Rhode Island, Mike Macklin discussed on WBZ Morning News

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The hospital in windows in cars are illegal in Rhode Island the lawmaker in that state once an exception WBZ's Mike Macklin reports democratic representative Anastasia Williams introduced a bill that would carve out an exception for Rhode Island lawmakers and officials to travel around behind tinted glass the bill would allow members of the General Assembly state and municipal police officers firefighters and the state's judges to be exempt from the state law that says most car windows must allow seventy percent of the light in critics say it's just another example of public officials getting special treatment while everyone else has to follow the law Mike Macklin WBZ Boston news news radio the Iowa caucuses are now just over a week away and ABC's trucks the rich and reports that former vice president Joe Biden still leads the democratic presidential hopefuls as senator Elizabeth Warren slips in a new national poll in the latest ABC news Washington post poll Biden does best with black voters and moderates Sanders leads among younger adults among likely voters Biden leads with thirty four percent senator Bernie Sanders with twenty two percent Warren with fourteen percent and Mike Bloomberg with seven percent and Yang with six percent your people to judge four percent senator any club which are four percent the poll bilang research was done last Monday through Thursday of about a thousand adults and numbers could be off three and a half percent plus or minus the Iowa caucuses are on February third we have an update now to a lawsuit involving two university of Connecticut students who face criminal charges for repeatedly shouting racial slurs outside an on campus residence the defendants say their speech is protected under the first amendment a federal judge has ruled that while their cases are in progress the pair cannot be kicked out of university housing the incident which occurred last fall has disturbed ma'am birds of the UConn community was definitely really crazy **** kinda shocked that people would do that the two students Jared Korol and Ryan move because we're charged with ridiculing someone on account of creed religion color denomination nationality or race Jeff Bezos the world's richest man may have to blame a family member for an expose of photos and texts that were published in the national Enquirer right around the time of his divorce ABC's Marcia Gonzalez has more sources tell ABC news that federal prosecutors have evidence suggesting Jeff Basil's his girlfriend Lauren sent her brother those intimate Texan photos that eventually made their way into the national Enquirer sources confirming the Wall Street journal report this is Sanchez's brother Michael sold those images to the Inquirer for two hundred thousand dollars Michael Sanchez has denied any role in those leaks to the Enquirer the sixty second Grammy awards will air tonight on C. B. S. with Alicia keys hosting nominees in some of the top categories include favorites like Billy I wish lists and little man as X. but this year shows already controversial over allegations from suspended recording academy C. E. O. Debra do again that this year's song of the year nomination was manipulated to include a less deserving artist which the academy denies here's CBS is Steve Futterman with more there is definitely a cloud hanging over tonight's Grammy show it all has to do with the recording academy which runs the Grammys it's in the midst of turmoil the head of the academy Deborah Dugan has been ousted accused of misconduct she is now making claims of sexual harassment and suggesting that some of the Grammy nominations or rigged Steve Futterman CBS news Los Angeles Boston based draftkings won't give a former bachelor contestant the one million dollar prize for winning an online fantasy football contest after she and her husband were accused of cheating the draft kings millionaire maker contest involve picking a line up of players from the N. F. L.'s four wild card games jade Roper told there be more than a hundred thousand entries to take the top prize but some in the fantasy sports community were quick to a lead sheet coordinated with her husband Tanner told where to submit more than the maximum one hundred fifty entries allowed Roper told there was no longer listed as the winner yesterday and draft kings in the statement says the company decided to update the standings for several contests but did not elaborate a new report indicates the stronger economy has at least another year of steam in it here's ABC's Dave pack panelists for the latest national association for business economics business conditions survey but more bullish for the next twelve months and they've been previously expecting stronger growth says Holly wait needs director of research majority of them are still looking at growth between one to two percent but Wade says if you are saying between two to three percent of all sales in the fourth quarter were down sales expectations rebounded and that was really really good news with some analysts expecting price increases in the coming months they've Packer ABC news channel the WBZ ski report brought to you by four ninety five jeep dot com hi I'm Charlie Ross with the WBZ ski report there is snow on the back end of this week storm especially in the White Mountains so you may be skiing in falling snow for Sunday and maybe some fresh powder for Monday and it's falling on a firm base it can in mountain Bretton woods in added tax in the White Mountains all three spots around twenty miles of trails you get enough snow and it's a nice padding and it's back to pack power for quite a few mountains could become the.

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