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Live And Local With Kevin Wall 03/04/13: Year Round Schools, Gun And Ammo Tax, And The Echelon Project

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CBS LAS VEGAS-Clark County’s School Board has spent months working its way toward a solution for overcrowding in the elementary schools. Two options are viewed as the most viable.  One is rezoning, which isn’t popular with the families who might end up reassigned. The other is a shift from the traditional nine-month school calendar to a year-round schedule. The Clark County School Board picked three schools in the valley that are switching from the nine month school year to a year round schedule.  Do you think this change will help overcrowding in elementary schools?  Callers tell us if this solution will work at these schools.

Ron Futrell talks about the future of Las Vegas and the projects that are starting up in town. Assembly Majority Leader William Horne, D-Las Vegas, has proposed legislation that would create a tax of $25 per firearm and 2 cents per round of ammunition. Do you support Assembly Leader William Horne and his proposal to tax every gun purchases $25.00 and 2 cents for every round? Callers tell us if they support the tax on gun and ammo sales.

An Asian conglomerate says it will break ground next year on a long-stalled project that could help revitalize a dilapidated section of the Las Vegas Strip. The Genting Group announced Monday that it is buying the site where Boyd Gaming Corp.’s partially built Echelon project has gathered dust for four years. Steve Sisolak, Clark County Commissioner for District A, talks about how this project will change the strip and the economy in the valley. Assembly Majority Leader William Horne, D-Las Vegas, has proposed legislation that would create a tax of $25 per firearm and 2 cents per round of ammunition. Do you support Assembly Leader William Horne and his proposal to tax every gun purchases $25.00 and 2 cents for every round? Callers tell us if they support the tax on gun and ammo sales.

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