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Shark Sighting Closes Cape Cod Beach

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    A Cape Cod beach temporarily closed on Saturday after a shark was spotted near the shore. 

    The sighting occured about 20 yards off of Herring Cove Beach in Provincetown, according to the Atlantic White Shark Conservancy.

    The beach shut down shortly after 12:30p.m. for a little over an hour. 

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