Live And Local With Kevin Wall 06/13/13: Education, Allegiant Airlines, And The Gripe Line
CBS LAS VEGAS-Over than 100 Clark County public schools’ rating were downgraded under Nevada’s new school rating system. Some of the schools that were downgraded included 20 top preforming schools and stripped them of their five-star rankings and now they are three stars. Rorie Fitzpatrick, Interim Sate Superintendent of Schools, talks about the state’s school ranking system and why the downgraded some of the top preforming schools. Private Citizens in Nevada can keep selling firearms to each other without doing background checks. Republican Gov. Brian Sandoval vetoed SB221 Thursday. The measure would have mandated background checks on all gun sales and transfers in the Silver State. Bob Irwin, Owner of The Gun Store, talks about SB221 and why he’s happy that Governor Brain Sandoval vetoed this bill.
A few days ago, an Allegiant Airlines flight leaving Las Vegas was stuck on the tarmac for five hours before they take off. Also Flight Attendants are in negotiations for their new contract with Allegiant Airline. Debra Peterson, 8-Year Flight Attendant for Allegiant Airlines, talks about the contract negotiations and why a flight was stuck for five hours.
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