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Thursday's Headlines: April 11, 2019

Thursday's Headlines: April 11, 2019

Millennials Are Living Their Best Lives in Massachusetts
An analysis by WalletHub ranked Massachusetts as the number one state for millennials. Though the state ranks dismally low in affordability for young people just starting out, millennials are thriving in MA due to the state’s quality of life, healthcare system, educational opportunities, and economic vitality. [WalletHub]


Road Closures and Parking Bans for Monday April 15
The City of Boston has announced which roads will be shut down for the Boston Marathon and Patriots Day parade on Monday. List available at link. [City of Boston]


Elizabeth Warren Releases Her 2018 Tax Returns and Asks for Trump’s
In the spirit of financial transparency, many Democratic candidates have made their tax returns public. Warren and her husband earned an adjusted gross income of $846,394, and had $230,965 in total taxes. President Trump insists he cannot release his returns while he’s being audited and has denied a request from the House for him to do so. [Boston Globe]


Sexual Harassment Protection Bill Proposed By MA U.S. Representatives Clark and Pressley
The bill is called the “Be HEARD” Act: Bringing an End to Harassment by Enhancing Accountability and Rejecting Discrimination (Be HEARD) in the Workplace. In addition to adding protections and legal resources for employees facing sexual harassment, the bill would eliminate the tipped minimum wage, since tipped workers are particularly vulnerable to abuse. [WBUR]


Grandson Is One of Two Charged in the Mattapan Shooting That Killed 74-Year-Old Eleanor Maloney
Anthony Davis, 37, was known to law enforcement as a career criminal. He and another man are facing charges for their involvement in Saturday’s shooting which killed his grandmother in front of her house in Mattapan. [Boston Globe]


Airbnb and Other Short-Term Rentals in Boston Are Not Registering With the City
Per a city ordinance that went into place on January 1, Boston residents are required to register with the city if they offer short-term rentals through sites like Airbnb and HomeAway. Less than 200 applications have been received from an estimated 6,000+ short-term rentals in Boston. [WBUR]


Man Denies Secretly Filming Boys in Bathrooms
Eric Tran Thai was arrested in March and charged with sexual exploitation of children for allegedly recording boys with a video camera in the bathroom of Boston Latin. Police investigators found video recordings on his personal computer and hard drives. Thai has plead not guilty. [Patch]


Marijuana-Infused Ice Cream Gets the Green Light
Cannabis enthusiasts may soon be able to purchase marijuana-infused ice cream, now that Cloud Creamery has passed the screening process in Framingham. Owner David Yusefzadeh plans to supply dispensaries and hospitals with the sweet cannabis-infused treat. [MetroWest Daily News]