information is released to the public from municipal departments, and train service between Boston and Cape Cod begins. Mind Todd speaks with editors and reporters on The Point.  

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On this week's News Roundup, the Mashpee Wampanoag tribe unveils its new casino design; an Episcopal priest is suspended for plagiarism; the Cape will receive $120 million for solar energy projects, and more. Mindy Todd speaks with reporters and editors about the week's headlines.

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On the News Roundup with Mindy Todd, Mashpee Wampanoag vote to keep Cedric Cromwell in his post as chairman of the tribe, a judge reverses a decision to reject a wind turbine in Dennis, erosion uncovers an ancient red cedar swamp in Eastham. News editors and reporters discuss these stories an more on a roundup of the week's news for Cape Cod and the Islands.

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On the weekly News Roundup with Mindy Todd: What is making dogs in Wellfleet sick? Also: local reaction to Obama's inaugural address, and Nantucket's only funeral home is struggling to survive.  To discuss these and other top regional stories, Mindy is joined by local news editors.

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Reaction to Gov. Patrick's push to raise taxes for transportation and education, and eleven firms apply for casino licenses - on The Point Mindy Todd speaks with news editors for the weekly News Roundup.  Also, a ban on dogs returns to Brewster's Drummer Boy Park, and more.

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On the weekly News Roundup on The Point with Mindy Todd: the flu hits Cape Cod hard, the Cape is expected to receive $3M to develop a regional wastewater management plan, underwater robots developed in Woods Hole are helping whales, and more.


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