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The Point

WCAI's award-winning public affairs program. Tuesday through Thursday, Mindy Todd hosts a lively and informative discussion on critical issues for Cape Cod, the Islands and the South Coast. Every Friday is the News Roundup, as CAI News Director Steve Junker speaks with news editors and reporters from around the region.

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A deep dive with CAI reporters

Talking with CAI reporters and news director about the stories they report.

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26 Oct 2021

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News Roundup: Machine gun range tour; promising Lyme research; more

This week: Want to take a tour of where the Army National Guard plans to build a machine gun range? We’ll tell you how. And a new weapon may be on the way to fight Lyme disease. Also, researchers are looking for 150 private wells on the Cape to study for PFAS.

49mins

22 Oct 2021

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Exploring how trauma effects our health, and how to help the brain process painful memories, on The Point's monthly behavioral health program.

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News Roundup: Seeing double on the machine gun range; Twin Brooks development moves ahead

This week: Local leaders are asking the question, "How many machine gun ranges does the state need?" The controversial Twin Brooks development in Hyannis gets a key go-ahead from the state. And a new study finds PFAS contamination in local private drinking wells.

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