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A look at our broken child care system, and the sharks circling in the water off Cape Cod47:27
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A woman walks with her dogs at Newcomb Hollow Beach in Wellfleet, Mass., where a boogie boarder was bitten by a shark in 2018 and later died of his injuries. Maine state coastal parks are going to adopt a flag system used in Massachusetts to warn beachgoers of the presence of sharks. (Charles Krupa/AP)
A woman walks with her dogs at Newcomb Hollow Beach in Wellfleet, Mass., where a boogie boarder was bitten by a shark in 2018 and later died of his injuries. Maine state coastal parks are going to adopt a flag system used in Massachusetts to warn beachgoers of the presence of sharks. (Charles Krupa/AP)

This is the Radio Boston rundown for June 14. Tiziana Dearing is our host.

  • The child care workforce in Massachusetts is 12% smaller than it was before the pandemic, according to an analysis by the University of California, Berkeley. The cost of child care for some families amounts to a second rent or mortgage payment. We speak to WBUR Senior Education Reporter Carrie Jung, who was part of a team of reporters out with a new series exploring the problems and the solutions to Massachusetts' child care conundrum.
  • The founders of the startup Seaspire Skincare say they are taking what they've learned in the lab by studying cephalopods with color-changing abilities and applying it in the beauty and skin care world.
  • Great White Shark season begins this month and so far, a dozen or so sharks have already been spotted off the coast of Cape Cod. We talk about this year's season, and what we can expect from it, with Greg Skomal, shark biologist with the Massachusetts Division of Marine Fisheries.

This program aired on June 14, 2022.

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