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02:49 min | 1 year ago

"paul grimaldi" Discussed on News Radio 920 AM

"Seventy but right now it's a little chilly governor Raimondo confirmed yesterday that she has ended the National Guard checkpoints at both T. F. green airport and that the state border did so about a week ago people traveling into Rhode Island had been instructed to temporarily quarantine themselves because of the corona virus pandemic since March Rimando saying yesterday that the check points were not generating much activity and she said travel rules will be relaxed for the second phase of the state's re opening it she teased yesterday at her press conference that today she's going to detail phase two so tune in today will have the update for you approximately one o'clock Connecticut casinos apparently ready to roll the dice on June the first the Mashantucket Pequot tribal nation and the Mohegan tribe planning to partially reopen the Foxwoods resort casino and Mohegan sun on June the first tribes say that they've collaborated on new safety protocols and operating procedures aimed at reducing the risks for guests and employees from covert nineteen the tribes said that they would cater to residents of Connecticut but you know they say Rhode islanders you're welcome to the move by the tribe comes despite some opposition firm opposition from Connecticut's governor Ned Lamont Lamont on Wednesday called the decision incredibly risky quoted as saying it's risky for the people who work there and it's risky for the people who go to the casinos Lamont saying it's risky for the region because well you got a lot of employees to go back out into the region the tribes his casinos are operated on sovereign land said that all the visitors will undergo non evasive formal temperature checks before they can enter the casinos all the guests and staff will have to don masks and masks will be provided to guests and staff we don't have them there will be additional clear plastic barriers at locations such as the hotel check in counter and the rewards booths and also at the game tables what about Rohde and run island the twin river casinos in Lincoln and different and they remain closed as they have been since what mid March gambling is the state's third largest source of revenues or taken a real hit there according to lottery spokesperson Paul Grimaldi he said twin rivers developing a plan to re open its casinos in Lincoln in Tiverton when it's safe for the staff and the guests and he said we're also getting feedback from the Rhode Island department of health the journal did reach out to twin river but they did not respond to a request for immediate comment on child care awareness day centres in Rhode Island are preparing for how to re open as we hear from Alexander Leslie and Eyewitness News we have a lot of work to do but we're on path so the plan is as intended to start re opening child care June first a sigh of relief for what island parents who work full time and need help taking care of their children I have.

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"paul grimaldi" Discussed on News Radio 920 AM

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04:17 min | 2 years ago

"paul grimaldi" Discussed on News Radio 920 AM

"M. V. records appears to be a cynical attempt by the agency to gather identifiable citizenship info after being rebuffed in its efforts to obtain the data directly on the census form that's according to Steven brown executive director of the American civil liberties union here in Rhode Island he goes on to say the bureau's actions over the past year on this issue I've already done irreparable damage to the goal of an accurate census and he said we certainly hope our state agencies will resist this latest effort to chill participation by Rhode islanders in next year's census count the representatives of the state division of motor vehicles and department of Human Services they said yesterday morning that they had not received such a request from the census bureau but D. M. V. spokesperson Paul Grimaldi says the American Association of motor vehicles administrators advised his agency that it may be coming to all states so the census may seek citizenship data from Rhode Island agencies big push back from rivals chapter of the A. C. L. you Susan Campbell from target twelve an Eyewitness News says that scammers are going as far as trying to even order cab rides for the victims their persistent let's check this out someone told of their their grand child since in serious trouble your mom the color was convincing supposedly in a car accident and he got taken to jail her mother is ninety five years old and doesn't drive so the caller said a cab to take her to the bank she was instructed to withdraw thousands of dollars and send the money to an address down south she caught a cab she got her coat she got the caption call me these guys won and eight thousand five hundred and she was going to get it she went to get the eight thousand five hundred because she believed that she was going to take care of the situation detective lieutenant Raymond Flynn says in just one week is Providence police got involved in three similar investigation thing this new for us these people are actually calling local cab companies and having them go pick up these people already prepaid for the cab and then bring them to the store and then he the having them wire the money or ship it please tell us they've interviewed the taxi drivers and determined they're not involved in the scale and police don't believe the three recent cases are connected but they say they are reminders that scammers are out there and they're creative this can happen to anybody if you have an elderly parent and they're living alone just sort of be a more aware of what's going on with the telephone fortunately in this case the scammers didn't get any money but in the other two recent cases people lost thousands according to the Federal Trade Commission there are some things to keep in mind to protect yourself from family emergency scams first resist the urge to act immediately verify the person's identity by asking questions that a stranger wouldn't be able to answer call the person's real phone number and check out this story with friends or family unbelievable people praying on a ninety five year old woman it's nine minutes after seven o'clock results from our poll question yesterday should Providence ri locate the Christopher Columbus statue you know was vandalized again on Columbus day for what the fourth time in this talk that they might move it to federal hill only twenty two percent of you supported that seventy eight percent of you said no should know Michael chimes in it's not a federal hill statutes a statue for all Americans and for our early history too George says take it down scrap it and use the money to start construction on a monument to honor indigenous people Dorothy said yes let's relocate history too so I guess she's of tongue in cheek there George said this is the second or third time the statues been vandalized in that hood I believe it's four by the way George but anyway time to move it and put video surveillance cameras around so only twenty two percent of you were in support of moving the Christopher Columbus statute to federal health from the Elmwood section seventy eight percent of you said no the city of Worcester over the line is seriously thinking of moving Halloween to the last Saturday of October when you think about that **** Halloween be moved to the last Saturday in October for safety and for convenience purposes you can log on to newsradio R. I. dot com Mister no one leave a comment as so many of you did yesterday and we thank you for that go over the Facebook for the a program and we'll have the results and your comments tomorrow to share it's now seven.

"paul grimaldi" Discussed on News Radio 920 AM

News Radio 920 AM

08:03 min | 2 years ago

"paul grimaldi" Discussed on News Radio 920 AM

"One chance now to get it right and we can't be diverted by something that is is not going to happen a good intact and France in a statement Thursday right out defended the proposal but added if the pedestrian overpass presents a challenge to write out thirty five million dollar bus sub project budget or schedule or if additional engineering analysis presents any unforeseen conditions I you ground water soils utilities that make it on feasible then the pedestrian overpass will be eliminated from the project now a spokesperson for right out said they plan to put the proposal out for bidders in the fall writers told me that's too soon and Steve Nielsen from Eyewitness News Patrick Anderson the Providence journal says pointed questions about the proposed no bid twenty here state lottery extension for IGT greeted the Roman though administration officials on Thursday as they defended that deal before lawmakers for the very first time some of the questions could the state get a better deal by on bundling the various parts of the lottery contract which includes providing everything from the network that connects traditional lottery games to scratch tickets in video slot machines should the thing go to open bidding one of the most obvious questions about the future of Rhode Island shin lucrative state lottery. contract was one of the toughest for state officials to answer what the other states do so the look into that to department of revenue spokesperson Paul Grimaldi told the journal the agenda for yesterday was focused on lottery operations other state and analysis will be forth coming he said central question facing lawmakers should roadie she competitive bids for the lottery contract that expires in twenty twenty three and risk IG team moving its north American headquarters out of Providence or extend the company's deal and risk passing up a more lucrative offer from another company shell Senate finance committee schedule for more hearings on the I. G. T. contract to take place by the end of October with governor reminder herself slated to testify personally on October the first the house is scheduled to hearings so far with the first coming next Tuesday with reminders testimony on the agenda. the D. E. A. over the line in new Bedford going to employ some new strategies against opioids and violent crime in Massachusetts is Kim collodion from Eyewitness News it's called the D. E. A. three sixty D. eight three sixty has been deployed to address the federal heroin and prescription drug epidemic that the south coast region of Massachusetts in many other parts of the country face every day John to Lena the associate special agent in charge of the DEA's New England division announces the program's arrival in new Bedford he says it has a three pronged approach tackling criminals distributing the deadly drugs pushing for responsible prescriptions and community outreach the D. E. A. plans to create a community alliance and hold multi day summits in the future seeing this as a helping hand to the people already doing this work daily D. I. three sixty strategy will put a spotlight on the critical work and the commitment of local service providers who are out in our local communities on a daily basis often working one on one to provide outreach to drug users and a three sixty program started in Pittsburgh back in twenty fifteen another New England city Manchester New Hampshire already has it in place and the D. E. A. tells me they're looking next adnate concluding from my witness news Kevin and Rick today's Providence journal says and Johnston woman was arrested after driving a car into the north Smithfield town hall on Wednesday night according to the north Smithfield police department in officer attempted to stop at two thousand five Honda accord which was going north on victory highway but nine PM they were trying to stop it for driving a radically police that the vehicle didn't stop in spite of the activation of the police cruisers lights and sirens to continued north on victory highway before turning south on the north main street and then from that point forward police said the vehicle xcelerated high speeds and the officer temporarily lost sight of the vehicle at a bend in the road near north Smithfield town hall now police said the officer continued. on and they found the vehicle crashed with such force right into the town hall that it ripped away the portion of the rear of the vehicle nobody was hurt though there were two people in the car and police said once in custody thirty two year old Stephanie plan was taken the landmark Medical Center for evaluation police say they found several types of narcotics in the accord and marijuana as well in the Providence journal's got her her mug shot front and center here with this with this report the story and she's got that. please look on her face lord Damon in the Newport Daily News member this story thirty year old Massachusetts woman facing six felony charges after police said that she intentionally drove into the Lawton valley reservoir back in June with three young kids in the vehicle she pleaded innocent to the charges in Superior Court on Thursday Amanda Nappi originally listed as a Milford resident but Aidid as a west Bora resident in updated court records was released Thursday on thirty thousand dollars bail meaning that she had to post three thousand Bucks in cash it's charity bail and she faces three counts of cruelty or to neglect the child and three counts of assault with intent to commit specified felonies so nappy is to have no contact with minor children or anybody under the age of sixteen according to a Superior Court document pre trial conference is scheduled for October the twenty fourth I remember the story police said that nappy intent to intentionally drove for two thousand seven Toyota Highlander intentionally drove into the long valley reservoir back in June June twenty eighth to be specific vehicle became submerged to in about three PM Portsmouth police were called to the scene at the time reporting that the S. U. V. had gained access to the reservoirs embankment and then drove into the water and she had three young kids in that vehicle and again her mug shot she looks like a Jefferson award winner tune today's Providence journal but that's reported by the Newport Daily News mark Reynolds in the Providence journal says following a lively debate Thursday night what island Republicans voted for primary set up that would allow president trump or any other candidate to collect all nineteen of the state's delegates by claiming more than fifty percent of the statewide vote prior to the change in Ireland's GOP delegates and alternates to the Republican National Convention were bound on a proportional basis to candidates receiving more than twenty percent of the statewide vote winner take all proposal adopted in a meeting at Shriners hall on Thursday was strongly advocated by the trump campaign but it faced some robust opposition from. some Republican leaders in the state several student athletes at lasalle academy in Providence being suspended over a racially charged video more on that story from NBC tends Amanda Hoskins it's a rivalry that was some time now. and last year the Tolman Tigers walked away with the D. one trophy in hand this year the rams wanted pay back clinching a four one win over the Tigers Friday it's what happened later that players say cross the line was out players took to a since deleted social media accounts to celebrate allegedly using racial slurs and hate speech to talk about the Tigers something doable it's it's not something that should be taken lightly and double ACP president James Vincent says similar incidents have happened on a national level but this is too close to home in a time where you know there's so much division is so much hatred we have to make sure that we stand this divisiveness and and one way to do is to act quickly switch sounds principal tells NBC ten this students have this since been suspended from school in the team in a statement he said in part quote let me be clear and the actions of three of our student athletes were a grievous error in good judgment and will not be tolerated Alice out he went on to apologize to the torment endless sound communities and said the school will be using restorative justice to reacquaint student athletes with the school's mission players at home made it made similar comments from different fans and players in the past is happening a lot the deaf in.

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"paul grimaldi" Discussed on News Radio 920 AM

News Radio 920 AM

03:54 min | 2 years ago

"paul grimaldi" Discussed on News Radio 920 AM

"Early going back again to show in the Providence journal the vetting has begun pointed questions about the proposed no bid twenty year state lottery extension for international game technology IGT apparently this report said it greeted the Roman to administration officials on Thursday as they defended the deal before lawmakers for the first time that the governor herself she scheduled for a little bit later so some of the questions could this day get a better deal by on bundling the various parts of the lottery contract which includes providing everything from the network that connects traditional lottery games to scratch tickets in video slot machines there wondering that now one of the most obvious questions about the future of Rhode island's lucrative state lottery contract was one of the toughest but the state officials to answer and that's what other states do so the B. vetting that too department of revenue spokesperson Paul Grimaldi he said the agenda for Thursday's meeting yesterday was focused on lottery operations other state analysis will be forth coming he said central question facing lawmakers of courses should run island see competitive bids for the lottery contract that expires in twenty twenty three and risk IGT moving its north American headquarters out of Providence or should they extend the company's deal in risk passing up a more lucrative offer from another company the governor's last visit to this program in studio aster you know point blank in a whether or not the ownership by G. T. it's it's now it doesn't have any what island ties. anymore you know Houston with gtech but now it's so it's an Italian company that owns it she basically said that the people who run the company and I got a word for it's called extortion no they said Hey look you know we're looking for you to extend the contract and if you don't do it we're very likely to pull out and pull out the jobs in to pull out the the headquarters here Senate finance committee his schedule for more hearings on this IGT contract by the end of October with governor among those slated testify personally on October the first the house is scheduled to hearing so far with the first coming next Tuesday with reminders testimony on the agenda so that's the situation they're special session lawmakers grilling the Rimando administration officials on twenty year a twenty year extension on IGT. apparently run island start up say that something called cold working helps them grow their business with details on that Susan Campbell from Eyewitness News at a male part is the co founder of PNG at dot app the start up connect students with freelance jobs on demand we have hundreds of students and dozens of companies and yet that apple is the first client to move in to see I see in Providence it is sixty two thousand square foot coworking space made up of single desks in private offices the client share amenities like a stocked kitchen and office supplies I have enough to deal with between fundraising marketing product development the last thing I want to worry about is how I'm getting my mail. down the halls numbers planning to hire ten new engineers to work on IT department search platform do amenities like best a brand new building with snacks down the hallway does that actually matter to employees that you're trying to attract even the first conversations with potential applicants they know about the space in our site this year may have a lot to pick from so we have to do everything we can to get them fit literally space gives you an edge for the space yes the workings not a new concept but it is expanding and of all things according to colliers international the number of co working spaces in the U. S. sword from three hundred and twenty ten to more than four thousand in twenty seventeen and according to the cancer research institute fourteen percent of employees who work at large companies work from a co working space at least part of the time many employers consider it a perk of the job outside of the traditional office our clients don't have to worry about the back and they come in with their computers and they're set up for success we firmly believe that bringing people together we'll improve ideas will amplify ideas and will drive.

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"paul grimaldi" Discussed on News Radio 920 AM

News Radio 920 AM

02:44 min | 2 years ago

"paul grimaldi" Discussed on News Radio 920 AM

"The bar really anywhere as long as you're in the ocean state you will have to come in to Twitter and visit the players club either on the first floor of the second for if that valid photo ID and the players club rep will verify your identity and activate your account registration allows the casino to verify who's doing the betting while running the person's name through a problem gambler database as we reported state leaders believe the app will be a revenue boost we expect a sports betting right now to bring about twenty two point seven million dollars this year Paul Grimaldi spokesperson for the department of revenue says seventeen million dollars of that total will come from mobile gaming alone Grimaldi says officials will track the numbers daily and have a full report for the General Assembly in November every day has been a new day for the sports book in Rhode Island since we launched Grimaldi says there will be lots of options for sports to bet on but there will be no betting on amateur sports base in Rhode Island so that includes all of the college teams here she looks you know from Eyewitness News it's nine minutes past seven o'clock now Tom Mooney in today's Providence journal says loft Inocencio the young Bristol Democrat who won a seat to the General Assembly in two thousand eighteen but resigned before even taking office is going to be arraigned in District Court today on a charge of embezzlement allegations of financial impropriety surface shortly after his election including the charge that he used. money from the right and the Sierra Club to help finance his campaign. after conducting an audit of his campaign the state board of elections back in February found that Asensio who was the Sierra Club chapter treasure he spent thirteen thousand nine hundred Bucks of the environmental groups money on political causes the bulk of that Sierra Club deal that's nine thousand three hundred dollars went to his own campaign the Providence journal says with the remaining forty six hundred going to rent and expenses for the run island working families party for which she was an organizer lobbyist by the way a sense the US attorney told the pro Joe on Wednesday that he had worked out an arrangement with the state police were a sincere to surrender himself at District Court sencillo was out of the state yesterday afternoon as according to his attorney the plan would be for him to be formally arrested by the state police at court and then transferred to the state police barracks for fingerprinting and then processing sencillo was elected to the house district sixty eight seat in two thousand eighteen got sixty four percent of the vote but had to give up the seat before ever taking office after a group of democratic candidates for war in town council found that he had asked them to report as a contribution a mailer which she never even had printed or distributed ten minutes after seven o'clock off to the highways we go and get into the case these classic burger bar traffic.

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"paul grimaldi" Discussed on News Radio 920 AM

News Radio 920 AM

06:51 min | 2 years ago

"paul grimaldi" Discussed on News Radio 920 AM

"Closed on Sunday following the stabbing outside an adjacent parking garage is open once again according to Brian Amaral in today's Providence journal the city board of licenses agreeing to let the rooftop bar re open of public safety commissioner Steven Perry did not signal any concerns Perry said they provided everything that we asked for and they satisfied or a media published public safety concerns he said they will re open in the matter will be brought before the the well in the future so by five PM on Tuesday the bar was open for business again the rooftop bar as part of a development that also includes apartments and a a jeep up a gastro pub the businesses have the same owner and they operate under an umbrella G. hospitality but they're different entities in a whole different licenses jeep Bob was not affected by the incident involving the rooftop at the Providence G. and was never closed a spokesperson for the company admits that not G. hospitality said it's private security intervened in the incident outside of the parking garage and they pursued the assailants and disarm him G. hospitality said police were notified and they came to the scene so the victim was listed in stable condition following the stabbing police say they have not announced any arrests at this particular time to the rooftop at the Providence G. as opened up once again but a concerns about mosquitoes because of the higher than average risk for mosquito borne diseases in southeastern New England the Rhode Island department of health recommending that schools and other organizations avoid scheduling games and practices early in the morning and at dusk to reduce the risk for mosquito bites in Ribon this year there been a couple of positive findings of eastern Tripoli from both from mosquitoes trapped in central falls now there haven't been any findings of west Nile however in round the mosquitoes however there have been multiple findings both Tripoli in W. envy in mosquitoes in eastern Connecticut Massachusetts according to the health department and as we know Massachusetts has had four cases of Tripoli in humans including one death of fair haven woman that we reported on yesterday preparing for tragedy a woman is bringing stop the bleeding campaign to work what's this all about his Courtney Carter from Eyewitness News former school teacher Betty Gordon has had enough well after the pock reshooting after the recent shootings that we've been seeing and reading about seeing on TV I it forced me to really think about this and to think that if there is any way that I can help in any small way I'd like to do it so she has been using her own money to purchase stop the leak kids online Gordon has two grandchildren and work schools and she said she wanted to protect them and other kids went to the homeland security department of defense and it was a suggestion that everyone should either by one of these donate one of these have one in the house or have at least twenty in every high school or elementary school so she did just that so far she has worked together with principal the head the mounted to local schools say rose of Lima and toll gate high school I mean I can't be any empty I'm not too old to work in the schools anymore but at least I can pass these on and the people who are able to do this will have these kids the kids include items like twenty kids emergency bandages and gauze and the purpose of it is again that if you're in the area when something happens you can be the help until the help arrives according to some of the bleed a person who was bleeding can die from blood loss within five minutes because they have been writings online about children who died in the schools because they were waiting for help and the help did not arrive in time and literally they bled out Gordon has also been planning meetings with local police to get the kids in other what island schools and I I think I really want other people to get involved in this now according to the department of homeland security stop the plea was founded by the White House in twenty fifteen to encourage bystanders to help before emergency personnel arrive candy Greg in the pro Joe this morning says the Rhode Island lottery is ordered the removal of three hundred and sixty of the quote under performing video slots that I. G. T. provided the twin river casino is under a lottery contract that the company is seeking to renew for twenty more years under terms that would have its machines dominate the casino floor what eighty four percent I think lottery director Gerald all been told a legislative oversight committee on Monday that the I. G. T. electronic games were under performing the minimum requirements in the company's contract in their competitors on the casino floor and he told the lawmakers that he intended to take appropriate action on Tuesday so yesterday afternoon late in the afternoon after multiple follow up questions from the Providence journal the pro Joe says department of revenue spokesperson Paul Grimaldi confirm that random lottery officials met with I. G. team managers today to inform the company that it would remove three hundred and sixty of it's a V. L. teams from the casinos doing this will raise the efficiency rating to at least one hundred percent but the Providence journal said that after that it was crickets said he did not respond to any follow up questions so among the follow ups that the pro Joe lobbed Adam who from the lottery met with home what's the time frame for removal of these three hundred and sixty machines is the directive to remove the oldest and or lowest performing machines that twin rivers Lincoln casino only or from the casino floor on the newer twin river owned casino into evident as well some of the follow up questions that remain unanswered I guess and they asked why only three hundred and sixty machines so the lottery said they are ordering three hundred and sixty IGT slots to be removed to be replaced with games that I guess pepper and more up to speed who knows we just know that revenues revenues the third largest source of revenue here in the ocean state that's the lottery it's gambling and we are hidden some soft soft numbers and I don't know if they're gonna be able to turn this thing around they got to get very very creative to battle you know you got clowns to the left of your good jokers to the right you know you've got the new encore in Everett Massachusetts and then you still trying to you know keep Foxwoods Mohegan sun at bay to your smart seer smack dab right in the middle trying to compete and we need that bill triple a of fresh ramping up business for one Rhode Island mosquito treatment company here's TJ del Santo from Eyewitness News added protection that's what Edwin foster said his company is therefore were very very busy with the recent news of Tripoli being detected an area mosquitoes and the sudden death of a Massachusetts woman the war work based Muskego tech has seen a sudden uptick in business the phone traffic has increased but what we really notices we have a lot of clients they only do it during the summer they're calling up and extending out into the fall.

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"paul grimaldi" Discussed on News Radio 920 AM

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03:46 min | 2 years ago

"paul grimaldi" Discussed on News Radio 920 AM

"August the twenty eighth we're talking yesterday about how the lottery numbers are way off when it comes to the third largest source of revenue in the ocean state that's gambling numbers are awesome the like what nine million year to date what island lottery according to Kathy Greg in the pro Joe has ordered the removal of three hundred and sixty of the under performing video slots that I. G. T. provided the twin river casino is under a lottery contract companies seeking to renew for what twenty more years right under terms that would have its machines dominate the casino floor something like eighty four percent of the machines provided by IGT lottery director Gerald all been told a legislative oversight committee on Monday of this week that the I. D. T.'s electronic games were under performing the minimum requirements in the company's contract and that their competitors on the concealer floor we're doing better he told the lawmakers he intended to take appropriate action he said that on Tuesday now yesterday at about five to five twenty in the afternoon after multiple follow up questions from the Providence journal Kathy Greg says department of revenue spokesperson Paul Grimaldi confirm that Rhode Island lottery officials met with IGT managers to inform the company that it would remove three hundred and sixty of its V. L. tease video slots from the casinos doing this will raise its efficiency rating to at least one hundred percent it's at however the Providence journal says Grimaldi didn't really answer any follow up questions among those questions who from the lottery met with home what's the time frame for the removal of these three hundred and sixty slots is the directive to remove the oldest and or the lowest performing machines at twin rivers casino is an only Lincoln or the gonna yeah come on a different too so I guess there's a lot of questions that are still unanswered not responding to the lottery action I G. T. spokesperson bill Fisher there seems to be the spokesperson for everybody he said the decision emanated from what he's calling a routine and nearly review and that the company intends to work with the lottery to accomplish the removal of the machines while preceding on its own initiative to replace another two hundred and seventy on the video slots so that's where that stands and we got to get people to get to those casinos and starts been in some scandal as we are soft on those numbers break out your number two lead pencils because the S. A. teas are in the news here Susan Campbell from Eyewitness News Simone Kyle is applying to ten colleges she just took the essay tease a second time hoping to get a better score your putting so much trust into this process you're trusting that other side to consider everyone fairly and not be private now in the wake of the sweeping college admissions scandal the College Board is announcing changes to prevent future violations the changes include where students can take tests were not allow those environments outside of schools anymore and if we ever do will have multiple tax on the identity of the student and rocket the College Board also has a plan to consider socio economic factors in the admissions process they're no longer is a single number that tries to sum up your neighborhood in school the new tool is called landscape according to the College Board it looks at how an applicant's test score compared to scores of other students in their high school it also takes into account things like local college attendance rates median family income and crime stats it's a start college counselor Gilbert Vivier says the changes have limits won't be until we see some major shifts and admissions rates among students of color low income fresh animation can we say that okay this is being made the College Board says a student can't be admitted or denied based on the landscape program the board says it's only a consideration in the process in the Susan Campbell from Eyewitness News seven forty good morning this get out to the traffic.

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"paul grimaldi" Discussed on News Radio 920 AM

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02:04 min | 2 years ago

"paul grimaldi" Discussed on News Radio 920 AM

"Been told a legislative oversight committee on Monday that the I. G. T. electronic games were under performing the minimum requirements in the company's contract in their competitors on the casino floor and he told the lawmakers that he intended to take appropriate action on Tuesday so yesterday afternoon late in the afternoon after multiple follow up questions from the Providence journal the pro Joe says department of revenue spokesperson Paul Grimaldi confirm that random lottery officials met with I. G. team managers today to inform the company that it would remove three hundred and sixty of it's a V. L. teams from the casinos doing this will raise the efficiency rating to at least one hundred percent but the Providence journal said that after that it was crickets he said he did not respond to any follow up questions so among the follow ups that the pro Joe lobbed Adam who from the lottery met with home what's the time frame for removal of these three hundred and sixty machines is the directive to remove the oldest and or lowest performing machines and the twin rivers Lincoln casino only or from the casino floor on the newer twin river owned casino into evident as well some of the follow up questions that remain unanswered I guess and they asked why only three hundred and sixty machines so the lottery said they are ordering three hundred and sixty IGT slots to be removed to be replaced with games that I guess Hipper and more up to speed who knows we just know that revenues revenues the third largest source of revenue here in the ocean state that's the lottery to gambling and we are hidden some soft soft numbers and I don't know if they're gonna be able to turn this thing around they got to get very very creative to battle you know you got clowns to the left to be a good jokers to the right you know you've got the new encore in Everett Massachusetts and then you still trying to you know keep Foxwoods Mohegan sun at bay to your smart seems smacked them right in the middle trying to compete and we need that dell triple a of fresh ramping up business for one Rhode Island mosquito treatment company here's TJ del Santo from Eyewitness News.

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