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Wednesday April 16, 2014

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«Alleged shooter in custody following Bourne murder»

Wed, April 16, 2014 - 4:00 via Police and Fire News

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Students dive into ‘Ocean Day’

Wed, April 16, 2014 - 12:39
via Cape Cod Times Headlines

TRURO — Scientists and marine educators from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration’s Northeast Fisheries Science Center in Woods Hole paired with teachers and students at Truro Central School on Tuesday for an “Ocean Day.”

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Zinov shooting case in hands of jurors

Wed, April 16, 2014 - 12:39
via Cape Cod Times Headlines

BARNSTABLE — John G. Lopes Jr. was shot Jan. 6, 2011, in the parking lot of a local sushi bar because he publicly humiliated Ilya Zinov during an altercation there.

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Spring cleaning blamed for overflowing donation bins

Wed, April 16, 2014 - 12:38
via Cape Cod Times Headlines

EAST FALMOUTH — The ground around two donation bins on Sandwich Road is clean again.

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Plumber’s torch blamed for W. Barnstable fire

Wed, April 16, 2014 - 12:37
via Cape Cod Times Headlines

WEST BARNSTABLE — Firefighters from several Cape Cod fire departments responded to a smoky blaze at 62 Barnhill Road on Tuesday afternoon.

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Plumber’s torch blamed for W. Barnstable fire

Wed, April 16, 2014 - 12:37
via Cape Cod Times Police and Fire Logs

WEST BARNSTABLE — Firefighters from several Cape Cod fire departments responded to a smoky blaze at 62 Barnhill Road on Tuesday afternoon.

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Park Service ends golf course lease with Truro

Wed, April 16, 2014 - 12:36
via Cape Cod Times Headlines

TRURO — The town of Truro has lost its contract to run the Highland Links Golf Course after at least 45 years in charge.

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Peaked Hill Trust manages 5 dune shacks

Wed, April 16, 2014 - 12:36
via Cape Cod Times Headlines

Because of a reporting error, a story on Page A3 of Friday’s Times incorrectly stated the number of dunes shacks in the Cape Cod National Seashore managed by Peaked Hill Trust. The trust manages five shacks.

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Park Service ends golf course lease with Truro

Wed, April 16, 2014 - 12:36
via Cape Cod Times Business

TRURO — The town of Truro has lost its contract to run the Highland Links Golf Course after at least 45 years in charge.

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Mashpee principal hired by N.H. school district

Wed, April 16, 2014 - 12:35
via Cape Cod Times Headlines

MASHPEE — Sheila Arnold may be retiring as Mashpee Middle School’s principal, but she is not finished with her career as an educator .

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Officers graduate from supervisor school

Wed, April 16, 2014 - 12:35
via Cape Cod Times Headlines

SOUTH DENNIS — Newly promoted police Sgt. Craig Stevenson and police Officer Thomas Murray, soon to be promoted to the rank of sergeant, have graduated from the First Line Supervisor School at Roger Williams University in Bristol, R.I.

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Commission plays a vital role

Wed, April 16, 2014 - 12:35
via Cape Cod Times Opinion

I am writing on behalf of the board of directors of the League of Women Voters of the Cape Cod Area to express our strong support for the Cape Cod Commission and the essential work that it does to protect our shared regional environmental and planning…

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A disgraceful decision at Brandeis

Wed, April 16, 2014 - 12:35
via Cape Cod Times Opinion

Ayaan Hirsi Ali is the bravest woman in the world. Not because the ranks are thin, but because she stands out for the power of her insights and her courage, despite every effort to silence, pigeonhole or disparage her.

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Marathon: No concerns about this year’s race

Wed, April 16, 2014 - 12:34
via Cape Cod Times Headlines

Gene Cormier has run his entire life but only “seriously” for the last 20 years.

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Head start accepting applications in 2 towns

Wed, April 16, 2014 - 12:33
via Cape Cod Times Headlines

Cape Cod Child Development is accepting applications for Head Start programs in Bourne and Mashpee. The Bourne center is open from 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. weekdays and Mashpee is open from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. weekdays.

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Judge blocks state drug ban

Wed, April 16, 2014 - 12:33
via Cape Cod Times Headlines

BOSTON — A federal judge has stopped the governor from banning an addictive new painkiller.

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Dispose of hazardous waste this Saturday

Wed, April 16, 2014 - 12:32
via Cape Cod Times Headlines

SANDWICH — Residents in Bourne, Falmouth, Mashpee and Sandwich will have a chance to dispose of their hazardous waste this weekend.

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Driver hurt after car hits fence in S. Dennis

Wed, April 16, 2014 - 12:32
via Cape Cod Times Headlines

SOUTH DENNIS — A female driver was transported to Cape Cod Hospital with minor injuries after her car hit a fence Tuesday night, said Dennis probationary firefighter Sebastian Pessini.

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Falmouth car crash leads to power outage

Wed, April 16, 2014 - 12:32
via Cape Cod Times Headlines

EAST FALMOUTH — Police and firefighters responded to a car that went off the road and hit a telephone pole around 8 p.m. Tuesday at the intersection of Sandwich Road and Turner Road.

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Convicted arsonist shown leniency in sentencing

Wed, April 16, 2014 - 12:31
via Cape Cod Times Headlines

BARNSTABLE — Adam Finnegan’s parents exchanged long hugs with parishioners of the Cape Cod Bible Alliance Church after Finnegan was sentenced Tuesday to 2Β½ years in the county jail for burning down the church.

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Arrest in deadly Bourne shooting

Wed, April 16, 2014 - 12:28
via Cape Cod Times Headlines

BOURNE — Less than 24 hours after a man was found lying on Trowbridge Road with gunshot and stab wounds, local and state police arrested a Buzzards Bay man Tuesday on charges he killed Antone Gutierrez during a heroin deal.

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ConEdison Solutions installed solar projects

Wed, April 16, 2014 - 12:28
via Cape Cod Times Headlines

Because of a reporting error, a story on Page A1 of Tuesday’s Times misidentified the company that installed 750 kilowatts worth of solar energy projects for the Cape and Vineyard Electric Cooperative.

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Arrest in deadly Bourne shooting

Wed, April 16, 2014 - 12:28
via Cape Cod Times Police and Fire Logs

BOURNE — Less than 24 hours after a man was found lying on Trowbridge Road with gunshot and stab wounds, local and state police arrested a Buzzards Bay man Tuesday on charges he killed Antone Gutierrez during a heroin deal.

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Accused armed robber pleads not guilty

Wed, April 16, 2014 - 12:27
via Cape Cod Times Headlines

BARNSTABLE — A West Yarmouth man pleaded not guilty Tuesday in Barnstable Superior Court to charges of armed robbery while masked, attempting to commit a crime and assault by means of a dangerous weapon.

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A day to rejoice, and of reminders

Wed, April 16, 2014 - 12:26
via Cape Cod Times Headlines

HYANNIS — The mood was light Tuesday evening at the Cape Cod Synagogue. It was the 15th day of Nisan on the Hebrew calendar, which means it was time for the Seder, the ritual feast to signify the start of Passover.

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Complaint could save millions for taxpayers

Wed, April 16, 2014 - 12:20
via Cape Cod Times Opinion

Federal Court Rule 5.1 is a process that allows citizens to challenge in U.S. District Court state and federal statutes they believe are unconstitutional.

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Forum to promote good citizenship

Wed, April 16, 2014 - 12:20
via Cape Cod Times Opinion

How do Falmouth students experience civics education and learn about civic engagement? What parts of the academic curriculum and experiential learning play in promoting good citizenship?

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Koch brothers’ foundations donate to many causes

Wed, April 16, 2014 - 12:20
via Cape Cod Times Opinion

Like reader Peter Sielicki (“Koch brothers’ PAC helps the rich get richer,” Letters, April 10), I also do not know when the Koch brothers last gave to the Needy Fund.

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Is fox guarding henhouse at Monomoy refuge?

Wed, April 16, 2014 - 12:20
via Cape Cod Times Opinion

I think someone at the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service should look up the word “refuge,” which means shelter from pursuit of danger or trouble, and “sanctuary,” a place where birds and wild animals are bred and protected.

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New highway signs waste taxpayer money

Wed, April 16, 2014 - 12:20
via Cape Cod Times Opinion

It’s time to prioritize. Massachusetts’ bridges are rusty and crumbling; there are potholes that can swallow a small car. Where does the government waste our money? On signs that pollute the highway!

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Doctoring the numbers

Wed, April 16, 2014 - 12:15
via Cape Cod Times Opinion

While few would argue against the notion that addicts have some personal responsibility when it comes to their actions, some onus must also fall on those who help enable those actions.

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Ford to ride Mustang into NYC

Tue, April 15, 2014 - 11:37
via Cape Cod Times Business

Fifty years ago, Ford flooded the airwaves, newspapers and magazines with news about a new affordable sports car called Mustang.

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Brazilian pyramid scheme alleged

Tue, April 15, 2014 - 11:37
via Cape Cod Times Business

The state files administrative charges against a marketing company that reportedly targeted Brazilian-Americans.

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Google seeks patent for contact lens camera

Tue, April 15, 2014 - 11:36
via Cape Cod Times Business

Google Inc. has applied for a patent that details a way to fit a camera into a contact lens.

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