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tonight problem solver investigation looks at why frontier airlines on time p-frps performance among other things ranks the worst in the industry. >> . frontiers making money. at the expense of its workers and customers.
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frontier airlines is per happen best known for the animals and the tail of its aircraft and low cost model. where passengers pay extra for assigned seats. suitcases even over head baggage space. >> . in the future i would probably try another airline. >> it wasn't the nickel and diming that bothered her. it was the sitting on the run way for 90 minutes. after her plane landed. >> . we kept saying why aren't they just putting us into another gate. we ramp people to accommodate us. >> . the customers shouldn't be treated like freight. >> it was the same experience for earnest. stuck on the tarmac for 90 minutes with his 12 year-old daughter. who has autism. >> .
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9:112 p.m. that evening. so. 12 hours at the airport. with no communication. >> . okay. so perhaps you're thinking that's just 3 individual complaints. over all stats from the department of transportation. don't fly to front tier. the problem solvers decided to look at the most recent stats available. which happen to include the busy summer months of july and august. >> when it comes to on time performance. frontier ranked last. 12. out of the 12 major airlines. frontier was eleventh out of 12 for mishandled seventh for over sales. when an airline bumps a p-sz skwrer because the plane is over booked. and finally. over all consumer complaints. eleventh out of 12. >> . i don't know if i'd ever fly with them again. >> many of the airlines own employees are frustrated.
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unions are angry about contract negotiations. that struggled to get off the ground. for months. >> . the company does feel like they should investigation invest in employees. >> . frontier own admission. it was the out sourcing. cause long waits on the tar tarmac for rao*eufing planes. >> . the ceo of frontier.
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and hired a new contractor. simple hreusty u.s. to take over ground operations. employees say it was a bumpy transportation. evidenced by photographs of staff. including himself. pitching in to work the ramp. >> . if we weren't out there. i would have hurt the opposite. where were you. >> . they were thinking management should be doing management. >> absolutely. i agree. i wasn't happy about having to fill in. >> frontier now ranks when it comes to fewer kapbs cancellations. >> . our on time performance is better that this year than both sides agree on one thing. frontier is finally making money. indigo that owns it. >> it is true this airline failed for 20 years. we went through bankruptcy. and never made money. and we joked a year ago we made
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took over the company. than 20 years. >> frontier has changed its web site. mobile app. and text alerts to improve communication with passengers. and says it's on time performance continues to improve from the summer. but official stats for november won't be available for two more months. >> .
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to then call police. >> happening tomorrow. denver judge will rule on two civil rights lawsuits over allowing ballot self-es in colorado. the laws designed to protect against voter coercion. lawyers for the state argue it's still a valid concern: the plaintiffs say the ban violates first amendment right to free speech. >> . one big issue this election is marijuana. voters in 4 different states decideing on medical marijuana. while voters in five others will cast ballots for or against the legalization of recreational marijuana. some of the states looking to colorado for advice. of course. and we're live with what some consider the pros and cons. >> . the denver district attorney tells us he's been in contact by people in several of the states where marijuana is on the ballot. and tells them from where he sits there are negatives. an advocate also talking is pointing out positives. >> . colorado became the first state to legalize recreational marijuana in 2012 election.
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down the crime rate. and did it free up law enforcement to focus on other crimes. he says the answer to both is no. the marijuana advocates disagree. and oeupbt out the benefits of the legalizing pot. >> when it comes to crime. it is causing us huge problems. i think that anybody deciding to change an important public policy. which is what this is. needs to look at the full picture. >> . marijuana sales that used to take place in the under ground market. took place in licensed regulated businesses last year. the state is generating tens and millions of dollars. for school construction and other programs. that otherwise would have been flushed down the poeult. >> . toilet. >> marijuana is already legal in colorado. alaska. oregon and washington. we'll see come election day if that increases. >> we'll be watching. >> . sexual assault connected with
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are on the rise. >> . found 15 cases in just 18 months. when investigative reporter dove further. he found local prosecutors are not taking the cases seriously. coming up tonight. a rape survivor sets to warn others about their chances of getting justice in denver.
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>> up next the story of a wild turkey with the worst timing ever. it is taking up residence in someones backyard. just b >> . just how the homeowners who love tur turkey. reacted to this un-sin sraoeuted guest. >> uninvite -td guest. >> for denver residents dave and his wife. thanksgiving is just about their favorite time of the year. >> that was our holiday. everybody tkwot got together. >> it's all about family and food. and we have a lot to be thankful for. >> so the timing of the unexpected visitor.
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>> . we didn't invite him. he just showed up. >> yet. this he is. aka the turkey. that was two weeks ago. now they're on the first name basis. dave. mar ta. and tom. >> . now. does not this wild winged beast now what day is approaching. why is he tempting fate. is it a death wish. >> i tried to find out. >> don't laugh. it's worked before. >> . apparently tom has more important things to do. before win winter hits. >> . with really low hanging fruit. grass and plants. all in one location. why would a turkey want to take
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ab absence might be the most concerning. he missed all of last week. yet to practice this week as well. actually in california. getting a second opinion on that aching back. right now it's hard to say where this thing is going. >> good vibes from what greek told me on the field. from the visit. is but i know there's some people that have to get together and talk it through. make sure we're exactly know where he's at.
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it helps that you have enough quality depth at corner back to produce the defensive player of the week. against oakland. but with car. cooper and michael crab tree in oakland the the no fly zone will be much more seriously challenged. on sunday. >> special teams on the field.
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mention. thaoesz are the games they need to win. >> >> they win the games out. they win the pack 12. and they are headed to the championship. something they are keeping at the top of the minds. >> the running back who bat -ltd injuries. he is one hundred percent healthy. he's had strong games. it's curious because the ucla just gave up 3 hundred yard to utah. that could be a key factor tonight. >> . we'll be here for it all. >> i'm taking the buffs by double digits.
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to it's a team that actually started in chicago. the chicago cardinals. which are now the arizona
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indians won in 1948. so it's the arizona cardinals now. of course they have been to st. louis. since their time in chicago. they're the longest standing team without a championship. >> . the chicago curse. >> . i guess that's probably right. >> . maybe it's been relayed to the desert. >> . let's hope. >> .
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beautiful outside. no clouds. there's the setting sun. temperatures are start tog back off. slowly. 65 and 66 officially at the airport. humidity low. it's in the teens. 62 castle rock. parker. greeley at 63. 62 fort collins. climb in elevation. there's not a lot of cold air with the censor. 40s and 50s over the higher
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getting back into the mountains. lows tonight. in the cold 20s and 30s. some places will be close to or below freezing. like gunnison. >> . the on p cooler. late on your friday. here's my 7-day forecast. 72 tomorrow. and again we should be in the upper 50s. compare that completely. to this 7-day forecast. we have nothing at our seasonal average. everything is above normal. the only day that i have a chance of rain. and it is not a good one. i think you have a better chance of seeing a few rain drops south of denver. that same storm that gives ut mountains snow. will throw a couple showers our way.
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if you're from the city north you won't see much. sunday looks great. monday tuesday wednesday thursday couldn't be quieter. >> november. not very novemberish. >> . weird. >> . get out and vote.
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